Lots of activities


Surfing and bodyboarding

Woolacombe is a great beach for everyone from beginner bodyboarders to expert surfers. You can hire everything you need from surf shops at the entrances to the beach - and you can book lessons with:


The Woolacombe Surf Centre
Hunters Surf School

Nick Thorne Surf Coaching (Putsborough)



Horse riding

Beginners and experienced riders can enjoy a canter through the countryside or how about galloping along Woolacombe beach itself? The horses may even want a paddle through the waves!


Woolacombe Riding Stables




Boat rides

All sorts of boat trips are available from the harbour at Ilfracombe. Explore the coast on the Ilfracombe Princess, take a fishing trip or even take a day trip to Lundy Island on the Oldenburg!


If you walk down the harbour, there are plenty of boat companies offering different trips.




Rockpool Rambles

Barricane Beach, only a few mnutes' walk from your apartment offers fantastic rockpooling with incredible creatures to discover. You will find a net in your apartment. The National Trust offers guided rockpool rambles (and lots of other events) in the summer months.






The Tarka Trail offers flat, scenic cycling. Bikes can be hired at Fremington Quay