Discover North Devon

From coast to countryside, natural beauty surrounds you. 

If you want to explore the local North Devon area, you will be spoilt for choice as there are countless places of interest within easy reach of the four star Imperial Hotel in Barnstaple. Here is just a small selection:

Explore sandy beaches at Saunton Sands, Woolacombe, Westward Ho and Croyde; Bideford has a great range of fascinating shops; Ilfracombe, with its pretty Victorian houses, is home to Damien Hirst’s Verity; the delightful village of Braunton has access to incredibly beautiful walks; the historic fishing village of Clovelly is perched on the side of a 400 ft cliff; Hartland offers 12 miles of spectacular coastline; Exmoor National Park, has a rugged natural landscape, wild ponies and deer; and Great Torrington is famed as The Cavalier Town because of its significant role in the English Civil War.

Situated in the heart of Barnstaple's town centre many local attractions are just minutes walk away, explore the newly refurbished Museum of Barnstaple, visit the iconic Pannier market full of local food and craft or follow the River Taw around Rock Park as you enjoy a gentle stroll.

Things to do

Things to do

Walking the south west coast path, cycling our tarka trail, taking a stroll along a sandy beach or visiting a local garden North Devon has it all. Get exploring on your break. 

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Exclusive Guest Benefits

Exclusive Guest Benefits

We like to treat our guests and we want you to get the most out of your visit to North Devon. Everyone should enjoy what the area has to offer, and when there's an abundance of attractions to enjoy it seems silly not to make the most of them. 

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Barnstaple Collection

Barnstaple Collection

As our guest, you qualify for exclusive benefits at our other Brend Hotels and Restaurants here in Barnstaple. These include free use of top class leisure facilities and special guest discounts on luxury dining, drinks and cocktails. Find out more details about the Barnstaple Collection. 

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