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Best surfing spots in North Devon

    We are extremely lucky to have some of the best surfing spots right on our doorstep here in North Devon. Our surfing activities are some of our most loved due to the proximity to the perfect beach for all abilities. Here are our top picks if you are staying or live in North Devon and need the best spot to surf those waves.

    Westward Ho!


    Right on our doorstep is this fantastic beach – it is one of the safest in North Devon for surfing due to minimal rip tides or underwater obstructions. Due to this and the 2 mile of beach line makes it one of the most popular for less experienced surfers and beginners.


    A little further around the coast from Livit Adventure Croyde Bay is a beach much more suitable for more advanced surfers and those with shortboards. It is prone to more rips and has some rocky areas so although there are great spots for beginners it better to go with a school so you know the best places to surf.



    This beach is known to hold a bigger wave than its neighbour Woolacombe which makes it ideal for more experienced riders. However it can be good for beginners too offering a good wave.


    Real pros will love Lynmouth. It’s North Devon’s only point break and is less well known so less busy throughout the year. There can be dangerous currents here so definitely a beach for pros only.

    Saunton Sands


    This beach can get busy during the summer but can also offer some good waves for all abilities of surfer.


    Woolacombe is a 3 mile stretch of beach which offers fantastic surfing for everyone. Whether you are a beginner looking for smaller waves, or pros who wish to surf the bigger waves.

    So that’s our favourites – where are you heading this summer?