North Devon & Exmoor Blog

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Whether you are a first time visitor to North Devon or a resident, our blog is the perfect place to find top tips for travel around the county, ideas and inspiration for your stay and all the latest news. 

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A countryside Christmas at The Mole Resort

Santa is coming to North Devon along with cocktail and wreath making workshops, Christmas carols, festive cheese and wine tasting, Yuletide campfires and more! The festivities have begun at The Mole Resort with a jam-packed Christmas programme of festive fun, food and frolics for all. The luxury…

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Gift ideas from across North Devon

What do you get the person who has everything? If you have someone in your life that doesn’t want or need material things for Christmas this year, why not give them the gift of North Devon? As England’s adventure coast and part of the UK’s surf reserve, there are plenty of experiences you can gift…

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Things to do in North Devon this Winter

The seasons changing doesn’t mean an end to the fun in North Devon. In fact, did you know you get the best waves at this time of year? If you don’t fancy surfing or indulging in other watersports, there’s still plenty more for you to do. We’ve compiled a list of some of the places holding extra…

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Discover your festive sparkle in Bideford

Bideford is well known for getting into the Christmas spirit and this year the town really has come together to offer a variety of Christmas markets, late night shopping and lots of festive entertainment. The NEW community website showcases over 30 different events and…

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Christmas is bigger and better than ever at Arlington Court

Image: The staircase hall - COPYRIGHT National Trust Images, Ellie McCarthy Christmas has arrived at the National Trust's Arlington Court in North Devon. Every weekend from now until 18 December, visitors can see the house at Arlington decorated in all the splendour of a Victorian Christmas. There…

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Give the gift of North Devon this Christmas

As England’s adventure coast and the UK’s first surf reserve, North Devon really is the gift that keeps on giving, so this Christmas, why not make memories by booking a North Devon adventure for your loved one? With a host of activities and attractions to choose from, as well as spa breaks and those…

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North Devon’s Christmas markets

Looking to get into the Christmas spirit? Here are some of the region’s Christmas Markets – the perfect way to get into the spirit with unique gifts, mulled wine and all the treats you could want! Barnstaple Christmas Fayre Where: Barnstaple Pannier Market When: 2 nd December Christmas Celebration at…

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