Top Five Summer Activities in North Devon

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Top Five Summer Activities in North Devon

Summer is nearly upon us, so it’s time to get those summer activities planned and booked. For those of you are coming to to North Devon this year we thought we’d compile a list of  what we think are the top five summer activities to help you make the most of your stay.

  1. Beach rides with Roylands Riding Stables

Roylands Riding Stables specialise in a range of riding activities. By far one of their most special, are the beach hacks that take place from Croyde onto Putsborough beach. With rides across the beach and dunes taking in the magical ocean views, this should be near the top of your to do list!

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Roylands farm horse riding

  1. Coasteering with the Lyndon Wake Surf School

Coasteering is a high adrenaline mix of open water swimming, rock scrambling, caving and cliff jumping. It’s a relatively new activity which is sure to get your heart racing! Search through the secret nooks and caverns of the North Devon coastline or get your new Facebook profile picture as you launch through the air off a 25ft jump!

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  1. Stand-up Paddle Boarding

Stand-up paddle boarding or SUPing is the fastest growing sport in the world and it’s no surprise. Not only is SUPing a great way to catch the waves or explore the coastline, it’s also great fitness and can even incorporate water based yoga.

For the first time this year, Surfing Croyde Bay is offering lessons and hire for small groups.

More info can be found from contacting them directly:

Stand up paddle boarding

  1. Lundy Island boat trip

Lundy Island was England’s first Marine Nature Reserve and is stunning loval. Although only 3 miles long and 1-mile-wide it has rich flora and fauna and has been likened as England’s Galapagos. With day trips available, a pub and over night accommodation it is a must have for keen bird watchers or for those looking for a isolated get away.

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  1. Surf lessons with Surfing Croyde Bay

You can’t come to North Devon without trying surfing. By far the best beach to learn to surf on is Croyde Bay near Braunton.  It offers the best waves in all conditions. The surf school definitely worth your time is Surfing Croyde Bay. They have been running lessons with fully qualified professionals for the last 14 years and they certainly know the best way to have fun while teaching you all the fundamentals.

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How many of the top five summer activities will tick off this summer?

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