Walking

Walking in and around the Hoops Inn is really delightful, there are many walks that combine great views of the cliffs along the coast of Bideford Bay, bluebell woods, burbling streams, a cliff-top walk through ancient Oak woods, two different visits to the sea shore, no main roads, and all of it in unspoilt countryside.

Tarka Trail

Over 30 miles of the Tarka Trail is available to walkers and cyclists between Braunton and Meeth, using the old railways of North Devon. Passing through the largely unspoilt countryside as it was described by Henry Williamson in his classic novel 'Tarka the Otter' first published in 1927.

There are many valuable wildlife habitats along the route including estuary mud flats and salt marshes, oak woodland, hazel coppice, hedges, ponds, streams, ditches and meadows.

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"Took partner away for a surprise birthday weekend. We couldn't have wished for more. The room (no. 2) was just beautiful with 4-poster bed, spa bath and all the comforts you could wish for. The staff were very friendly and helpful. We stayed in and ate in the restaurant on the friday night. Wow the food was excellent. Best meal we have eaten in a long while. not cheap but worth every penny. Would recommend to anyone, especially for a romantic weekend break (make sure to ask for room 2!!!)" Nov 2012

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