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Browsing leisure activities within 10 miles of Mellstock House
Learn to surf with UK's premier surf schools at Croyde and Saunton. British Surfing Assn. Level 4 Centre. Surfing GB 'Centre of Excellence.' Established in 1996. Open every day from Mid March to end October. Courses from £28 per person
Waves, in Woolacombe, is a 'paint it yourself' ceramic studio and cafe with a wide selection of pottery to decorate. It's easy for anyone from young children to grown-ups to create their own masterpiece.
Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the UK. Frequent sights of seals, porpoises and dolphins. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England!
Unit 4 Barnstaple Trade Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8RY, (9 miles, 15kms), Tel: 01271 328328, Email
North Devon's largest indoor playcentre, Open every day of the year for parties, playtime, fun and food.
Calvert Trust Exmoor delivers exciting, challenging and enjoyable outdoor activity adventures to all ages and abilities. Come and visit us for 3, 4 or 7 nights or just come for the day and discover it's what you can do that counts!
Treasure Trails are the quirky, fun & informative way to help you explore some of Devon’s hidden treats! Solve a Murder Mystery; Follow a Treasure Hunt; Carry out a Spy Mission! Fun Daycation for all the family!
The long sweeping sands of Putsborough are renowned for their cleanliness and beauty. It is very popular with families as it offers vast golden sands as well as plenty of rock pools to explore, ideal for children.
Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
Moderate to difficult circular walk. While not especially long, the walk does include a couple of short sharp climbs so should not be approached too lightly. 5 miles (7kms)
Walk Route: Circular - Moderate/Difficult
Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9DT, (3 miles, 6kms)
This ancient cove was a popular bay for smugglers. High sided cliffs drop down to a small rocky bay with shingle and sand. This bay is sheltered and peaceful.
Picturesque harbour set in an area known as 'The little Switzerland of England'. Lynmouth opens to a pebbled beach with abrupt scenery. Surrounded by beautiful National Park this beach is frequented more often by walkers than sun bathers.
Combe Martin is a superb family beach, a favourite of many locals, understandably as it is located within the Heritage Coast and in an area of outstanding Natural Beauty. It boasts some of the finest scenery.
Woolacombe, Nr Braunton, North Devon, EX34 7DL, (8 miles, 12kms)
Woolacombe Beach is one of the finest beaches in the West Country with numerous awards. It's a big favourite for families and surfers, attracting thousands of people each summer.
Saunton, Braunton, North Devon, EX33 1LQ, (10 miles, 16kms), www.sauntonbeach.info/
Saunton Sands is a three mile long expanse of sandy beach popular with surfers and ideal for families.
Crock Point, Lee bay, Lynton, EX35 6B7, (9 miles, 14kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
A short walk around Crock Point, with views across the tiny cove below to Duty Point Tower, above Lee Abbey, returning through peaceful woodland past gently flowing streams with splashing waterfalls.
The Quay, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9EQ, (3 miles, 5kms), Tel: 01271 863969, www.ilfracombepilotgigclub.org/
Gig racing is open to teams of Under-14's, Under-16's, Ladies 'A' and 'B' crews, Mens 'A' and 'B' crews as well as mixed and veteran participants