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{"LocationDetails":{"Id":297,"Name":"Croyde","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Croyde Bay holidays\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eCroyde is a traditional North Devon village where old-world meets trendy, as the visitors attracted by the surf relax beside those on more traditional\u0026nbsp;Croyde holidays. The self-catering\u0026nbsp;\u003cem\u003eCroyde holiday cottages\u003c/em\u003e\u003cem\u003e\u0026nbsp;\u003c/em\u003efrom Blue Chip Holidays are ideal for those staying in Croyde Bay \u0026ndash; no matter which of the area\u0026rsquo;s charms have attracted them. The village of Croyde Bay is separated from its stunning beach by a line of rugged dunes, so fun on the coast is just a short walk away!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThings to do in Croyde\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eCroyde is well known for its beaches. In fact, Croyde Bay Beach is considered one of the best surfing beaches in the UK. Part of North Devon\u0026rsquo;s Heritage Coastline, Croyde Bay is one of the most popular areas in the county. This charming spot is home to some of the best surfers in the country as well as being a hot spot for tourists. The sand dunes and stunning scenery make it a glorious place for a day trip.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;re visiting Croyde during May, make sure you visit the Exmoor walking festival. Taking place over 10 days, this programme of guided walks will give you the best views of the local area. See the famous landmarks, pretty woodlands and picturesque countryside. With over 30 walks to choose from, ranging in length from 4 to 11 miles, there\u0026rsquo;s something for all the family to enjoy.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eCroyde Attractions\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eCroyde is packed with adventure and exploration. What better way to spend your day than with a visit to the beach? Building sandcastles, swimming and surfing at Combesgate Beach is bound to keep everyone entertained. Even if you prefer to relax, you can take a stroll along the sands or watch the world go by. Just make sure you check the tide times before you go and pack light as the beach is only accessible via a hundred steps.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eGetting some fresh sea air is the perfect way to unwind, but what if you want to stay indoors? At Croyde Deckchair Cinema, you can put your feet up and enjoy some brilliant popcorn movies in the comfort of a cosy deckchair. Located in the village hall, the cinema has a licensed bar so you can quench your thirst and its open most Wednesdays, school holidays and Sundays before bank holidays. The popularity of these events means booking is a must but we\u0026rsquo;re sure you\u0026rsquo;ll love this quaint cinema.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWe love our sports and exhilarating activities. We may be slightly biased but we know the best places to go for pleasure seekers and we\u0026rsquo;re confident that you\u0026rsquo;ll adore them too. Rock climbing at Baggy Point is one of our favourite pastimes. As the hottest climbing spot on the Devon coast, the crag reaches up to 300 feet and there\u0026rsquo;s almost 60 routes to climb. At baggy point, you\u0026rsquo;ll discover Cheesegrater Cliff, Long Rock Slab and Scrattling Zawn. As well as climbers, Baggy Point is a favourite with walkers and surfers who want to admire the breath-taking views. It\u0026rsquo;s truly remarkable.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"croyde","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/101/2013/11/croyde_iStock_000024037411Large.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Croyde Deckchair Cinema","Body":"\u003cp\u003eDescribed by one reviewer as \u0026ldquo;so quaint it hurts\u0026rdquo;, the Croyde Deckchair Cinema in the village hall never fails to delight visitors. It can seem a shame to go to the cinema on a warm day by the sea, so have the best of both worlds and watch a film in a comfy retro deckchair.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s a licensed bar in the hall too, and the best part is you can choose a single deckchair or make it the perfect date by choosing a double one. If you love local cinema with character this should be top of your list, the deckchair cinema so check its opening times before you go. The Croyde Deckchair Cinema is open most Wednesdays during the school holidays and on Sundays of Bank Holidays, and it\u0026rsquo;s best to book your deckchair in advance as it\u0026rsquo;s always very popular.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are occasional film showings for seasonal events such as Halloween, and silent films have even been known to be accompanied by live bands to create a film experience you\u0026rsquo;ll never forget. The village hall is accessible for disabled visitors and includes a disabled loo to make things even easier. For more information and to reserve your deckchair call the hall on 07583 204601.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.131,"LocationLongitude":-4.22482,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368198873.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/croyde-deckchair-cinema","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368198873.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Blue Dot Adventure","Body":"\u003cp\u003eBlue Dot Adventure are another of Devon\u0026rsquo;s leading coasteering and adventure operators, and they run from Ilfracombe, Croyde and Woolacombe in the north of the county and Torquay in the south. With the choice between the rugged coastline of north Devon and the famously pretty stretch of the south, this coasteering experience is a great idea for a day out you\u0026rsquo;ll never forget.