Refreshing Autumn Breaks in North Devon

With its central location and historical charm mixed with modern essentials, The Royal and Fortescue Hotel is the ultimate place to stay in North Devon during Autumn. 

The trees around the stunning Rock Park become a mixture of colours, making for a spectacular walking backdrop. Travel out the town centre to reach the always stunning beaches and find the North Devon attractions that will fill your break with joyous activities. 

Alternatively, simply relax and make the most of the food and drink offers available with the Barnstaple Collection - you deserve to put your feet up after a busy summer after all.  

Stay for 2 nights or more from 23rd September to 31st October 2018:

Prices are per person per night based on 2 people sharing a Standard Room, Single RoomSuperior Room, Deluxe Room or the Percival Suite between the 23rd September to 31st October 2018 inclusive. Single supplements of £20 apply.

Things to do

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 Tarka Trail

The Tarka Trail

The much-loved book Tarka The Otter was the inspiration for this famous series of footpaths and cycle paths around North Devon . Experience the wonderful variety of the local countryside, including rugged moorland, gorgeous wooded valleys, cliff top views and beautiful sandy beaches. Bikes can be hired locally at Tarka Trail Cycle Hire in Barnstaple.

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RHS Garden Rosemoor

RHS Garden Rosemoor

Spanning 65 acres Rosemoor is set in the beautiful Torridge Valley. There is something for everyone to enjoy from the stunning gardens to the Woodland Walks which offer interesting glimpses of local wildlife and wild flowers. Not to mention there are lots of family activities and a packed programme of events, plus a childrens trail and The Brash picnic and play area with interactive and creative play opportunities. There is a licensed Restaurant Tea Room (gaining a fantastic reputation for its food), Plant Centre and Shop on site plus ample free parking.

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Dartington Crystal

Dartington Crystal

Watch the highly skilled craftsmen shape beautiful crystal perfecting an art form 3 000 years in the making. The tour of the glass factory allows visitors to get really close in complete safety on elevated viewing galleries.

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