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Explore the gems of North Devon & Cornwall

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Unveiling theCountryside 

North Devon and Cornwall are renowned for their breathtaking coastlines, picturesque villages and rich history. But beyond the well-trodden paths lie hidden gems waiting to be discovered, offering a glimpse into the unique beauty of the South West.

These hidden gems are waiting patiently for those with the curiosity to seek them out. From secret beaches to hidden valleys carpeted with wildflowers, there's no shortage of treasures waiting to be discovered.

So lace up your boots, pack your sense of adventure, and prepare to embark on a journey of exploration. The South West is calling, and its hidden gems are waiting to be revealed.

Clovellys Famous Cobbled Street on a Steep Hill


Tucked away on the North Devon coast, Clovelly is a timeless village that seems to have stood still for centuries. With its cobbled streets, whitewashed cottages, and dramatic cliffs, Clovelly exudes an old-world charm that captivates visitors. Explore its winding lanes, visit the quaint fishing harbour, and learn about its fascinating maritime history.

Tintagel Castle Ruins Cornwall


Perched on the rugged cliffs of the North Cornwall coast, Tintagel is steeped in Arthurian legend and mystical allure. Here, you can wander through the ruins of Tintagel Castle, said to be the birthplace of King Arthur. Immerse yourself in the stunning coastal scenery and feel the magic of this ancient place.

Exmoor Ponies

Exmoor National Park

Venture inland to Exmoor National Park, where wild landscapes and rolling moors await. This hidden gem offers endless opportunities for outdoor adventure, from hiking and horseback riding to wildlife watching. Keep an eye out for the iconic Exmoor ponies that roam freely across the moorland.

Minack Theatre Porthcurno Cornwall

Porthcurno Beach & The Minack Theatre

Nestled along the rugged coastline near Land's End, Porthcurno Beach is a hidden gem renowned for its crystal-clear waters and golden sands. But the real treasure lies just beyond the beach, where the Minack Theatre perches precariously on the cliffs above. Carved into the rock by the visionary Rowena Cade in the 1930s, this open-air theatre hosts performances against the backdrop of the stunning Cornish coastline.

Couple Walking Their Dog on Coast Path Near Budleigh Salterton South Devon

Bodmin Moor

Escape the hustle and bustle of the coast and venture into the untamed wilderness of Bodmin Moor. This rugged landscape is dotted with granite tors, ancient stone circles, and hidden valleys waiting to be explored. Follow scenic walking trails that lead through heather-clad hills and windswept moors, keeping an eye out for the wild ponies that roam freely across the landscape.

Valley of the Rocks Near Lynton North Devon

Valley of the Rocks

Located near the coastal town of Lynton in North Devon, the Valley of the Rocks is a geological marvel that will leave you awestruck. Here, towering cliffs of rugged rock formations create a dramatic landscape unlike any other. Follow scenic trails that wind through this natural wonderland, offering panoramic views of the Bristol Channel and beyond.

The perfect base for your explorations 

After a day of discovery in North Devon and Cornwall, there's no better way to unwind than with a stay at a Brend Collection hotel. Nestled in the heart of the countryside, our hotels offer luxurious accommodation and warm hospitality, providing the perfect base for your adventures.
Whether you're seeking a cosy retreat or a luxurious escape, our hotels are ideally situated for exploring all that North Devon and Cornwall have to offer. Each Brend Collection hotel offers a unique and unforgettable experience.

Book your stay with us and embark on a journey to uncover the hidden gems of North Devon and Cornwall. Adventure awaits!

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