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Make a holiday bungalow in Parkham your home away from home

The village of Parkham lies less than 2 miles from the North Devon coast and is a lovely place for a sunny countryside retreat close to the seaside. It’s a small village with minimal amenities, although it does have a pub, a store and a butcher, but it’s close enough to the main towns in the area to not feel isolated. The rustic region offers plenty in regards to walking and cycling routes, charming pubs and family-friendly activities. HomeAway has several superb Parkham holiday bungalows and homes to choose from, whether you’re in search of a couple’s retreat or a family getaway. Holiday homes in Parkham cater to various size travelling parties and are well appointed. Some of the accommodation choices are also pet friendly and with Parkham’s rural nature, you’re likely to encounter a few of its animal residents during your stay. Holiday bungalows in Parkham are located near to farms, with plenty of green space and access to footpaths to stretch your legs.

Things to do in Parkham

Parkham is surrounded by gorgeous green countryside. There’s plenty to do here for outdoor enthusiasts and families have numerous options as well.

-Parkham Beer Festival is the main community event in the village and a treat for visitors who choose holiday bungalows in Parkham in June. Centred on the charming 13th century Bell Inn, for 6 days there’s plenty of real ale, bands, entertainment including the Tarka Morris Men and a feast (either a hog roast or barbeque).

-The Milky Way Adventure Park is one of Devon’s most celebrated family-friendly attractions. The park is home to theme park rides, play areas for children of all ages, several cafes and restaurants and many other interactive exhibits and features. There is also a large onsite falconry area that will appeal to both adults and children. The park puts on live shows for visitors that allow you to get close to these magnificent creatures.

-The Big Sheep is full of indoor and outdoor activities that will appeal particularly to children. Visitors will be able to watch and interact with farm animals, which include ducks, ponies and sheep. There is also restaurant and family-oriented cafe here in addition to a few theme park-style rides for children.

-Westward Ho Beach is a lovely spot that features 2 miles of sand and is one of the best beaches within easy reach from holiday homes in Parkham. The beach is perfect for a romantic evening stroll or a day out with kids and is within close proximity to dozens of charming cafes and restaurants. Dogs are allowed on the north end of the beach and across the entire beach during the winter months.

- North Devon Biosphere Reserve is 50 square miles of glorious Devon countryside and is UNESCO heritage site listed thanks to its balance of nature and people. With the Torridge and Taw Rivers running through it and Braunton Burrows – a spectacular sand dune system – the beauty is undeniable. The reserve is ideal for getting out into nature and a great way to enjoy it is a cycle ride on the 30 mile trail.

The Weather in Parkham

Parkham weather is fairly stable and experiences its highest temperatures from May to September each year. It can rain quite frequently, especially in the winter months. However, the region does not often suffer from heavy downpours and most showers are very light.

Travel to Parkham

Parkham holiday homes are best for families with a car. The village is located just over 50 miles from Exeter, a few miles away from the A39 and A386 and the drive is very scenic. There are few rail stations in its immediate area, but the village is serviced by a bus from Barnstaple on a regular basis.

