One of the World’s top beaches - a four-mile long European blue flag beach where you can surf- swim or play in the rock pools - the westerly end of this superb beach is called Puttsborough, where you can rent S.C apartments. Croyde beach is the top surfers blue flag beach. Saunton Sands beach and its golf course would be hard to beat. North Devon beaches are among the best in the UK - suitable for everyone - young families and surfers alike - just perfect for long lazy days spent relaxing with family on your summer holiday - or a few days winter escape when you need a rejuvenating short break.
Places to visit -

Broomhill Sculpture Gardens  
Marwood Hill Gardens  
Ilfracombe Golf Course  
Watermouth Castle  
Rosemoor Gardens  
Lundy Island  
Docton Mill  
Milky Way
Dartington Crystal 


An attractive village adjacent to Woolacombe and in the heart of stunning National Trust coastal scenery. Most accommodation enjoying wonderful sea views. Plenty of good quailty accommodation - award-winning caravan & campsites with breathtaking views - S.C.cottages - hotels with superb facilities and indoor pools - reasonably priced B&Bs. Enjoy unbelievable sunsets, restaurants and boutique shops.
Explore coves at Combesgate - Barricane - Rockingham Bay - Grunta Bay. Take a coastal tour aboard a pleasure boat or paddle steamer - The Balmoral and The Waverley - regular trips are available throughout the season from Bideford - Appledore - Lynton & Lymouth - Ilfracombe - Minehead.


Pretty thatched cottages and a large holiday park close to the sought after blue flag surfing beach. Georgeham Village is attractive and the gateway to Puttsborough beach - places to stay and eat. Enjoy spectacular coastal walks all around this North Devon coastline. The South West Coastal Path stretches from Combe Martin in the east passing Foreland Point - Watermouth Cove - Hele Bay - Morthoe Point - Baggy Point - Hartland Point - Morwenstowe - Combe - almost to Bude in the West - where the beauty of Cornwall begins


A sprawling village close to the beach - profusion of flora and forna growing amid the amazing 6km of inland sand-dune system of Braunton Burrows - recently designated as a UNESCO international biosphere reserve.


A fashionable resort in Victorian times with dramatic and lovely natural surroundings. Wonderful array of Victorian buildings above the harbour, in summer take a coastal cruise.
Not far away from Ilfracombe is Combe Martin - Watermouth Cove and the eternally pretty village of Berrynarbour and the North Devon & Exmoor landscape which has inspired famous artists and poets - William Wordsworth & Samuel Coleridge Taylor used the words “Awesome Splendours” when describing this magnificent area of Devon.

Places to visit -

Ilfracombe Golf Course  
Lundy Island
Victorian tunnels carved through the rock to a tidal bathing pool Tunnel Beaches.
Ilfracombe Aquarium
An excellent - if unusually shaped theatre - known locally as "Madonna's Bra."