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Things to do in North Devon

The South of England is a holiday hotspot and it is no surprise why; there are a number of beautiful locations to visit such as Devon with your family and friends. Devon is one of the hubs of the south and as such is a great place to visit on holiday, whether that be in a coastal holiday home or one of North Devon’s holiday parks.

So if you do decide to visit one of the many holiday parks in the north of the county, you want to know that there are plenty of activities for you to do throughout your stay. In North Devon you are inundated with activities to fill your time when you are spending time away from your holiday park. Whether you prefer indoors or outdoors, a calm afternoon or an adrenaline rush, Devon has lots to offer.

The Big Sheep

If you fancy a fun family day out, then The Big Sheep in North Devon is perfect for all ages. The main attractions of this park include; an adventure play area, a rollercoaster, animals and a brewery. On a rainy day, The Big Sheep is great as it is home to the largest indoor play area in Devon, indoor show arenas, pets corner and laser tag.

Clovelly Village

This quaint fishing village in the North of Devon is perfect for a picturesque day out exploring away from your holiday park. Clovelly Village is adorned with beautiful cobblestone streets in which cars are banned from using, making this ideal for taking children. In Clovelly there is a pebbled beach and beautiful harbour to see, in the summer there are donkey rides and lots of craft workshops to keep you entertained.

Hartland Quay

A charming pebble beach in the North of Devon, Hartland Quay is an ideal day out for those who want to experience the sea breeze away from their holiday park. There are mesmerising cliff formations to take pictures of, as well as lots of places for rockpooling, Hartland Quay is also great for swimming or water sports if you like an extra sense of adventure. If you have a furry friend in tow, remember to check updated restrictions before taking your dog to any beach.

RHS Garden Rosemoor

The RHS Garden Rosemoor offers a scenic slice of the Torridge Valley. Filled with exotic flowers, hedgerows and gardens to explore, it is the ideal opportunity to appreciate the horticulture within North Devon. If you have children, then there are a number of play areas and features around the gardens such as the Hobbit Hole or Mr McGregor’s Shed.

Exmoor Zoo

If you are an animal lover staying in a holiday park in North Devon then Exmoor Zoo is a must see attraction. Based in Barnstaple, on the edge of the National Park, you will find a range of weird and wonderful animals. Exmoor Zoo also runs daily interactive sessions such as feeding or petting along with educational talks so you can really understand the animals at the zoo.

When visiting North Devon on holiday, you may wish to venture off of your holiday park. When this happens you want to know that there are plenty of options around to keep you entertained throughout your holiday.