    Wonderful! 4.9/5
    (14 reviews)
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    • 2 BR
    • 2 BA
    • Sleeps 4
    Cottage #8133861
    14
    Viewed 12 times in the last 48 hours
      Exceptional! 5/5
      (7 reviews)
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      • 2 BR
      • 1 BA
      • Sleeps 4
      Cottage #8110730
      7
      Viewed 19 times in the last 48 hours
        • 1 BR
        • Separate Toilet
        • Sleeps 2
        Cottage #8144963
        1
        Viewed 59 times in the last 48 hours
          • 1 BR
          • 1 BA
          • Sleeps 2
          Cottage #1690448
            • 4 BR
            • 1 BA
            • Sleeps 9
            House #1689617
              • 2 BR
              • 1 BA
              • Sleeps 4
              Cottage #1864719
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                • 3 BR
                • 2 BA
                • Sleeps 5
                Cottage #1887857
                1
                Viewed 9 times in the last 48 hours
                  • 5 BR
                  • Separate Toilets
                  • Sleeps 8
                  Cottage #1868334
                    • 3 BR
                    • Separate Toilets
                    • Sleeps 6
                    Cottage #1868715
                      • 4 BR
                      • Separate Toilets
                      • Sleeps 7
                      Cottage #1868695
                        • 2 BR
                        • 1 BA
                        • Sleeps 4
                        Barn #6815981
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                          • 2 BR
                          • Separate Toilet
                          • Sleeps 4
                          Cottage #6796580
                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                            (2 reviews)
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                            • 1 BR
                            • 1 BA
                            • Sleeps 3
                            Bungalow #8149493
                            2
                            Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                              • 1 BR
                              • Separate Toilet
                              • Sleeps 2
                              Cottage #1863730
                                • 3 BR
                                • Separate Toilets
                                • Sleeps 6
                                Cottage #1868717
                                  • 2 BR
                                  • Separate Toilets
                                  • Sleeps 6
                                  Cottage #1868716
                                    • 2 BR
                                    • Separate Toilet
                                    • Sleeps 4
                                    Cottage #1863487
                                      • 3 BR
                                      • Separate Toilets
                                      • Sleeps 6
                                      Cottage #1863732
                                        • 4 BR
                                        • Separate Toilets
                                        • Sleeps 8
                                        Cottage #1863485
                                          • 3 BR
                                          • Separate Toilets
                                          • Sleeps 8
                                          Cottage #1863484
                                            • 5 BR
                                            • Separate Toilets
                                            • Sleeps 10
                                            Cottage #1860720
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                                              • 6 BR
                                              • Separate Toilets
                                              • Sleeps 13
                                              Cottage #1863486
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                                                • 2 BR
                                                • Separate Toilet
                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                Cottage #6773440
                                                  • 2 BR
                                                  • 1 BA
                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                  Cottage #8226044
                                                    • 2 BR
                                                    • 1 BA
                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                    Barn #6501858
                                                      • 2 BR
                                                      • 1 BA
                                                      • Sleeps 5
                                                      Cottage #1965222
                                                        Exceptional! 5/5
                                                        (25 reviews)
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                                                        • 2 BR
                                                        • 2 BA
                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                        Apartment #1771153
                                                        25
                                                        Viewed 136 times in the last 48 hours
                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                          (17 reviews)
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                                                          • 1 BR
                                                          • 1 BA
                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                          Multiple rentals Apartment #8157203
                                                          17
                                                          Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                            (40 reviews)
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                                                            • 2 BR
                                                            • 2 BA
                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                            Apartment #1688275
                                                            40
                                                            Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                              Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                              (22 reviews)
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                                                              • 2 BR
                                                              • 2 BA
                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                              Apartment #6476737
                                                              22
                                                              Viewed 76 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                (27 reviews)
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                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                • Sleeps 6
                                                                Cottage #1932722
                                                                27
                                                                Viewed 113 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                  Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                  (34 reviews)
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                                                                  • 1 BR
                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                  • Sleeps 2
                                                                  Barn #8150009
                                                                  34
                                                                  Viewed 91 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                    Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                    (18 reviews)
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                                                                    • 3 BR
                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                    • Sleeps 7
                                                                    Cottage #6938295
                                                                    18
                                                                    Viewed 50 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                      Excellent! 4.6/5
                                                                      (20 reviews)
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                                                                      • 3 BR
                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                      • Sleeps 6
                                                                      Cottage #8127189
                                                                      20
                                                                      Viewed 39 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                        Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
                                                                        16
                                                                        Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                          Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                          (14 reviews)
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                                                                          • 1 BR
                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                          • Sleeps 2
                                                                          Cottage #1888826
                                                                          14
                                                                          Viewed 24 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                            Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                            (11 reviews)
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                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                            Multiple rentals Cottage #455071
                                                                            11
                                                                            Viewed 37 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                              Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                              (15 reviews)
