Tarka Holiday Park in Barnstaple

Welcome to Tarka Holiday Park in Ashford, Barnstaple offering a choice of 3 accommodations. On this page you can find information on Tarka Holiday Park including Tarka Holiday Park photo galleries, reviews, availability and booking information. If you like what you see, you can book your stay at Tarka Holiday Park online securely. Tarka Holiday Park is a great choice if you're looking for a holiday in Barnstaple or North Devon.

Located less than 5 miles away from the largest town in North Devon, Barnstaple. You have everything you might need right on your doorstep, from shops and restaurants to an array of evening entertainment. Tarka Holiday Park puts you in easy reach of the many activities and stunning locations North Devon is renowned for including the golden beaches of Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough, Woolacombe and Instow, and the 180 miles of coastal paths, riversides and magnificent views. A launderette is available on the park. Start a 7 night holiday on a Mon or Fri and save up to £50. Early Booking – Book your holiday before 31st January 2019 and save up to £150 on 7 nights or up to £85 on a 3 or 4 night break.

Spacious two and three bedroom caravans.

  • Flat screen TV
  • Kitchen including microwave
  • Shower
  • Bed linen and duvets
  • Beds made up for your arrival
  • Additional sleeping for two in the lounge area
  • Double glazed and centrally heated
  • Gas and electricity included
  • Babies must be included in party total
  • Travel cots and highchairs £12 each per week or short break
  • Group bookings may be subject to restrictions
  • Pets £40pw or £25 per short break each (max 2) (in specific accommodation only)
  • All non smoking accommodation

All guests to Tarka Holiday Park have access to the following facilities and amenities:

  • Non Smoking
  • Wifi Internet
  • Launderette

Accommodation at Tarka Holiday Park

Tarka Gold Plus 2 (Caravan)

Typical Gold Plus 2

Modern and spacious 12ft-caravan with one double and one twin. Early 2. 00pm check in.

  • Sleeps 6
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • Non Smoking

Tarka Gold Plus 3 (Caravan)

Typical Gold Plus 3

Superior and modern 12ft-wide caravan with one double and two twin. DVD. Double glazed and centrally heated. Early 2. 00pm check in. No pets.

  • Sleeps 8
  • 3 Bedrooms
  • Non Smoking

Tarka Platinum Lodge 2 (Apartment)

Typical Platinum Lodge 2

Top of the range modern, luxurious and spacious lodge, finished to exceptionally high standards with sumptuous fixtures and fittings throughout. One master double with TV and ensuite shower and one twin. Double glazed and centrally heated. Towels, bathrobes and slippers included. 40’’ TV/DVD. Dishwasher and washing machine. Decking with patio furniture. Complimentary toiletries. No pets.

  • Sleeps 4
  • 2 Bedrooms

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Reviews

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Rated 4 out of 5 by Gemma Green on 6th September 2019

This is a really quiet site with no shop or facilities other than a launderette and that's all we needed so worked well for us. The only addition we'd have benefited from is an outdoor tap so rinse wetsuits but perhaps there was one hidden somewhere. We stayed in an older style caravan which was quirky but comfortable and well equipped. The road outside is busy so pets and kids will need to be closely watched hut we noticed no road noise at our caravan.

Rated 4 out of 5 by Bill Lawrence on 22nd July 2019

Visited my son and wife who were there on holiday. The site looks a lot nicer than it used to, we'll set out and clean. They had a nice cabin type accommodation. Good place to stay with good access to surrounding amenities. Not really a child orientated site \"not a bad thing if you like peace and quiet\"😉

Rated 5 out of 5 by Grahame Golding on 20th August 2019

This place was excellent, clean, tidy, friendly staff, caravan was well kept and clean...Pet friendly although we didn't take any pets. This site does not have any club or bars or a local shop but was close to Barnstaple. which meant the site was quiet at night which is what I enjoyed the most.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Caroline O'Farrell on 3rd August 2019

Perfect location for exploring North Devon. Staff were very welcoming. Caravan was modern and clean.

