The Best Fish & Chips in North Devon

There is nothing as good as sitting on the beach, listening to the waves as you eat one of Britain’s best-loved dishes. Tucking into crispy battered cod and golden chips soaked in vinegar is synonymous with British summers, and there are lots of great places near our holiday cottages in Woolacombe that serve up delicious fish and chips. Take a look below to find which ones are our favourites:

fish and chips

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Boat Trips on the North Devon Coast

Sunning on the beach is a great way to spend your holiday in North Devon, but if you want to see more of the stunning coastline near Woolacombe, a boat trip along the coast is a great place to start. You can take trips from Ilfracombe to see the variety of wildlife found in North Devon waters, see the cliffs from a different angle, or take a boat trip over to Lundy Island.

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Why You Should Make Devon Your Summer Staycation Destination

Though the kids have just gone back to school after May half term and it is a few weeks until the summer holidays begin, no doubt you are thinking of holiday plans that the whole family will enjoy doing. We have the perfect solution: a staycation at one of our holiday cottages in North Devon, as there is no better place to visit in England than Devon!

View from Croyde beach

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Why Visit North Devon in Spring

Colourful flowers, green landscapes and the newborn lambs are just some of the reasons we love spring, and North Devon is one of the best places to enjoy this time of year. If you don’t want to contend with the summer crowds when staying in our North Devon holiday cottages, but want to enjoy the warm weather, blue skies, the months of April and May are perfect. Not quite convinced yet, read on to see why you should visit in spring!

Woolacombe beach in spring

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RECIPE: Try This Mouth-Watering Mackerel Dish

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! 

Mackerel on a chopping board at Holiday Home Hunter

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