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10 reasons to visit North Devon in 2020
20th November 2019

10 reasons to visit North Devon in 2020

From beautiful beaches, picturesque villages and wonderful local produce, we have compiled a list of 10 reasons to visit North Devon in 2020.

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A Weekend Guide to North Devon this Winter
18th November 2019

A Weekend Guide to North Devon this Winter

We want you to get the most out of your winter break with us, so we have compiled a guide to winter in North Devon

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Christmas Shoppers Card
11th November 2019

Christmas Shoppers Card

Stay with us for a Pre Christmas Break and receive a free Christmas Shoppers Card - which gives you discounts in a range of unique shops. 

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12 days of Christmas in North Devon
8th November 2019

12 days of Christmas in North Devon

Visiting North Devon this Christmas? We’ve produced a calendar of events to make this Christmas the most magical one yet!

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The best place to see fireworks in North Devon
7th October 2019

The best place to see fireworks in North Devon

Where and when to see the best fireworks North Devon has to offer

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62 The Bank - New Menu!
30th September 2019

62 The Bank - New Menu!

Take a look at our new menu...

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Wonderous Winter Walks
24th September 2019

Wonderous Winter Walks

Wrap up warm and enjoy the fresh air as you take the time to discover one of the many wonderful walking locations this winter.

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A Weekend Guide to Devon in the Autumn
19th September 2019

A Weekend Guide to Devon in the Autumn

Discover the best of Devon this autumn, a truly breathtaking time to get away.

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2019 Christmas markets, food and craft fairs in Devon
5th August 2019

2019 Christmas markets, food and craft fairs in Devon

There aren't many better places to get your gift-buying underway than at the fabulous Devon Christmas markets, food and craft fairs.

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International Nurses Day 2019
11th May 2019

International Nurses Day 2019

On May 12th, International Nurses Day is celebrated all around the world, coinciding with the birthdate of Florence's Nightengale. Being a hotel, we have had many nurses pass through our doors as guests, being a base while they work away from home. We employ students who juggle their medical studies alongside working in our restaurants. Many of our loyal customers work for the NHS, using their downtime to enjoy our restaurants and cocktail bar, Bar 62.

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Cake & Shake - One for the Coffee House Kids
10th May 2019

Cake & Shake - One for the Coffee House Kids

We pride ourselves on being a very family friendly establishment! So why should the adults get all of the special offers? 

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Celebrating National Receptionist Day
8th May 2019

Celebrating National Receptionist Day

National Receptionists Day is our chance to show these team members that we truly know who runs the hotel. Receptionists have countless responsibilities depending on where they work throughout Brend Hotels.

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Monday 29th April in the Coffee House
28th April 2019

Monday 29th April in the Coffee House

Due to essential kitchen works, the Coffee House will have a reduced menu on Monday 19th April.

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Saturday Night Carvery
3rd April 2019

Saturday Night Carvery

Carvery and Desserts from £12.50 per person, perfect for that special occasion. 

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5 places to visit in Exmoor
1st April 2019

5 places to visit in Exmoor

From the cliffs overlooking the sea, to the centre of the moors, we’ve come up with a list of 5 places to visit in Exmoor

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The ultimate guide to summer in North Devon
31st March 2019

The ultimate guide to summer in North Devon

With so much to do, see and experience, we’ve created an ultimate guide to summer in North Devon...

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6 things you can only do in North Devon
29th March 2019

6 things you can only do in North Devon

When in North Devon, there are some things you simply must do - but there are also some very special things that are only available here...

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7 must-see summer events in North Devon
28th March 2019

7 must-see summer events in North Devon

See the region at its very best by visiting these 7 North Devon events...

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8 North Devon Summer Holiday Ideas
27th March 2019

8 North Devon Summer Holiday Ideas

If you’re looking for some holiday inspiration, North Devon has to be one of the top places to visit for a summer break...

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9 things to do in North Devon this Easter
23rd March 2019

9 things to do in North Devon this Easter

Holiday inspiration, things to do in North Devon, and chocolate treats throughout your Easter break...

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Exclusive Guest Discounts
21st March 2019

Exclusive Guest Discounts

As our guest, you are now entitled to some exclusive discounts and benefits at other Brend Hotels in North Devon...

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Discounts for our guests to North Devon attractions
21st March 2019

Discounts for our guests to North Devon attractions

We offer a wide range of discounts for our guests when they visit North Devon attractions. Discover more...

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Mother's Day Gift Ideas
13th March 2019

Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Discover how you can treat Mum to a great Mothering Sunday at The Royal and Fortescue Hotel...

