Places to Stay in Bideford
Bideford is a charming part of North Devon which is ideal for those of you who want a base in this part of the county whilst also having easy access to the wider area. The town is on the banks of the River Torridge where the estuary opens up giving it a fresh feel whatever the weather and the bridge makes it easy to cross the river and explore.
Because Bideford is not only a great base for enjoying the whole of Devon and for crossing over the border but being historically known as one of Britain’s largest ports, it is a popular place to stay and as such, the choice of accommodation is plentiful and of a high quality.
Choices include cute boutique hotels perfect for romantic trips away, sprawling country hotels with miles of open countryside surrounding them ideal for those that love being out in nature or those in the centre of the town putting you close to the eateries, shops and attractions. As well as hotels, you'll also find holiday parks, cottages and bed and breakfast properties, offering good value for money and plenty of onsite facilities.
Really the only thing you need to worry about is what kind of break you are looking for, whatever your budget and taste, you’ll find accommodation to best suit your needs.
Bring your pets along too!
Many of the places to stay in the North of Devon are pet friendly reflecting the attitude of the region’s attractions and beaches. Dogs will love visiting the rolling greenery of Exmoor with its wide expanse of moorland to explore and staying in Bideford means you are within easy reach of both the moor and the start of the Tarka Trail. Dog lovers will know that your four legged friends are part of the family, so don’t leave them behind and book yourself into one of Bideford’s dog-friendly accommodation options. There are a range of properties that welcome dogs and some even go the extra mile with dog creches for when you want to head out and providing luxury food and beds for them!
Perfect family holiday destination
With the amount of gorgeous beaches in the vicinity, booking a stay in Bideford is a great idea for a family holiday.
Basing yourself in Bideford means that you are well placed to explore the popular blue flag award winning beaches of Westward Ho!, Instow, Woolacombe, Croyde and Putsborough Sands. The beaches in North Devon fall within the area of outstanding natural beauty so are well worth a day trip and if you are a family of water sport enthusiasts, you will definitely want to get a hotel in this area. Croyde Bay, Westward Ho!, Woolacombe and Putsborough Sands are well known for offering wonderful watersports activities.
Bideford itself has several companies offering trips out across the water as well as a ferry to take you to nearby Lundy Island
Bideford's accommodation range in size and comfort level ensures that whatever your budget and taste you are well catered for. Many of the larger, historic looking properties are managed by the Brend Hotel chain. Several of these hotels date back to the 17th century and offer a chance to immerse yourself in Bideford’s history while enjoying modern comforts and the ultimate luxury.
So whether you want somewhere to rest your head, an experience, some spa treatments or a mixture of all these things, you’ll find the hotel to suit you in Bideford.