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North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty

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Spectacular views and walks, it's best to visit off season as it can get very crowded in summer... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
49Pam
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Gloucester, United Kingdom
It Certainly Is An Area Of Outstanding Beauty

This is our second cottage holiday visit to North Devon & have explored it extensively. Some of... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
places2seeplaces2go
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Bournemouth, 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
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Croyde, Braunton EX31 1EA, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Spectacular views and walks, it's best to visit off season as it can get very crowded in summer with traffic and people!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank 49Pam
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is our second cottage holiday visit to North Devon & have explored it extensively. Some of the coastal villages such as Porlock Weir & Lynmouth are like you are stepping back in time. You have stunning rugged coast lines (the valley of the rocks)...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

North Devon is a magnificent area taking in part of Exmoor and with a beautiful coastline over 65 miles long with a coastal path along much of it. There are many good beaches that cater for all water sports and areas of natural beauty to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Ian M
Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

For me and my family Croyde is a yearly tradition, it is beautiful, peaceful and the people are friendly.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

There is nothing quite as beautiful as the North Devon area. It's described as an area of natural outstanding beauty. But you have to see it for yourself to experience the emotional and spiritual connections..

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 53Geoff
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Didn't have great weather but it didn't deter us having a lovely time. Plenty of places to visit and the beaches are splendid. Very dog friendly and great coastlines. Would have been fantastic if the sun had been shining. Will definitely be coming back. Something...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed July 21, 2018 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!!!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank NickandSally96
Reviewed July 17, 2018

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.

Date of experience: July 2018
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

Date of experience: May 2018
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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

Date of experience: June 2018
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