North Devon is a district in Devon, England and Barnstaple is its administrative center.
North Devon is blessed with incredible landscapes, wild countryside, magnificent cliffs, scenic valleys, covert bays, beautiful beaches and the mighty Taw and Torridge Rivers.
North Devon Maritime Museum is a must for maritime buffs
Barnstaple Heritage Center weaves tales of history
Fremington Quay Visitor Centre houses exotic birds
The Gnome Reserve abounds in pixies and gnomes models
The Big Sheep is a fun attraction
The Milky Way Adventure Park offers the best in entertainment
Exmoor Zoological Park houses animals in a natural setting
Hartland Abbey has attractive gardens and artifacts
Tapeley Park has exotic flora and wildlife
Broomhill Sculpture Gardens has awesome creations
North Devon offers a whole host of activities.
Feel the ecstasy of surfing at the superb Blue Flag Beaches, pump up your adrenalin with white water adventure, zip through all kinds of terrain with quad biking or target the enemy with paintball or bulletzone.
Outgun your friends in clay pigeon shooting, Go Mountain boarding, canoeing, indoor and outdoor climbing, and sky diving and game shooting
Spend a leisurely day golfing, bird watching, strolling through woods or fly-fishing for salmon and trout.
Mountain bike over the Tarka Trail through stunning landscapes put your racing skills to the test by Go Karting and take a horse trek through lovely valleys and bleak moors.
North Devon has something for everyone, from retail to high fashion. Wander through the local stores for a variety of knick-knacks, pottery, paintings, local crafts and wood carvings.
North Devon provides the best in dining experiences from typical English breakfast to gourmet spread.
Treat yourself to some exotic seafood, wines and liqueurs, cheese and clotted cream at the numerous bistros, pubs, tearooms and restaurants.
There are plenty of places to stay in North Devon from top-class hotels and elegant country homes to modest inns, from self-service villas, flats and mobile homes to inexpensive hostels and lodges, from family managed bed & breakfast to camping sites and fishermen's hamlets.
North Devon has good transport facilities and is connected by three roads (A361, M5 and A39). You can fly in, take a train, rent a car, or travel by bus, coach or ferry service.
Experience the wild, natural beauty of Devon to make it a memorable holiday.