Holiday Devon Scenic, panoramic view at Bowden Farm - Holiday accommodation near Buckfastleigh in Devon.

Things To Do

Bowden Farm is ideally located to enjoy a range of different activities and attractions. You will be spoilt for choice if you wish to experience some of the fantastic opportunities in the area including walking, cycling, kayaking, horse-riding, climbing, letter-boxing, pony-trekking, swimming and fishing. There are also a number of lovely pubs and restaurants within close proximity.

The Clapper Bridge, Abbots Way

The Clapper Bridge (pictured above) lies on the very edge of the farm and forms part of the popular 'Abbots Way' walk, which historically joined Buckfast Abbey with Tavistock and Buckland Abbey. The local landscape also provided the backdrop for the Spielberg blockbuster 'War Horse'.

Within just 5 miles of Bowden Farm are the Butterfly Farm and Otter Sanctuary, Pennywell Farm, Buckfast Abbey, the River Dart Country Park and the South Devon Railway, formerly the Dart Valley Steam Railway.

If you wish to venture further, a vast selection of beautiful beaches lie along the South Devon coastline. Within 15-25 miles, you will also find:

Little more than a half-hour drive away is the Cathedral city of Exeter - a haven for any shopaholic - and the ancient maritime port of Plymouth, each host to cinemas, bowling, ice-skating and many other family days out. Slightly further afield, you'll find Diggerland (roughly 40 miles away) and the Eden Project (approximately 50 miles).

Sheep on Moorland


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Things to do and see in South Devon ~ Stay at Bowden Farm near Buckfastleigh