Did you know...Westward Ho! was named after an 1855 novel of the same name?

Named after the novel by Charles Kingsley, the village of Westward Ho! near Bideford offers a clean, sandy beach which stretches for two miles and is known as the Golden Bay. With strong surfing conditions and the famous Pebble Ridge, beach holidays are well worth considering. Westward Ho! is part of the South West Coast Path and is also close to the Tarka Trail, making the area a must for keen walkers and cyclists.

Exmoor Walking Festival

The annual Spring Exmoor Walking Festival takes place each May and spans 10 days. This Exmoor event sees a programme of guided walks around Exmoor and North Devon, many of which adopt specific themes. Whether you like to walk through woodlands, to landmarks to through the countryside, the Exmoor Walking Festival will offer a special walk for you, and there...

Braunton and District Museum

For a family attraction in Braunton, Braunton Museum is a great place to learn more about the area’s history, and holds a few surprises about its past too. As the largest village in the country, it’s little wonder that Braunton boasts a fascinating past. The Braunton Great Field is one of two working examples of Saxon strip farming remaining in...
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