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Discover a multitude of captivating events taking place throughout the year in Barnstaple and its surrounding areas. Immerse yourself in a vibrant tapestry of festivals, shows, and cherished customs that fill the calendar. Whether you seek cherished traditions or exhilarating novelties.

Here are some noteworthy highlights of the events awaiting you in Barnstaple and North Devon, ensuring an unforgettable stay at The Park Hotel.

RHS Rosemoor Glow Nights
RHS Rosemoor Glow
As twilight descends, take to RHS Rosemoor Gardens to a breathtaking spectacle of lights and colours, captivating all who visit. Visitors can meander through the enchanting illuminated trail, taking in the light installations and nightly entertainment.
Christmas party disco people dancing
Christmas Party Nights
3 Course Meal, Coffee & Disco from £37 per person | Experience the epitome of festive cheer at The Park Hotel's enchanting Christmas parties, where joyous celebrations and memorable moments await.
Private Party Nights
2-course from £25 per person | Soak up the festive spirit with a private party in our Park Suite. From celebratory get-togethers to award-winning cuisine and plenty of fizz, it’s the perfect recipe for a festive celebration whether you come for lunch or dinner.
Park Hotel Restaurant Dining Festive Christmas Afternoon Tea with Prosecco
Festive Afternoon Teas
Afternoon Tea £20 per person | Indulge in the epitome of luxury as you unwind amidst opulent surroundings and treat yourself to one of our delightful Festive Afternoon Teas.
Late Night Shopping
Late Night Shopping
Join Barnstaple in celebrating the run-up to Christmas with their late-night shopping nights taking place every Thursday through December. From Green Lanes shopping centre to the high street, you'll have your pick of branded shops, Independente stores and chic boutiques.
Park Hotel Seasons Brasserie Restaurant Dining Christmas Place Setting
Festive Lunches
2 Courses from £22.95 per person | Just can’t wait for Christmas Day for a festive lunch? Then join us throughout the season as we serve festive lunches in our stunning Seasons Brasserie.
Park Hotel Seasons Brasserie Restaurant Dining Area and Bar Decorated For Christmas
Festive Dinners
2 Courses from £27.50 per person | Join us at Seasons Brasserie for an elegant evening out this December. Sleek stylish surroundings combine with a tasty seasonal menu, legendary service and a well-stocked bar to make a special evening out.
Museum of Moon makes its debut in Barnstaple
Museum of the Moon
In December, Barnstaple will emerge as the radiant heart of North Devon, illuminated by the "Museum of the Moon," an enchanting masterpiece brought to life by the imaginative Luke Jerram, a renowned UK artist.
Park Hotel Seasons Brasserie Restaurant Dining Area Decorated For Christmas
Christmas Day Luncheon
£99 per adult | Forget the prep and stress, treat you and your family to our superb Christmas day lunch. We welcome you to The Park Hotel this Christmas Day, join the management for a Champagne cocktail reception before enjoying your indulgent Christmas lunch.
group of friends at a BBQ
Clovelly Boxing Day Barbecue
Quickly becoming a must-do tradition in North Devon, the Boxing Day Barbecue at Clovelly Village is considered to be the perfect follow-up to Christmas day, with a walk and BBQ by the coast in the historical and beautiful setting of Clovelly.
New Year's Eve Gala Dinner
£100 per person | Come and be a part of an extraordinary New Year's Eve extravaganza, where you can indulge in a sumptuous five-course meal and dance the night away in lavish surroundings.
Clovelly Harbour and Seafront North Devon
Clovelly Lentsherd
Lentsherd, also known as 'Lanshard', is a traditional event celebrated on Shrove Tuesday in the historic village of Clovelly. Its origins date back centuries, with the primary purpose of banishing malevolent spirits and symbolically sending the devil into the depths of the sea before the commencement of Lent.
girl holding seaweed
Clovelly Seaweed Festival
Clovelly Seaweed Festival is held to promote seaweed for its immense health and nutritional benefits. Combining fun activities with informative demonstrations.
80th Anniversary of the D-Day landings
80th Anniversary of D-Day
June 6th 2024 marks the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings. North Devon stands as a poignant reminder of the region's significant contribution to this historic event. In 1944, the stunning coastal landscapes between the Northam Burrows and Woolacombe in North Devon played a vital role in preparing troops for the Allied invasion of Normandy.

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