|WALKING & CYCLING |
|The South West Coast Path|
630 miles of superb coastal walking. Whether you want
to stroll for an hour or a day,
the well maintained and sign-posted routes provide varied walking opportunities for all
ages and abilities.
|The Tarka Trail|
The Trail between Barnstaple, down the Taw, upriver to Bideford, then via the Torridge
to Torrington takes the route
of a disused railway line and
is particularly suited for both cyclists and walkers.
|ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES |
Whether you are a keen walker, birdwatcher or golfer, or you particularly like cycling or watersports - there is a wealth of activities available to tempt you! North Devon is also an ideal location for a relaxing break, with it's spectacular scenery, invigorating sea air and relaxed way of life. In addition a huge range of attractions are available nearby, offering fun and informative entertainment for the whole family. Click the links
below for information on just some of the many attractions.
|Atlantic Village Shopping Centre - Nr. Bideford|
A unique blend of outlet shopping and exciting visitors attractions. With over 35 outlet shops
in a beautifully covered mall, plus regular entertainment, live events and all the amazing attractions in Atlantis Family Adventure Park, you have all the ingredients for a great day out!
Barometer World - Merton, Nr. Torrington
An incredible variety of weather predictors from conventional barometers, strange instruments from the past to unusual natural weather forecasters including sharks, frogs and leeches!
Big Sheep Adventure Park - Abbotsham Barton, Nr. Bideford
One of the west country's premiere indoor adventure playgrounds. A working farm turned wacky tourist attraction. Combining traditional rural crafts, with hilarious novelties such as sheep racing.
Clovelly Village - Nr. Bideford
It is rare that an entire village can be a tourist attraction, but that is the case here. This utterly charming and much-photographed fishing village is built onto cobbled streets so steep that for many years donkeys were the only form of access.
Dartington Crystal Glass Factory - Torrington
See first hand how crystal is hand crafted with skill and care from the blowing of the molten
glass through to the final finishing.
Ilfracombe Aquarium Centre - The Pier, Ilfracombe
Experience the fascinating journey from an Exmoor stream to the Atlantic Ocean and discover the underwater inhabitants of secret underwater world.
Milky Way Adventure Park - Higher Clovelly, Nr. Bideford
For the BIGGEST rides and the Best Shows! Acres of outdoor fun and the BIGGEST all weather adventure facilities in the South West.
Torrington 1646 Civil War Heritage Centre - Torrington.
Learn about the battle of Torrington, visit the exhibition and find out if you would have been
a Roundhead or Cavalier, learn the secrets of the Physic Garden and much much more!
Sports and Outdoor Pursuits
There is a huge range of activities available on the North Devon coast from stunning golf courses through to an extensive range of aquatic pastimes such as fishing, watersports and boat trips.