Tag Archives: hiking

How to Visit Becky Falls in Dartmoor National Park, Devon

Girl walking through temperate rainforest with trees on either side. Becky Falls, Dartmoor, one of the best walks near Exeter

If you’re researching how to visit Becky Falls in Dartmoor National Park, this article has all the information that you need. With moss-strewn trees, a babbling river and crashing waterfalls, Becky Falls is one of the most incredible places to visit in Dartmoor, if not all of Devon. It’s a wonderful attraction for families, solo […]

12 Best Outdoor Activities in Devon for Adults and Kids

Headland view near Woolacombe

If you’re looking for outdoor activities in Devon, this blog post features eight of the best! With beautiful beaches and two glorious moorlands, Devon is one of the best counties in England for outdoor adventure. It’s a huge county with plenty of space for hiking, surfing and 4×4 driving.  The trickiest thing is knowing exactly […]

Best Exmouth Beaches: 6 Beaches in Exmouth

Exmouth Cliffs in Devon

Are you looking for the best Exmouth beaches? This blog post will give you a list of them!  Miles of golden sand stretching down the coastline ensure that Exmouth is a prime holiday destination in Devon. The beaches in Exmouth are popular in the hot summer season, so it’s a good idea to know where […]

The Best Exeter Walks: 18+ Walks in and Around Exeter

Exeter Cathedral Houses

Are you looking for the best Exeter walks? This article details some of the best ways to explore the city and its surrounding areas on foot! With a skyline-dominating cathedral and historic quayside, there are tonnes of beautiful places to see in Exeter city centre. It’s a very walkable place; so you can see all […]

National Trust vs English Heritage: Which Membership to Buy

A clear day at Stonehenge, Somerset

If you are based in the UK and want to explore more historical sites, you might be wondering National Trust vs English Heritage – which is better?  Both of these heritage organisations celebrate Britain’s history, and membership at either gives you the chance to visit their sites free of charge.  You could purchase both memberships, […]

Westward Ho! to Clovelly walk: tips and directions

Cliffs and sea near Westward Ho!

The Westward Ho! to Clovelly walk is a stunning South West Coast Path hike in North Devon. Travelling from the tourist town of Westward Ho! to the idyllic village of Clovelly, this hike will take you through sandy beaches and onto clifftops with sweeping views.¬† This is one of the more difficult trails on the […]

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 […]