Rated 5 out of 5 by Jose Decastro on 22nd July 2019

Just had a short break there caravan has everything you need inside it all need to bring is your towels close to Barnstaple and beaches very good restaurants nearby the only thing they haven't got is a restaurant and bar or a play area for kids very friendly staff and helpful would definitely recommend it for a quiet break in North Devon

Things to do near Tarka Holiday Park

If you're planning a day out during your stay at Tarka Holiday Park then why not visit some of these local points of interest and recommended activities all within easy reach of Tarka Holiday Park. You can use the tools below to search for other ideas for days out within the local area. Use our handy search facility below to find shops, supermarkets, cinemas and many more attractions near Tarka Holiday Park.

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Crow Point, Saunton - 2.9 Miles away

Crow point is situated in the estuary on the edge of Braunton Marshes. Small, secluded and sandy it offers spectacular views over the estuary.

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Instow Beach, Instow - 4.4 Miles away

Located on the edge of the Torridge Estuary, Instow beach is blessed with fine soft sand and is sheltered from the surf. It's a popular place to launch boats, and to windsurf and there's plenty of space for beach games like volleyball and cricket.

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Croyde Bay, Croyde Bay - 6.5 Miles away

Croyde is perhaps Devon's most popular surfing beach. Facing almost due west the beach picks up a good deal of swell and this combined with quality sand banks makes for one of the UK's best surf beaches.

Location: Croyde Bay   More Details »

Barricane Beach, Woolacombe - 7 Miles away

You can find Barricane Beach or shell beach as it sometimes called, in between Woolacombe and Mortehoe. It is a great beach for crabbing owing to its numerous rookpools.

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Lee Bay, Ilfracombe - 7.8 Miles away

Lee Bay is a delightful sand and shingle beach backing onto a charming village, and flanked on either side by an imposing rocky coastline. The wooded combe in which it lies is sometimes referred to as 'fuchsia valley'.

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Coombe Martin Beach, Ilfracombe - 7.9 Miles away

A firm favourite of local families, this unspoilt beach is mainly shingle at the top with plenty of sand at low water. There are natural rock pools providing endless interest and the beach also marks the edge of the Exmoor National Park.

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Hele Bay, Ilfracombe - 7.9 Miles away

The beach at Hele Bay is comprised mainly of sand and shingle. Its location adjacent to the Hillsborough Nature Reserve in an area of outstanding natural beauty make it an idyllic setting to relax in. Clean waters and safe swimming with an abundance of rock pools mean its great for all the family.

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Tunnels Beach, Ilfracombe - 8.1 Miles away

When sea-water bathing was considered a cure for all ailments, the Victorians carved pit a network of tunnels leading to sheltered beaches with a large tidal swimming pool, very popular today with children who can enjoy inflatables and snorkeling safely.

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Lynmouth Bay, Lynmouth - 15.1 Miles away

Lynmouth Bay offers good if slightly hair-raising waves for the more daring of surfers. The little village is charming and full of character. Walk through historic streets and hear the stories of the local lifeboat crew.

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Bucks Mills Beach, Clovelly - 15.7 Miles away

A lovely secluded and quiet beach, found in a rocky cove. Walk through the picturesque village of Bucks Mills to find it. It is also a great place for a spot of fishing.

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Northcott Mouth, Northcott Mouth - 26 Miles away

Northcott Mouth beach is a national trust beach just north of Bude. The beach is pebbly and sandy and is remote, secluded and beautiful. It has a small car park and in the summer, there is a tea caravan with a rustic garden with seating areas.

Location: Northcott Mouth

Crooklets, Crooklets - 26.5 Miles away

Crooklets beach is in Bude. There is a cafe with seating at the sea front. It is also where Bude Surf Life Saving Club is located, there are beach huts to hire and an outdoor shower. In the winter, on Christmas Day, hundreds of brave swimmers run into the sea. Crooklets is pebbly and sandy and popular with families as well as surfers.