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                                                                              • 1 BR
                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                              • Sleeps 4
                                                                              Cottage #8077525
                                                                              15
                                                                              Viewed 47 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                • 2 BR
                                                                                • 1 BA
                                                                                • Sleeps 4
                                                                                Chalet #6497451
                                                                                2
                                                                                Viewed 43 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                  Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                  (13 reviews)
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                                                                                  • 3 BR
                                                                                  • 2 BA
                                                                                  • Sleeps 6
                                                                                  Bungalow #1996621
                                                                                  13
                                                                                  Viewed 22 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                    Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                    (32 reviews)
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                                                                                    • 4 BR
                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                    • Sleeps 6
                                                                                    Cottage #878731
                                                                                    32
                                                                                    Viewed 13 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                      Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                      (21 reviews)
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                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                      • Separate Toilet
                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                      Apartment #1919455
                                                                                      21
                                                                                      Viewed 32 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                        Wonderful! 4.9/5
                                                                                        (27 reviews)
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                                                                                        • 2 BR
                                                                                        • 2 BA
                                                                                        • Sleeps 4
                                                                                        Apartment #1931034
                                                                                        27
                                                                                        Viewed 51 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                          Excellent! 4.5/5
                                                                                          (14 reviews)
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                                                                                          • 2 BR
                                                                                          • 1 BA
                                                                                          • Sleeps 4
                                                                                          Apartment #6026235
                                                                                          14
                                                                                          Viewed 25 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                            Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                            (6 reviews)
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                                                                                            • 2 BR
                                                                                            • 1 BA
                                                                                            • Sleeps 4
                                                                                            Cottage #1818741
                                                                                            6
                                                                                            Viewed 63 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                              Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                              (12 reviews)
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                                                                                              • 3 BR
                                                                                              • 1 BA
                                                                                              • Sleeps 6
                                                                                              Bungalow #1931727
                                                                                              12
                                                                                              Viewed 27 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                • 3 BR
                                                                                                • 2 BA
                                                                                                • Sleeps 5
                                                                                                Multiple rentals Barn #8044605
                                                                                                13
                                                                                                Viewed 31 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                  Wonderful! 4.8/5
                                                                                                  (29 reviews)
                                                                                                  avg/night
                                                                                                  • 2 BR
                                                                                                  • 1 BA
                                                                                                  • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                  Apartment #8156730
                                                                                                  29
                                                                                                  Viewed 36 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                    Exceptional! 5/5
                                                                                                    (29 reviews)
                                                                                                    avg/night
                                                                                                    • 2 BR
                                                                                                    • 2 BA
                                                                                                    • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                    Cottage #8158970
                                                                                                    29
                                                                                                    Viewed 33 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                      Excellent! 4.7/5
                                                                                                      (14 reviews)
                                                                                                      avg/night
                                                                                                      • 2 BR
                                                                                                      • 1 BA
                                                                                                      • Sleeps 4
                                                                                                      House #6809062
                                                                                                      14
                                                                                                      Viewed 42 times in the last 48 hours
                                                                                                       

                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      Delightful barn in a picturesque and peaceful location

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      We really enjoyed our stay at Meadow Barn. The barn is one of the best we've stayed in and is fitted out to a very high standard. The children really enjoyed playing table tennis in the adjacent barn and the Playstation in the playroom was also a hit! Jackie, the owner was very friendly and helpful and we must compliment her on the lemon drizzle cake which we were presented with on arrival. Would recommend this barn to anyone planning a family holiday in North Devon.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017

                                                                                                      Lovely property and ground , so convenient for town .

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Had an excellent time staying here , would book again in the future. Would be good if Wi fi was provided . Can't fault the accommodation lovely and cosy . Would recommend either as have now stayed in both. Thank you to Gina and Jonathon .😄
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: Jul 23, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: Jul 2017