Situated in the wonderful countryside
of the Devon Heartland, with the Exmoor National Park
to the north, and the Dartmoor National Park a short
distance away to the south, Newhouse Farm Cottages are
ideally situated for exploring the whole of Devon.
canal boat trips
- Tiverton - experience
a journey into yesteryear aboard a traditional horse-drawn
barge, as it glides peacefully through the scenic Devon
countryside, adorned by nature and wildlife.
Shalden Shooting School
- Nr. Tiverton - a clay pigeon shooting school with professional instructors. No experience necessary. All ages and abilities catered for and all equipment provided.
Haldon Forest Park - Nr. Exeter - whether you explore the forest on foot, by bike, or swinging through the canopy, you'll find something for you just around the next tree! Refreshments, cycle hire and Go Ape Tree Top Adventure.
Go Ape! - Nr. Exeter - Are you wild enough to climb 30ft up a rope ladder, Tarzan swing into a giant rope net then zip wire through trees, crawl through tunnels and tackle high wire rope bridges? If the answer's yes, then you're ready to Go Ape!
Rock & Rapid Adventure - South Molton - the largest and best equipped indoor climbing wall in Devon suitable for all abilities. Taster sessions and lessons with all kit provided. Great fun, whatever the weather!
The BIG Sheep - Nr. Bideford - North Devon's premier all weather attraction.
South West Surf School
- Croyde Bay - a renowned
surfing beach, for absolute beginners to seasoned surfers.
Cullompton - where all the family can join in the fastest
growing fun sport in the UK
Adventure Park - Exeter - experience
the legendary magic and adventure of Crealy Great Adventure
Parks, the South West's favourite family attractions
in Devon and Cornwall.
something for everyone: learn about the Castle's history,
ghosts and secret passages. You can try on some Civil
War armour; climb the tower steps and take a stroll
around the beautiful gardens.
Great Torrington - this Royal Horticultural Society
garden is acclaimed by gardeners throughout the world,
but you don't have to be a keen gardener to appreciate
its beauty and diversity. Whatever the season, the garden
is a unique and enchanting place that people return
to time and time again.
National Park -
a beautiful moorland landscape with wooded valleys and
windswept tors covering 368 square miles. All the land
is owned by someone and the public is able to roam freely
on unenclosed, open moorland on both foot and horseback.
There are also about 600 miles of public rights of way.
Dartmoor is a rich habitat for wildlife and has a wealth
of archaeological remains.
National Park -
This park extends over 265 square miles of coastal land,
hills, moors and woods, which provides excellent hiking
opportunities across wild landscape and among the stone
circles and ruins of ancient inhabitants.
Museum - a museum
of social, agricultural, transport and local history.
Tiverton - an on-line
guide of what to do and what's on in Tiverton.
- a comprehensive gathering of local information, events
Molton - tourist
information website of what's on in and around South
Heartland Tourism Information -
No matter where you stay in Devonshire's Heartland,
you have the great advantage of being well out of the
way of the crowds, yet perfectly positioned to explore
not only Devon's glorious coasts, beaches and lovely
countryside, but also the whole of the wonderful West
Country Links -
a comprehensive list of attractions in Devon.
- a visitor's guide to
the Exmoor National Park with links to attractions,
places of interest and outdoor activities.
Devon Journal -
a useful source of information.
Devon Holiday Directory -
information and links to Devon holiday sites including
towns and villages, pubs and restaurants, attractions
and outdoor activities.
Devon UK - a compilation
of hundreds of web links concerning North Devon.
Self-catering holidays: Algarve, Portugal - we also have a selection of apartments and town houses for rent in the Algarve, Portugal!