Attractions and things to do

There are plenty of things to do and attractions to see whilst you enjoy your stay in North Devon. Whether you want to sit and relax on a beach, or something more adventurous, you should have no trouble finding something to interesting and fun to do.

Many of the best attractions and places of interest are within walking distance or just a short drive from Highcliffe House.  There are many other things to do in North Devon, from medieval castles, stately homes and gardens to surfing, off-roading and the fantastic Exmoor Zoo. Our guests never disappointed with the sheer volume of things to do in North Devon.

  • Lynton Toy Museum 3

    Lynton Toy Museum

    Lynton’s Toy Museum #IHadThat Transport yourself back in time and recapture golden memories of play time from ...
  • Marwood Hill Gardens - Highcliffe House B&B in Lynton

    Marwood Hill

    Marwood Hill is a magical 20-acre private garden with three lakes The gardens are set in a valley tucked away in Nor...
  • Hotel in Lynton and Lynmouth

    Lynton & Lynmouth Cliff Railway

    Feel like a real Victorian and ride the famous water-powered Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway up 862ft of track and...
  • Lynmouth Floor Memorial

    Lynmouth Flood Memorial

    Opposite Lynmouth Harbour is the Flood Memorial Hall. This permanent exhibition includes a scale model of the villag...
  • Lynton Museum - just minutes from Highcliffe House

    Lynton Museum

    The Lynton Museum is housed in one of the oldest buildings in the old town of Lynton, it’s petite, but absolut...
  • Valley of Rocks

    The Valley of Rocks has to be one of the most spectacular places in Exmoor. Valley of Rocks – dramatic and all...
  • Exmoor National Park

    Exmoor National Park straddles the north coast of Devon and Somerset with some of the most staggeringly beautiful la...
  • Watersmeet – National Trust

    Watersmeet and lodge. Guests of Highcliffe House love the outstanding beauty and tranquillity of Watersmeet. Enjoy t...
  • Arlington Court

    National Trust: Arlington Court Arlington Court is a beautiful house in the Exmoor National Park. The Chichester fam...
  • South West Coast Path

    South West Coastal Path At 630 miles is Britain’s longest National Trail.  It runs from Minehead in Somerset t...
  • Dunster Castle

    Owned by the National Trust, Dunster Castle, it’s just a 30-minute beautiful drive from Highcliffe House. Duns...
  • Exmoor Zoo | Highcliffe House | Lynton Accommodation in North Devon

    Exmoor Zoo

    Think the Exmoor Zoo is just for kids? Take a chance and unleash your inner child! Exmoor Zoo and the Beast of Exmoo...
  • RHS Garden at Rosemoor

    RHS Rosemoor is one of North Devon’s finest gardens.   The Rosemoor gardens in Devon stretch across Exmoor.  They ra...
  • Clovelly Village

    Clovelly, one of the prettiest villages in England During your stay at Highcliffe House, consider visiting the charm...
  • Bed and Breakfast near North Devon attractions

    Exmoor Wildlife Safaris

    For a real Exmoor wildlife safari, Highcliffe House guests and wildlife lovers choose Exmoor Wildlife Safaris for an...
  • Romantic Valentine’s Breaks in North Devon

    North Devon’s coastline is rugged, beautiful and romantic. If you are looking for a romantic getaway in North ...

Plan your day in Exmoor ...

There's more to do in Exmoor than you may think. Check out the Discover section for Things to Do, Places to Walk and Places to Eat.

Make it a romantic break ...

Lynton is the perfect place for your perfect romantic break. Discover the beauty of Exmoor, with a romantic coastal or riverside walk with the one you love.

Incredible Walks & Hikes

Lynton & Lynmouth really are the walking capital of Exmoor, with some of the most breathtaking and exhilarating walks starting from the front door of Highcliffe House.
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