Indoor & Outdoor Opportunities

If the weather is iffy, there is nothing better to amuse the kids than an indoor heated pool. Byre Cottage, part of the North Hill Cottage Estate is a peaceful retreat deep in the North Devon countryside, which has a pool and a brand new games room. And – fingers crossed – if Easter is sunny this year, the surfing beaches of Croyde and Saunton, and the delights of Exmoor are just on the doorstep. 7 nights from April 22nd costs from £385 (sleeps 4) www.MyFavouriteHolidayCottages.co.uk

Family House Party in Instow

House not big enough for all the family at Easter? Redland Housein the pretty seaside town of Instow, will comfortably sleeps 22 in its 11 beautifully decorated bedrooms. With far reaching views over the Torridge estuary and out to the sea beyond, this Edwardian pile has been sympathetically renovated to create a stunning holiday home, successfully blending high quality contemporary styling with original features. Minutes from the beach, famous Tarka Trail and glorious coastal walks, nearby attractions include Tapely Park (recently featured in Channel 4's 'Country House Rescue' ) and RHS Rosemoor which is particularly attractive in the spring. Four nights from Friday April 22nd costs £2500. www.MyFavouriteHolidayCottages.co.uk