{"LocationDetails":{"Id":109,"Name":"Hartland \u0026 Clovelly","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Hartland \u0026amp; Clovelly holiday cottages \u0026amp; apartments\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Hartland Peninsula in North Devon is a beautiful combination of sweeping valleys, tumbling waterfalls and dramatic cliffs \u0026ndash; making holidays in Hartland a breath-taking way to escape it all. The climate offered by the shelter of the valleys means that Hartland is home to rare flowers, wildlife and insects \u0026ndash; so there is always something unique to spot amongst the fantastic scenery.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe village of Clovelly has been privately-owned since 1738, and the small entrance fee helps to retain its nostalgic charm. Clovelly is famous for its friendly donkeys, once used to carry goods up the steep hills of the village \u0026ndash; today they are happy to give visitors a hand with their bags!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThings to do in \u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHartland \u0026amp; Clovelly\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eA holiday in Hartland \u0026amp; Clovelly will give you memories you can treasure forever. We\u0026rsquo;re in love with the things this area has to offer and it\u0026rsquo;s one of the best holiday\u0026rsquo;s you\u0026rsquo;ll ever take. The picturesque views are exceptional and they\u0026rsquo;re sure to take your breath away. The Clovelly Waterfall is a mesmerising sight you shouldn\u0026rsquo;t miss. Make sure you have your camera on hand as you\u0026rsquo;ll want to get as many snaps as possible of the striking waterfall cascades.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAnother incredible hotspot is Spekes Mill Mouth. This pretty beach is only twenty minutes away from Hartland Quay and is a romantic setting for snuggling up to your loved one. Boasting an amazing waterfall and tranquil sands, this is the place to be for peace and quiet.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWe love taking a refreshing walk on Mouth Mill Cove Walk and we\u0026rsquo;re sure you\u0026rsquo;ll adore it too. At just over 4.5 miles, this scenic route takes around 2 hours and its time well spent. Trek by enchanting meadows, pretty woodland and thrilling cliffs. Boasting rugged beauty, tranquillity and adventure, this walk ideal for those who find walking an intoxicating activity.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHartland \u0026amp; Clovelly \u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAttractions\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eBursting with stunning attractions to please all, Hartland and Clovelly is an area that you won\u0026rsquo;t ever get bored of. For an insight into local history, visit Hartland Abbey. The setting for the film version of Jane Austen\u0026rsquo;s Sense and Sensibility, the abbey is home to the Stucley family. Dating back to the 12\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e century, the grounds and gardens are something to behold. Another area of interest for those wanting to know about the history of the area is Fisherman\u0026rsquo;s Cottage. This cottage dates back to the 1930\u0026rsquo;s and will give you an insight into the fishing history of Clovelly. If the history of the sea gets you excited, be sure to stop by the Lifeboat Station. Originally constructed in 1870, the village was home to two lifeboats and their crews.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFor thrill-seekers and mini adventurers, take a trip to the Milky Way Adventure Park. Home to Devon\u0026rsquo;s biggest rollercoaster; The Cosmic Typhoon, pleasure seekers will enjoy a day out at one of the most fun attractions in the area. Hop aboard the Torridge Rose; the theme park\u0026rsquo;s train and explore everything the park has to offer or pop by one of the live shows. There\u0026rsquo;s also an indoor play area, maze, countryside craft fair and plenty of rides to relish.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eRestaurants in \u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eHartland \u0026amp; Clovelly\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAny food lover of British grub will enjoy a tasty meal at the Kings Arms Bar and Bistro. The menu is packed with everyone\u0026rsquo;s favourites, including mouth-watering homemade burgers, delicious fish and chips and chicken breast. We happen to love the chic interiors, boasting cosy sofas, elegant chandeliers and wooden floors. Even if you just fancy a glass of wine or a cold bottle of beer, this is the perfect spot to put your feet up and unwind.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eStep back in time with a visit to an 18\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e century pub. Once a cider house for fishermen, the Red Lion pub now serves local food made from fresh produce. Its striking features make this a marvel and you\u0026rsquo;ll be enthralled by the historic flagstones, overhead beams and white walls.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eFor those seeking international cuisine, be sure to stop by The Bay of Bengal. Serving traditional Indian food, this family friendly restaurant is hugely popular so make sure you book ahead. If you don\u0026rsquo;t want to dine in, grab your food to take out and enjoy your meal as you take in the local countryside scenery.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"hartland-clovelly","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/03/1364564687.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Milky Way Adventure Park","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWho said a day in the countryside has to mean a quiet one? The Milky Way Adventure Park is home to Devon\u0026rsquo;s biggest rollercoaster (it\u0026rsquo;s also the longest, tallest and fastest in the county - hold on tight!), so bring your spirit of adventure along. The Cosmic Typhoon reaches speeds of up to 40mph so you might not notice the spectacular views from the top the first time, but don\u0026rsquo;t worry \u0026ndash; all rides are included in the price of entry so you can ride as many times as you like.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;ll be no loitering beside the rides while you watch your family have all the fun, there are rides and attractions for adults, teens and small children at The Milky Way so it\u0026rsquo;s great for families. North Devon has always appealed to visitors looking for something different to do during their Devon holiday, and its many rides and live shows make the Milky Way Adventure Park a fantastic day out whatever the weather. The Milky Way is home to huge indoor play areas for all age groups, and there\u0026rsquo;s a maze and a countryside crafts area to remind you that you\u0026rsquo;re right in the heart of Devon.