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Browsing leisure activities within 10 miles of Smytham Manor Lodges
The Ultimate Adventure Centre offers the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities available throughout North Devon. The recently opened Ultimate Assault adds to the list of exhilarating experiences made possible.
Dragon Archery is the "must do" activity in Devon. An awarding winning, all weather archery adventure that has been voted the most loved attraction or day out. Suitable for ages 8+. Advanced Booking Required. The adventure begins!
Come and join us for the paintball session of your life!! Eight woodland playing areas Paintball Village games arena Paintball Temple games arena New semi-automatic 'inferno guns' Full face safety goggles
Royal North Devon at Westward Ho! can rightly claim to be the cradle of English Golf. Founded in 1864, it is the oldest golf course in the country and is regarded as the St Andrews of England.
Tarka Pottery is North Devon's most exciting and inspiring clay experience studio. Located in beautiful countryside with stunning views, you can paint or potter to your heart's content.
Enjoy the ultimate day out at Southdown Adventure. Experience the thrills of Quad Biking on our three fabulous tracks. Also zorbing, clay shooting, archery and air rifle shooting in the beautiful North Devon countryside.
Westward Ho!, Nr Bideford, North Devon, EX39 1HN, (9 miles, 14kms)
The beach is patrolled by lifeguards and is one of the safest in the area. It offers vast expanses of golden sands, which makes it ideal for fun family bathing.
Bideford Station, Railway Terrace, East-the-Water, North Devon, EX39 2BU, (7 miles, 11kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com/main/walks/index.cfm?fsa=dspWalkDetail&w_id=111
Passing through the largely unspoilt countryside as it was described by Henry Williamson in his classic novel ‘Tarka the Otter’ first published in 1927. This walk follows the Tarka Trail between Instow and Bideford.
Walk Route: Circular
Instow Beach is a long beach on an estuary very popular for fishing and sailing as well as other beach activities. It is a sandy beach, backed by low dunes, at the mouth of the rivers Taw and Torridge.
Anstey Way, Instow, North Devon, EX39 4HX, (9 miles, 14kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com/main/sections/index.cfm?fsa=dspSectionDetail&w_id=142
The easy walking along this section of the Coast Path allows for plenty of opportunity to enjoy the wide range of plants and birds inhabiting the grassland and dunes of the Taw/Torridge Estuary.
Appledore & Northam Burrows, EX39 1QS, (9 miles, 14kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
North of Bideford a peninsula of land juts out between the sea and the estuary of the River Torridge. Being something of a cul-de-sac, the area has a real character of its own.
Walk Route: Cirular - Moderate
Nr Clovelly, North Devon, EX35 7TY, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 01237 477676, Email
Bucks Mills is a pleasant, picturesque and quiet retreat, even at the busiest times of the year. The beach is situated in a rocky secluded cove at the bottom end of the ancient fishing village.
The Tarka Trail is a pedestrian and cycle way that runs in a 180 mile figure-of-eight through landscapes little changed from those described by Henry Williamson in his classic 1927 novel Tarka the Otter.
Cycle Route: The Tarka Trail
Westward Ho!, North Devon, EX39 1LQ, (9 miles, 14kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
The path starts at the car park at the western end of Westward Ho!, and heads westwards along an old railway line.
Walk Route: Coastal Walk - Easy
Bucks Mills, North Devon, EX39 5DY, (9 miles, 15kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
Step back in time at Bucks Mills and take in the rich history of trade and settlement along this stunning coastal stretch, which includes National Trust land.
Walk Route: Circular - Moderate