things to do in North Devon
Explore North Devon, at beautiful Beach Cove. Take epic nature walks, scale the sand dunes, and relax on the golden beaches.
Here at Beach Cove, we’re the perfect base for you to discover Ilfracombe and North Devon at your own pace. Our unique beach hut accommodation offers a romantic retreat where you can relax after a long day exploring. (Or spend all day on the sands – we won’t judge!)
our top things to do in Devon
Visit the beautiful Ilfracombe Harbour and pop in for a trip to the aquarium, where you’ll meet tropical critters and sea creatures from around the UK coast too! Explore more of the UK’s marine life, and let little minds expand on an unforgettable trip to this watery world.
Arlington Court & Carriage Museum
A wonderful National Trust property to explore, Arlington Court and Carriage Museum truly is one for the ages. Visit the Regency house, built in 1823, and stroll through the beautiful green woodland walks in the grounds. The carriage museum has a collection of horse drawn vehicles, including a 300-year-old gilded carriage – a true piece of history from Devon’s rich and intriguing past.
Keypitts Off Road Adventure
If you’re looking for adventure in North Devon, this is not one to miss! Head here to Keypitts Off Road Adventures to get the heart racing and the blood pumping – a must-see for those thrill-seekers! Jump on a quad bike, steer an aquatic vehicle or drive a 4×4 over the countryside, with plenty of exhilarating twists and turns to keep your adrenaline going! Keypitts has so many activities waiting for you.
Meet the animals who call Exmoor Zoo home, from beautiful lions, tigers and gorillas, to curious meerkats, leaping lizards and rare birds. There are a full range of animals from all over our planet at this wonderful zoo in Exmoor, a true testament to conservation activities all around the globe. Perfect for the whole family, Exmoor Zoo is a wonderful day out, whatever the weather.
Chapel of St Nicholas
Overlooking Ilfracombe Harbour, walk up the steep paths to the top of the hill where the Chapel of St Nicholas is placed. You can spend time in this unmissable chapel and find out about its rich, deep and complex history. Take in the jaw-dropping views across the calm ocean from atop the hill, and enjoy the spectacular sunset; truly a spot to remember.
There are endless places to explore and visit on your getaway to North Devon!
Don’t miss the golden sands of Woolacombe and Wildersmouth beaches, where you can spend the day on sandy shores and in blue seas. Pack a picnic, chase the sun and swim all day, before retreating to your gorgeous private coastal accommodation at the resort.