Location: Crooklets

Kilve Beech , Minehead - 28.5 Miles away

A beautiful beach in the picturesque village of Kilve. The area is within a Site of Special Scientific Interest in which many different fossils and rock formations have been uncovered. There is also the ruin of an old Chantry which was once used to house smuggled spirits!

Location: Minehead

Porlock Weir Beach, Minehead - 28.5 Miles away

Popular for swimming, fishing, surfing and sailing, the four mile long pebble beach of shingle ridge is of considerable archaeological and geographical significance. There is also some great marshland behind the beach which serves as a perfect habitat for the local birds.

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Blue Anchor Beach, Minehead - 28.5 Miles away

Hunt for fossils and get an ice cream on this expansive beach. It has good access, but for those with limited mobility take care as the surrounding areas are a little rocky.

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Minehead Beach, Minehead - 28.5 Miles away

The beach doesn't get any surf but can be good for windsurfing and kitesurfing. It's a mixture of sand and shingle and looks out across the Bristol Channel to Wales. If you want to sail, the best place to launch from is the Lifeboat Station.

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Dunster Beach, Minehead - 29.6 Miles away

Within walking distance of the medieval village of Dunster, the beach lies in the sheltered Blue Anchor Bay at the foot of Exmoor. It's sand and pebble with safe bathing and excellent fishing from the shore.

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The Tarka Trail, Devon - 3.1 Miles away

Following the River Torridge to the estuary at Instow, the route is fairly flat and very safe for children to cycle. Crossing the river many times where Tarka The Otter was filmed, this lovely route has various access points along the way and provides a great way to explore the largely unspoiled countryside of North Devon.

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Coast to Coast, Ilfracombe - 8 Miles away

Linking Ilfracombe on the North coast with Plymouth on the South coast for a distance of 102 miles, the route offers views of beaches and estuaries, lush green valleys and the moorlands of Dartmoor. Mostly traffic free, and over 40% of it is on former railway lines.

Location: Ilfracombe

Ruby country cycling, Torridge - 22.4 Miles away

This route encircles the beautiful and infrequently visited Upper River Carey valley in deepest, rural Devon. It's not an easy route and has many twists and turns, but you'll be rewarded with views of quiet hamlets and rolling greenery along the way.

Location: Torridge

Exmoor cycle route, Porlock - 23.3 Miles away

At about 60 miles long it is mainly focused at experienced riders. Although challenging, it is a fantastic route which passes through Exmoor National Park. Keep an eye out for local wildlife as you ride through the beautiful scenery.

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The Dartmoor Way Hiking, Okehampton - 24.8 Miles away

Why not walk a short section of the Dartmoor Way? This circular 78 mile walking trail meanders across rolling moorland, through quaint Devon thatched villages along secluded wooded valleys, over clapper bridges and around Dartmoor's unique tors.

Location: Okehampton   More Details »

The Granite Way cycle route, Okehampton - 24.9 Miles away

This is an easy route of 11 miles with the least traffic in Devon. You'll cycle through rural Devon, enjoying spectacular views of Dartmoor and its wildlife on the way.

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Meldon Viaduct, Okehampton - 25.3 Miles away

Encompassing industrial history and natural beauty, this route is worth it for the views alone. Just south of Okehampton, the viaduct was built in 1874 and spans 165 metres over the remains of mineral mines. The view of Meldon Dam is almost 50 metres high.

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Sticklepath cycle route, Sticklepath - 26.2 Miles away

There are wonderful Dartmoor views on this route which takes you mainly along Devon's quiet country lanes, with a short stretch of the Tarka Trail; passing many places of historic interest on the way.

