Where to surf and where to stay
You’re really spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing the right place to surf in North Devon. Putsborough and Woolacombe are first-rate beaches to enjoy surfing at beginner or advanced levels. They both have a relaxed vibe and family-friendly waves. The three-mile long stretch of golden sand at Woolacombe from Putsbrough at one end to Woolacome town end is renowned for its cleanliness, water quality and nearby facilities, winning several awards for “best beach” in recent years.
After a long and exciting day out at the beach, there’s nothing better than coming back to a comfy bed,a place to relax and some good food. There are plenty of hotels, hostels and self-catering locations for all budgets in the area, as well as lots of places that are child friendly. There are also many places to eat in Woolacome and some great local pubs in Georgham and Morthoe.
So what are you waiting for? The North Devon coast awaits!
Surfing fun for all the family
It can be hard to find an activity for all the family to enjoy, but surfing certainly ticks the boxes. There’s something about breathing in that fresh sea air, the challenge of standing up on your board and the thrill of finally catching that elusive wave that’s incomparable to anything else. Whether you’re complete beginners or have ridden your fair share of waves; it’s well worth booking a surf lesson to brush up on your technique and learn from the best.
The coast with the most
The West Country boasts plenty of great beauty spots for visitors of all ages and tastes. From wild moorland and idyllic countryside villages to small coves and fishing boats.
But for the sea and beach lover North Devon is without doubt the place you want to be. Beach after beautiful beach make up the North Devon coast line, from the iconic pebble ridge at Westward Ho! (also the only place in the British Isles to have an exclamation mark in its name) to Wildersmouth Beach, once a famous smuggler’s haunt. There’s plenty of things to do and places to stay in this intriguing part of the world.
One of the biggest draws being the opportunities out on the water. You might even be lucky enough to see dolphins on rare occasions, so be sure not to forget your camera!