Escape to a stylish Regency hotel by the river

Welcome to Bideford’s finest hotel. Standing proudly by Bideford Bridge, and with glorious views over the River Torridge, this unique luxury hotel has a history dating back to the golden age of the 17th century when Bideford was the busiest port in North Devon. Today this hotel oozes charm and character whilst offering you fabulous comfort and exceptional cuisine.

The perfect location to some North Devon's best sights and activities

The Royal Hotel is in the perfect location for a some of North Devon's best sights and activities.

We are literally on the Tarka Trail making us the perfect location for walkers and cyclists or take a short walk over the bridge into Bideford to catch the MS Oldenburg to explore the National Trust's unspoilt Lundy Island. 

The Tarka Trail

The Tarka Trail

The famous Tarka Trail cycle path runs right by the Royal Hotel. This is a fabulous way to experience the gorgeous North Devon countryside.

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Lundy Island

Lundy Island

In a place of wide spaces and big skies, without roads, cars or pollution, simply walking is a profound pleasure. Lundy has a milder climate than the mainland, with more sunshine and less rain. Book a day trip on the MS Oldenburg to Lundy from Bideford quay.

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Clovelly

Clovelly

World famous for its cobbled, traffic-free street, donkeys, sledges and historic harbour. The stunning views, peaceful tranquility and cobbled, traffic-free, high street of this fishing village, built into a cleft in a 400' high cliff, tumbles its way down past whitewashed cottages festooned with flowers to the tiny working port.

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