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Sport & Leisure


With the South West Coastal Path just minutes from the property, Southole Barns is the ideal place for walkers and nature lovers...

North Devon is well known for its unspoilt beauty and tranquility.

Walking in the county offers the ideal way to appreciate it, giving the opportunity to get into the heart of the landscape and really feel part of the environment.

There are walks to suit all tastes.

For a small petrol fee we would happily drive you to a drop off point to enable you to do a linear walk back to the barns....just ask on arrival 


Sailors have the choice of the open sea, or the tranquil waters of the Tamar Lakes.

Here you can try your hand at dinghy sailing, windsurfing, surf skiing, kayaking and rowing.

You can also try canoeing with who take families out in traditional canoes along bude canal. Find them on


There are many local beaches where you can experience the thrill of surfing, and many surf schools in the area to choose from., raven and are all based in Bude. The most local to us is who operate out of Sandymouth near Kilkhampton.

The Marine Conservation society has awarded Hartland Quay its prestigious Good Beach Award making it popular with both swimmers and surfers alike.

Around the South West coastline there are numerous oportunities for surfing.

Close to every resort such as Bude and on a number of remote beaches there are surf centres and multi-activity centres that offer surfing training and perfect surfing conditions.

Horse riding and Pony trekking with Broomhill Manor Stables, Bude

Broomhill Manor Stables is a fun and friendly riding stables on the outskirts of the coastal resort of Bude.  We offer riding for all ages and abilities on well-schooled horses and ponies, which are well-mannered, responsive and enjoy their work.  Our experienced and qualified instructors cater for all ages and abilities from pony rides for the beginner, through to Group Rides for Experienced or Novice riders.combe Equine offers beach rides, guided ride outs and completely personalised horse riding for adults and children with a highly experienced trainer on the stunning North Devon and North Cornwall coastline. 

For More Info, or to book, please call Jo on 07886 434740 or email on:

Whether you are an advanced golfer or an occasional player the area has at leat 6 golf courses to choose from, including the oldest links course in England The Royal North Devon at Westward Ho!

The best course by far locally is Bude Golf Club, with its superb views out to sea and great layout.


ENJOY... the Peace and Quiet, the Scenic Beauty, the Safety... of The Tarka Trail.

Up to 21 miles of level scenic traffic free cycle track.

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