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Garden Restaurant, Barnstaple - 0.2 Miles away

Wonderful views across the Taw estuary and 2 acres of beautiful gardens feature at this 150-seater restaurant catering for everything from a cup of tea to a full meal. For sunny days, there's also lots of seating outside.

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62 The Bank, Barnstaple - 2.2 Miles away

At 62, local produce is used whenever possible, to create classic and contemporary dishes that are influenced by exciting flavours from around the world. Try the barbecue rack of ribs, homemade burgers or sizzling fajitas.

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Ragamuffins Bistro, Braunton - 2.9 Miles away

Best known for its fresh locally caught fish and seafood, Ragamuffins is proud of offering the best locally sourced and seasonal produce around, all complemented by a great wine list.

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The Corner Bistro, Braunton - 4 Miles away

Mull over Sunday lunch in one of north Devon's leading restaurants – the food is fresh and locally sourced, even the burgers are organic.

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The Quay Gallery and restaurant, Appledore - 4.8 Miles away

The Quay is a waterfront restaurant, coffee-shop and gallery with wide and wonderful views of the Taw and Torridge estuaries. Upstairs, in the first-floor restaurant, the fresh, bright and seasonal menu, using the best local produce, should distract you from window-gazing.

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Bensons Licensed Restaurant, Appledore - 4.8 Miles away

To enjoy beautiful locally sourced fish visit this restaurant. For the meat lovers there are prime cuts of meat on offer as well as poultry. Round off your meal with a superbly presented homemade pud or sample delicious British cheeses. Book early to avoid disappointment!

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Benson's Licensed Restaurant, Appledore - 4.8 Miles away

Visit this award winning restuarant located on Appledore Quay. The owners pride themselves on using quality fresh fish that is locally sourced and offer prime cuts of meat and poultry and fantastic home-made puddings that you will never forget!

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Westbeach Bar and Restaurant, Woolacombe - 7.1 Miles away

Relaxed surroundings and spectacular views over Woolacombe beach are the perfect setting for a seasonal menu reflecting the area's superb seafood as well as venison, pheasants and other locally caught game caught locally.

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Decks Restaurant, Instow - 10.8 Miles away

Enjoy fantastic views as you savour a meal prepared with the finest of fresh local ingredients. Located right on Instow seafront, The Decks is recommended in the Good Food Guide and has an AA rosette.

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French's Bistro, Chumleigh - 16.1 Miles away

French bistro cooking using the best of local produce, much of it free range and organic, with meats from Devon, and fish from local lakes and coasts. Even the butter and milk are locally sourced to ensure the best quality.

Location: Chumleigh   More Details »

Tree Inn, Bude - 25.6 Miles away

Quaint village pub perfect for nice relaxing drink to round off your day or just a leisurely drink. Offers lovely bar meals and a fabulous outside area on a sunny day. Real Ale lovers will enjoy the lively front bar with pool and Sky TV.

Location: Bude   More Details »

Inn on the Green, Bude - 26.4 Miles away

Fabulous modern bar called 'Legends' with a great bar menu and specialising in live music. Also, home to 'Mulligan's Restaurant' specialising in sensational steak and fish dishes. So whether you want a drink, food or both you will be spoilt for choice at Inn on the Green.

Location: Bude

Mirchi Cuisine, Bude - 26.5 Miles away

Mirchi with its wide menu range, great ambience, upscale and casual atmosphere is one of the nicest places to enjoy a taste of the East. Whether it's a traditional curry or something a little more exotic that you favour, Mirchi's many years of cooking experience make sure that your meal is one to remember!

Location: Bude

Lifes a Beach, Bude - 26.6 Miles away

Situated within the cliffs and overlooking the beach and ocean you will find this restaurant utterly breath-taking. During the day it is perfect for nipping in from the beach for refreshment and at night dine their speciality seafood.

Location: Bude

Sea Fever, Bude - 26.6 Miles away

Enjoy dining at its finest in the fabulous restaurant. Head chef Kyan Hooper prepares your food to the highest of standards using the best ingredients on offer. Indulge in duck or fish and round off your meal with a sensational unique dessert.

