Situated on the north Devon coast, bordering Cornwall, you''ll find the Hartland Peninsula, the perfect place to escape for a relaxing cottage break away from the routine, and a great base from which to explore both the Devon and Cornwall coasts
Whether you''re into outdoor pursuits or are a self-confessed history buff, you''ll find plenty to see and do here year round. The South West Coastal Path circles the area, with open moors and ancient bridleways offering something to challenge serious hikers as well as plenty of leisurely strolls.
Hartland Abbey is a great choice for a family day out. Built in the 12th century, the abbey is used daily by the family who live here, giving it a homely feel. The 50 acre grounds offer plenty of space for children to run around and you''ll find an intriguing mix of Georgian, Regency and Victorian decor in the house itself, as well as fine furniture and paintings.
Hartland Village retains a quaint charm and is packed with tiny shops selling everything from local art to hand-crafted souvenirs. Visit the artisans galleries and workshops - the Springfield Pottery and The No. 39 Pottery are the perfect place to pick up souvenirs of your holiday.
You''ll also find plenty of cafes and tempting tearooms where you can take a break from it all. The Secret Garden Tearoom with its covered balcony is the perfect place to while away a few hours with a pot of tea and a spot of lunch - or maybe a traditional Devonshire Cream Tea.
You''ll find so many stunning holiday cottages in Hartland that you''d better begin your search today; come to see what this corner of Devon holds for you!