Attractions and places to visit in and around Woolacombe
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    Marwood Hill Gardens

    Just a twenty minute drive from Woolacombe, this magical garden is tucked away in a peaceful Devon valley. Covering 20 acres, with three beautiful lakes, this tranquil garden will provide a day of both inspiration and relaxation for the whole family. Created by Dr Jimmy Smart VMH in the late 1950’s, the gardens are a […]

    Marwood Hill Gardens Marwood Barnstaple North Devon EX31 4EA
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    Pottery Painting Studios

    Paint it yourself pottery studios are suitable for all ages – even those with no artistic talent can make a master-piece! Once you’ve finished we will glaze and fire your work, ready for collection in 1-2 days. We can post to you if you are only here for a short stay. Waves @ Golden Coast […]

    Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park EX34 7AH Golden Coast Holiday Park EX34 7HW Twitchen House Holiday Village EX34 7ES
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    H2Outdoor

    H2Outdoor.co.uk The Adventure Starts Here… We provide an exciting range of Outdoor Adventure Activities and can cater for both individuals and groups with one-off tasters, full weekend or week long packages. Choose from a selection of unforgettable adventurous experiences with Kayaking, Coasteering, Surfing, High Ropes, Mountain Biking and much more, and all within North Devon’s beautiful […]

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    Keypitts Off Road Adventure

    Off Road Activity Centre: Quad Biking & 4X4. We have a large range of Quads to cater for everyone from 6 years and upwards. Suzuki 50cc for the little ones, Yamaha 50cc & 80cc for the younger riders, moving up to the 90cc Hondas for the teenagers and of course the 125cc Yamaha Breeze for […]

    Keypitts Farm Ilfracombe EX34 9RW
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    Zorbing

    Zorbing A must have for your bucket list! Strapped inside a giant hamster ball, either individually or facing an equally unhinged Zorbing partner, you’ll roll and bounce down a hill at top speeds for the ultimate adrenaline rush! 1 hour session – £15 Minimum age 8 years. Min height 4ft6, Max height 6ft5. Max weight 15st […]

    Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park & Spa Sandy Lane Woolacombe EX34 7AH
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    The Milky Way Adventure Park

    This is a fantastic whole day out for all ages, in all weathers, with 110,000 of indoor space and acres outdoors too. It was recently named as Devon’s Large Attraction of the Year by Visit Devon, and was the only attraction in Devon to win a prestigious and rare TripAdvisor Travellers’ Choice Award  in 2016. Take […]

    The Milky Way Adventure Park Clovelly, Bideford EX39 5RY
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    Woolacombe Bay Cinema

    The NEW Woolacombe Bay Cinema opened in March 2016! Watch the latest film releases in comfortable air conditioned seating. Treat yourself, family and friends to a refreshment and tasty dish at the Bait Ball restaurant. Check out show times and pre-book your seats at cinema.woolacombe.co.uk Adults £5, Children £4 Discounts available on selected dishes at […]

    Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park Sandy Lane Woolacombe EX34 7AH
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    Gym @ Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park

    Don’t want to be stuck inside whilst working out … no probs, our gym has a sea view! We have numerous equipment designed to provide a full body programme in both ‘functional exercises’ and seated positions, such as rowers, bikes, advanced treadmills and much more! Open to non-residents – 1 Session £4  Monthly Membership £30 Open […]

    Woolacombe Bay Holiday Park & Spa Sandy Lane Woolacombe EX34 7AH
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    Putsborough Beach Shop & Cafe

    Putsborough Beach Shop & Cafe is located right on the beach at Putsborough, its magnificent position is unrivalled. Summer sunsets, whilst dining are a particular speciality! The Beach Shop and Café offer all the essentials you will need for your day at Putsborough Sands, and is a great pitstop when walking between Woolacombe and Croyde on […]

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    Twitchen House Cinema

    Housed in the new family entertainment centre at Twitchen House Holiday Park is a  cinema showing the latest movie releases throughout the day. Lovely comfy seating and epic surround sound. Open to non-residents of the site; so if you are looking for a rainy day activity, or you never get a chance to go to the cinema at […]

    Twitchen House Holiday Park, Mortehoe Station Road, Mortehoe EX34 7ES
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    MV Balmoral (White Funnel Ltd)

    Motor Vessel Balmoral is a classic coastal excursion pleasure ‘steamer’ which offers half day sea trips along the coastline of Devon and Somerset during the summer months, departing from Ilfracombe. Popular cruises include trips to Lundy Island and to view the dramatic Exmoor Coastline. Facilities on board include a restaurant and bar, comfortable lounges and […]

    MV Balmoral Ilfracombe Pier North Devon EX34 9EQ
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    Lynton & Barnstaple Railway

    Opened in 1898, the 19 mile narrow gauge Lynton and Barnstaple Railway closed in 1935. At Woody Bay Station you can now ride on the first mile of reopened line. For full details see the railways website.

    Lynton & Barnstaple Railway Martinhoe Cross Parracombe North Devon EX31 4RA
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    Segways

    Our instructor will kit you out and introduce you to these hi-tech high speed two wheelers. It’s the ultimate buzz in personal transportation! 1 Hour session £19. Min age 12 years. Under 18’s must be accompanied by an adult. Pre-booking advisable, call 01271 872350 or 01271 870221. Search Woolacombe Wave on Facebook for more information.

