There is so much to explore and excite this May half-term, from local attractions, to nature trails, tours, workshops, food and arts fairs, festivals and local performances! You will be spoilt for choice when it comes to family fun and making the most of this gorgeous sunshine.

We’re pleased to announce Watermouth Castle is back open just in time for the half-term family fun. Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park is also open, as is RHS Rosemoor with the Sow Awesome family trail and Arlington Court with the Carriage Trail, Wildflower Trail and Mini Gardeners Club.

Dates for the diary

Saturday 27th May 10am-4pm is the Elliott Art exhibition at The Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe.

Saturday 27th – Monday 29th May 11am-11.30pm is the Ilfracombe Beer Festival.

Sunday 28th May 10am-7.30pm is the Clovelly Seaweed Festival.

Monday 29th May is The Harbour & Seafront Historic Walking Tours. Tours run at 10am, 2pm & 6pm (duration is 1 hour 30 minutes).

Monday 29th May 1pm-4.30pm is the Lee Spring Fair at Pixie Meadow, Lee.

Monday 29th May from 10.30am is the Pot a pea in a paper pot event at RHS Rosemoor, Torrington.

Thursday 1st June 7-7.30pm is a ghost tour of Ilfracombe harbour.

Thursday 1st June 10.15-11.45am is the English Civil War Historic Walking Tour at Torrington.

Thursday 1st June from 10.45 is the Seeded paper making workshop at RHS Rosemoor.

Saturday 3rd June 10am-12.30pm is Ilfracombe Farmers Market at The Lantern.

Saturday 3rd June 6-8pm is the Outdoor Theatre performance of Emma at Arlington Court, Barnstaple.

Ilfracombe itself is the traditional seaside town with charming character. Offering endless bucket and spade opportunities, lush sandy beaches, crabbing in the rockpools, Hockings icecream, fresh fish and chips, family and dog-friendly eateries, sea safari’s, aquarium, theatre, and the off-road Tarka Trail.

Enjoy a family escape this half-term from just £43pppn! Call us on 01271 862446 using offer code FBO to arrange your stay and book.