If panoramic views and lush green countryside sound like your idea of paradise then you can find paradise right here at South Trew Lodges. The views are simply superb, taking in the gorgeous surrounding countryside. The location is hard to beat too, ideal for exploring all that North Devon has to offer. From popular sandy beaches at Bude to the famous Tarka Trail, there is plenty to do, right on the doorstep.
Of course you may prefer to stay at the lodges and relax and unwind. The Dartmoor View Lodge is a lovely choice with one double and one twin bedroom. This lodge sleeps 4 in total and provides spacious accommodation. South Trew Lodges feel like a home from home only in spectacular surroundings. The lodges have all the mod cons to make your stay a comfortable one from a well equipped kitchen to a TV with Freeview.
Make the most of the fresh country air with your own private outdoor space. Doors lead from the lodge to decking where you can really take in the best of the views and enjoy a drink or a relaxing read.
If you like to get out and explore there are some excellent local attractions and days out. Just some of our favourites include The Big Sheep at Bideford less than 15 miles from the lodges. This is a day out for all weathers and the whole family can enjoy the garden centre, rides, dog trials, pony rides, sheep races, lamb feeding and much more.
Also in Bideford is the Milky Way Adventure Park with some fantastic rides and birds of prey shows for kids of all ages to enjoy, and adults too!
This popular adventure park is full of thrills and excitement as well as having loads for younger children to take part in as well. The best theme park rides include the Tidal Wave log flume and Maximus the rollercoaster. Other fantastic rides include the the New Vortex Watercoaster ride and the Queen Bess pirate ship. Indoor fun is plentiful too with the Adventure Zone, the Magical Kingdom and Dina's Lost World.
This is a really unique attraction in the Devon region with many unique events taking place throughout the year. The Halloween Festival in October is well planned where you can take pumpkin carving workshops, ride the ghost train and go to witches flying school. All year round there are some excellent
Go Ape is the latest craze sweeping the UK offering thrilling adventure for energetic older children, teenagers and adults. With several sites across the UK, Go Ape aims to bring climbing and swinging fun the masses. The sites attractions include Tree Topping, Cargo Nets, Aerial Swings, Zip Wires and Climbing Walls. Suitable for children over 10 years old. Booking ahead is advised.
The Donkey Sanctuary is a working refuge for rescued Donkeys but is also a popular place for a day trip in South Devon. The site will appeal to animal lovers of all ages and gives visitors the chance to meet some of the friendly animals and also learn about the work done at the sanctuary. Visitors will also have the opportunity to adopt a Donkey.
Woodlands in Dartmouth is a fantastic theme park with non stop fun for everyone. It's also home to the UK's biggest indoor venture centre. Some of the most thrilling rides are the Cyclone Watercoasters, the Sidewinder and The Mighty Twister. For younger children there is the Golden Bear City - a superb wild west world with a school house, farm and much more. All ages are catered for here so why not check out their website for the latest events and admission prices? You can even watch video clips of the park online.
Exmoor Zoo is described as a "family zoo" on their website and it certainly makes a great day out for families. There are many exotic and rare animals as well as birds to see which are living in natural surroundings. Some recent improvements at the zoo include a new 5 metre tower at the cheetahs and raised walkways at the "beast". There is also a new viewing platform over the sitatunga. As well as the amazing animals to experience there are regular fun activities such as face painting, daily events and zoo trails.
This year round attraction has been described as Devon's most magnificent historic gardens. Located in the Otter Valley area of East Devon you can enjoy a fun day out in a picturesque setting. Highlights include historic Palm house, containing some of the world’s most endangered species and Bicton Woodland Railway - which takes you on a 25 minute journey through the lovely grounds. For children there is a miniature village with mini golf, nature trail and indoor play area.
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