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:
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.
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!
We are experiencing some lovely sunshine in North Devon at the moment, and that makes us want to put on swimming costumes and head to the sea to cool off! One of the best ways to enjoy getting wet is trying out some water sports, and the area around our holiday cottages in North Devon is perfect for it!
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!
We’ve had an untypical start to the spring this year in Devon, with the ‘Beast from the East’ bringing a wave of snowstorms to the county that has showered the landscape in a frosty white blanket.
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!