Facilities and Local Area
Furzebray lakes are set on the outskirts of South Molton a historic market town nestled in the rolling hills of North Devon, and is known as the gateway to Exmoor National Park.
North Devon hosts a large amount of quality attractions for people staying here to visit. From Furzebray lakes you have easy access to Exmoor and the simply stunning sandy beaches of Saunton, Croyde, Woolacombe, and Westward Ho!
The steep dramatic coastline of North Devon is home to many picturesque villages and towns including Porlock, Lynton and Lynmouth with there connecting cliff railway, the unique Clovelly village, Ilfracombe with its fishing harbour, and Watermouth and its castle to name but a few. There is also a host of National Trust properties and gardens to visit along with the beautiful gardens at RHS Rosemoor and Marwood Hill. The largest town in the area is Barnstaple which offers a theatre, cinema, clubs, shops and some excellent restaurants such as 62 The Bank, Giovanni's (Italian), The Mogal (Indian) Fat Belly Freds (Fish Restauant) are just a few of the many restaurants in this historic market town. Other restaurants that are local to Furzebray Lakes include the award winning Michelin star Masons Arms at Knowstone, taste of the west award winning Grove Inn at Kingsnympton, Stumbles Restaurant and The Old Coaching Inn which are both in South Molton a 10 minute walk from Furzebray lakes along with many takeaways and coffee shops.
For the children and Family days out there are many great attractions in Devon including, The Big Sheep, The Milky Way, Quince Honey Farm, Exmoor Zoo, Creely Adventure Park, Paignton zoo, and the Sea Life Centre in Torquay are just a few of them.