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eClimb your way around coastal cliffs, swim in glistening seas and enjoy plenty of jump time during this experience \u0026ndash; and trust us, you\u0026rsquo;ll want to do it all over again when you reach the end! The most liberating moment of coasteering excursions are usually the freefall leap, plunging into the waiting water below without inhibitions, and the nice thing about this company is that they make sure you get as much time as possible to take the plunge. If you love adrenalin then you\u0026rsquo;ll certainly feel it as you take each leap...\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf for you the fun of coasteering is all about the climb, choose the \u0026lsquo;Hang Tough\u0026rsquo; package (rather than \u0026lsquo;Air Time\u0026rsquo;) as this one focuses more on technical overhanging climbing above deep water. If you usually climb on land it\u0026rsquo;ll make a change to land with a splash if you let go! Don\u0026rsquo;t worry if you\u0026rsquo;re not a climber or an adventurer though, you don\u0026rsquo;t need to bring anything for coasteering other than a determined attitude. Blue Dot Adventure offer visitors to Devon the chance to have a go at something different, and they\u0026rsquo;re flexible with their activities and dates to work around you.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.2136,"LocationLongitude":-4.06626,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368185035.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/torquay/blue-dot-adventure","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368185035.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Rock Climbing at Baggy Point","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThis towering Croyde headland is something of a natural celebrity on the climbing scene, and it\u0026rsquo;s the most popular climbing spot on Devon\u0026rsquo;s coast. The impressive crag looms high above the crashing Atlantic and reaches up to 300 feet in some parts, and there are nearly 60 different routes to climb in various grades.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere are more routes towards VS and upwards, but they\u0026rsquo;re quite safe although sometimes sparsely protected. Keep your eye on the tide whilst climbing Baggy Point, and try to climb it on a sunny day for the best possible experience. Comprised of huge slabs and diagonal shale bands, Baggy Point\u0026rsquo;s Long Rock Slab is its prize feature, and it\u0026rsquo;s now dotted with slanting breaks, corners and cracks.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe 70 degree climbing to be tackled at Baggy Point covers every grade. You\u0026rsquo;ll find more features to the north of Long Rock Slab and the enormous Baggy Hole, such as Cheesegrater Cliff, Concrete Wall and Scrattling Zawn. Scrattling Zawn contains handy sections divided into easy crack climbs \u0026ndash; including the 1890s route Scrattling Crack. Baggy Point is a climber\u0026rsquo;s dream, and it\u0026rsquo;ll lure you back for a new climb time and again.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIt\u0026rsquo;s not the climbing that attracts visitors to Baggy Point. The headland is also a favourite with coastal walkers, surfers and just those who want to admire the exhilarating view. There\u0026rsquo;s al easy access park from the car park, so people of all abilities can reach the headland.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1355,"LocationLongitude":-4.24426,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368178787.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/rock-climbing-at-baggy-point","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368178787.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Coasteering with Point Breaks","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePoint Breaks stands out from the coasteering company crowd because they make your session as challenging as you want it to be. If you\u0026rsquo;re a first timer and need to build your confidence steadily they\u0026rsquo;ll be happy to tailor you a session at your pace, and if you\u0026rsquo;re completely at ease in the waves and on the rocks you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to push your limits in safety. The jumps range from around six feet high right up to twenty, so you\u0026rsquo;ll be in your comfort zone throughout the experience.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe instructors know this stunning stretch of the north Devon coastline like the back of their hands, and just to prove their confidence in the routes they\u0026rsquo;ll even jump first! You\u0026rsquo;ll be provided with high quality safety equipment and wetsuits to keep you comfortable along the way, and if you don\u0026rsquo;t want to jump or tackle any stages you\u0026rsquo;ll have the option of scrambling on to the next one. Point Break are a great company for the first time coasteering session, and it\u0026rsquo;ll test your nerves at every step.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll not only have a great time, but coasteering is a way to admire Devon\u0026rsquo;s coastline that you\u0026rsquo;ll never forget, and trust us - it\u0026rsquo;s gorgeous.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.0922,"LocationLongitude":-4.12975,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368195209.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/coasteering-with-point-breaks","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368195209.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Surfing at Croyde Bay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eCroyde Bay is one of Devon\u0026rsquo;s most renowned surf spots and you\u0026rsquo;ll understand why as soon as you arrive. With lifeguards on hand throughout the season it\u0026rsquo;s a very safe beach, although it sees some fantastic waves most visitors will feel safe in its waters.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026rsquo;re a little rusty on the board or just want to learn you\u0026rsquo;ll find the beach lined with some top class surf schools, and their experienced instructors will have even the most hesitant person on a board. The reviews of each school speak for themselves so check them out before you choose one.