    Woolacombe Bay Holiday Village & Spa Sandy Lane woolacombe EX34 7AH
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    Ilfracombe Princess

    Magnificent scenery with sightings of seals, dolphins and sea birds. 100 seat passenger catamaran with commentary, toilets and shelter. Prices £8 AND £4 for 45 minutes £10 and £5 for 1 hour/£12 and £6 for 1.5 hours CHILDREN UNDER 5 SAIL FREE ON THESE TRIPS

    Ilfracombe Princess Pier Kiosk 3 Ilfracombe Harbour (Entrance to Pier Car Park) EX34 9EQ
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    Hunter Surf School

    Hunter Surf School is located right on Woolacombe beach. We provide Surfing, Coasteering, SUP Tours, and Surf Hire. We have all the facilities to keep you comfortable throughout your visit providing changing rooms, showers, and lockers for your valuables. Hunter Surf School’s key goals are learning surf skills in a fun and safe environment. The […]

    Hunter Surf School The Boathouse Beach Road Woolacombe EX34 7BA
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    'E'zee Cabs

    Close to all Woolacombe Bay Holiday Hotels, parks and campsites, we are central and within easy reach of most North Devon Resorts including villages, railway and bus stations. All size of parties catered for in our range of vehicles. For a competative quote call 07966 548303

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    The Big Sheep

    The BIG Sheep is North Devon’s most popular family attraction, with some of the best rides, shows and all weather entertainment in the area. Based in the country on the A39 it is easy to get to and often hard to leave. Good to arrive early as their 11 shows based on farming life, which […]

    The Big Sheep Abbotsham Bideford Devon EX39 5AP
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    North Devon Arena

    THE ONLY UNDERCOVER SKATE RINK IN NORTH DEVON FOR ROLLERSKATING, SKATEBOARDING & SCOOTERS! All the fun of Roller Skating, Skateboarding and Scooters with hire available. It’s complete family Fun and Fitness. Skating Sessions underneath a star-lit sky! SOFT PLAY AREA – for tots and older children. THE RINK CAFE – Serving good honest value for […]

    North Devon Arena Mullacott Industrial Estate Ilfracombe EX34 8PL
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    Outdoor Shop & Kayak Centre

    North Devon’s premier kayak and stand-up paddle-board hire centre. Explore the stunning and safe bay of Combe Martin; all boats/boards are taken to the beach. Highly experienced, British Canoeing and ex-HM Coastguard Instructor. We also offer tours, lessons, coasteering. Full changing and wash-down facilities. Wetsuits and body-boards also available.

    Borough Road Combe Martin North Devon EX34 0AN
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    EX34 Sports Complex (at Golden Coast Holiday Park)

    The EX34 Sports Complex has a huge choice of exhilarating activities for all ages…. Surf Simulator from £19 (The Wavesurfer creates an artificial wave anyone can surf or bodyboard on, whether you are a beginner or experienced surfer) High Ropes Course £8 Climbing Wall £4 WaterWalkerz £4 Bungee Trampoline £4 Adventure Golf £4   So come and […]

    Golden Coast Holiday Park Station Road Woolacombe North Devon EX34 7HW
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    Nick Thorn Surf Tuition

    Nick Thorn Surf School have teamed up with Surfers World to provide the best surfing and active break experience that there is to offer. From exploring the North Devon coast stand up paddling and coasteering or learning to surf, SUP or coasteer, Nick Thorn Surf Coaching has helped hundreds of people get into the water […]

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    Borough Farm, Mortehoe

    Borough Farm Sheepdog and Falconry Shows, Wednesdays 6pm May 31st-Sept 6th Borough Farm provides a beautiful setting for an evening of amazing sheepdogs and breath-taking falconry. Join us for an unforgettable country evening for the whole family. Teas Coffees, homemade cakes served at all of our displays. Borough farm sausages in a roll served at […]

    Borough Farm Mortehoe North Devon EX34 7HE
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    Ilfracombe Sea Safari

    The most exciting way to explore the stunning North Devon coastline and Lundy Island! Book at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre or on-line with us. Based at Ilfracombe pier our passenger boat trips depart daily from February-October and are suitable for all ages. We run two 10 meter Humber RIB’s “Voyager” and “Lundy Explorer” they will […]

    Ilfracombe Sea Safari The Pier Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ
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    Fly Like a Bird

    Fly like a Bird provides Tandem Air Experience Hang Gliding flights in North Devon. We can offer custom packages by using our trusted local partners, and we use the latest technology to give you a complete experience of the south west countryside from the air. Nature’s wind produces the thermals and lift that allows us […]

    Fly Like a Bird Woolacombe Downs Challacombe Hill Woolacombe
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    Lundy Island

    Lundy- The Unique Island Experience. The trip to Lundy is an adventure in itself, aboard our handsome supply vessel, MS Oldenburg. Enjoy spectacular views of North Devon coast on your journey to the Island. Once on the Island wander and explore, see the birds and wildlife then relax in the Marisco Tavern for a well […]

