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Under 5 miles
Steeped in history, Tunnels Beaches makes a fascinating visit for all ages. Hand carved in the 1820's, the four tunnels provide a truly unique experience. Read extensive history information throughout the site – including hilarious guides to Victorian etiquette for boys, girls and for when boating with ladies!
Tunnels Beaches, Bath Place, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 8AN
|Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum National Trust property
Arlington Court is an unexpected jewel, a beautiful family estate. The intimate Regency house contains treasures for all tastes, from model ships to shells, all collected by the Chichesters.
Arlington, near Barnstaple, EX31 4LP
The aquarium provides a fascinating insight into the wonders of the aquatic world found locally around North Devon. The beautiful exhibits are carefully recreated natural habitats, providing home to over 75 species, some of which for many visitors, have never been seen before.
The Pier The Quay, Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ
|Baggy Point National Trust property
Crashing waves, dramatic cliffs and coastal farming in action. Baggy Point is the impressive headland at Croyde and one of the best surfing beaches in North Devon. With stunning coastal views, great walks along the South West Coast Path and opportunities to climb, surf and coasteer, it's a must-do destination for anyone visiting North Devon.
Baggy Point, Moor Lane, Croyde, EX33 1PA
|Croyde, Woolacombe and Mortehoe National Trust property
Stretching from the rocky headland of Baggy Point at Croyde to the rugged heights of the Tors of Ilfracombe, explore the best of North Devon’s beautiful beaches and coastline. Climb or coasteer on Baggy Points dramatic cliffs. Swim and surf in the shadow of dramatic hills at the popular three mile stretch of Woolacombe Beach.
Combe Heights, Woolacombe Rise, Woolacombe, EX34 7AS
01271 870 555
|Chapel Wood RSPB reserve
A Beautiful woodland with paths leading to a 13th century chapel ruins and an Iron Age hillfort.
|Little Comfort Farm Coarse Fishing Lake
Long established, well stocked 1 ½ acre coarse fishing lake in a quiet and beautiful North Devon location. Good numbers of Carp with a substantial number of doubles to 17lb Bream (to 3lb), Roach (to 2lb) & Rudd - all noted for their lovely condition. Ideal for a wide range of anglers from the experienced carp man to family groups & youngsters having their first lesson Fishing lake open from dawn til dusk, March until December. WC on site.
Braunton, North Devon EX33 2NJ
01271 812 414
|Cascades Fun Pool
Splashing fun in the pool! Keep the whole family occupied for hours in Cascades Tropical Adventure Pool. Shoot down the big blue slide and ride the current through the water rapids. You can relax with the knowledge that the pool is supervised by qualified lifeguards.
Cascades, Croyde Bay, North Devon, EX33 1NY
01271 890 681
Under 10 miles
|Watermouth Family Theme Park
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. There is a theme park including rides and play areas, and beautiful landscaped gardens.
Berrynarbor, Ilfracombe, North Devon EX34 9SL
|Wildlife and Dinosaur park
Over 28 acres of spectacular gardens within the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can experience at close hand many amazing animals, life sized dinosaurs and much more. A truly unique day out.
Combe Martin, North Devon, EX34 0NG
01271 882 486
|Broomhill Art Hotel, Sculpture Gardens and Art Gallery
Broomhill lies in one of the most glorious valleys in North Devon surrounded by hundreds of acres of woodland and bound by its own stream. The Broomhill Sculpture Park displays one of the largest permanent collections of contemporary art and sculpture in the South West. 300 sculptures by over 60 sculptors are sited in 10 acres of garden that present a wonderful balance between art and nature.
Muddiford, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4EX
01271 850 262
|Barnstaple Pannier Market
Enjoy the charm and friendly atmosphere of one of Britain's largest indoor markets. There's something for everyone. Largely unchanged in over 150 years, Barnstaple's historic Pannier Market has a wide range of stalls, with everything from fresh local produce, flowers and crafts, to prints and pictures, fashion and much more. Ideally located on the bustling High Street, the market is a must-see attraction for all visitors to the town.
Butchers Row, Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 1SY
Towering cliffs, coves and a wooded valley within Exmoor National Park The Heddon Valley set in the West Exmoor coast was the favourite landscape of the Romantic Poets. Follow the deep, lush wooded river valley down to the sea at Heddon's Mouth beach – a great walk for all of the family.
Or explore further east to Woody Bay, a quiet and wooded cove with spectacular views over the Bristol Channel.
Parracombe, Barnstaple, EX31 4PY