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Carriers Inn, Bude - 26.6 Miles away

Awarded winner of Marston's "Casual Fine Dining" Award 2008 you are guaranteed to have a great experience at this Inn. Serving a full a la carte menu or your more traditional food you can savour every mouthful within a pleasant atmosphere.

Location: Bude   More Details »

Bencoolen Inn, Bude - 26.7 Miles away

Dating from 1863 this is a lovely pub offering many Real Ales within a relaxed setting. The restaurant called 'El Barco' serves delicious Spanish food as well as a traditional bar menu and a la carte.

Location: Bude   More Details »

Brendon Arms Inn, Bude - 26.8 Miles away

To enjoy fabulous food and drink whilst admiring amazing views of Bude's inner harbour visit Brendon Arms. Offering an amazing selection of Real Ales and an array of fine wines along with traditional pub food this is the perfect place to unwind.

Location: Bude

Elements, bude - 27.9 Miles away

Contemnporary interior, relaxed atmosphere, and sea views. Elements cafe bar is open every day from 10am, and is fully licensed.

Location: bude

Bay View Inn, Bude - 28.5 Miles away

On a sunny day enjoy al fresco dining or inside in colder months at this delightful Inn. Offering tasty menus consisting of the best ingredients you will be sure of satisfaction. Or, why not just enjoy a leisurely drink or two?

Location: Bude

Marwood Hill Gardens, Barnstaple - 2 Miles away

Marwood Hill is a beautiful 20 acre valley garden, very colourful in spring, and with three small lakes, a large bog garden and a rock and alpine scree. The National Collections of 'Iris ensata' and tulbaghias are held here.

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Tapeley Park, Bideford - 6.9 Miles away

All the family will enjoy a day out at Tapeley Park. There are lots of attractions including thoughtful woodland works, organic vegetable gardens, a children's play area and surprising animal encounters. The famous terraces are full of semi-tropical and tender flowers rarely seen in the UK.

Location: Bideford   More Details »

Rosemoor, Great Torrington - 10.5 Miles away

The RHS has developed the original 8 acres into 65 acres of gardens and woodlands, featuring extensive herbaceous borders, herb and cottage gardens, a potager, fruit and vegetable garden, rose gardens, a foliage and plantsman's garden as well as a winter garden. So there really is something to fit all tastes!

Location: Great Torrington   More Details »

Heddon Hall Gardens, Barnstaple - 10.8 Miles away

In the picturesque Heddon Valley, on the western edge of Exmoor National Park, Heddon Hall Gardens are now open on a regular basis and will appeal to every gardener as well as anyone who just enjoys delicious home made cream teas in lovely surroundings.

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Watersmeet House, Lynmouth - 15.8 Miles away

Set in a valley at the confluence of the East Lyn and Hoar Oak Water, there has been a tea-garden here since 1901. There is loads of wildlife to spot on a walk alongside the tumbling woodland streams and waterfalls. The house now serves as an NT shop/information centre.

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Winsford Walled Garden, Halwill Junction - 21.5 Miles away

An enchanting garden with magnificent Victorian greenhouses, often though of as the best in South West England. Admire Brazilian rhubarb, bamboo grove and the delightful walled garden. Featured in 'Devon Today', 'Devon Life' and 'Gardener's Tales'; Winsford Walled Garden is well worth a visit.

Location: Halwill Junction   More Details »

Greencombe Gardens, Porlock - 22.8 Miles away

Greencombe is a 60 year old 3.5 acre garden, bordering ancient woodland. Careful planting has resulted in a stunning collection, however it also has a natural quality as if it has just been stumbled upon.

Location: Porlock   More Details »

Wimbleball Lake, Wimbleball - 26.3 Miles away

374 acres of water await you at Wimbleball Lake. Perfect for watersports, fishing, bird watching or just simply enjoying with a picnic. The stunning Exmoor scenery makes this a great place to visit throughout the year. There are also a number of local clubs that offer tuition in sailing and other watersports.

