Places to visit in North Devon

North Devon is the ideal location for a holiday or a weekend break. If you are looking for places to visit in North Devon there is a wealth of beautiful beaches, breath taking scenery and a long list of activities making North Devon the perfect holiday choice.

For the adventure seeker, surfing, kiting, cycling, coasteering and rock climbing are all available locally. If you enjoy walking, there are public paths and bridleways all around Georgeham and Croyde, ideal for dog walking. For the more adventurous there is the North Devon Coastal path that follows the Jurassic coasts giving breathtaking views of the sea. A 30 minute drive gets you to Exmoor National Park which offers an abundance of walks and traditional inns to stop for refreshments. If you just want to take in the sites, you could visit Illfracombe harbour, Clovelly or Lynton.

If you enjoy shopping you could visit Barnstaple or Bideford. If you have children, there are lots of theme parks including the Big Sheep and Wildlife and Dinosaur park. If you enjoy eating out there are plenty of characterful restaurants and pubs serving local foods and ales.

North Devon offers some of the best beaches in the UK. Woolacome, Putsborough, Croyde and Saunton all boast award winning, clean beaches with facilities, cafes and parking. North Devon is famous for surfing with beginners and long boarders preferring Saunton and short board surfers enjoying the excitement of Croyde.

If you are looking for places to visit in North Devon, then you could try one of the following websites:

Visit North Devon

North Devon Journal attractions

The Tarka Trail

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