Things to do nearby

NameLocationSeasonDescriptionRough distanceAll weather?
Putsborough beachPutsboroughall yearOur end of Woolacombe beach, with rock pools and beach hut café< 01 miles
Woolacombe BeachWoolacombeall yearWide sandy beach, 3 miles long and backed by sand dunes.< 01 miles
South West Coast PathPickwellall yearCoastal footpath, a few hundred yards from your door< 01 miles
Baggy PointPutsboroughall yearNational Trust headland with fabulous views of Woolacombe beach and out to sea towards Lundy< 01 miles
Surf SchoolWoolacombeEaster – Octsurfing, coasterring, paddleboardng< 02 miles
Tarka TrailBraunton to Ilfracombe and across Devonall year180 mile traffic free trail for cycling/walking inspired by Henry Williamson’s ‘Tarka the Otter’.< 05 miles
Braunton BurrowsBrauntonall yearLargest sand dune system in UK, UNESCO Biosphere< 05 miles
Tunnels BeachesBath Place, IlfracombeEaster – OctHand carved tunnels leading to shelterd beach and victorian bathing pool< 05 miles
Croyde BeachCroydeall yearFamous surfing beach< 05 miles
Saunton BeachSauntonall yearMiles of golden sand next to Braunton Burrows< 05 miles
Lundy IslandDue west of PickwellMar – OctMS Oldenberg cruises to Lundy, nature, birds, lighthouse, castle, pirate haunts< 05 miles
Wildlife CruisesThe Pier, IlfracombeEaster – OctSelection of coastal cruises to find seals, coves and nesting birds< 05 miles
Waterside Bike HireChivenor, Brauntonall yearCycle hire next to Tarka Trail.
Chivenor, Braunton,
< 05 miles
North Devon FestivalVarious locationsJuneTheatre, art and music festival< 05 milesYes
Saunton Golf ClubSauntonall yearChampionship golf club with backdrop of Braunton Burrows< 05 miles
Keypitts Off Road AdventuresOxenpark Lane, Ilfracombeall yearHorse riding and quad biking centre< 05 miles
Mullacott Riding CentreA361, Ilfracombeall yearHorse riding< 05 miles
Woolacombe Riding StablesStation Rd, Woolacombeall yearHorse riding for ages 4 and over< 05 miles
Chambercombe ManorChambercombe, IlfracombeEaster – Oct14th Century ‘haunted’ manor house & tea garden< 05 milesYes
Mortehoe Heritage CentreMortehoe, WoolacombeEaster – OctMaritime history, children’s puzzles, tractor rides in July and August< 05 milesYes
Ilfracombe AquariumThe Pier, Ilfracombeall year (exc Christmas)Underwater creatures from river to sea< 05 milesYes
Hele Corn Mill & Tea RoomsHele Bay, IlfracombeEaster – OctRestored watermill with guided tours and cream teas.< 05 milesYes
Paint a PotExeter Rd, BrauntonCeramic studio< 05 milesYes
Morte PointMortehoe, Woolacombeall yearNational Trust Headland with rocky sea sprayed paths< 05 miles
Broomhill Sculpture GardensMuddiford, BarnstapleAll yearHillside gardens with large collection of contemporary sculpture; café/restaurant< 10 miles
Marwood Hill GardensMarwood, BarnstapleMar – OctGardens, greenhouses and lakes< 10 milesYes
Barnstaple RollerdromePottington, Barnstapleall year (weekends only in winter)Indoor roller skating rink< 10 milesYes
Barnstaple Pannier MarketHigh St, Barnstapleall year, Tues-Satcrafts, collectables, antiques, general produce< 10 milesYes
Barnstaple CinemaBoutport St, Barnstapleall yearCinema< 10 milesYes
Braunton MuseumCaen St, BrauntonWhitsun-OctoberSmall museum of local history< 10 milesYes
Museum of British SurfingCaen St, BrauntonCheck websiteMuseum of surfing history< 10 milesYes
Ilfracombe MuseumRunnymede Gardens, IlfracombeApril – OctDetailed natural history collection, plus displays on home life, Ilfracombe and lundy island< 10 milesYes
Museum of BarnstapleThe Square, Barnstapleall year (exc Christmas)History of North Devon, hands on activities, quiz, exhibitions< 10 milesYes
Watermouth CastleA399, IlfracombeApril – OctFamily theme park in castle and grounds< 10 miles
FunderzoneEastern Avenue, Barnstapleall yearIndoor adventure playground for under 12’s< 10 milesYes
Wildlife and Dinosaur ParkA39, Combe MartinMar – OctAnimatronic dinosaurs, wildlife park, train ride< 10 miles
Arlington CourtArlingtonall year – grounds; Mar-Oct – houseNational Trust house, carriage collection , ‘batcam’ and gardens< 20 milesYes
Skern LodgeBidefordall yearKayaking, surfing, climbing etc< 20 miles
Rock and Rapid AdventuresSouth Moltonall yearClimbing wall< 20 milesYes
Cobbaton Combat CollectionCobbaton, BarnstapleApril – Oct, 7 days in July & AugCollection of military vehicles and wartime paraphenalia< 20 milesYes
Clay pigeon shootingIlfracombecheck websiteClay pigeon shooting< 5 miles
Lynton & Barnstaple RailwayA39, ParracombeAll yearNarrow guage railway with steam and diesel hauled trains< 20 miles
InstowInstowall yearSandy beach, boats, ferry to Appledore in season, on Tarka Trail< 20 miles
Exmoor ZooBratton Fleming, Barnstapleall yearZoo (children under 3 free)< 20 miles
Exmoor SafariExford, Exmoor2.5 hour tour of Exmoor by landrover< 30 miles
North Devon Maritime MuseumOdun Rd, AppledoreEaster – Oct (pm)Exhibitions on shipbuilding, sailmaking, navigation, WWII landings trials, fishing, wrecks< 30 milesYes
Cliff RailwayLyntonFeb – NovVictorian water powered lift between Lynton and Lymouth< 30 milesYes
Milky WayA39, Clovellyall year (weekends only in winter)Adventure park with indoor and outdoor activities< 30 milesYes
The Big SheepA39, Bidefordall year (weekends only in winter)Family theme park with indoor and outdoor attractions< 30 milesYes
ClovellyClovellyall yearCobbled fishing village with preserved cottages, harbour and visitor centre< 30 miles
Lynton & LynmouthLyntonall yearFishing harbour, riverside walks through gorges, cliff railway< 30 miles
RHS Garden RosemoorTorringtonAll yearRose, cottage, fruit and stream gardens, arboretums and woodland.< 30 miles
Hartland PeninsularHartlandall yearMoorland, woodland, coastal waterfalls, bays< 40 miles