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Things to do in North Devon

We absolutely love North Devon. We live just a few miles from the coast and that means miles of fantastic beaches, coastal walks and many other opportunities to explore the countryside.

You can’t say you know what the North Devon lifestyle is all about until you’ve live or at least visited here. The fresh air, the laid back atmosphere – everything adds up to a very different type of lifestyle with a mixture of countryside and beach life. Here’s a few of our favourite places in the area. We’ll continue to add to this list as we grow to find more hidden gems in the area.

Westward Ho!

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The only town with an exclamation mark in its name, Westward Ho! is named after a book of the same name by Charles Kingsley. The beach is beautiful – it’s one of our favourites for surfing and other watersports. This seaside town is just a few miles from our camp and a fantastic beach to explore when staying in the area.

Hartland

Hartland is a few miles down the coast from us where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Bristol Channel. You’ll have a chance to see the lighthouse, visit the local pub and, if you like, enjoy the coastal walks along the cliff to enjoy the stunning views.

Clovelly

This is one of the last private villages in England. With a small fee to enter the town it has become a popular tourist destination. The steep cobbled streets are a challenge to get up and down but take advantage of the Landrover up and down the hill and your feet can take a rest!

Bideford

With the River Torridge flowing through it is one of the more peaceful port towns to enjoy on a trip to the area. Known as the Little White Town because of it’s rows of white washed buildings it has a vast history to be explored.

Barnstaple

Another riverside town on the River Taw this hub on North Devon is expanding faster than ever. With lots of independent shopping available and now a variety of sports to try such as tennis, kayaking and paddleboarding.

Croyde

Another location of fantastic beach and another tourist hot spot. Found on a different part of the North Devon coastline you can’t imagine the difference between the east and west. 

If you’re looking for places to stay in North Devon then look no further than Livit Glamping. Our range of bell tents and pre-pitched camping offers a choice of accommodations to enjoy the great outdoors that Devon has to offer. Get in touch today!