These are the best beaches for surfing in North Devon

Surfer on Croyde

We know that this will divide people…but which stretch of coast is best for surfing in North Devon?

The area has many quality spots all year round, which makes North Devon a must-surf. The consistent west facing beachbreaks mean there’s always a place to surf waves and the beaches are reliable year round, with sheltered spots drawing in crowds.

So, for those who have never visited the area before, here’s our breakdown of the best places to go surfing in North Devon

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A Local’s Guide To… Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe Quay

Ilfracombe, North Devon’s third largest town with a population of more than 10,000, is loved by both holidaymakers and locals alike.

Home to Henry Williamson, author of popular novel Tarka the Otter, Damien Hirst artwork, and the UK’s oldest working lighthouse, the town is full of history – but also has plenty of present-day energy!

From the mouths of the locals themselves, here we detail the highlights of Ilfracombe and what to expect when visiting the area…

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The A-Z of North Devon

North Devon alphabet

A is for AWESOME! Well no, actually, in our A-Z of North Devon it’s not – but maybe it should be?! After all, North Devon is the place to be in all seasons.

We’re so lucky in our beautiful area to be blessed with exemplary eateries, views to-die-for and much, much more… that’s why we’ve decided to try and spell it all out in our very own alphabet!

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17 of the best North Devon pubs and restaurants with a sea view

North Devon sea view restaurants

Summer has slowly, but surely, crept up on us.

And what better way to make the most of a glorious afternoon, or wile away a sun-kissed evening, than by indulging in some wonderful pub grub or drinky poos at a local establishment – complete with a stunning coastal view.

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