Location: Wimbleball

Stone Lane Gardens, Chagford - 29.6 Miles away

Stone Lane Gardens is a 5 acre arboretum holding important national collections of wild-origin Birch and Alder trees in a lovely landscaped water and woodland setting. The Mythic Garden Sculpture Exhibition showcases the work of West country's artists and designers.

Location: Chagford   More Details »

Exmoor National Park, Minehead - 29.7 Miles away

A tranquil landscape with beautiful moorlands and impressive coastal views. Explore this rich landscape and admire the lovely rivers, waterfalls and charming towns and villages. Keep your eyes peeled for wild red deer and a whole host of other wildlife.

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Combe Martin Wildlife and dinosaur Park, Ilfracombe - 7.9 Miles away

Life size, roaring and spitting animated dinosaurs lurk in 30 acres of subtropical vegetation, and the museum houses genuine dinosaur eggs. With rides and a chance to swim with sealions in a specially built pool, this is an attraction not to be missed.

Location: Ilfracombe   More Details »

The Play Hut, Ilfracombe - 8.1 Miles away

Huge fun for children, The Play Hut is Ilfracombe's only indoor and outdoor kids' soft play centre and is housed within a beautiful oak building with the stylish Café Blue Bar adjoining, so parents can relax too!

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The Big Sheep, Bideford - 8.3 Miles away

The Big Sheep is huge fun and a perfect, all weather day out for all the family, with lots to see and do including rides, dog trials, garden centre, horse whispering, pony rides, sheep races, nursery barn and lamb feeding.

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Exmoor Zoological Park, Barnstaple - 8.5 Miles away

As well as providing 'natural' living spaces for many smaller creatures no longer seen in city zoos, the zoo is now home to larger animals such as cheetah, blackbuck, maned wolves, sitatunga and of course the 'Exmoor beast'!

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Lynton and Barnstaple Steam Railway, Parracombe - 12 Miles away

Let the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway carry you on a nostalgic steam train ride in Exmoor National Park, from Woody Bay Station, North Devon – the first phase in rebuilding one of the world’s most famous and picturesque narrow gauge railways. (Wheelchair access, but those whose chair is wider than 30” should contact with the company prior to journey to make arrangements.)

Location: Parracombe   More Details »

Quince Honey Farm, South Molton - 12.6 Miles away

Britain's largest honey farm has a visitors' centre renowned worldwide for its unique living honeybee displays. Watch the bees in complete safety, without disturbing their natural behaviour, and view the honey processing plant, with its honey extracting, bottling, and candle making rooms.

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Milky Way Adventure Park, Bideford - 14.7 Miles away

The Milky Way Adventure Park is a great family day out whatever the weather. Thrilling rides, adventure for the little ones and exciting Birds of Prey shows are just some of its many attractions.

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West Somerset Railway, Minehead - 28.5 Miles away

Experience the thrill of being in control of a steam locomotive when you take a day course in train driving, or simply sit back and relax as you travel along one of Britain's best and longest heritage railways.

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Arlington Court, Barnstaple - 7.2 Miles away

Built in neo-classical style in 1822, Arlington Court's interior is astonishing: full of collections for every taste, many of them amassed by an eccentric former owner. Carriage rides are available in the grounds.

Location: Barnstaple   More Details »

Torrington 1646, Great Torrington - 10 Miles away

At Torrington 1646, you'll be guided by colourful 17th Century characters, dressed in period costume and speaking and acting as though they were living at the time of the civil war battle. Visit the physic garden and perhaps even try on armour in the Royalist encampment. A guaranteed fun-packed, family day out. Highly Recommended. (Facilities where dogs can be left)

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Finch Foundry , Okehampton - 26.2 Miles away

Run by the Finch family from 1814 to 1960, the Foundry harnessed the power of the River Taw in Sticklepath village to produce agricultural implements and mining tools for the tin and copper mines and china clay industry of Devon and Cornwall.

