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!
So read on, and learn some more about why the North Devon language is the only one you should be speaking this year…
…is for Arts
We have a sculpture garden, a gluttony of art galleries, theatres and so much more.
…is for Beaches
What else could it be? Find your favourite here.
…is for Clovelly
A visit to North Devon wouldn’t be complete without a visit to the unique village.
…is for Days Out
There are attractions for every age around every corner. Find out more.
…is for Eating Out
Street food, Michelin-starred restaurants, tea rooms – we have you covered.
…is for Fish and Chips
A North Devon excursion deserves a chip supper by the sea.
…is for Gorgeous Views
Just like this one, looking down on Watermouth Cove.
…is for Holidays
Perfect all-year-round, we’re ideal for all ages and creeds. Look for accommodation here.
…is for Ice Cream
We have the famous Hocking’s of Appledore, Tennacott Farm Dairy of Bideford, Verney’s Molton Ice and so much more! Sample as much as you can – just not all at once!
…is for the Jetty on Lundy Island
The gorgeous island is a must-see for tourists and locals alike.
…is for Kids Activities
Adventure parks, soft play areas, trampoline parks – just not straight after the ice cream!
…is for Lynton, Lynmouth and the Valley Of Rocks
Prepare to have your breath taken away at this beauty spot on the north coast.
…is for Marisco – the oldest nightclub in the UK
It’s celebrating its 50th birthday this year!
…is for Nature
Seals, puffins (pictured), dolphins, birds of prey… it’s a nature-lovers dream down here.
…is for Outdoor Activities
Even without surfing, there is so much to do. Think paddleboarding, coasteering, kayaking… the list goes on.
…is for Paths
The South West Coast Path, the Tarka Trail (more on that later), and so many more walkways to stretch your legs.
…is for the Queen’s Theatre
The Barnstaple theatre and the Plough Arts Theatre in Torrington are two of many fantastic places to see live shows and music.
…is for Railways
…is for Surfing
There are so many fantastic spots to catch waves. Find out more on our beach guide.
…is for The Tarka Trail
Miles upon miles of cycle and walking route – perfect for keen ramblers and toddlers alike.
…is for UNESCO
The North Devon Biosphere Reserve is one of 621 Biosphere Reserves around the world, of which just six are located in the UK.
…is for Verity
The wonderful statue, created by Damien Hirst who has a house in North Devon, stands proud on Ilfracombe harbour.
…is for Woolacombe
One of the many fantastic beaches in our area, Woolacombe was, until recently, TripAdvisor’s top-rated UK Beach.
…is for Exmoor
You can’t say we’re cheating with this one. Just take a look at the area, and you’ll forgive us.
…is for You Have To Visit!
Because, well, you just have to – look at that view!
…is for Zoos
Keep your eyes peeled for future A-Zs – next up is The A-Z of North Devon Food and Drink in a few weeks’ time!