Hollamoor Farm B&B near Barnstaple in North Devon

This is a full-time working farm with sheep and cows grazing peacefully in the valleys, whilst pheasants are reared for the private family shoot, and horses and ponies thrive.

The lakes are surrounded by thick woodlands which support a shy roe-deer population together with otters, rabbits, foxes, badgers, roedeer and many other woodland creatures; this place also incorporates a vast bird population of birds and ducks including snipe and kingfishers.

The bird life in the garden alone is abundant since there are no cats here and the magpie population is carefully controlled.

Walks and rides over the farm are totally walker/rider-friendly with hardly any gates to open during a 1hr ride. There is a glorious mixture of open pasture, gentle hills, farm tracks, old carriage drives, woodland paths, and quiet country lanes with beautiful views.

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North Devon Walks

North Devon Coastal Walks...

In terms of scenery, North Devon is a spectacular county for walking. Whether you are on the undulating, coastal paths, river valleys, woodlands or Exmoor trails, the views are breathe-taking...

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North Devon Cycling...

Hollamoor Farm bed and breakfast is perfectly located and set up for cyclists looking to explore North Devon by bicycle. We are situated just 10 minutes cycle ride from the famously flat Tarka Trail...

North Devon gardens

North Devon Gardens...

Garden lovers are spoilt for choice when it comes to fabulous open gardens to visit in North Devon. From the spectacular displays at Rosemoor and Clovelly, to secret open gardens...

North Devon Horse Riding

North Devon Riding...

Leave the stable yard and ride along an ancient farm track surrounded by very tall hedges, flowers and wildlife. After the bridge over the goyle stream you have various choices...

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North Devon Attractions

Lynton and Lynmouth

Cliff Railway

Historic Victorian railway opened in 1890 connecting the twin towns of Lynton & Lynmouth. The 862 feet of track rises 500ft...


Clovelly court gardens


Clovelly is a unique village, where the steep cobbled street tumbles past white cottages down to the ancient fishing harbour...


Hele Corn Mill

Hele Corn Mill

A unique 16th century water mill in North Devon. Located just 300m from stunning Hele Bay Beach, a perfect family day out...


Surfing lessons at Croyde beach

Surfing Lessons

The best way to learn is to take lessons. Surf South West offers lessons Mar-Nov, 7 days a week. Half-day sessions to weekends...


Ruda swimming pool, Croyde

Ruda Cascades

Go wild in Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool and have hours of fun shooting down the 230ft big blue slide and water rapids...


Woody Bay Train

Woody Bay Train

Catch the old Lynton & Barnstaple steam train from the pictureque station at Woody Bay in Lynton, operating since 1935...


Arlington House

Arlington Court

An Intriguing Regency house and impressive collection of horse-drawn vehicles, set in a picturesque garden...




Knightshayes is quirky 19th century Victorian gothic revival house with stories and decoration to capture the imagination...


Milky Way adventure park

Milky Way Park

Ride the Cosmic Typhoon roller coaster, droid destroyer dodgems and go wild in North Devon’s biggest indoor play area...


The Big Sheep, North Devon

The Big Sheep

North Devon’s most popular family attraction with some of the best rides, shows and all-weather entertainment...


Tarr Steps, Exmoor

Tarr Steps

Tarr Steps is a 17 span clapper bridge constructed entirely from large stone slabs and boulders; The longest of its kind in Britain.


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The Exmoor National Park is a unique landscape of moorland, woodland, valleys and farmland, shaped by people and nature...


Event Calendar...

Seaweed Festival
First Sunday in June
Visit the annual Seaweed Festival in the beautiful fishing village of Clovelly for a great day out. Clovelly is one of the most magical places, with its steep, cobbled streets, magnificient views and beautiful surroundings.

Rosemoor Rose Festival
From mid June
Enjoy six weeks celebrating England’s iconic flower. The festival will include weekly Floristry Demonstrations and a Rose Trail will take visitors on a historic, scented journey through the garden...

Clovelly Gig Regatta
First week in July
Gig racing is exciting and strenuous, with crews reaching speeds of 9 knots in North Devon's powerful tidal waters. You're assured an exhilarating day's racing. So come along and cheer on the brave crews!

Woolsery Show
Last Monday of July
held annually since 1892, the Woolsery Show has grown into a major event now heald at Clovelly Court, which gives it space to accommodate the six horse and numerous livestock rings..

North Devon Show
First Wednesday in August
he annual event is a celebration of North Devon's agricultural roots. A host of livestock classes occupy the arenas throughout the day with Alpacas, Cattle, Horses, Sheep, Show Jumping and Open Dog Show.

Appledoor Book Festival
Throughout last week in September
over 70 events including literary legends, inspirational celebrities, screenwriters, chefs, poets, musicians, artists and some fantastic workshops.

Apple Festival
First weekend in October
A great day out for all the family - with fantastic apple displays; tastings; planting & cultivation tips and talks; children’s activities and trails; plus stalls selling fruit, cider and apple juice - truly something for everyone to enjoy!

Rosemoor 'Glow'
November - January
Remarkable, hi-tech colour changing lights illuminate the Winter Garden and Long Borders with trees and shrubs making an amazing show to delight and enthral visitors. Magical illuminations in the Winter garden

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Golf Courses

Hollamoor Farm are happy to accommodate large groups of golfers, and is perfectly situated for easy access to the following golf courses:

Saunton Golf Club

36 hole stunningly beautiful and world famous golf course!

Royal North Devon
The oldest golf course in England and in Golf World's top 100 in the World!

Portmore Golf Park
27 holes including the 9 hole Landkey par 3 course and Barum 18 hole.

Libbaton Golf Club
Stunning Par 73 Parkland Golf Course set in the Devon countryside.

Highbullen Golf Club
18-hole USGA specification golf course with views to Dartmoor and Exmoor.

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Hollamoor Farm has many local shoots nearby and is happy to accommodate shooters and offer secure storage for their equipment and outdoor gear.