Attractions Go Outdoors

Places to visit fill your days and your memories too!

Local attractions & Activties in North Devon

There is so much to see and do in North Devon that you can make every moment of your holiday as fun filled as you want and still find something new to do every day. Even if the weather takes a turn for the worse, there’s just as much fun to be had undercover! And with something for everybody, there is never a quiet moment – unless you want one of course!

There are many activities to take part in. From a bike ride along the Tarka Trail to learning to surf or trekking on horseback, North Devon and its activities will fill your days and your memories too!

  • Arlington Court National Trust
    Intimate and intriguing Regency house, set in extensive estate, and impressive collection of horse-drawn vehicles.
  • Cobbaton Combat Collection
    Military museum and tourist attraction, this North Devon collection covers mostly World War Two and the years 1939 to 1945.
  • Marwood Hill Garden
    A stunning 18-acre garden with three lakes, unusual collection of trees and shrubs, tea rooms and plant nursery.
  • Lundy Island
    Take a trip to visit this stunning, unspoilt island lying 24 miles off the Devon coast. Trips to Lundy leave from Ilfracombe and Bideford aboard the MS Oldenburg, or you can even travel there by helicopter!
  • Clovelly Village
    Visit this unspoilt fishing village, with its steep cobbled streets – with no cars, the only way to travel is on foot or by donkey and sledge!
  • Tunnels Beaches
    A network of hand carved tunnels leading to unique sheltered beaches and tidal victorian bathing pool.
  • North Devon Biosphere
    North Devon offers all this, rolling hills and dramatic coast line with golden sandy beaches.
  • Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
    Life size animated dinosaurs, thrill to rides, beautiful gardens and magnificent wildlife round off the perfect day out.
  • Exmoor Zoo
    Different from other zoos, it's not a wildlife park or a city zoo, but a more personal, friendly and contact orientated zoo.
  • Ilfracombe Aquarium
    Experience the fascinating journey from an Exmoor stream to the Atlantic Ocean.
  • The Big Sheep
    Its fun and educational and has a great balance of indoor and out shows and attractions to suit all ages.

Whether you’re looking for a relaxing retreat in the beautiful Devon countryside, or an action packed break. Our cottage will give you the base in which to relax and absorb all there is to offer in this lovely part of North Devon.