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From beautiful beaches to rolling countryside

Devon and Cornwall boast the best of both worlds when it comes to the British countryside. Nestled between the beautiful beaches of Bude and the stunning sights of Dartmoor National Park, The Linhay is the perfect place to stay to experience everything that Cornwall and Devon has to offer, from popular tourist locations to areas of natural beauty.

Holsworthy Museum

4 miles away
Do you want to find out more about the history of the part of the country that you are in? The recently refurbished Holsworthy Museum covers the history of Holsworthy and displays artefacts from the 17th Century through to WWII and beyond. The museum is only open between 11am and 1pm, so plan your trip accordingly.

Bude Golf Course

7 miles away

Devon and Cornwall is home to some of the most stunning views in the country, and also some of the best golf courses. Bude Golf Course is situated a stone’s throw from the coast, and home to some spectacular views (you can see Dartmoor National Park from the 10th tee!). Tee off your holiday in a spectacular fashion at Bude Golf Course.

Bude beach

10 miles away

Only 20 minutes away is Bude, home to some of the best beaches for you to relax, sunbathe, try your hand at canoeing or learn to surf. The sandy beaches of Bude are a perfect distance away for you to get to for an early morning surf session or for a relaxed stroll. With Black Rock, Summerleaze, Crooklets just being a few to choose from, Bude is definitely the best destination for a day at the beach.

The Three Moors

20/22/40 miles away

We are lucky enough to be within driving distance of all three of the famous Devon & Cornwall moors. You could visit Exmoor’s unique moorland or witness the evidence of Bodmin Moor’s Medieval past. Dartmoor is the largest of the three, boasting deep river valleys, a rich history and rare wildlife, something everyone should see when they visit this part of the world.

Roadford Lake Country Park

13 miles away

Roadford Lake is located in the stunning surroundings of the Wolf Valley, and is brimming with natural habitats and wildlife. Take a stroll by the lake, try your hand at fishing or hire a canoe for a gentle paddle; either way, get back to nature at Roadford Lake. The site is open 10am-5pm every day.

The Eden Project

45 miles away

The Eden Project is the world’s largest rainforest in captivity with jungles and waterfalls, a popular visitor attraction and has been dubbed the eighth wonder of the world. With a worldwide reputation, and recognised by the British Travel Awards as the Best UK Leisure Attraction 5 years running, it barely needs an introduction, but this epic destination definitely deserves a day of undivided attention.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

52 miles away

Explore the wild and wonderful land of Heligan, Britain’s real life “secret garden” that was lost amongst weeds, rediscovered in 1990 and restored to its Victorian glory. The garden has many highlights including the iconic statues of Heligan which appear to arch out of the ground itself and a 100ft rope bridge which sways above large-leafed ferns and tropical jungle plants.

Tintagel Castle

22 miles away

Tintagel Castle is arguably one of Cornwall’s most iconic sites, set in a truly remarkable location along Cornwall’s dramatic Atlantic coastline. The site is full of magic and myth to tickle the senses of young and old. Legend has it King Arthur himself was born there! Visitors walk along the coastal footpath, across a bridge and up to the castle which is a truly beautiful and breathtaking experience.

Boscastle

19 miles away

The harbour of Boscastle is one of Cornwall’s most romantic places for couples to visit. The main village sits high above the harbour and is a pleasant place to explore. It is a place steeped in history, associated with authors and artists who have been inspired by its remoteness and rugged beauty.

Port Issac

27 miles away

Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast. You may recognise it from the successful TV series Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes. It’s a truly traditional village with narrow winding streets that head down to the harbour where you can watch local fishermen landing their daily catch of fish, crab and lobsters.

Walks around Bude

10 miles away

There’s no better way to explore the area than on foot and with countless, well-marked foot paths and bridleways, walking in Bude is a delight. There is always something interesting to spot and so many routes on offer to suit all, from marches to interesting cliff walks. You never need walk the same path twice during your stay.

River Tamar Canoeing

28 miles away

The River Tamar is a 50 mile long waterway, providing a natural county boundary between Cornwall & Devon. There are plenty of Outdoor Activity Centres surrounding which allow you to take a scenic paddle up the river, by canoe. Whether its just the two of you or a larger group, its a fantastic activity to allow you to take in incredible views.

