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Allow us to ignite your imagination and inspire your next hotel break in North Devon. Explore our informative blogs, serving as your personal guide to uncovering the must-see attractions, hidden treasures, and local news surrounding The Park Hotel. Our aim is to assist you in maximizing your stay, ensuring that every moment is filled with unforgettable experiences.

Marwood Hill Gardens

Must Visit Gardens in North Devon

Published on8 April 2024
North Devon boasts some of England's most magnificent gardens, each steeped in history and showcasing a diverse array of plant species from around the globe.
Sunday Carvery at The Park Hotel

Back by popular demand

Published on1 March 2024
We're thrilled to announce the comeback of our beloved Sunday carveries here at The Park Hotel. Our Sunday carveries feature a mouthwatering selection of meats including Beef, Pork, Gammon, or Turkey, each served with all the traditional trimmings you know and love.
man and woman walking along coastal path

5 Reasons The Park Hotel is the Ideal Retreat for Walkers

Published on26 February 2024
Nestled amidst the stunning landscapes of this picturesque county and offering unparalleled comfort, The Park Hotel is the ultimate haven for walkers. Discover five compelling reasons why this charming establishment stands out as the ideal retreat for those who love to explore on foot.
Coast Path and Tarka Trail Sign for Woolacombe North Devon

5 Reasons to Book a Weekend Break

Published on10 January 2024
Are you yearning for a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life? A weekend getaway might be just what you need to recharge your batteries and rediscover tranquillity. Discover 5 reasons why a weekend break at The Park Hotel should be at the top of our travel bucket list.
Brend Collection website preview

Why to book early with Brend Collection

Published on7 December 2023
Why wait when it comes to planning an escape to Devon & Cornwall? Booking early at a Brend Collection hotel is a decision you won’t regret.
Brend Collection Christmas Gift Guide

Christmas Gift Guide

Published on19 October 2023
At the Brend Collection, we've got your Christmas shopping all wrapped up! Whether you're searching for the perfect gift or want to spread holiday cheer with a thoughtful surprise, let the Brend Collection be your version of Santa's little helper with our monetary and experience gift vouchers.
Woolacombe Beach North Devon

Taking Care of the World around us

Published on20 July 2023
Just like you, we love our cosy corner of the world that we call home and we are doing everything we can to ever improve it, not just for our benefit but also for future generations to come.
RHS Rosemoor

5 must-see gardens

Published on18 June 2023
Are you ready to immerse yourself in a world of vibrant blooms, fragrant scents, and serene landscapes? North Devon, a captivating region in southwestern England, holds a treasure trove of exquisite gardens waiting to be explored.
Woolacombe Beach North Devon

5 Unique Experiences

Published on1 June 2023
North Devon offers a wealth of unique experiences, and with The Park Hotel as your base, you'll have the perfect starting point to explore it all. So get ready to embark on an adventure like no other, where every day presents an opportunity to create cherished memories and embrace the magic of this coastal paradise.
Valley of the Rocks Near Lynton North Devon

5 must-visit attractions

Published on6 May 2023
While the hotel offers luxurious comfort and impeccable hospitality, the real magic lies in the captivating attractions waiting to be explored just a stone's throw away. From the untamed landscapes of Exmoor National Park to the secluded charm of Lundy Island.
Fountain and Clock Tower on Barnstaple Square North Devon

5 Things to do in Barnstaple

Published on22 April 2023
Nestled in the picturesque county of Devon, Barnstaple offers a delightful blend of history, natural beauty, and a vibrant cultural scene. If you're lucky enough to be staying at The Park Hotel, you'll find yourself in the heart of this charming town, perfectly positioned to explore all it has to offer.
Lady walking in woods with bluebells

5 Enchanting Walks in and around Barnstaple

Published on11 April 2023
Barnstaple is a charming town that offers a delightful blend of natural beauty, history, and vibrant culture. If you're fortunate enough to be staying at The Park Hotel during your visit, you'll find yourself perfectly situated to embark on memorable walks that showcase the best of this captivating region.
Brend Collection website preview

Introducing The Brend Collection

Published on21 March 2023
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes on a fresh new brand appearance for Brend Hotels. Alongside this, we’ve created a new group website that reflects everything that we aspire to become as we move forward into an exciting future.
EV Chargers at The Park Hotel

EV Charging Stations

Published on22 November 2022
We’ve installed Smappee chargers throughout Brend Hotels and Restaurants. Here at The Park Hotel, we now have 2 EV chargers on site. Smappee makes it easy for guests to use renewable energy more efficiently via one interconnected app, allowing you to track both your charging and costs in real-time within the app.
Surf board on beach

North Devon is now a World Surfing Reserve

Published on15 April 2022
Have you heard? North Devon has become the 12th location from around the globe to be selected as a World Surfing Reserve. The international designation recognises and celebrates the area’s outstanding quality surfing beaches and brings together the local community and experts in actions to protect them.

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