Get Active

A beautiful set of cottages away from noise and traffic. Family and dog friendly, this was the perfect get away for a chilled out weekend. All the amenities you could need, along with comfy beds and cosy decor. Wonderfully friendly and helpful hosts. We will be back!

BP 5/17

Could not have asked for anymore, beautiful setting cost cottage,BBQ, play area, hot tub - oh and my family!!! Great weekend had by all

RP 4/17

All these places are within an easy day trip of Cheristow and have been recommended this year by guests.

Sandymouth Surf School 

Sandymouth ThumbBased at one of the National Trusts top ten beaches in the UK, Sandymouth Surf School offers group and individual lessons to surfers of all standards. Their excellent (and very patient!) instructors offer either half or full day lessons and the café at the top of the hill will warm you up with a hot chocolate at the end of the day – if you have enough strength left in your arms to lift the cup!

The Ultimate Adventure Centre

Adventure centre ThumbThe Ultimate Adventure Centre offers the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities available throughout North Devon, with an Ultimate twist. The recently opened Ultimate Assault (formely known as Wipeout) adds to the list of exhilarating experiences made possible through the Ultimate Adventure Centre. With accommodation totalling over 120 beds, plus a large dining cafe & function space available we can provide unique packages and fun for all types of groups on the North Devon coast.

Cycle the Tarka Trail 


The Tarka Trail in its entirety is a 290km figure ‘8’ shaped long-distance route centered roughly on the town of Barnstaple in North Devon.  It encompasses roads, footpaths, bridleways and cycleways.  Our guide book focusses on the shared-use section between Braunton and Meeth; a completely car-free route for use by walkers, cyclists and horse riders.


Gooseham Barton Riding Stables

barton ridingThis BHS approved stables is approximately 20 minutes from Cheristow and caters for everyone from the complete beginner to the more experienced rider. Anything up to 3 hour hacks can be taken through lanes and across countryside with spectacular views of the coast and beyond. For something a little bit different, why not try riding Western style!

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