With a mild climate and stunning countryside, Devon is the perfect place to enjoy a walking holiday and Blagdon Farm which is set in the heart of the county is the ideal base from which to explore.
If you're planning to walk in the area then you may find it useful to obtain the OS Explorer Map No. 112 for Launceston and Holsworthy. There are several walks from our doorstep around Ashwater Parish which can be obtained by clicking here.
Or take a walk around the neighbouring village of Tetcott and learn about ghostly goings on in the Manor. Click here for information about the Tetcott walk.
Blagdon Farm is situated in Ruby Country, so called after the Ruby Red Devon cattle farmed locally, and you can obtain a pack of walks in Ruby Country from local Tourist Information Centres such as in Holsworthy (run by volunteers so do check opening times before visiting). Click here for more information on Ruby Country.
As well as a variety of walks to explore the local area Blagdon Farm is close to the fashionable coastal resort of Bude giving access to the South West Coast Path. Enjoy the breathtaking views on a walk from Bude to Widemouth Bay, or head North to Hartland, Bideford and Barnstaple then on to the North coast resorts of Ilfracombe and Minehead.
Click here for more information about walks along the South West Coast Path.
There are several local beauty spots such as Roadford Reservoir, the Ruby Way and Holsworthy woods which have excellent clearly marked pathways for walking so that you can enjoy the best that Devon has to offer.
Click here for information on more fantastic walks in Devon
Blagdon Farm is just a few miles from Cornwall where you'll find a host of charming walks reaching some of the most beautiful places in then county including Clovelly, Tintagel, Boscastle, Rock and Padstow.
Click here for information on more fabulous walks in Cornwall.
Just a stones throw from Blagdon Farm are the wild and rugged expanses of Dartmoor and Bodmin Moor where, for the more experienced walker, you'll find stunning scenery and challenging moorland walking.
Click here for information on some stunning walks in Dartmoor
Click here for information on challenging walks on Bodmin Moor