The best things to do in Hartland to entertain the family whilst on holiday in the peninsula. Let us help you plan the best escape to Hartland by filling your week with family fun filled day trips exploring the local area and beyond.
There are several fantastic walks in Hartland that explore the rugged coastline introducing you to a number of hidden beaches and intriguing looking out points. Many of the walks are near great pubs to offer you some well-earned rest before continuing the journey onwards as you explore the very best walks in Hartland.
Hartland is perfectly located to enjoy a day trip to Cornwall whilst enjoying your holiday in Hartland. The road trip will showcase some stunning scenic drives and you journey South coming across beautiful beaches and charming fishing villages. Popular destinations such as Port Isaac and Tintagel are roughly a one hour drive and are well worth a visit.
Clovelly is a hidden gem, dug into the cliffside, a popular escape for locals and tourists to enjoy coastal views and a steep cobblestone path walk (There is a road for those who need it). At the bottom of the hill reveals a stunning harbour where locals still fish to this day, overlooked by the local pub offering panoramic views of the coastal landscape from the warmth of a character Devonshire eatery.
A beautiful 12thC home with a fantastic history, now home to the Stucley family who reside here. The Abbey is available for visits inside and out to enjoy the charming 50 acres of gardens and grounds full of woodland, walled gardens and seasonal flowers. The Abbey itself is open from March through to October for visits for those looking for a walk through history. You can also walk down to the beach to take in the breath-taking coastal views reaching as far Lundy Island and beyond.
A horticultural delight as you stroll through the sheltered wooded valley filled with a flurry of different plants and shrubbery. A coastal path connects the tea room to Spekes Mill for those looking for a gentle walk to the magnificent wall fall to spark up an appetite before a spot of lunch. A wonderful aroma fills the air as you walk through the gardens crossing wild garlic and seasonal flowers brimming with life.