    Lundy Island The Pier Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ
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    Watersmeet Hotel

    One of Devon’s finest coastal hotels with unrivalled sea views any where in Woolacombe. Award winning 2 AA rosette cuisine in the table d’hôte and bistro restaurants with outstanding sea views and sunsets.Indoor and outdoor heated swimming pools and spa. Private steps to Combesgate beach and direct access to the Coast path. Many bedrooms have […]

    Watersmeet Hotel Woolacombe EX34 7EB
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    Old School Room Craft Gallery

    Local arts and crafts, both contemporary and traditional in an old Victorian school building. Adjacent to St Matthews Church in the heart of the beautiful village of Lee,also known as Fuchsia Valley. Car Park opposite (honesty box). Workshops TBA. Also selling maps, postcards, beach goods, hot and cold drinks, jams, chutney, fudge, honey and cookies. […]

    The Old School Room Lee North Devon EX34 8LW
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    Mortehoe Museum

    A treasure chest of village history and local shipwrecks! Why not combine a day of dramatic coastal walks with an educational visit to this unique museum? Tractor & Trailer Rides to Bull Point and Morte Point on Tuesday and Wednesdays in July and August from outside the Museum. Children’s play area. Picnic area. Opening Times: […]

    Mortehoe Museum Mortehoe North Devon EX34 7DT
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    Woolacombe Surf Centre

    Woolacombe Surf Centre is a professionally run surf school and watersports centre based in the heart of Woolacombe. Offering the very best in surf lessons, hire, coasteering, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding. Rated a ‘Centre of Excellence’ by Surfing Great Britain.

    Shop 5, Barton Court, Barton Road, Woolacombe EX34 7BA
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    Bristol Channel Charters

    Bristol Channel Charters offer a range of fishing trips, diving trips and pleasure cruises from Ilfracombe Harbour. Book at Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre or On-line with us. 1.5 Hour Mackerel Fishing Trip Great fun for all the family! Our Mackerel Fishing Trips run from May until early September. We supply the rods and tackle and […]

    Bristol Channel Charters The Pier Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ
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    Learn To Surf

    Whether it’s your first time surfing or you just want a little extra help to improve, we have coaching available for all abilities. Our lessons last for two and a half hours and all the equipment you need is included. What we offer: Ages 8-80 Families Welcome Session costs include equipment and wetsuit Photos of […]

    Woolacombe Beach
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    Air Extreme

    Air Extreme Indoor Trampoline Park opened in July 2016 and is North Devon’s newest and most exciting all weather experience. Air Extreme is the number one destination for a fun filled, active and exhilarating experience in North Devon. Air Extreme Indoor Trampoline Park offers 8 adrenalin filled jump activities . Air Bag, Free Style, Tumble […]

    Air Extreme 1 Centurion Court Roundswell Business Park Barnstaple North Devon EX31 3TA
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    All Terrain Mobility Scooter

    An all-terrain mobility scooter that can go ‘off road’ is opening up the coast and countryside around Woolacombe to people who have difficulty walking. The scooter, known as a Tramper, is  available for hire from Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre from where people can currently enjoy a route through the sand dunes giving stunning views across […]

    Tourist Infromation Centre The Esplanade Woolacombe Devon EX34 7DL
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    Bluefin Charters

    Blue Fin Charters is owned and skippered by John Barbeary who operates from Ilfracombe harbour in North Devon. Deepsea fishing, cruises and diving around the Bristol Channel and Lundy Island. Our boat has an onboard toilet, undercover seating and is licensed to carry 12 passengers. Angling: All year round 4, 8 and 12 hour deep […]

    Bluefin Charters The Quay Ilfracombe
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    Woolacombe & Mortehoe Golf Club

    A round with a view! A testing 9 hole professional golf course with exceptional sea views to Lundy Island and Wales. Friendly clubhouse and cafe, Sunday carvery, golf shop with competitive prices. Open from dawn to dusk.

    Easewell Farm Holiday Village Mortehoe EX34 7EH
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    Golden Bowls Ten Pin Bowling

    Fun for everyone! 8 lane Brunswick fully air conditioned ten pin bowling alley. A great way to spend a day or evening. With 8 lanes of American ten pin bowling it’s the ultimate experience for players of all skill levels. NEW 1950’s Diner serving thick shakes, hot dogs, burgers, fries, nachos and more! Soft play area Ball […]

    Golden Coast Holiday Park Station Road Woolacombe EX34 7HW
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    Tarka Trail Cycle Hire

    Our cycle hire centre is conveniently located beside Barnstaple Railway Station, and is the perfect start point for exploring North Devon by bike. We take great pride in looking after our hire fleet, and with an extensive range of over 130 cycles available, have a bike to suit everyone. Enjoy some of the best of […]

    The Railway station Barnstaple Devon EX31 2AU
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    The Tunnels Beaches

    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! Learn how local entrepreneurs developed the tunnels and pools, and transformed Ilfracombe from a small fishing village into a […]

    The Tunnels Beaches Bath Place Ilfracombe EX34 8AN