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you enjoy sitting back and relaxing during a hectic day hop aboard The Torridge Rose, The Milky Way\u0026rsquo;s very own train, and take in the views as you go. The park is 600feet above sea level so it\u0026rsquo;s a brilliant vantage point as well as an exhilarating day out.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.9818,"LocationLongitude":-4.38372,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/rollercoster.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_poi_logo/users/104/2013/08/milky way adventure park logo.jpg/poi_logo.jpg","Alias":"devon/hartland-clovelly/the-milky-way-adventure-park","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/rollercoster.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Hartland Peninsula","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe Hartland Peninsula isn\u0026rsquo;t just ideal for walking the dog, it\u0026rsquo;s also a classic example of the beauty of Devon. This Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty has long been a favourite with walkers, and the whole peninsula is encircled by the South West Coast Path. You may find that some parts of the Hartland Peninsula look familiar as you explore, and it\u0026rsquo;ll probably because the area is popular with film and television crews, largely due to its unspoilt, rugged landscape.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIn fact, Blackpool Mill Cottage, found just two miles from Hartland village was used as the home of the Dashwood ladies in the BBC adaptation of \u0026lsquo;Sense and Sensibility\u0026rsquo;, as well as appearing in the series \u0026lsquo;One Man and his Campervan\u0026rsquo;.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHartland Abbey is an imposing historic house in the heart of the Hartland Peninsula, and its grounds are a dog walker\u0026rsquo;s paradise. These historic gardens are full of stories that bring them to life, and they\u0026rsquo;re open regularly. Dogs are welcome all year round but they must be kept on leads. Hartland Abbey is famous for its annual Snowdrop weekends, Bluebell weeks and Daffodil days which see the woodland carpeted in flowers. 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The eleven mile walk begins in Westward Ho, a village which got its name from the Charles Kingsley novel of 1855. The novel led to such demand for seaside holidays during the Victorian era that work began on creating the village to help people enjoy its beaches.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eClovelly, at the end of the journey isn\u0026rsquo;t your usual village either, as it\u0026rsquo;s privately owned by those who live there and there is a small charge to enter. Anyway, back to the walk...this section of the South West Coast Path passes through ancient woodland, right along sandy beaches and through pretty villages, so it really has it all.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis walk is a bit of a challenge as it includes several hilly areas and rocky beaches, but it\u0026rsquo;s well sign posted and includes two of the region\u0026rsquo;s most popular destinations. Look out for Peppercombe Beach which you\u0026rsquo;ll usually have all to yourself, as it\u0026rsquo;s a great example of a secluded Devon spot. If you\u0026rsquo;re taking a picnic for your walk this is probably the best spot to sit and enjoy it, as how often is it that you enjoy a private beach?\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAfter leaving the beach you\u0026rsquo;ll soon pass through Worthygate Woods, a gorgeous area that provides welcome shade on a hot summer\u0026rsquo;s day. Enjoy Bucks Mill too, as this quiet village has the beauty of Clovelly without the crowds.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.0414,"LocationLongitude":-4.23806,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000003907183Large-edit.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/westward-ho/walking-westward-ho-to-clovelly","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/05/iStock_000003907183Large-edit.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Hartland Quay to Hartland Point","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThis three mile section of the South West Coast Path passes some of the most breathtaking views in the county. It may be quite a claim, but if you experience north Devon\u0026rsquo;s coast on a clear, bright day you\u0026rsquo;ll never forget its dramatic scenery. Now this isn\u0026rsquo;t the easiest of walks, but if you can manage a few challenges it\u0026rsquo;s well worth the effort.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eStart the walk at Hartland Quay and head north, you\u0026rsquo;ll notice the terrain starts smoothly but after the first field it\u0026rsquo;s up and down along the way! Don\u0026rsquo;t worry though, the secluded coves and sweeping cliffs that you\u0026rsquo;ll pass on your journey will have you so impressed you won\u0026rsquo;t even notice the odd climb!\u0026nbsp; If you find Hartland Quay seems vaguely familiar it may be that you\u0026rsquo;ve seen it on the big screen at some point, as it\u0026rsquo;s always been a favourite with film crews.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eBear in mind the area\u0026rsquo;s smuggling past as you walk - as it\u0026rsquo;s hard to imagine the tranquil coves and bays being trodden by contraband carriers in years gone by. \u0026nbsp;If you\u0026rsquo;re lucky enough to do the walk on a sunny day the sea below the cliffs will be gleaming and you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to see Lundy Island all the way along as you go. The best photo opportunity is Hartland Point at the end of the walk, so save some memory on your camera!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis walk should take between 90 minutes and two hours.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.9944,"LocationLongitude":-4.53402,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/06/meadow.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/hartland-clovelly/hartland-quay-to-hartland-point","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/06/meadow.