North Devon boasts glorious walks for the experienced hiker, the casual weekend rambler and young families alike. The National Trust website has downloadable map packs to suit all abilities and age groups. Explore the dramatic river gorge at Watermeet. For a wonderful day trip for the whole family Lundy Island has a lot to offer (ferry crossings from Ilfrcombe and Bideford). To view all that the National Trust has to offer in North Devon visit www.nationaltrust.org.uk
This area plays host to some of the most glorious beaches in the UK. There are so many to choose from, but with Croyde Bay only 5 mins walk from our cottages you may not want to leave. Croyde Bay is a family friendly, lifeguard patrolled beach, which is perfect for both young families and surfers. However if the mood strikes you there are a host of others wonderful beaches to choose from to suit everyone, to view a full list visit www.devonbeachguide.co.uk
With Baggy Point right on your door step, if you love outdoor pursuits you've come to the right place! This beautifully dramatic tract of headland stretching from Croyde Bay to Morte Bay includes many hidden beaches and coves. The sandstone cliffs make it perfect for rock climbers or coasteering. The wonderful array of coves and lifeguard patrolled beaches mean this is perfect territory for surfers & swimmers of all abilities. Whether you're a veteran surfer looking for a challenge or a novice looking for a good surf school, this is the place for you. Croyde boasts a number of excellent surf schools Croyde Surf Academy & Surfing Croyde Bay.