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Mother’s Day in North Devon
12th March 2019

Mother’s Day in North Devon

Treat mum to an exciting, relaxing and enjoyable Mothering Sunday with these North Devon based ideas... 

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Reasons to holiday in North Devon this spring
7th February 2019

Reasons to holiday in North Devon this spring

Enjoy the North Devon region this spring, because the area has lambs, flowers and beautiful beaches, plus so much more.  

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Traditional Activities for Valentine's Day in North Devon
4th February 2019

Traditional Activities for Valentine's Day in North Devon

A peek at Valentine's Day 2019 at The Royal and Fortescue, and we share some traditional ways to spend the romantic day in North Devon. 

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Goodbye plastic straws
25th January 2019

Goodbye plastic straws

We're saying goodbye to plastic straws as part of our continued efforts to help the environment

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February Half Term in North Devon
9th January 2019

February Half Term in North Devon

Come rain or shine, there’s always something to do during February Half Term in North Devon.

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Carvery and Dessert Offer
2nd January 2019

Carvery and Dessert Offer

Join us for a carvery plus a dessert for just £10!

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Popular North Devon Walks
28th December 2018

Popular North Devon Walks

Looking to explore North Devon with a number of walks? Check out these beautiful places to visit. 

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Discover these North Devon gardens
27th December 2018

Discover these North Devon gardens

Fill your time in North Devon with a visit to as many of these gardens as possible.

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Give the gift of Brend Hotels this Christmas
17th November 2018

Give the gift of Brend Hotels this Christmas

Be the best gift giver this Christmas, purchase a Brend Hotel voucher for use at The Royal and Fortescue Hotel.

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Things to do this winter in North Devon
7th November 2018

Things to do this winter in North Devon

Whatever the season, there’s always much to do in North Devon, including during winter...

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Christmas Markets in North Devon
1st November 2018

Christmas Markets in North Devon

If these North Devon Christmas markets won’t get you in the festive spirit, then nothing will.

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Top Bonfire Nights and Firework Displays in North Devon
26th October 2018

Top Bonfire Nights and Firework Displays in North Devon

Where and when to see all the top Bonfires and Firework displays in North Devon.

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11 things to do during October Half Term in North Devon
6th October 2018

11 things to do during October Half Term in North Devon

What to do and where to go in North Devon to keep the whole family happy during October Half Term. 

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Top places to photograph in North Devon
27th September 2018

Top places to photograph in North Devon

Expanding on a blog from our parent company, Brend Hotels, we take a look at the top places to photograph in North Devon. 

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RHS Rosemoor Glow Garden Illuminations
17th September 2018

RHS Rosemoor Glow Garden Illuminations

Visit RHS Gardens Rosemoor this winter to see their garden light displays!

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Air Extreme discounts for Royal and Fortescue guests
6th August 2018

Air Extreme discounts for Royal and Fortescue guests

Get 15% off a session at popular Barnstaple attraction, Air Extreme. The trampoline park is now part of the discount scheme for Royal and Fortescue Hotel guests.

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Family Days Out in North Devon
22nd July 2018

Family Days Out in North Devon

Things to do in North Devon when taking a holiday in the area. Perfect days out for all the family.

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National Parks Week 2018
13th July 2018

National Parks Week 2018

We take a look at Exmoor and National Parks Week 2018!

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Summer Holidays in Barnstaple
6th July 2018

Summer Holidays in Barnstaple

Summer holiday inspiration when staying in Barnstaple.

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48 Hours in Barnstaple
6th July 2018

48 Hours in Barnstaple

Plan your North Devon break with our guide to 48 hours in Barnstaple.

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Tour of Britain 2018 - Devon Stage
30th June 2018

Tour of Britain 2018 - Devon Stage

The Tour of Britain will be in North Devon this September - we take a look at the exciting route! 

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Hidden Beaches in Devon
30th May 2018

Hidden Beaches in Devon

How many of these hidden beaches in Devon have you visited?

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Royal and Fortescue Refurbishment
26th May 2018

Royal and Fortescue Refurbishment

Our lounge areas and restaurant are getting a refurbishment, with new chairs and cosy sofas. Discover what we're doing...

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Summer Lunch Club
21st May 2018

Summer Lunch Club

Our new Summer Lunch Club menu - a meal and drink for only £10!

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The best swimming beaches in North Devon
18th May 2018

The best swimming beaches in North Devon

We've taken a look at a Brend Hotels news article, summing up some of the best swimming beaches in North Devon. 

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Discover these top Devon villages
16th May 2018

Discover these top Devon villages

These Devon villages are always worth discovering when staying at The Royal and Fortescue Hotel.