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Bude Castle, Bude - 26.7 Miles away

Bude Castle overlooks Summerleaze beach, and is often used throughout the summer for concerts and events. It was built on the sand by Sir Goldsworthy Gurney, an inventor, in 1830 as his home. The castle is now a heritage centre which has galleries, a shop, restaurant and much more.

Location: Bude

Dunster Castle, Minehead - 28.4 Miles away

Many turrets and towers lend this ancient castle an air of romance, and its dramatic hilltop location affords magnificent views over Exmoor and the Bristol Channel. It boasts fine interiors and its subtropical gardens are home to the National Collection of strawberry trees.

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Dunster Working Water Mill, Minehead - 29 Miles away

See how flour is produced as the wheat grain is fed down to the grinding stones before being bagged up for local shops. Built in 1680, Dunston is the West Country's finest working water mill and sits in magnificent surroundings alongside the River Avill overlooking Exmoor National Park.

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Knightshayes Court, Tiverton - 29.3 Miles away

One of the finest surviving Gothic Revival houses, built in the lush landscape of mid-Devon, Knightshayes Court is a rare example of the work of the eccentric and inspired architect William Burges.

Location: Tiverton

Knighsthayes Court, Tiverton - 29.3 Miles away

Enjoy a glimpse into grand Victorian country house life at Knightshayes: rich interiors, lavishly decorated – the smoking and billiard rooms, elegant boudoir and drawing room are particularly enjoyable. And the grounds are lovely too.

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Castle Drogo, Exeter - 30 Miles away

The last castle to be built in England, and one of the most remarkable works of Sir Edwin Lutyens. Constructed between 1910 and 1930, it commands spectacular views over Dartmoor from its 900ft high perch above the River Teign, and its interior combines the grandeur of a medieval castle with the comfort of the 20th century.

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Lundy Island, Lundy Island - 6.5 Miles away

England's only marine nature reserve, this dramatic, unspoilt island is a fitting setting for a fascinating array of wildlife including seals, a huge seabird colony, wild ponies, basking sharks and puffins. No cars disturb the island but there is a village inn and church.

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Marsland Valley Nature Reserve, West Gooseham - 26.8 Miles away

A large reserve in between the beautiful counties of Cornwall and Devon. The diverse nature of the reserve, from the stunning coastline, inland to wooded areas with heath, grasslands and meadows mean its well worth a visit.

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Dunsford Woods Nature Reserve, Dunster - 29 Miles away

The varied habitats at Dunsford support a wide range of plants and wildlife. In the Spring it's filled with wild daffodils, and butterflies, otters, mink, woodpeckers, deer and dormice can also all be seen.

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Shelly's Riding School, Chivenor - 1.4 Miles away

Go for a ride on the beach, amongst the Braunton barrows and along the woodland treks. Shelly's Riding School is a small yard in a great location where beginners can learn to ride and those with more experience can go a little further afield.

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Ebo Adventure Scuba Diving, Barnstaple - 1.4 Miles away

Under the supervision of a PADI accredited dive instructor, you can safely discover the fascinating sensations of the underwater world.

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Ebo Adventure Canoe and Kayaking , Barnstaple - 1.6 Miles away

Get a taste for adventure with canoeing and kayaking lessons along the Devon coast between Bideford and Barnstaple, from introductory sessions to improver coaching on white-water and the ocean. Highly qualified instructors ensure you are in safe hands throughout.

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Tarka Tennis, Barnstaple - 2.3 Miles away

The Tarka Tennis Centre runs an extensive tennis programme for all ages and standards. There are 12 courts, 6 indoors and 6 outside, you don't have to be a member, and training sessions are available.

