You certainly wont be bored whilst staying with us. You can of course, simply chill out in your cottage or relax on a sunlounger on the patio. The local area has so much more to offer though. Just have a look at what else you could get up to during your visit...
Take an unhurried, round at some of the most scenic courses in the country. The oldest golf club in England, the historic Royal North Devon Golf Club is at nearby Westward Ho!. Or just a little further afield at the top rated Saunton Golf Club. Holsworthy Golf Club is just a short drive away and offers a discount for our guests too!
Sarah Jane Lander has worked as a potter in Hartland for over 20 years. She offers relaxed, friendly classes and workshops for individuals, families or groups.
There are many little lanes running around Hartland, making it great for a cycle ride, especially as there is very little traffic in the area. The Tarka Trail, a dedicated cycling and walking path following the old railway lines of North Devon, is to be found in Bideford. Cycles can be hired and delivered to Yapham for your use.
Skern Lodge can provide a number of outdoor activities such as abseiling, kayaking, surfing and many more. Private activity sessions can be booked for family groups to have a tailor-made activity day. You just choose what and when.
Charter a boat from nearby Clovelly harbour. Try a fishing trip with inshore, offshore, or reef fishing. Marine wildlife and coastal sight seeing tours can be organised, great especially with Lundy Island close by.
North Devon Surf School is located on the beach at Westward Ho! and can cater for the full range of abilities. Courses can be with a group or individual tuition can be booked.
The Hoops Inn and Country Hotel has a first-class reputation for its food using only fresh, local seasonal produce. Guests can dine in the candlelit restaurant, the relaxed bars or, on warmer days, outdoors in the covered courtyard or the attractive gardens.
The kitchen itself may be relatively new, but chef Chef Bjørn Moen is no stranger to Hartland. He was the chef at The Hart Inn and has an enviable reputation in the locality for excellent meals. He aims to "Set up a farm to fork concept serving contempoary dishes.
Located in what was originally the stables, the Wreckers Retreat Bar serves locally sourced food and ales all year round. Recently refurbished and full of character, the bar features memorabilia charting the history of Hartland Quay, and details of some of the shipwrecks in the area over the centuries.
A traditional village pub in the centre of Hartland with a beautiful beer garden overlooking the woods including a play area for the little ones. It is dog and family friendly. Bar meals available including home-made burgers, stone-baked pizza, fish and chips, and specials. All menu items are available to take out.
Our traditional, 16th Century Inn situated in the charming village of Hartland. Experience a traditional Devon inn, which is full of local warmth and charming characters. The Anchor Inn is an ideal get away and watering hole for travellers and walkers wanting to find the real heart of Devon life.
You will always find a warm welcome at The Old Bakery Coffee Shop which is why locals regularly meet here for lunch and socialising, making use of our free wi-fi. We also get our fair share of tourists on day trips and holidays, who all add to the warm and friendly atmosphere. Local knowledge is used to source fresh ingredients that are used in our light lunches and cakes.