Every year our North Devon holiday cottages and apartments are filled with eager visitors looking to make the most of their time in the coastal locations they are staying in by giving surfing a go for the first time. And why not? After all, North Devon boasts some award-winning beaches and bathing waters that are there for your enjoyment.
We adore the fact that we have amazing local produce and food on our doorstep here in North Devon. The mackerel that is caught from the shores here is absolutely delicious, and we’re sure that you’d agree. You can fish for it yourself if you know what you’re doing, or alternatively, you can go to a local fishmonger and pick up some flavoursome mackerel – it’s as easy as that!
North Devon brings so much to the table for visitors and residents alike; in fact, many people turn their occasional visits into permanent ones when they realise everything that is on offer right on the doorstep when living in this spectacular part of the country!
North Devon has many delights to discover making it an ideal place for a holiday with your family. In addition to picturesque golden beaches, surfing hotspots, delicious food and dramatic coastal walks, there are several National Trust locations worth visiting when staying at our holiday cottages in North Devon. We have taken a look at the North Devon National Trust highlights:
Instagram is a great social media app, allowing you to follow your favourite celebs, share your own snaps and also fall in love with pictures of gorgeous locations. North Devon is one of those places, and there are a few fantastic Instagram accounts you should follow that will make you want to book up your 2018 holiday – or just move here altogether!
There is a range of spectacular cycle trails all across Devon that are suitable for all ages and abilities. Whether you have brought your bikes with you on holiday or hire bicycles out when you’re in North Devon, cycling is a lovely way to spend the day. There is nothing more rewarding than a day cycling through gorgeous countryside before rewarding yourself with a to relaxing glass of wine.
Away from big cities and urban landscapes, North Devon has some of the prettiest villages you can find in the South West. There are gorgeous little hamlets on the moors to friendly seaside communities which we highly recommend visiting when staying at our holiday cottages in Woolacombe. Read on to see which are our favourites.
Cocktail bars have become hugely popular within the last few years, and in any city, you will find several bars serving dozens of fabulous cocktails, so much so you could never try each one. But cocktail bars aren’t just for city life, as North Devon has a selection of great cocktail bars, perfect for an evening out when on your holiday.
Sunday lunch and roast dinners are a staple of Britain, and very important to get right. Wherever you are, such as cosy holiday cottages in North Devon, you want to have a fantastic roast on Sunday. If you are looking for a place to enjoy a roast when staying in North Devon, we have put together some of our favourite eateries offering up fantastic roasts to tuck into.
It may be cold outside, but the Devon countryside is beautiful to explore in the winter months. Just wrap up warm, take a Thermos of something hot to drink and head outdoors. North Devon, in particular, has a wonderfully diverse mix of coastal and country walks, with the South West Coast Path and Exmoor National Park on the doorstep of your holiday cottages in North Devon.