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Surf South West, Croyde Bay - 6.5 Miles away

Learn to surf on Croyde's Blue Flag beach, where the British Surfing Championships have been held three times. Surf South West runs surfing lessons and courses for all levels, and has been awarded Level 5 status by the British Surfing Association.

Location: Croyde Bay   More Details »

Minehead Golf Course, Minehead - 29.1 Miles away

This wonderful course is the second oldest in Somerset, originally established in 1882. The site has been impressively maintained and developed ever since attracting locals, tourists and societies alike. Whatever your ability or experience, this course will offer something for you.(Booking is essential)

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Barnstaple Heritage Centre, Barnstaple - 2 Miles away

Bringing the history of Barnstaple to life through a combination of touch-screen computer interactives, information panels and atmospheric mock-ups, the town's Heritage Centre is housed in a Grade I and II listed building on the riverfront.

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The Elliot Art Gallery, Braunton - 2.8 Miles away

As well as paintings, displays include pottery, woodcarvings, stained and engraved glass, model ships and much more, by both local North Devon craftsmen and nationally known artists. Many of the works exhibited are for sale – the perfect holiday souvenir perhaps?

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The Courtyard, Hereford - 7 Miles away

The Courtyard is Herefordshire's centre for the arts, priding itself on an array of theatre, dance, music, film and visual arts events throughout the year.

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Atlantic Village Outlet Shopping, Bideford - 7.3 Miles away

Shopping all the family can enjoy! Atlantic village offers a unique blend of outlet shopping and exciting visitor attractions in the Atlantis Family Adventure Park. With over 35 outlet shops to choose from, offering up to 50% of the retail price.

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Holsworthy Theatre, Holsworthy - 20.9 Miles away

The theatre is managed by Holsworthy Amateur Theatrical Society (HATS) who produce their own shows and host a wide range of great professional shows too. See website for details of forthcoming events.

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Bude, Bude - 26.6 Miles away

Bude is a small town by the sea in the North of Cornwall with an impressive coastline and fantastic beaches. Bude has plenty of shops, including surf clothing, arts and crafts and souvenirs. Bude has a castle, and a canal with a working lock.

Location: Bude

Aquasplash Leisure Pool, Minehead - 28.5 Miles away

Aquasplash has four lanes, and doubles up as a fun pool at weekends. There's a beach style entrance which is perfect for children learning to swim. They also run aqua fitness classes and a health suite.

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Dunster Dolls Museum, Dunster - 29.1 Miles away

The museum displays 900 dolls from all over the world based on the unique collection of the late Mollie Hardwick. Dolls furniture and crockery are also exhibited.

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Tiverton, Tiverton - 29.6 Miles away

A bustling, historical market town in the heart of Mid Devon, Tiverton has a wide range of attractions to interest the visitor. The castle was occupied by the Earls of Devon up to the 16th Century and the restored canal with a horse drawn passenger service follows a glorious route through unspoilt countryside. The town itself has a lively market with a farmers market the third Wednesday of every month as well as a number of shops, tearooms and restaurants. A church trail exploring many of the outstanding churches in the area, as well as a local town trail, are available, enabling you to discover the hidden historic and architectural gems of the town and offering a fascinating insight into their history. The recently restored historic pannier market holds regular events including antiques and farmers markets. Canal walks and horse-drawn boat cruises take place on the Grand Western Canal with an amazing 24 bridges along its 11-mile stretch! Take a trip to Tiverton Castle, built in 1106 by Richard de Redvars on the orders of Henry I.

Location: Tiverton

Nearby Holiday Parks

Here is a selection of other holiday parks near Tarka Holiday Park. Alternatively you may wish to view all our holiday parks in North Devon or holiday parks in Barnstaple.

Ilfracombe Holiday Park, Ilfracombe

Watermouth Lodges, Ilfracombe

Mullacott Park, Ilfracombe

Bulworthy Forest Lodges, Bideford

Grattons Cedar Lodges, Ilfracombe