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Be inspired for your next hotel break in Barnstaple, North Devon. Use our blogs as a guide to find out more about the must-sees, hidden treasures and local news.

Kerry, Jolene and Kathy celebrating Jolene's 20 year service
Celebrating Jolene's 20 year service award
Published on 1 May 2024
Last week we celebrated Jolene's 20-year service award for The Imperial Hotel, read more here.
Bench Overlooking Putsburough Sands and Woolacombe
5 Summer Adventures
Published on 24 April 2024
There is no better place to be than Summer in North Devon, discover out top 5 summer adventures here.
Saunton Sands Beach North Devon
Must Visit Beaches in Devon
Published on 14 March 2024
With its stunning coastline and pristine shores, the South West has been a long favourite destination for beach lovers. Discover our must-see beaches here.
Introducing Brend Collection
Why to book early at a Brend Hotel
Published on 7 December 2023
Why wait when it comes to planning an escape to Devon & Cornwall? Booking early at a Brend Collection hotel is a decision you won’t regret.
Hotel staff with Barnstaple in bloom award
South West in Bloom Gold Award-Winners
Published on 3 November 2023
The Imperial Hotel win South West in Bloom Gold Status for another year running!
concierge with present
Christmas Gift Guide
Published on 20 October 2023
At the Brend Collection, we've got your Christmas shopping all wrapped up! Whether you're searching for the perfect gift or want to spread holiday cheer with a thoughtful surprise, let the Brend Collection be your version of Santa's little helper with our monetary and experience gift vouchers.
Bug posts at The Imperial Hotel
Introducing our new bug posts!
Published on 17 August 2023
Discover all about The Imperial Hotel's new bug posts, made in partnership with New Leaf Centre.
Imperial Hotel Comfortable Seating Area with Coffees Decorated for Christmas
10 Reasons to book a Pre-Festive break
Published on 16 August 2023
Still pondering whether to book your getaway? Here are ten compelling reasons to make that reservation.
North Devon Coastline
Taking Care of the world around us
Published on 25 July 2023
Just like you, we love our cosy corner of the world that we call home and we are doing everything we can to ever improve it, not just for our benefit but also for generations to come.
Will General Manager at Imperial Hotel
Hotel Manager Will's top 5 things to do
Published on 7 June 2023
Hotel Manager Will shares his top tips of where to visit in North Devon, giving you some holiday inspiration for your next getaway.
Imperial Hotel South West in Bloom Award
2022 South West in Bloom Gold Status
Published on 7 June 2023
We’re proud to announce that we’ve been awarded Gold status in the RHS South West in Bloom awards.
Smapee EV Charger
EV Chargers
Published on 7 June 2023
We’ve installed Smappee chargers throughout the Brend Collection. Here at The Imperial Hotel we now have 6 EV chargers on site.
Introducing Brend Collection
Introducing the Brend Collection
Published on 7 June 2023
We’ve been working hard behind the scenes on a fresh new brand appearance for Brend Hotels. Alongside this, we’ve created a new group website that reflects everything that we aspire to become as we move forward into an exciting future.

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