It’s that time of year when we are all starting to think ahead and planning our goals for the coming year. Whether you want to learn a new skill, take more care of yourself or just plan to have more experiences and make some memories, we have lots of suggestions for ways to ace those resolutions in North Devon.

As North Devon falls within the UK’s Surf Reserve, you’ll find lots of opportunities to challenge yourself, make some memories or brush up on your existing skills. All over the region you’ll find equipment hire companies and tutors ready to show you the ropes, or in this case, the waves. Find out more about where you can learn some watersports in North Devon here.

If your resolution involves a bit of adventure, you’re certainly in the right place – North Devon is known as Britain’s Adventure Coast and there are lots of opportunities for learning something new. Why not learn some advanced driving skills at Key Pitts Off Road Adventures? The team also offer the chance to do land rover experiences, archery and quad biking – covering a host of resolutions! Or there are the activities on offer at Skern Lodge. Not only do you have the chance to try your hand at some watersports, but also archery, abseiling and more! Whether you want to start a new hobby or have some more experiences, there’s lots to do here.

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Image: Skern Lodge

It isn’t just surfing that North Devon is known for, the region is also famous for its golfing heritage – some of the oldest courses in the UK can be found here, so if you want to start a new hobby in 2023, learn a new sport or have your first golfing holiday, be sure to check out North Devon’s golf courses and golfing break options. Find out more here

Or perhaps your resolution for 2023 is to take it easy and give yourself a chance to regroup and recharge. If so, the region is perfect for spa breaks. Indulge in some pampering, have a rest and take advantage of the facilities on offer at places like Woolacombe Bay Hotel. Whether you just need to refresh or you plan to take a more active role in your well-being in the coming year, you’ll find a host of treatments and programmes here to help you do just that.

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Image: Woolacombe Bay Hotel

Find more options for how to stay healthy in North Devon here. Need more inspiration for how to complete your 2023 goals in North Devon? With photography tips, walking routes and more you can find a host of things to do here.