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North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Truly stunning in all weathers. Don’t just sit in your accommodation on a wet day go and explore... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Croyde is such a lovely area one of my favourites ever. The beach is great, clean and sandy and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oswestry, United Kingdom
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The North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is one of England's most special places with breath-taking coastal scenery, beautiful beaches and coves, stunning coastal cliffs and woodlands. Steeped in heritage with an abundance of...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Croyde, Braunton EX31 1EA, England
+44 1271 388647
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All reviewsnorth devonbeautiful areatowns and villageshartland quaysaunton sandsbraunton burrowssandy beacheslovely countrywild flowersrestaurants and cafesamazing beachbaggy pointrock poolsbreathtaking viewscan't wait to go backcar parklovely walk
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Truly stunning in all weathers. Don’t just sit in your accommodation on a wet day go and explore. Sometimes think it’s better when it rains!!!

Thank NickandSally96
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Croyde is such a lovely area one of my favourites ever. The beach is great, clean and sandy and the coastline is stunning. You can walk from Croyde around the headland over to Putsborough. Great views.

Thank LJE19671967
Reviewed July 11, 2018

North Devon's AONB coastal area is varied and engrossing. We relished stops like Croyde with dramatic views of cliffs and coastline, Whitcombe Bay, Putsborough to Woolacombe's award winner beach, little charming Mortahoe, Victorian Ilfracombe. The variety in scope and range is amazing. We also drove...More

1  Thank preglad
Reviewed July 10, 2018

We enjoyed this walk. It includes views over 2 bays looking towards woolacombe and bideford. It was not too challenging and well worth doing. Would not recommend for young children as could be dangerous in places

Thank happyholAscot
Reviewed July 7, 2018

We completed a short stretch from Minehead to Braunton, This is genuinely a stunning coastal route, sometimes in trees, sometimes exposed round headlands but gorgeous. Lots of up and down but good under foot. Valley of Rocks was lovely and the sea views are amazing....More

1  Thank Amanda B
Reviewed June 30, 2018

Would recommend North Devon to everyone, just beautiful wherever you choose to go, Woolacombe, exmoor, Lynton/Lynmouth walk to Watersmeet, Saunton, Braunton and Ilfracombe. Although our favourite was spending the evenings/nights watching the sunsets down at Croyde beach and the moon then rise above the hills....More

1  Thank dean a
Reviewed June 23, 2018

By complete coincidence, Braunton Burrows was mentioned in The Telegraph we were reading about 5 miles down the road so thought we’d better go and explore. Prior to that we’d never heard of it. After travelling what seemed like miles down narrow Devon roads (an...More

1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed June 9, 2018

We are returning again later in the year having visited the North Devon Coast on several previous occasions. The AONB has it all,beautiful little back in time type villages,stunning walks,beaches to die for and unlike several other places we have visited,plenty of great pub/restaurants to...More

1  Thank shane s
Reviewed May 5, 2018

Love to explore the North Devon coast, so many stunning beaches to choose from, lovely friendly locals and tea shops galore! A beautiful place to explore with so much to do it keeps us coming back year after year!

1  Thank Kim J
Reviewed March 3, 2018

Simply a beautiful place to visit. Loads of places to see. Plenty of activities to do from walking to surfing. Some great pubs, cafes and restaurants to eat and relax.Got to visit.

Thank Catherine A
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