Best Beaches in Ilfracombe: for nature, surfing, and vibes!

Beautiful Bay near Ilfracombe

If you’re looking for beaches in Ilfracombe, this blog post is here to help! Ilfracombe is a chilled out North Devon town that is popular with tourists in the summer months. It’s also famous for its Tunnels Beaches (made during Victorian times when the town saw a tourism boom!) and being the launching pad for […]

Instow to Westward Ho! Walk: guide and directions

Coloured houses in Appledore

The Instow to Westward Ho! walk takes you along the coastal path, from the picturesque riverside village of Instow to Westward Ho!’s sandy beaches. This North Devon route walks up and down the River Torridge, crossing it at Bideford and then through the Northam Burrows from Appledore to Westward Ho! This is part of the […]

Braunton to Instow Walk: guide and tips

View of very blue River Torridge

The Braunton to Instow walk is part of the South West Coast Path, although this segment actually doesn’t run by the Devon coast. Away from the cliff paths, it traverses along an old railway bed, now dedicated paths for cycling and hiking, leading from Braunton to Barnstaple, and then on the other side down to […]

Woolacombe to Braunton Walk: A Complete Guide

Saunton Sands Beach near Braunton

The Woolacombe to Braunton walk is a section of the South West Coast Path, a 630 mile coastal walk that runs through North Devon.¬†Hiking around the path is one of the best things to do in Woolacombe, so let’s have a look into how to do it! This section leaves the famous surf beach of […]

Ilfracombe to Woolacombe Walk: Directions and Instructions

Headland view near Woolacombe

The Ilfracombe to Woolacombe walk is one of the best in North Devon. It takes in epic coastline, including cliff paths and glorious bays. It does have some hills, but it’s not too taxing, and it’s about 15 kilometres in length.  This blog post will show you how to walk from Ilfracombe to Woolacombe on […]

Combe Martin to Ilfracombe Coastal Walk

Beautiful Bay near Ilfracombe

The Combe Martin to Ilfracombe coastal walk is a five mile/ eight kilometre stretch that takes in some of the most epic scenery in North Devon. On a clear day, you’ll feel like you’re in Thailand with the epic views from cliffs and beautiful coves!  This section of the South West Coast Path is famous […]

Porlock Weir to Lynmouth Walk: All you need to know

Coast path going downwards with sea in background

The Porlock Weir to Lynmouth walk takes in some of the most amazing views of Exmoor National Park. You’ll be able to enjoy the forest, coastal cliffs and the two settlements of Porlock Weir and Lynmouth. This is usually the second day of the South West Coast Path (if starting in Minehead). It is a […]

18+ Fun Things to do in Ilfracombe

Ilfracombe from a look out point

If you’re on holiday in North Devon, you may be looking for things to do in Ilfracombe. Ilfracombe is an underrated North Devon town (although it is still popular with summer staycationers!). It is one of the most picturesque harbour towns in the region and is ideal for enjoying the great British seaside.  Although the […]

Minehead to Porlock Walk: SWCP Day One

Cliffs with moors in background

The Minehead to Porlock walk is the first (or last, depending on what way you’re doing it!) part of the South West Coast Path, one of the most famous long-distance walking routes in the UK.¬† It encompasses 630 miles from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset, and passes through countless beach towns, epic coastal […]

12 Places to Stay in Somerset and Hotel Recommendations

Pretty village of Porlock, Somerset

Are you looking for places to stay in Somerset? This blog post focuses on some of the best towns, villages and cities in the county, with plenty of hotel recommendations.  Somerset is a stunning region with rolling hills, a dramatic coastline and charismatic towns. It’s famous for Cheddar Gorge, the biggest gorge in the country, […]