Local Info

North Devon is delightful and Hartpiece ideally situated to enjoy it. Looking for unspoilt beaches and adventure? Mansions, quaint market towns and idyllic countryside? Safaris offering wild animal sightings? Then come to Hartpiece.

Putsborough Beach

Local Area

Our by no means exhaustive list of recommendations can easily be topped up by searching the web as bit of research will quickly give you updated lists of what can be found.


  • Putsborough Beach is a local favourite, and everyone loves the bright painted beach huts at Woolacombe Bay.
  • The Victorian Bathing Tunnels at Ilfracombe are another 'must-see'.

Surfing & Sea Kayaking

Excursions & safaris


Angling, sea fishing or charters:


  • Walking is so popular there is even a festival in late April to celebrate walking. www.exmoorwalkingfestival.co.uk.
  • Popular walks are along the Tarka Trail, Southwest Coats path, through the Braunton Burrows Biosphere Reserve and Exmoor National Park. Free maps can be downloaded on www.walkingindevon.co.uk.

Culture - Museums, Theatres, Art

For concerts and events we recommend booking online.