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 great days out in North Devon guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained or a relaxing trip to a historic house, there’s plenty of North Devon attractions 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. Enjoy a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous of bygone days in one of North Devon's historic houses and gardens. Plus there’s a fascinating range of heritage attractions to visit, including funicular railways, castles and medieval bridges.
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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.
Unit 4 Barnstaple Trade Centre, Whiddon Valley, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8RY, Tel: 01271 328328, Email
North Devon's largest indoor playcentre, Open every day of the year for parties, playtime, fun and food.
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!
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.
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!
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
WS Adventures is based right on the edge of the stunning Exmoor National Park. Through our dedicated team of highly qualified professional instructors we run a range of activities for all ages and abilities.
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!
Pusehill, Westward Ho!, North Devon, EX39 5AH, Tel: 07712 467002, Email
Large family friendly pub in beautiful setting near Westward Ho! Great Garden, good home cooked pub grub including The Big Pig Burger! Real ale, beer, cider, wine and soft drinks. Walkers and Dogs welcome. Wheelchair and buggy friendly.
Station Road, Woolacombe, North Devon, EX34 7HW, 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.
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.