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Lower Wembsworthy offers 20 acres of woodlands, which offers an enjoyable 2 mile woodland walk.
Explore this unspoilt area of Devon with its rugged Atlantic coast and return to a peaceful relaxing environment. In the Spring, the woodland is covered in Primroses and Bluebells.


Naturalists, artists and photographers will find a visit to this unspoilt area of North Devon most rewarding.

For those seeking other pursuits and attractions we list below a few within easy reach.


Activities and places to visit during your stay at Lower Wembsworthy

Surfing - There are numerous surfing hotspots located within the local area, from Widemouth Bay to Croyde Bay. Big Blue Surf School, located in Bude offers surfing lessons.

Golf - Hartland Forest Golf Club Woolsery EX39 5RA Tel: 01237 431442 3.0 Miles (4.9 Km) Number of Holes: 18 Green Fees : public: 21.00 Length in Yards : 5766 Par: 70

Shooting - Organised pheasant shoots available near Clovelly. Please telephone for details.

Fishing - Hartland Forest, Hartland Golf and Leisure Parc Coarse Fishery. Two lakes covering just over 3 acres with species of carp, tench, roach and rudd. Jennetts Coarse Fishery. Species including commons, mirrors, carp, roach and tench

Clovelly - A must for visitors to North Devon. This unique village built into the hillside has just one main cobbled street descending to a 16 th century quay. Quaint, picturesque cottage line the street, vehicular access is impossible, and sledges or donkeys the only means of transport through the village. Visitor parking is available at the top of the village at the Heritage Centre. For those unable, or inclined not to, make the return climb, for a small fee a Landrover ferries visitors back to the top via a back road.

Hartland Abbey - The site of a 12th century Augustinian monastery which remained for 400 years and now the 18th century home of the Stucley family. Beautifully restored gardens and a woodland walk to Atlantic Cove and some spectacular scenery. Abbey and gardens open to the public, please check the web site for times.

Southwest Coastal Path - This link will take you to details of the Southwest Coastal Path routes in the area, the most spectacular and must for walkers being the Hartland Quay to Hartland Point section

Hartland Quay Museum - A small but none the less interesting collection of artefacts and information portraying the historical and somewhat dangerous maritime activity of the area

Docton Mill Gardens - See link for details

The Milky Way Adventure Park - Unique mixture of fun, education and live shows for a family day out

The Big Sheep - Sheep Racing, Sheep Shearing, Sheep Dog Trials and more - fun and entertainment for all the familt

The Gnome Reserve - Set amid truly rural countryside the 4 acre Reserve comprises woodland, stream, 30 yard pond, meadow and garden - home to 1000+ gnomes and pixies, and about 250 labelled species of wild flowers, herbs, grasses and ferns.


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