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Active Stays in Devon

If you’re craving an escape to the enchanting landscapes of Devon and looking to mix relaxation with a bit of adventure, you’re in for a treat. Devon boasts a variety of hotels that offer exciting outdoor activities. Whether you're a golf enthusiast, a fishing aficionado, or a family looking for some unique experiences, Devon’s hotels have something for everyone. Here’s a round-up of some of the best spots where you can unwind and get active.

Woodbury Park Hotel & Golf Club, nr Exeter 

Golf lovers, rejoice! Woodbury Park Hotel is your ultimate destination. This stunning resort, situated in East Devon, features an 18-hole championship golf course, perfect for those looking to challenge their skills and enjoy scenic views. For a more casual game, there’s a 9-hole short course and a driving range where you can perfect your swing. Whether you’re a seasoned golfer or a beginner, Woodbury Park provides a fantastic golfing experience in the heart of Devon. 

The Mole Resort, Umberleigh 

For families and adventure seekers, The Mole Resort in North Devon offers a diverse range of outdoor activities that will keep everyone entertained. From axe throwing and archery to disc golf and foot golf, there’s no shortage of fun to be had. Sports enthusiasts can enjoy tennis, pickleball, football, and croquet. Or, if you’re interested in something a bit different, try your hand at bushcraft and survival skills. The Mole Resort ensures there’s never a dull moment during your stay.

Bovey Castle, North Bovey 

Experience a taste of luxury at Bovey Castle, where you can indulge in a variety of sophisticated outdoor activities in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. Witness and partake in captivating falconry displays, or have a go at croquet, tennis, and archery. For those looking for a bit of a thrill, air rifle shooting and clay pigeon shooting are also available. If you’re up for an adrenaline rush, try the off-road driving experiences. And, for golf aficionados, the 18-hole championship golf course at Bovey Castle is a must. 

Devoncourt Resort & Apartments, Exmouth 

If tennis is your game, Devoncourt Resort & Apartments in Exmouth is the place to be. This lovely resort offers excellent tennis facilities where you can enjoy a friendly match or practice your skills. Located near the stunning Exmouth coastline, you can balance your active pursuits with some beach time, making it an ideal spot for a well-rounded holiday. 

Langstone Cliff Hotel, Dawlish Warren 

Langstone Cliff Hotel is another great choice for tennis enthusiasts, offering top-notch tennis courts for guests. Additionally, the hotel features a 150-yard golf driving range, perfect for those looking to work on their golf game. Situated close to the picturesque beaches of Dawlish Warren, Langstone Cliff Hotel provides a delightful blend of leisure and activity in a beautiful seaside setting. 

Fox & Hounds Country Hotel, Chulmleigh 

Nestled in the stunning Taw Valley the, Fox & Hounds Country Hotel offers a serene retreat with a side of adventure. If you’re passionate about fishing, this is your haven. The hotel provides access to fly fishing on the River Taw and River Torridge, where you can try your hand at catching wild brown trout, salmon, and sea trout from March to September. Imagine spending your day amidst tranquil waters, casting your line, and enjoying the peace that comes with this traditional pastime.

Devon’s hotels are more than just places to stay; they’re gateways to unforgettable outdoor experiences. Whether you’re casting a line, swinging a golf club, honing your archery skills or practicing survival techniques, Devon’s hospitality and natural beauty create the perfect backdrop for your adventures. So, pack your bags, embrace the outdoors, and make your next holiday one for the books in beautiful Devon. 

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