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eCroyde has fantastic surf, but it\u0026rsquo;s important to check the tide times as if you arrive when it\u0026rsquo;s going out you won\u0026rsquo;t find much surf. One of Croyde Bay\u0026rsquo;s biggest draws is its friendly atmosphere. You\u0026rsquo;ll find advice is always on hand for the locals and surf outlets, and they know the area well enough to give guidance according to the conditions of the day. One of the only problems with this surfing spot is that it can get very busy during peak periods, but on the plus side it offers a lovely stretch of beach, convenient facilities and a great vibe.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003ep\u0026gt;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":true,"LocationLatitude":51.1305,"LocationLongitude":-4.23768,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368177705.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_poi_logo/2013/04/1364831475.jpg/poi_logo.jpg","Alias":"devon/croyde/surfing-at-croyde-bay","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368177705.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Surfing at Putsborough","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePutsborough may not be as well-known as neighbouring Croyde, but it attracts plenty of swell and reasonable peaks. Baggy Point offers great shelter from SW-S wind and there\u0026rsquo;s a rip along the cliff that\u0026rsquo;s a great help when it\u0026rsquo;s big. Putsborough suits surfers of every ability and has an easterly offshore wind direction and a westerly swell direction.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003ePutsborough is one of the area\u0026rsquo;s most relaxing places for a surf, and it only gets really busy when it\u0026rsquo;s not surfable at the more popular beaches nearby, so check out the conditions for all of them before choosing.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAs this spot is sheltered by huge headland it\u0026rsquo;s often still good for a surf even if the wind picks up and blows out the area\u0026rsquo;s other beaches. The waves really pick up as the tide pushes in and they\u0026rsquo;re fantastic towards high tide (just look out for the rocks). There is no lifeguard cover at Putsborough, and although it\u0026rsquo;s reasonable safe to surf there can be powerful currents closer to the headland.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s a car park above the beach, and it\u0026rsquo;s worth bearing in mind that you need to walk down a steep lane to access the beach which can be slippers on a wet day.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1457,"LocationLongitude":-4.22328,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368178270.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/surfing-at-putsborough","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368178270.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Watermouth Castle","Body":"\u003cp\u003eHere\u0026rsquo;s a thought, a family attraction that has the beauty and history of a Devon castle and dozens of rides to delight the children. Watermouth Castle is a Victorian castle filled with engaging displays, fascinating treasures and surrounded by a family theme park and landscaped gardens. The castle\u0026rsquo;s setting overlooking Watermouth Cove means visitors can have a day to remember amidst gorgeous scenery.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eVisitors can let off steam on the rides, meet the residents of Gnome Land, brave the dungeons and enjoy entertainment at this unique family attraction. The underground Water Show Extravaganza is always a first for the park\u0026rsquo;s visitors, and the sight of the fountains, lights and music is perfectly synchronised to make for an unforgettable experience.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAdventure Land is a magical place where you can water bomb your family with water balloons, try your hand at Crazy Fountain Golf and ride the Spinning Cooking Pot ride. Water Wars is open during school holidays, and there is a small cost for the balloons.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eMerry-Go-Land is full of weird and wonderful sights \u0026ndash; and its features include the Mystical Water Gardens, a floating marble ball and the swing boats add a nostalgic touch to the Victorian lakes. Expect the unexpected in this quirky corner of the park, and prepare to join in the madness as you wander. Watermouth Castle is a refreshing attraction as it\u0026rsquo;s aimed at all ages, and its unique setting on the Devon coast makes it one you\u0026rsquo;ll all remember.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.2132,"LocationLongitude":-4.06905,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/02/carousel.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/ilfracombe/watermouth-castle","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/02/carousel.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Croyde to Baggy Point","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe walk between Croyde and Baggy Point is a circular one, and it\u0026rsquo;s around 5 and a half miles long in total. If you fancy a walk that gets you out on the coast and has plenty of opportunity to take in Devon\u0026rsquo;s famous seascapes then this is the one, and it follows a scenic cliff top path. If you don\u0026rsquo;t have much of a head for heights then this may not be the best route for you, but if you love nothing more than a bird\u0026rsquo;s eye view and a sea breeze then you\u0026rsquo;re good to go!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eStart the walk in the pretty village of Croyde and enjoy passing Baggy Point (one of the area\u0026rsquo;s top climbing spots) and the seemingly endless Woolacombe Sands. This walk follows part of the South West Coast Path and part of the Tarka Trail, so it\u0026rsquo;s well-trodden and easy to follow the route. Graded easy, it\u0026rsquo;s suitable for those who aren\u0026rsquo;t used to strenuous terrain, but it\u0026rsquo;s a good idea to wear walking shoes all the same.