Local Attractions

  • Atlantic Village

    35 outlet stores under a glazed mall, cafe / restaurant and Atlantis family leisure attractions.

  • Barnstaple Pannier Market

    Combining the best of fresh produce with value for money, general goods all under one roof. Open all year round.

  • Beaford Arts

    Year-round events and exhibitions held at various venues including village halls, theatres, and museums.

  • Bideford Bicycle Hire

    Over 200 cycles to choose from incl. tandems, electric bikes & trailer bikes. Ideal location to explore the Tarka Trail.

  • Bideford Pannier Market

    Built in 1884, Bideford’s historic, covered Pannier Market is open all year from 8am every Tues & Sat. Butcher’s Row shops open all week.

  • Big Sheep

    Family entertainment park with huge Ewetopia Indoor Adventure Play Area, Sheep Racing, Brewery, Outdoor Laser Games, Pony Rides and Garden Centre.

  • Broomhill Art Hotel & Sculpture Gardens

    300 sculptures by 60 sculptors set in 7 acres of beautiful wooded grounds plus an art gallery.

  • Castle Hill Garden

    Wonderful 18th Century Parkland with Summer Millennium Garden and woodland gardens with follies and temples. Peaceful setting with magnificent views.

  • Clovelly

    Cobbled traffic-free streets, flower-strewn cottages, old inns, craft workshops, working harbour, the famous donkeys, museums, stunning views.

  • Cobbaton Combat Collection

    Collection of fighting vehicles, guns, weapons and equipment in realistic settings.

  • Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

    The land that time forgot. A sub-tropical paradise with exotic birds and animals and the most realistic Dinosaurs on the Planet!

  • Combe Walks

    Experience North Devon’s wildlife & heritage by taking a guided walk or using a self-guided walks leaflet.

  • Dartington Crystal

    See the working factory, create a hand cast, paint a glass, try your hand at glass-blowing. Museum, Restaurant & Factory Shops.

  • Docton Mill & Gardens

    Situated near Hartland, 8 acres of internationally renowned gardens. Close to Spekes Mill Waterfall.

  • Exmoor Zoo

    Over 200 species of wildlife. Walk-in enclosures, hands-on activities set in natural surroundings.

  • Gnome Reserve & Wildflower Garden

    Meet over one thousand gnomes-pixies set in woodland and wild flower gardens.

  • Golfing Traditions

    Exclusive golfing memorabilia. Unique replica scale clubs inc: personal golfing memorabilia, art, historical documents, single clubs/club sets.

  • Hartland Abbey & Gardens

    Fascinating 12th century lived-in family house with beautiful gardens and woodland walk to Atlantic Cove. Museum. Peacocks. Black Sheep. Cream Teas.

  • Hunter Surf Academy

    British Surfing Association approved school. Hunter Surf Hire & Hunter Board Sports shops. Equipment supplied.

  • Ilfracombe Aquarium

    Discover the wonders of the aquatic life living in and around the area at the old lifeboat house, Ilfracombe Harbour.

  • Ilfracombe Golf Club

    Superb course. Excellent clubhouse. Very friendly atmosphere awaits everyone who wishes to play. See the sea from every tee.

  • Ilfracombe Princess Wildlife & Coastal Cruises

    T/A Ilfracombe Princess. ‘A Taste of the Coast’ – lighthouses, seals, waterfalls, seabirds and one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England.

  • Independent Charters

    Fishing and Coastal Sightseeing. Also, take a trip to Lundy, North Devon’s very own island!

  • Landmark Theatre

    A state of the art theatre and pavilion offering a wide range of art and entertainment throughout the year.

  • Lets Go

    Ten lanes, Megazone arena, soft play area, pool tables, video games, air hockey, bar & restaurant, air conditioning.

  • Lundy Island

    North Devon’s own Atlantic Island. Day cruises depart regularly from Ilfracombe or Bideford to this remote island of outstanding natural beauty.

  • Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

    A picturesque and historic narrow gauge steam railway situated at Woody Bay Station on the A39, four miles from Lynton.

  • Marwood Hill Gardens

    20 acres of beautiful gardens in a valley setting. Plant Centre and Garden Tea Room.

  • Milky Way Adventure Park

    Your BIGGEST all weather attraction in North Devon. The No.1 Fun Adventure Park with live shows, rides and entertainment for the whole family.

  • Mortehoe & Woolacombe Golf Club

    9 holes and 18 tees, practice nets, putting green, chipping area and sea views, 4729 yds, par 66.

  • Nick Thorn Surf School

    Level 4 Surf Coaching and Beach Lifeguard Training situated on award-winning Woolacombe beach. Open all year round.

  • Outovercott Riding Stables

    Off road Horse riding provided in beautiful Exmoor National Park. Suitable for all ages & abilities. ABRS approved. Instruction available.

  • Plough Arts Centre

    A varied programme of cinema, theatre, music. Art and craft gallery. Cafe/bar.

  • Point Breaks

    Extreme Watersports Specialists. Surfing, Water Ski-ing, Wake-boarding, plus much more! Beginners, Intermediate, and Competition levels welcome.

  • Queen’s Theatre

    Year round programme of top quality entertainment with something to suit all tastes in this beautifully refurbished theatre.

  • Quince Honey Farm

    Fascinating insight into the life of the honey bee with living exhibits and wide range of honey & beeswax products for sale.

  • RHS Garden Rosemoor

    An enchanting and inspiring garden with year-round interest. Includes shop, plant centre, restaurant and tea room.

  • Skern Lodge

    Surf, Kayak, High Ropes, Assault Course, Big Zipwire, Climb, Abseil, Archery, RIB Powerboat and more! Group and individual bookings.

  • Surf South West

    Learn to surf with a British Surfing Association approved school. Based at Croyde and Saunton beaches. All equipment supplied.

  • Surfing Croyde Bay

    Our unique Surfing Tuition courses operate at a 5:1 student to instructor ratio – offering that personal touch.

  • Survival Paintball

    North Devon’s Premier Paintball Site offering fun for everyone aged 12 upwards. Woodland play area, friendly trained marshals and on-site facilities.

  • Tapeley Park Gardens

    Over 35 acres of gardens including an Italian terrace garden, walled gardens, stone labyrinth and woodland walks to the lakes.

  • Tarka Line

    Take a scenic trip on the Tarka Line from Barnstaple to Exeter. Visit some great rural pubs on the Rail Ale Trail. Details available from TICs.

  • Tarka Trail Cycle Hire

    Open March to October and situated at the railway station in Barnstaple. Enjoy level & traffic free cycle trail. Over 130 cycles to choose from.

  • Tropiquaria Zoo

    Handle snakes and tarantulas! Visit the Aquarium, Puppet Theatre and Radio Museum. Play on our Pirate Ships and Adventure Forts.

  • Tunnels Beaches

    Hand-carved tunnels leading to unique sheltered beaches and tidal Victorian bathing pool. Ilfracombe’s must-see tourist attraction!

  • Watermouth Castle & Family Theme Park

    With Victorian museum, dungeons, water fountain show, stroll through gardens with fairy tale scenes, gnomeland, mini-golf and fairground rides.

  • Waverley Pleasure Steamers

    Regular day trips from Ilfracombe Harbour along the spectacular Exmoor coastline and also over to Lundy.

  • Woolacombe Surf Centre

    All equipment provided at this British Surfing Association approved school where you can learn to surf.