Things to do in North Devon & Exmoor
You can’t move in North Devon without finding something fun, cultural or adventurous to do! Whether you’re looking for fun days out in North Devon guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained or a relaxing trip to a historic house, there’s plenty of attractions in North Devon to choose from. For top Devon family attractions you can take your pick from a choice of theme parks with exhilarating rides and slides designed to thrill, or get up close and personal with the cutest animals at one of our fun packed farm attractions. North Devon boasts an enviable choice of more exotic wildlife attractions too, from a zoo and an aquarium to a Dinosaur Park. For eating out in North Devon we have everything from family friendly Devon pubs to award winning fine dining.
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Dining at the Red Lion offers you a wonderful choice of fresh, locally caught seafood - you may even see it being landed just outside - estate game in season and as much local produce as possible.
Your biggest all weather, family day out in North Devon. From rollercoasters and indoor adventure play to great live shows, there's so much to do plus ALL the rides are included in the entrance fee! Your adventure awaits...are you ready?
Ossaborough Lane, Woolacombe, North Devon, EX34 7HJ, Tel: 01271 870237, Email
A family run, 17th century, Devonshire inn serving home cooked, traditional dishes and local ales in a relaxed atmosphere. Live music and entertainment in the summer. Children’s menu and an adventure playground.
One of the West Country's premier Family Tourist Attractions where you can enjoy, a Victorian Castle full of eclectic treasures, nostalgic displays and curios, a theme park including rides and play areas, and beautiful landscaped gardens.
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.
From the simple pleasure of a relaxing hour in the waiter served coffee lounge, enjoying delicious patisseries or afternoon tea, to the more formal atmosphere of our restaurant, you'll love eating in style at the Royal & Fortescue Hotel.
35 Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1RX, Tel: 01271 321274, www.giovannisdevon.co.uk
Since opening in March 1999, Giovanni’s Restaurant has developed a loyal following both in and around the local area. There is a buzzing atmosphere generated by staff and customers alike, and you are always greeted with welcoming smiles.
Océane’s is an independent wine bar and restaurant nestling in the town centre's pleasant restaurant quarter near to the Square, the Cinema and the High Street, and offering something a little more unique in Barnstaple.
One of the few walking companies actually based in the area we operate in, we are staffed by walkers who know and love these trails, know what to see and what to avoid when walking along the South West Coast Path.
Braunton Museum has lots of interest for all ages, with displays based around Braunton’s agricultural, maritime and social history. With documents and photographs of the history of Braunton and the surrounding area.
Boutport Street, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 1HG, Tel: 01271 342289, Email, www.brend-hotels.co.uk/theroyalfortescue/dining/62thebank
62 The Bank is Barnstaple's Cafe, Bar & Bistro. To book your table or wish to find out more, call The Bank Manager now on 01271 324446 or just pop in.
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.
Since 2003 the Grove has been working in partnership with local farmers and producers to bring a real taste of Devon to their guests. The hard work of those farmers and producers is evident in the quality food they produce at the Grove