Local Amenities

Bradworthy, 2 miles from Brexworthy Farm, has a large village square, a pub, church, Post Office, general stores, butchers, tea rooms and doctors. For a larger supermarket, Bude has a large Morrisons and petrol station.


There are stunning beaches within easy distance of Brexworthy Farm, many of them owned by the National Trust.

The main centre for the area is Bude. The town has excellent facilities with an large selection of shops, a supermarket, and recreational activities, including a modern indoor heated swimming pool. A few minutes walk from the town centre you'll find the dramatic scenery of the South West Coastal Path and a sandy beach with some of the best surfing to be found in the UK. Check out the Bude webcams!

Watersports & fishing

Brexworthy Farm overlooks Tamar Lakes which excellent facilities for the hire of sailing dinghies, canoes, surf-skiing, rowing boats, rowing skiffs and windsurfers. In addition you can purchase daily permits for coarse fishing, which include carp, bream, tench, rudd, roach and eels. There are “round the lake walks” which link in with many other local footpaths, a bird hide at the bird sanctuary, and several picnic areas. For more information visit the South West Lake Trust website

Many of the beaches in the area offer excellent surfing. For more information visit the Wanna Surf website for North Devon & North Cornwall.

Clay pigeon shooting
Game shooting can be arranged to suit your specific requirements, from rough shooting to full driven days. For more information visit www.tamarshootingground.co.uk


Heather-covered moorland and deep wooded gorges, beautiful lake-like reservoirs and tumbling rocky rivers, thriving market towns and villages, patchwork farmland and craggy granite tors all can be found within Dartmoor National Park. The park covers an area of 368 square miles - the largest, and wildest, area of open country in southern England. For more information visit the Dartmoor National Park website 

Stunning landscapes, wilderness and tranquillity, rare in southern England, and a warm rural welcome await you on Exmoor. For more information visit the Exmoor National Park website

There are some stunning walks along both the North Cornwall and North Devon coastlines. For more information go visit the Visit North Cornwall and North Devon websites

Places to visit

Eden Project
More than 1,000,000 plants representing 5,000 species from many of the climatic zones of the world. Many of these can grow in the mild conditions of Cornwall, others need greenhouses and that is where Eden's two gigantic Biomes come in.

Lost Gardens of Heligan
The gardens at Heligan were lost for years after the people who had made the gardens great, departed for the Great War. After years of neglect the glorious gardens have been bought back to life.

A picturesque historic fishing village in North Devon, visit the donkeys and historic buildings up and down the steep cobbled streets.

Dartington Crystal
Dartington Crystal is one of the West Country's leading tourist attractions with possibly the largest glass shop in the UK. Free parking & shopping, together with our visitor centre, factory tour & cafe.

RHS Garden Rosemoor
65 acres of enchanting garden and woodland open all year for a relaxing and inspiring day out. Plant Centre & Shop, Restaurant and Tea room. Free parking.

Lanhydrock House
Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate.

Lundy Island
Magnificent late Victorian country house with extensive servants' quarters, gardens and wooded estate.