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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Abbotsham, Near Bideford, North Devon, EX39 5AP
The Big Sheep - an all weather attraction featuring sheep racing, indoor playzone, outdoor lazer games and the Big Sheep Brewery.
Clovelly, North Devon, EX39 5TA
Discover for yourself why people come from all around the world to marvel at this timeless, historic fishing village in North Devon.
Appledore, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 1NG
Offering a large selection of land and water-based adventurous activities for all ages and abilities. Skern Lodge has been operating for over 30 years.
PO Box 575, Silverton, Devon, EX5 4WT
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 Elms, 12 cott road, Lostwithiel, Cornwall, PL22 0ET
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.
Hacche Mill, South Molton, North Devon, EX36 3NA
We are a small company based in the Southwest on the edges of Exmoor. We don’t just work in the outdoors we also play in the outdoors and we have passion for what we do.
Golf Links Road, Westward Ho!, Bideford, EX39 1HD
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.
Southdown Woods, Yarnscombe, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 3LZ
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
Hartland, North Devon, EX39 6EA
Plantwalk offers individual guided flower walks in the North Devon Area of Outstanding Beauty (AONB), in particular in Hartland.
Saunton Sands Beach Shop, Saunton, Braunton, North Devon, EX33 1LG
Dog friendly year round and perfect for families and watersports enthusiasts. Saunton Sands is one of the biggest gems in the North Devon crown.
Cookworthy Forest Centre, Beaworthy, North Devon, EX21 5UX
Enclosed by the upland expanses of Bodmin, Exmoor and Dartmoor, and to the north by the wild North Devon coast, Ruby Country is very much "undiscovered Devon".
West Somerset Community College, Bircham Road, Minehead, Somerset, TA24 6AY
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.
Wistlandpound, Kentisbury, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4SJ
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!
Lower Dean Farm, Dean, Trentishoe, Parracombe, EX31 4PJ
Riding holidays and superb hacking across Exmoor, with breathtaking moorland and coastal view, on quality well schooled horses and ponies.
9 The Quay, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9EQ
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!
The Boat House, Woolacombe Beach, Woolacombe, North Devon, EX34 7BA
Situated RIGHT on Woolacombe's award winning blue flag beach. Surf hire and surf tuition at beginner, intermediate & advanced levels.
Bath Place, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 8AN
This award-winning beach established in 1823 and was a popuular Victorian tourist destination. Steeped in history, Tunnels Beaches makes a fascinating visit for all ages...
Abbotsham Road, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 5AP
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.
Brandis Corner, Holsworthy, North Devon, EX22 7YQ
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!
Keypitts, Oxen Park Lane, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9RW
Over 180 acre all-terrain quad bike, horse riding. Beautiful scenic routes around private grounds. Sale of electric quad bikes
Southdown, Yarnscombe, North Devon, EX31 3LZ
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.
Croyde Burrows Beach Car Park, Moor Lane, Croyde Bay, Devon, EX33 1NZ
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
21 Broad Close, North Molton, South Molton, North Devon, EX36 3JD
Visitors of all ages are offered the opportunity to experience at first hand the thrill of falconry in North Devon.
Tarka Trail, North Devon, EX39 4BB
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