Lower Winsford Bed and Breakfast is very well situated for all local attractions and activities in this outstandingly beautiful area.
Whatever you enjoy doing to relax or have fun, below is a short list of suggestions for places to visit during your stay at Lower Winsford B&B.
Exmoor and Dartmoor (areas of outstanding natural beauty) have breath taking sceneries with the most amazing views over Devon and the surrounding countryside.
If you enjoy a game of Golf, then there are courses at Westward Ho! the Royal North Devon Golf Course, which is the oldest links course in England. There are also golf courses near Torrington, Barnstaple, Saunton Sands and High Bickington.
Walking or Cycling:
Lower Winsford is ideally situated for people who enjoy walking or cycling, as there is easy access to the South West Coastal Foot Path, numerous other footpaths and the Tarka Trail, which is also a level cycle path.
There are numerous beaches within a few minutes drive, including a two mile blue flag sandy beach at Westward Ho! which offers good surfing, safe bathing and sand yachting. If you'd like more information on yachting, Instow has a Yacht Club.
Towns & Villages:
If you enjoy shopping, Bideford is just a few miles away and is a small port town on the estuary of the River Torridge. A little further up, is Barnstaple, with a town centre offering some great shops including Green Lanes Shopping Centre.
North Devon’s quaint villages are well worth a visit. Near by is the privately owned and unique village of Clovelly with its steep cobbled street and also attractive Bucks Mills with its many pretty cottages.
Lundy Island is a beautiful, tranquil and picturesque island only one mile wide and 3 miles long. Lundy Island is especially interesting to naturalists, and can be reached by the Oldenburgh supply ship which sails from Bideford quay. Check the Lundy booking office (01271 863636) for sailing times.
There is plenty of fun family entertainment in the locality with loads of things to do at The Big Sheep, The Milky Way and the 1646 Civil War Centre. You can watch glass being blown at Dartington Crystal or go aboard the Kathleen & May a three masted schooner.