Places to Stay in Barnstaple

Thinking of basing yourself in Barnstaple? You’re in luck, as the premier town in North Devon you’ll never be short of things to do with a whole host of great bars, restaurants, attractions and events to keep you entertained. Plus, there is a whole host of accommodation options for you to choose from no matter what your taste or budget.

Barnstaple is the largest of the towns in the North Devon area and being that it is on the banks of the River Taw, has nearby beaches, isn’t too far from the moors at Exmoor and Dartmoor and is an ancient town that dates back to 930 AD, you have your pick from waterside, rural, suburban or historic when it comes to your pick of somewhere to stay. Whatever your taste, you’ll find the ideal hotel for you.

Luxury accommodation in Barnstaple

If you’re looking to indulge in luxury, make sure to look at the portfolio of Brend Hotels. They have several properties in Barnstaple including their flagship hotel, the Imperial Hotel. Brend Hotels have been creating wonderful hospitality experiences for generations and pride themselves on the quality and locations of their hotels. The family own many of the premier hotels in North Devon and have several in the Barnstaple area giving you a wide choice of hotel options.

Indulge in some R&R

If you’re of the opinion that your stay should be relaxing and tranquil, then the accommodation in the Barnstaple region are a good call. Not only do many of the hotels and holiday parks offer spa treatments and have onsite wellness centres, with everything you could want from a relaxing holiday including beauty treatments and use of their gym, but there are also golf courses and access to wide open spaces. While Barnstaple itself is a busy town full of things to see and do and plenty of events to keep you occupied, you’ll find that there are also spots of tranquillity and the town’s hotels make use of these to provide you with the calm and peaceful atmosphere that you seek.

Close to local attractions

Being the largest town in North Devon, staying in Barnstaple means that you not only get the run of the beautiful coastline that the north of the county is famous for, but you also have a whole host of popular attractions right on your doorstep. Visiting the Pannier Market is an absolute must and those of you who are active will love the chance to explore the Tarka Trail. Luckily, much of the accommodation in the region is conveniently placed to allow you ample opportunities to explore the town and its many sights as well as the surrounding coast line.

Bring man’s best friend

Devon generally is a very dog friendly county and with the amount of beaches in North Devon with non restricted areas for dog walkers, it is no wonder that many of the places to stay in this part of the country welcome pets with open arms. You’ll find a range of properties from small, independent self catering cottagess to cosy boutiques and large familiar hotels all have dog friendly rooms and even make the effort to ensure that your dog has as good a break as you do by supplying dog beds, treats and even areas where they can have a bath after a long day of exploring the region.