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Lundy Island","Body":"\u003cp\u003eLundy Island is a place that\u0026rsquo;s unlike any other, and it\u0026rsquo;s difficult to put a finger on just why it draws those who discover it back time after time. Just off the coast of North Devon, you can take day trips to the island from Ilfracombe, and as soon as you stem on to it you\u0026rsquo;ll feel a sense of tranquillity and as ready to explore its unspoilt landscape.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eClear seas surround the island and its views are incredible, if you\u0026rsquo;re content to amuse yourself and wander when somewhere new or just sit back and enjoy looking out to sea then you\u0026rsquo;ll be in your element on the island.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLundy has a sense of nature and rugged beauty that can\u0026rsquo;t fail to strike you, and you\u0026rsquo;re likely to catch sight of seals, spectacular birdlife, Lundy ponies...and that\u0026rsquo;s just the wildlife! After a day spent discovering smuggler\u0026rsquo;s haunts and pirate\u0026rsquo;s coves in the famous home of the Lundy puffins the mainland will seem a world away.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1707,"LocationLongitude":-4.67078,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/12/shore_24614.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/lundy-island","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/12/shore_24614.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Clovelly Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWhen it comes to walking to a beach, the stroll from Clovelly village down to its beach is probably one of the country\u0026rsquo;s best. Make your way down to the harbour between brightly coloured historic cottages and along the sleepy cobbled streets to discover the small beach below and you\u0026rsquo;ll feel like you\u0026rsquo;ve stepped back in time (or at least into a postcard).\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe magic doesn\u0026rsquo;t end when you reach this modest little beach though. A waterfall tumbles down to the beach from the cliffs above, and the shingle beach is one of the best spots in the village for taking in the views. Dogs are welcome on Clovelly beach throughout the year, and it offers parking, safe swimming and refreshments. Due to the steep descent to the beach, disabled access may be difficult. In fact, take care if you make your way down in flip flops or wet weather as the cobbles can get slippery at times.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eClovelly is a unique village in that its privately owned, and that means little has changed over the decades. Traffic isn\u0026rsquo;t allowed, donkeys still call the sloping streets home and there\u0026rsquo;s an unspoilt quality to the resort that makes it a relaxing place to wander.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.9979,"LocationLongitude":-4.39707,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/beach-walker.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/bude/clovelly-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/beach-walker.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Hartland Quay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eHartland Quay beach is a rocky yet scenic choice if you\u0026rsquo;re looking for a beach in Hartland. Hartland Quay beach has a car park, toilet facilities, a cafe and a seasonal dog ban. It\u0026rsquo;s a good spot for surfing, rock pooling and the nearby South West Coast path makes it a great Hartland beach to discover via a walk.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSlipways also make this Hartland beach a great one for canoeists. 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The golden sands and rolling surf of Bude have long attracted families, surfers and holidaymakers, and no beach holiday in Hartland or Clovelly would be complete without a visit to this gem!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe size of Bude Beach makes it perfect for activities and sports, and it is well equipped. 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If you prefer a quieter beach during summer beach holidays in Hartland and Clovelly\u0026ndash; this is the beach to aim for.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.9847,"LocationLongitude":-4.53062,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/03/ingleton.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/hartland-clovelly/spekes-mill-mouth","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/03/ingleton.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bucks Mill Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eJust along the coast from Clovelly lies Bucks Mill Beach. Bucks Mill Beach is the quieter Clovelly beach as it\u0026rsquo;s quite rocky, but it\u0026rsquo;s fantastic for admiring the views of Bideford Bay, and on a clear day you can even see Lundy Island.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe beach is also a popular one with fishermen and anglers, and the secluded feel of the cove adds to its charm. A steep path leads down to the beach so access can be limited. 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A monastery for 4 centuries, the home has never been sold and was the location for the BBC film version of Jane Austen\u0026rsquo;s \u0026lsquo;Sense and Sensibility\u0026rsquo;. In fact, it\u0026rsquo;s easy to imagine a horse and carriage pulling up right in front of the building even today.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe cottage used as the home of the Dashwood ladies in the hit film is also close by, so fans should take a stroll along the area\u0026rsquo;s coastline to make sure they don\u0026rsquo;t miss it. The grounds and gardens of Hartland Abbey are open to the public, and are one of the most family-friendly family attractions in Hartland.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe attraction is open between April and October, and it\u0026rsquo;s become popular over the last few years for its Bluebell and Snowdrop days. The woodland surrounding the grounds becomes carpeted with colour every year, and for a small charge visitors and their dogs can enjoy a day exploring the landscape. 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These friendly residents were used to carry goods and luggage up and down the steep hills until as recently as the last decade, but these days they\u0026#39;re one of the most popular Clovelly attractions.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAlthough now retired and replaced by a Land Rover, the donkeys are happy to carry children around their field during the warmer months, and can still be seen roaming the village and as they enjoy the quiet life! 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