Surrounded by greenery yet just four miles from the North Devon Coast is the delightful village of West Down.
What West Down offers for Self-Catering Breaks
With Exmoor National Park just a short drive away, West Down is a great option for those who want to take a rural retreat break or country cottage holiday close to both the national park and the coast while on a trip away.
What West Down Offers Holidaymakers
• There are several picturesque beaches within seven miles West Down that are ideal spots for sunbathing, going for a dip in the sea or simply enjoying a leisurely seaside stroll.
• Fewer than 10 miles from West Down is Barnstaple, a lively mid-sized town that’s well known for its plethora of shops and restaurants, not to mention its collection of historic buildings and its lively market.
• For those who adore the countryside and the great outdoors, Exmoor National Park is located just 20 minutes away from West Down. Exmoor is a vast protected area home to an abundance of diverse landscapes and wildlife. There are all sorts of outdoor activities on offer, with the park’s many attractions including beautifully manicured gardens, steam train rides, archaeological sites, craft workshops and more.
• For cafes and shops, there are several towns within driving distance, such as Barnstaple, Ilfracombe and the bustling market town of Barnstaple. With the coast and several towns close by, you’re well place for discovering what North Devon has to offer when you stay in West Down.
Choose the Best Accommodation for you stay in West Down
Peaceful, tranquil and conveniently located, West Down is a great place to stay for exploring the district of North Devon and its many attractions. Whatever type of accommodation you opt for, whether a family cottage, a large country house for a group or a romantic retreat, you should have a wonderful time in this scenic part of south-west England.
Whether you choose to book a holiday cottage in West Down, an apartment, a lodge or another type of self-catering holiday accommodation, we hope you have your best holiday yet in Devon.