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You will find much to do in the local area, whatever the weather. There is something for everyone, including exploring beaches, walking the coastal path, biking the Tarka Trail and visiting local attractions. The Milky Way, Big Sheep, Exmoor Zoo, Watermouth Park, Ilfracombe Tunnels, Marwood Gardens, Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park are all within easy reach.There is much to see and do, including four wonderful golden sandy beaches, along with many coves and rock pooling beaches. It is a great place for walking, sand castle building, body boarding, kayaking, surfing, dune sledging, horse riding, biking and coasteering. Close by the Tarka trail offers a family friendly bike riding route, whilst for the more adventurous the North Devon mountain bike trail is only a few miles away.
Check out these places below or talk to us for some more ideas of what to do.
Woolacombe is a beautiful beach, 3 miles of golden sands which has been voted one of Britain’s best and popular with surfers and body boarders and renowned for it’s cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Lifeguards are present to ensure safe family swimming during the summer.
If you prefer more secluded spots, there are plenty of other beaches around Woolacombe to explore such as Combesgate and Barricane, tasting their famous Sri Lankan curries is a must!
The National Trust coastline has some breathtaking walks with stunning views. The South West Coastal Path from Mortehoe to Baggy Point and beyond. These walks suit all abilities, novice or keen ramblers.
Ilfracombe is a seaside resort on the North Devon coast, with a small harbour surrounded by cliffs. Don't miss Damien Hirst's world renowned sculpture of Verity in this seaside town full of Curious Coastal Charm and delicious local food.
You will find plenty to do in and around Ilfracombe with a terrific range of activities available to suit all tastes including walking, swimming, fishing, horse riding, cycling, surfing, clay pigeon shooting, sub-aqua diving, golf or simply exploring.
EXMOOR NATIONAL PARK
Exmoor is an amazing place, you can walk along the highest cliffs in England and soak in the stunning views, or relax and enjoy a cream tea by the side of a babbling brook. Family friendly footpaths and secret swimming holes, there is so much to find and do.
Exmoor is recognised as one of the best locations for walking in Europe and have road cycling good enough to host the Tour of Britain.
Explore the mysterious and very special woodlands, or the heather topped moorland with the Exmoor ponies, you may even catch a glimpse of wild red deer.