Family short breaks in beautiful North Devon

A luxury family short break at the Royal & Fortescue Hotel is a North Devon holiday that everyone will love.

When you choose Barnstaple for a family short break you will find that there is a whole host of fun things to do that are right on your doorstep.  Great family activities include go karting, cycling on the Tarka Trail, horse riding, fishing and surfing. And the whole family can enjoy the outstanding leisure facilities at our sister hotel, the Barnstaple Hotel, which include indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools.

Barnstaple Leisure Club

Barnstaple Leisure Club

Our guests can enjoy these facilities free of charge. This is the premier club in North Devon and is situated at our sister hotel, The Barnstaple.

The Milky Way Adventure Park

The Milky Way Adventure Park

An all-weather theme park featuring Devon’s tallest, fastest & longest roller coaster and a huge indoor play area that is great for both children and adults.

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The BIG Sheep

The BIG Sheep

If you’re looking for a great day out for all the family a visit to The BIG Sheep is a must! The famous attraction is now firmly established as one of the UK’s most innovative & exciting family attractions providing wacky and unique entertainment for all the family.

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Funderzone

Funderzone

There are tubes slides, bumpy slides, crawl tubes, ball cannons, rope bridges, spider webs, dangly snakes, gliders, scramble nets, ball pools, log ramps, punch bags, edu blocks and so much more including a specially dedicated area for the under 3’s to enjoy. Even the grown ups can join in the fun as the play frame is designed for adults as well.

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There are miles of golden beaches to enjoy at Croyde, Saunton Sands and Woolacombe Bay. And there are novel family theme parks to visit, such as BIG Sheep and Milky Way. Or maybe explore the quaint fishing villages of Clovelly and Appledore or take a boat trip to Lundy Island in the Bristol Channel.

Our luxury accommodation includes family friendly choices including a family room and interconnecting rooms, so please speak to our reservations team who will be able to advise you of the options that may suit your family best.

For more information, please contact the hotel direct.