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Indoor Pool at Barnstaple Hotel

Dive into our Sister Hotel'sFacilities 

Experience relaxation and wellness during your stay at The Royal Hotel with complimentary access to the luxurious leisure facilities at our sister hotel, The Barnstaple Hotel, conveniently located just a 20-minute drive from our hotel. 

These facilities include a fully equipped gym, a heated indoor swimming pool, and a seasonal outdoor heated swimming pool. Additionally, you'll have access to changing rooms complete with monsoon showers and separate his and hers saunas for ultimate relaxation. 

To access these amenities, simply speak to our friendly reception team, who will be delighted to provide you with a slip for each day of use, ensuring that your stay at The Royal Hotel is nothing short of extraordinary.


Make the most of your visit

Outdoor Pool at The Barnstaple Hotel

Outdoor Swimming Pool

The outdoor swimming pool is heated to a constant 31 degrees Celsius, so it is always delightful, even on cooler days. Surrounded by sun loungers, and adjoining manicured lawns, the outdoor pool area is perfect for sunbathing in summer. Please Note: the outdoor pool is seasonal and weather-dependent.

Indoor Pool at Barnstaple Hotel

Indoor Swimming Pool

The heated indoor swimming pool is surrounded by comfortable sun loungers where you can relax in style. It's open every day so you can enjoy a refreshing dip whenever suits you.

Gym at The Barnstaple Hotel


The hi-tech air-conditioned Gym features over 50 pieces of equipment - including treadmills, exercise bikes, rowing machines and cross trainers as well as fitness balls, static weight machines and free weights. (18+).


His & Her Saunas

Discover a spot to unwind, and embrace the dry heat from our His and Her saunas as your body settles into a sensation of relaxation. The saunas are located within the changing room facilities. 

Changing rooms at The Barnstaple Hotel

Changing Facilities

The changing rooms offer modern styling with heated seats, adjustable mirrors, hairdryers, monsoon showers and a sauna. 

Food at The Aqua Bar at The Barnstaple Hotel

The Aqua Bar

The stylish poolside aqua bar serves meals during selected hours with healthy snacks and drinks all day. Should you fancy something a little more filling, you can order from the Heanton Bar menu to enjoy on the poolside tables. 


If you have any questions or would like to contact the Barnstaple Leisure Club, please call them on 01271 341602 or email

Address: The Barnstaple Hotel, Braunton Road, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1LE

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