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  • Acrylics
  • Diarmid Doody
  • Oil painting
  • Saunton Beach
Special Interest - Art appreciation
Art Appreciation

Painting in North Devon QQQQ

North Devon, UK

Painting in North Devon

North Devon, UK

2 passengers
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Release your inner artist...

On this special interest holiday, you are invited to release your inner artist and immerse yourself in the world of painting. Accompanied by expert artist and naturalist Dee Doody, you will be introduced to fast-drying acrylics, oil painting and if there is time, watercolour and pen and ink. Where better to lose yourself in the creative process than North Devon, staying for four nights at Saunton Sands Hotel (4Q).


Dinner plate11 meals: 4 breakfasts, 3 lunches and 4 dinners

PersonLocal expert guide


  • Cancellation rights
  • Expert host talks
  • Hosted welcome drinks reception
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Hotel porterage


Saunton Sands Hotel, Saunton Rd, Braunton EX33 1LQ


Stay in the 4-star Saunton Sands Hotel, a glamorous art deco hotel set on the headland overlooking glorious Saunton Sands and the mesmeric waves of the Atlantic Ocean. The hotel is the flagship property of family-owned Brend Hotels.


Saga guests’ rooms are inland facing. Guests also have full use of the leisure facilities and free parking.

Upgrade to a room with sea views, subject to availability.

Tea coffee making facilities

Food and Drink

Your stay at Saunton Sands Hotel is on a half-board basis. Dining at the hotel is always considered an occasion to be relished, as you will discover every day! The Dining Room, which has two AA rosettes, offers a classic British menu prepared from the finest local produce by renowned head chef Mathias Oberg, formerly of the Michelin-starred restaurant, The Shade.

Dress smartly for fine dining at The Dining Room. Other restaurants include The Terrace Lounge, Saunton Al Fresco Terrace and the Beachside Grill, which is open in the spring and summer months on the beach.

Other Hotel Information

Facilities include indoor and outdoor pools, and a new state-of-the-art  spa ‘Source Spa and Wellness’, providing daily fitness classes, treatments and pampering (extra charge), tennis courts and a surf school (extra charge)

View of Saunton Sands from the hotel
The hotel's swimming pool
The spacious accommodation of Saunton Sands Hotel


Please bring with you:

  • A set of acrylic paints (small set is fine)
  • A set of oil paints (small set is fine)
  • An overall, a painting smock or some old clothes
  • Your own brushes if you prefer, otherwise brushes will be supplied

Painting in North Devon

North Devon, UK

2 passengers
Painting in North Devon QQQQ

North Devon, UK