Area & Heritage: Places Of Natural Beauty

The Hartland Peninsula

Tucked away in the far north-west corner of Devon, the Hartland Peninsula is a haven of peace, natural beauty and tranquillity. Breathtaking coastal scenery along 12 miles of spectacular Hartland coastline, wonderful cliff top walks, beautiful secluded beaches and waterfalls, stunning starlit skies and no noise or light pollution make it perfect for those wishing to escape from it all.

In an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.
BBC Drama Sense and Sensibility was shot in Hartland.
Set against the spectacular Atlantic coastline, the 17,000 acres of the Hartland Peninsula offer a landscape of wonderful contrasts.
Tucked away in the far North West corner of Devon, this area is a haven of peace and tranquillity, perfect for those wishing to escape the hustle and bustle of city life.

  • Twelve miles of spectacular coastline
  • Breathtaking scenery
  • Wonderful cliff top walks
  • Beautiful secluded beaches
  • An abundance of rare flora and fauna
  • Stunning starlit skies

As you cross the peninsula, high open moorland and ancient woodland give way to coastal waterfalls tumbling from hanging valleys onto rocky shores. These meandering valleys create sheltered micro-climates which support an abundance of wild flowers, rare lichens, culm grassland, insects, birds and animals.


Hartland Peninsula