Attractions

About WoolacombeWoolacombe holds the 'England for Excellence Gold Award' for best family resort and was voted the Best British Beach in the Mail On Sunday. Its beach has been voted one of Britain's best and lies between Morte Point and Baggy Point. This three-mile long stretch of golden sand has won both the blue flag and Premier Seaside Beach awards for it's cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Life guards ensure safe family swimming during the summer and surfers come from all over the country to enjoy the great waves and clean water.

Located next to the Tarka trail and near the world acclaimed sandy beaches of Woolacombe Bay, North Devon, the Fortescue arms offers an outstanding base to enjoy numerous local activities & interests, beautiful coastal & country walks & scenery, golf courses, clay pigeon shooting and not forgetting surfing.As well as the sandy beaches, North Devon has a fantastic craggy coastline and the Exmoor National Park. Even in the quieter winter months you can walk along the spectacular and rocky heather-covered cliffs and perhaps stop at an old North Devon pub for refreshment on the way.Explore the spectacular North Devon coastline areas including Woolacombe, Mortehoe, Ilfracombe, Croyde and Combe Martin, as well as the stunning expanse of Exmoor. There are many excellent areas and paths for walking, riding, cycling and many outdoor pursuits such as surfing, canoeing, fishing, hang gliding, rock climbing and water skiing.Local Golf courses in north Devon:Mortehoe & Woolacombe Golf Club Easewell Mortehoe, EX34 7EHIlfracombe Golf Club Hele Bay, Ilfracombe, Devon, EX34 9RTSaunton Sands Golf Club Saunton, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1LGPortmore Golf Club Landkey Road, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 9LBRoyal North Devon Golf Club Westward Ho, Bideford, Devon, EX39 1HDLibbaton golf club, High Bickington, Umberleigh, Devon. EX37 9BSHartland Forest golf club, nr clovellyChumleigh golf club, Chumleigh


Our Facilities


  • Pet Friendly
  • Conference
  • Credit Card
  • Free Parking
  • Parking Facilities
  • Restaurant
  • Bar
  • Golf Course Nearby
  • Family Rooms
  • Wifi
  • Bicycle Rent
  • Horse Riding
  • Vegetarian
  • Wedding Functions
  • Walking Holidays
  • Country Retreat