Explore the South West

Enjoy some great local fare for breakfast to set you on your way.

Devon and Cornwall boast the best of both worlds when it comes to the British countryside. Nestled between the beautiful beaches of Bude and the stunning sights of Dartmoor National Park, The Linhay is the perfect place to stay to experience everything that Cornwall and Devon has to offer, from popular tourist locations to areas of natural beauty.

Holsworthy Museum

Do you want to find out more about the history of the part of the country that you are in? The recently refurbished Holsworthy Museum covers the history of Holsworthy and displays artefacts from the 17th Century through to WWII and beyond. The museum is only open between 11am and 1pm, so plan your trip accordingly.

Bude Golf Course

Devon and Cornwall is home to some of the most stunning views in the country, and also some of the best golf courses. Bude Golf Course is situated a stone’s throw from the coast, and home to some spectacular views (you can see Dartmoor National Park from the 10th tee!). Tee off your holiday in a spectacular fashion at Bude Golf Course.

Bude Beach

Only 20 minutes away is Bude, home to some of the best beaches for you to relax, sunbathe, try your hand at canoeing or learn to surf. The sandy beaches of Bude are a perfect distance away for you to get to for an early morning surf session or for a relaxed stroll. With Black Rock, Summerleaze, Crooklets just being a few to choose from, Bude is definitely the best destination for a day at the beach.

The Three Moors

We are lucky enough to be within driving distance of all three of the famous Devon & Cornwall moors. You could visit Exmoor’s unique moorland or witness the evidence of Bodmin Moor’s Medieval past. Dartmoor is the largest of the three, boasting deep river valleys, a rich history and rare wildlife, something everyone should see when they visit this part of the world.

Roadford Lake Country Park

Roadford Lake is located in the stunning surroundings of the Wolf Valley, and is brimming with natural habitats and wildlife. Take a stroll by the lake, try your hand at fishing or hire a canoe for a gentle paddle; either way, get back to nature at Roadford Lake. The site is open 10am-5pm every day.

The Eden Project

The Eden Project is the world’s largest rainforest in captivity with jungles and waterfalls, a popular visitor attraction and has been dubbed the eighth wonder of the world. With a worldwide reputation, and recognised by the British Travel Awards as the Best UK Leisure Attraction 5 years running, it barely needs an introduction, but this epic destination definitely deserves a day of undivided attention.

The Lost Gardens of Heligan

Explore the wild and wonderful land of Heligan, Britain’s real life “secret garden” that was lost amongst weeds, rediscovered in 1990 and restored to its Victorian glory. The garden has many highlights including the iconic statues of Heligan which appear to arch out of the ground itself and a 100ft rope bridge which sways above large-leafed ferns and tropical jungle plants.

Tintagel Castle

Tintagel Castle is arguably one of Cornwall’s most iconic sites, set in a truly remarkable location along Cornwall’s dramatic Atlantic coastline. The site is full of magic and myth to tickle the senses of young and old. Legend has it King Arthur himself was born there! Visitors walk along the coastal footpath, across a bridge and up to the castle which is a truly beautiful and breathtaking experience.

Boscastle

The harbour of Boscastle is one of Cornwall’s most romantic places for couples to visit. The main village sits high above the harbour and is a pleasant place to explore. It is a place steeped in history, associated with authors and artists who have been inspired by its remoteness and rugged beauty.

Port Issac

Port Isaac is a small and picturesque fishing village on the Atlantic coast. You may recognise it from the successful TV series Doc Martin starring Martin Clunes. It’s a truly traditional village with narrow winding streets that head down to the harbour where you can watch local fishermen landing their daily catch of fish, crab and lobsters.

Walks around Bude

There’s no better way to explore the area than on foot and with countless, well-marked foot paths and bridleways, walking in Bude is a delight. There is always something interesting to spot and so many routes on offer to suit all, from marches to interesting cliff walks. You never need walk the same path twice during your stay.

River Tamar Canoeing

The River Tamar is a 50 mile long waterway, providing a natural county boundary between Cornwall & Devon. There are plenty of Outdoor Activity Centres surrounding which allow you to take a scenic paddle up the river, by canoe. Whether its just the two of you or a larger group, its a fantastic activity to allow you to take in incredible views.

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