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe highlights of this walk include gorgeous views over Croyde, as well as a fantastic one of Putsborough and Woolacombe Sands to Morte Point along the way. The Tarka Trail follows Tarka the Otter\u0026rsquo;s journey in the book by Henry Williamson, and it\u0026rsquo;s the same stretch that belongs to the South West Coast Path. On a clear day you should be able to see Clovelly and Hartland Point as you near the headland of Baggy Point.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1303,"LocationLongitude":-4.22463,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/101/2013/06/IMG_0314.jpg.JPG/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/croyde-to-baggy-point","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/101/2013/06/IMG_0314.jpg.JPG/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Walking Woolacombe to Croyde","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe 5 mile walk between Woolacombe and Croyde passes two stunning Blue Flag beaches and takes in two of north Devon\u0026rsquo;s finest resorts. If you start in Woolacombe you can choose whether to make your way along the sands or walk the dunes and cliffs for two miles to Putsborough Sands. As you leave Putsborough Sands you\u0026rsquo;ll approach Baggy Point, one of the most popular climbing spots in the region. This is a great place to rest and admire the coastal views, and you\u0026rsquo;ll come to Croyde Bay not long after.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll find a large car park close to Woolacombe Beach where this walk starts, and although modest the town is mostly known for its huge, clean sandy beach. The strong surf means it isn\u0026rsquo;t the safest beach for swimmers, but you can walk along the whole beach to Putsborough Sands. From here the walk to Baggy Point is quite gentle and the rock formation is striking.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eCroyde Bay beach also has a Blue Flag to its name, so expect clean sands and safe waters. The surf here is even bigger than back in Woolacombe, and as the beach isn\u0026rsquo;t quite so big it can feel busier here during the summer. If you fancy stopping here and enjoying the atmosphere you can pick from the many dunes that back the sands and find your own quiet spot. This walk is easier out of season when the beaches are free from crowds, and it\u0026rsquo;s perfect for blowing the cobwebs out.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1724,"LocationLongitude":-4.20787,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/12/woolacombe-beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/woolacombe/walking-woolacombe-to-croyde","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/12/woolacombe-beach.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Bude Farmers\u0027 and Craft Market","Body":"\u003cp\u003eBude Farmers and Craft Market takes place on the Wharf every Friday between Easter and the last Friday in October, and it opens from 10am \u0026ndash; 3pm. So now that you\u0026rsquo;re clued up on where to go and when here\u0026rsquo;s what you can expect to find \u0026ndash; fresh bread and cakes, farm produce, cheese, garden supplies, Cornish bears, curry spices, leather goods and much more.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you want to pick up some unique gifts to take home with you, stock up on local foods for a self-catering holiday in Bude or just have a look at some of the goods produced in the area then the market is a great place to start. You\u0026rsquo;ll find a wide variety of stalls, and everything is produced locally so you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to experience a real taste of Cornwall.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe market is divided into produce stalls and those specialising in arts and crafts, and the intricate work of the glass artists is always popular with visitors. 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Tunnels Beaches are officially North Devon\u0026rsquo;s safest, and the seawater tidal pool is perfect for family beach holidays in Ilfracombe!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIlfracombe Tunnels Beaches are a fascinating reminder of more demure days gone by! The private beaches can only be accessed via four handmade tunnels which were cut into the cliffs by the Victorians in an attempt to enforce separate bathing for the sexes!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHistory aside, Tunnels Beach is well worth the small charge to enjoy it, and also includes a tidal bathing pool which is great for children and those less confident in the sea. The tunnels have been used for all kinds of reasons over the years, from smuggleRs to hideaways, but don\u0026#39;y worry - they\u0026#39;re just a unique access route to the stunning beaches these days. 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Your session will include training on the beach before you get started in the water and lessons are the longest in the area at three hours each.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAll instructors are fully qualified beach lifeguards and the lessons are held at Croyde Bay and Putsborough. Local knowledge is a great thing to have when surfing on the dramatic north Devon coastline, and the instructors will choose the best spot for you to learn according to the day\u0026rsquo;s conditions. This is a great surf school if you fancy giving it a try with a group of friends during your holiday, as you\u0026rsquo;ll save money by going as a group. Lessons with groups of more than six people are just \u0026pound;30 per person and there are also discounts when you book as a family of four.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe minimum age for lessons with Point Breaks is eight years, and the aim of the school is to get you surfing for the rest of your life. 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