4 Gold Star Bed Breakfast 2017North Devon Awards Winner, Best Bed & BreakfastWest Down Guest House, Umberleigh, North DevonNorth Devon Awards Winner, Super ServiceDinner Award 2017

** Special Offers & Late Availability **

Why not treat yourself to one of these late availability and exciting special offers?
Spring in Glorious North Devon is a wonderful experience, hedgerows and woods abound with primroses, daffodils and wild garlic. Valleys become shrouded in early morning mist while the rugged coastline can be menacing one day and then glassy calm the next. Relax and unwind after a day's exploration with a well-earned award winning evening meal and explore our colouful gardens and grounds.

** Summer Special Offer **
One week Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Special rate based on two people sharing - £343 per person
Available from 1st April to 31st October 2017

** Autumn / Winter Short Break **
Four Night Dinner, Bed and Breakfast
Special rate based on two people sharing - £185 per person
Available from 1st. November 2017 to 31st March  2018


** Forthcoming Local Events **

RHS Garden Rosemoor - Courses and Workshops
Various dates throughout 2017
RHS have introduced an exciting range of courses for 2017 covering exciting topics such as horticulture, garden craft, creative and photgraphy. Enjoy learnig new skills over a weekend or longer and return to West Down for a well earned award wining meal and relaxing evening. The link above will take you to the 2017 brochure where we are sure you will find a course to match your needs and capture your interest.

Beekeeping Experience Day
Various dates through 2017
Join us this season to take part in our first ever Beekeeping Experience Days.With six dates to choose from throughout spring and summer, the one day course aimed at people aged 16 and over, provides the perfect opportunity for any budding beekeepers out there to get an introduction into the craft. It also promises to be a stimulating day out for those who would simply love the chance to spend a day in the stunning North Devon countryside.

Clovelly Maritime Festival
16 July
Do come along and enjoy this fun-packed day out in support of the North Devon Hospice.
There will be seafood kitchens and a range of food and art & craft stalls on the quay with lively music, street entertainment, crafty creations, sea storytelling, puppet shows and family activities. Free entry for under 16s if they come dressed as a pirate, mermaid, salty sea dog or fish wife.  Under 7s have free entry anyway, but we would love it if they come dressed up too.

Lynmouth Raft Race
22 July
Lynmouth Raft Race is a great fun day out for all the family, as both spectators and competitors get involved in this riotous event. Before taking to the water, the rafts form a procession where spectators can view their creativity and engineering skills close up. Then flour bombs and buckets of water are thrown as competitors in varying designs of rafts – some built for speed and some for fancy dress – take to the seas and race to the buoy and back. Capsizing is not uncommon and some rafts do not make it at all. However, a fantastic atmosphere, lots of laughter and a good time are guaranteed.

North Devon Show 2017
2 August
North Devon’s premier agricultural spectacle will be held on Wednesday 2nd August 2017 in Umberleigh, a few miles from West Down Guest House. This annual event is a celebration of North Devon’s agricultural roots. A host of livestock classes occupy the arenas throughout the day with alpacas, cattle, goats, horses, sheep, show jumping and open dog show. Attractions, displays, demonstrations and trade stands for all.

Clovelly Lobster and Crab Feast
9 August
Clovelly celebrates its famous lobsters and crabs sustainably caught by its fishermen with a great day out for all the family. Choose from a variety of crab and lobster dishes cooked on the quay or book a table at the Red Lion Harbour Restaurant and dine on delicious lobster and seafood platters. There'll be live folk music, chef cookery demonstrations, a prize draw for a magnum of champagne, local food and craft stalls, including plenty of freshly cooked lobsters and crabs, and beer tasting.

Lorna Doone Countryside
A recent BBC Country File programme described all about Exmoor and it's connection with Lorna Doone. Why not come and join us and visit Exmoor and the Doone Countryside immortalised in Richard Blackmore’s novel A Romance of Exmoor?

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