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A holiday rental home in West Down is a perfect choice for your next quiet getaway.

When you choose a holiday rental home in West Down, you will be able to enjoy the peace and quiet offered by this rural setting, yet still be close enough to all of the popular activities and attractions of nearby North Devon locations.  

Things to do on holiday to West Down

There are many enjoyable ways to spend your days whilst on holiday to West Down. Nearby are opportunities for many out of doors activities such as swimming, hiking, boating, surfing, horseback riding and more.

There are several well appointed golf courses within a short distance from West Down, making this a wonderful location for anyone who enjoys the game. There are plenty of marked walking trails, such as those at Hartland Point and South West Lakes Trust, as well as plenty of places to explore on your own. West Country Walks provides downloadable walking and cycling guides that allow you to choose your walk and then use the guides to go on a self-guided tour. Because there are a good number of rainy days each month, it is good that there are several opportunities for indoor activities as well. From museums and art galleries to attractions developed with kids in mind, there is something for everyone.

Places to visit on holiday to West Down There are attractions to interest everyone in your family.

Survival Paintball and Laser Games in nearby Barnstaple give everyone in the family a chance to work off some energy as you wage war one against another. This attraction includes activities that are appropriate for most age levels. The Mill Adventure Centre offers both indoor and outdoor climbing and obstacle courses for participants of all ages and abilities. This South Molton attraction is another good choice for a rainy day. The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon features exhibits highlighting the people, history and wildlife of North Devon. Children will love the chance to meet a leatherback turtle and observe the special effects that bring some exhibits to life. Adults will appreciate the military exhibits and fine examples of art pottery. The Bideford Railway Museum has exhibits pertaining to early railway travel, and is free to all visitors.    

 

Weather in West Down

Whilst there is less rain in West Down than in some other parts of the country, it is still a good idea for travellers to bring along their rain gear. On average, each month brings about 8 to 9 cm of rain. Summer months tend to have slightly less precipitation, and the most falls during the winter. Average summer temperatures are between 19 and 21 degrees. Winter brings cooler weather with average highs of about 9 degrees.

Travel to West Down

When travelling to Instow, you may fly into Exeter Airport and then continue to West Down via coach or taxi.

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                                                                                                      Recent Reviews

                                                                                                      lovely cottage in a great location.

                                                                                                      5 of 5
                                                                                                      Ilfracombe lovely but very steep hills and roads.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 22, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017

                                                                                                      Beautiful cottage, ideal location

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                                                                                                      The weather was the only spoiler and even that brightened up as the week went on. The location was perfect for what we wanted - open spaces, beach walks for the dogs. The cottage was very comfortable, so much space, warm and well equipped. No bad points about this property. Nicki was very helpful on day one and was there when we left on our last morning. Really enjoyed our stay and have no hesitation in recommending this property.
                                                                                                      • Review Submitted: May 21, 2017
                                                                                                      • Date of Stay: May 2017