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Explore Valley of Rocks this summer

Looking for a new spot to explore this summer? Why not head to Valley of Rocks on the outskirts of Lynton? The beautiful, rugged valley is not only home to a herd of wild mountain goats but has also been named by Countryfile as a top place for a spring walk! BBC’s Countryfile released a list of…

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What’s on this Father’s Day in North Devon

If you’re planning a trip to North Devon over Father’s Day weekend, there’s plenty to see and do. Whether or not you’re marking the day, here are some of the things you can do with or without your dad! It’s Sunday which means you’ll find plenty of places offering incredible mouth-watering menus to…

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Things to do in North Devon this year

Planning a trip to North Devon over Whit Week or later in the year? No doubt you already have an idea of how you want to spend your time, but if you’re not sure or you have some gaps in your itinerary, here are some suggestions of absolute must-do things you need to factor into your trip. Go see the…

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Fun facts about Exmoor’s literary history

Whether your TikTok FYP is full of romantasy titles or you’ve long been a fan of books and the great romantic poets and writers that found inspiration on Exmoor, there’s lots of literary history to discover in North Devon and Exmoor. The region has long been a favourite of the great writers, with…

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How to spend half term in North Devon

Planning a trip to North Devon or Exmoor this May half term? Well, we aren’t called England’s Adventure Coast for nothing! You’ll find a host of activities and attractions suitable for the whole family here in North Devon. Not only that but there is the National Park where you’ll be able to indulge…

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Great holiday parks in North Devon

We love trips to North Devon – as England’s Adventure Coast there is so much to see and do and that includes with your choice of accommodation! Whether you’re looking to set up a base near the coast, in the depths of the countryside or on the outskirts of one of the big towns like Barnstaple or…

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Where to stay for a birdwatching break

Whether you are a seasoned twitcher or just want to see what birds you can spot over the next few months, North Devon is a wonderful destination. Not only is it home to the south west’s biggest puffin colony, but you’ll also find a host of wading birds, sea birds and birds of prey, as well as your…

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5 great destinations on Exmoor

The Exmoor National Park is one of the most beautiful places in the South West of England and with its abundance of coastal towns and villages, provides an endless source of activities, whether you want to have an adventure or spend time relaxing. Here are five great destinations to visit while on…

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