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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I can only rave about this Inn arrived for a two night stay DBB. The warm welcoming was lovely and we stayed in room 2 a beautiful 4 poster bed and luxury bathroom with a bouquet my husband had organized. Dinner was outstanding all the staff were wonderfully accommodating and nothing was to much trouble. Our second night was to celebrate my birthday and was presented with a personal card and cake with candles totally unexpected if your looking for a gem of a place I can highly recommend this Inn you wont be disappointed the food is 5 star as well as the service and staff we will return.

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