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New Coffee House Menu
11th April 2018

New Coffee House Menu

Our most recent Coffee House menu has launched. All the classic dishes and sandwiches you love, along with new seasonal favourites.

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New Menus at 62 The Bank
11th April 2018

New Menus at 62 The Bank

Our Spring & Summer Lunch and Dinner menus are here!

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Rosemoor Gardens, North Devon
2nd April 2018

Rosemoor Gardens, North Devon

Visit RHS Rosemoor Gardens, where you know you’ll be getting a full day out.

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North Devon Beach Cleans
22nd March 2018

North Devon Beach Cleans

Will you be helping out with a North Devon beach clean soon?

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Dartington Crystal Factory and Visitor Centre
15th March 2018

Dartington Crystal Factory and Visitor Centre

Dartington Crystal - a must visit when staying at The Royal and Fortescue Hotel

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What's happening in Devon this Easter
12th March 2018

What's happening in Devon this Easter

Find out what attractions in North Devon are doing for Easter

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5 Things to do in North Devon when it's raining
29th December 2017

5 Things to do in North Devon when it's raining

Things to do on rainy days..

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Experience The Royal and Fortescue Coffee House
13th December 2017

Experience The Royal and Fortescue Coffee House

Take some time to relax in our Coffee House

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The Park Hotel receives 4-Star status!
20th September 2017

The Park Hotel receives 4-Star status!

We're delighted that our sister hotel, The Park has been awarded AA 4-stars!

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The fair is coming to Barnstaple!
13th August 2017

The fair is coming to Barnstaple!

From Wednesday 13th September- Saturday 16th September the fair is in town!

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RHS Rosemoor Garden Flower Show 2017
17th July 2017

RHS Rosemoor Garden Flower Show 2017

RHS Rosemoor is planning its first ever flower show, the first flower show to be held in the South West. 

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Take the South West Gin Tour with Bar 62!
28th June 2017

Take the South West Gin Tour with Bar 62!

Bar 62's very own South West Gin Tour showcases the best gins that the South West has to offer! 

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Student discount at 62 The Bank & Bar 62
28th June 2017

Student discount at 62 The Bank & Bar 62

We are now offering 10% discount to all students in 62 The Bank & Bar 62.

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Festivals around North Devon
29th March 2017

Festivals around North Devon

29th March 2017

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Easter Sunday - Sunday 16th April 2017
7th March 2017

Easter Sunday - Sunday 16th April 2017

Easter Sunday Lunch. 16th April 2017

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Mother's Day - Sunday 26th March 2017
21st February 2017

Mother's Day - Sunday 26th March 2017

Mother's Day. 26th March 2017

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The new look Brend Hotels website
14th February 2017

The new look Brend Hotels website

We are proud to unveil the new look of the Brend Hotels website, designed to showcase our collection of luxury hotels and restaurants across Devon & Cornwall. 

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Valentine's Dinner
27th January 2017

Valentine's Dinner

Treat your loved one to a romantic meal in our Lord Fortescue Restaurant.

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62 The Bank - Valentine's Dinner
23rd January 2017

62 The Bank - Valentine's Dinner

Make someone feel extra special with us this Valentine's Day!

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Loyalty Card Prize Draw
23rd January 2017

Loyalty Card Prize Draw

The date for our next prize draw has been announced!

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February Carvery & Disco
23rd January 2017

February Carvery & Disco

Gather friends and family and enjoy a great night of dining and dancing from only £12pp

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Black Friday is coming
17th November 2016

Black Friday is coming

This year Black Friday falls on Friday 25th November!

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New Autumn Winter Menu at 62 The Bank
3rd October 2016

New Autumn Winter Menu at 62 The Bank

New Autumn Winter menus landed this week! With dozens of mouth watering winter warmer dishes added.

Book a table with us by calling 01271 324446.

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#EatForItaly
16th September 2016

#EatForItaly

We are joining Jamie Oliver and hundreds of restaurateurs around the globe to donate proceeds from selling pasta all'amatriciana.

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The Results: Loyalty Card Prize Draw
5th September 2016

The Results: Loyalty Card Prize Draw

Find out who the lucky winners are from our biannual Coffee House Loyalty Card Prize Draw!

 

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Summer Carvery Disco - Saturday 20th August
12th August 2016

Summer Carvery Disco - Saturday 20th August

Gather friends and family and enjoy a great night of dining and dancing from only £12pp

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Lord Fortescue's Carvery
15th July 2016

Lord Fortescue's Carvery

Making plans for lunch. Click here to find out more about our famous carvery.

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