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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.
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
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.
Tarka Tennis Centre runs an extensive tennis programme for all ages & standards. Players from the ages of 3-90 years young can find tennis to suit them. Tarka runs Coaching Programmes to suit all standards. These run throughout the week.
Station Road, Woolacombe, North Devon, EX34 7HW, (7 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01271 872008, Email
If you're looking for that extra buzz then check out the Sports Complex at Golden Coast Holiday Village in Woolacombe. Test your nerve, strength and balance or just chill out with your friends and family at the Beach Club, bar and grill.
Adventure Trails are the quirky, fun & informative way to help you explore Devon! Solve a Murder Mystery; Follow a Treasure Hunt with our walking activity trails. Full of Fascinating Facts & Fun! Great Daycation for all the family!
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!
Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9EQ, (4 miles, 6kms), www.visitcombemartin.co.uk
Watermouth cove is a very secluded harbour creating an ecosystem for many rare marine species. Surrounded by rocks the bay is sheltered from wind and tidal forces. Many boats moor here for this reason.
Valley of the Rocks, Lynton, North Devon, EX35 6HS, (9 miles, 14kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
A classic easy walk along a relatively level section of high cliffs between Lynton and the spectacular Valley of Rocks.
Walk Route: Circular
Crock Point, Lee bay, Lynton, EX35 6B7, (8 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 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, North Devon, EX34 9DT, (4 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.
Woolacombe, North Devon, EX34 7EB, (8 miles, 13kms), Tel: 01271 870553, Email
Combesgate is a lovely secluded beach, located at the far right-end side of Woolacombe with some attractive rock pools ideal for children. Beware the beach is only accessible between low and mid-tide. Dog access restrictecd.
Lee Bay Coastal Heathlands, EX34 8LR, (6 miles, 10kms), Tel: 01392 360050, www.southwestcoastpath.com
This rewarding walk combines some of the best of the South West Coast Path in North Devon with woodland and windswept farmland surrounding ancient farms.
Walk Route: Circular
Combe Martin, North Devon, EX34 0DN, (0.1 miles, 0.1kms)
Access to Wild Pear Beach requires a testing walk of approximately 2kms with steep gradients. Mostly sand and shingle with rocks and caves at the foot of the cliffs.
The stepped beach and the rocks it possesses make Croyde one of the best surfing in Europe suitable only for experts. It is a world famous sandy beach, backed by sand dunes and situated in a small bay on the North Devon Coast.