Things to do at Roadford Lake Lodges

Open all year round Roadford Lake is the perfect place to watch the change of seasons, in a central location just off the A30, there are so many things to do and see across Devon and Cornwall. There’s a great range of water sports on your doorstep at the activity centre. Dartmoor National Park is just a 10-minute drive away, and arguably two of Cornwall’s best beaches, Widemouth Bay and Bude are only a touch over a 40-minute drive. The famous stannary town of Tavistock, with its independent shops and markets, is just a 25-minute drive away, with plenty of things to see and do between Roadford Lake and Tavistock. If you have children you are spoilt for choice. Trethorne Leisure Park is 12 minutes away, open all year round with lots of options if it’s raining. Visit our attractions page for a full list of things to do. If you are a golfer, there are tons of courses to challenge even the best. Fishermen have the lake only a walk through the trees with lots of options if you jump in the car.

The list of things to do at Roadford Lake Lodges is endless but we have separated them into handy pages for ease to explore the rolling hills, stunning coastline, and the food and drink that both Devon and Cornwall have to offer.

Plan your holiday at Roadford Lake Lodges

Seafood platter and wine by the beach

Eating and Drinking

There are so many places to eat around Roadford Lake Lodges, whether exploring or relaxing it’s important to experience, and treat yourself to, the wonderful local food and drink in this part of Devon. You are spoilt for choice with so many awesome places!

People on skywire at Hangloose, Eden Project


One of the reasons our lodges are so popular with couples and families alike is our central location to so many local attractions and family days out. Tucked away from the hustle and bustle of the outside world, yet in easy reach of a wide range of activities to suit every taste.

Polzeath Beach with surfers


Devon and Cornwall are famous for their wonderful coast and beaches; staying at our lodges puts you within a short drive of some of the best of them! Relaxing on the sand, enjoying a swim or a surf and exploring rock pools all make going to the beach a fantastic day out. 

Views across Dartmoor with blue sky

Walking and cycling

If you are looking for a walking holiday, there are an abundance of walks straight out of the door of our lodges around Roadford Lake, enjoy a brisk 30-minute walk to the stunning sundial in the early morning, revel in the birdsong and the solitude – good for the soul, then drop into the café for a reviving coffee a chilled cider or delicious icecream with views to die for!

Boys paddle boarding at Roadford Lake


There is so much choice and convenience for water sports enthusiasts staying at our lodges, from the lake-based sports on your doorstep to more adventurous river and sea trips in our local Devon and Cornwall area. So whether you are a novice or experienced, or a family just wanting a great fun day out, there is a water sports adventure here for you to enjoy.

Trout caught near Devon Lake Lodge


If you are staying at Heron, Hornbeam or Snowdrop Lodge and you are an angler, then you are central to very many fishing options, game or coarse, and even some action in the salt should you fancy a little trip to the beautiful Devon coast. So bring along your fishing and plan your fishing adventure from Roadford. 

Golf club and golf ball on the pin

Golfing holidays

Roadford Lake Lodges is the ideal place to stay if you are looking for a varied golfing holiday in Devon, or perhaps you have come on holiday and brought your sticks and fancy a game while you are here. You are simply spoiled for choice regarding playing golf in Devon and Cornwall. 

Bride and groom sitting on a sofa

Get married!

Are you looking for somewhere special to get married in Devon? The Roadford Lake café and venue is a unique choice for a wedding celebration with truly amazing views over Roadford Lake – 740 acres of unspoilt water, lots of outdoor space, and flexible catering options to suit everyone.

A lodge holiday at

Roadford Lake

Explore the trails and cycle routes around the 250 acres of Roadford Lake in the Wolf Valley, with breathtaking views across the trees and open fields surrounding our Devon lake lodge. The ideal retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.

Open all year

Prices from £767/week

for 6 guests - that's £127.83 per person for a week

Heron, Hornbeam and Snowdrop Lodges

Roadford Lake Lodges
PL16 0RL

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