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{"LocationDetails":{"Id":127,"Name":"Saunton \u0026 Braunton","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to Braunton holiday cottages \u0026amp; apartments\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThink of Saunton and you\u0026rsquo;re bound to picture endless sands wrapped around hilly dunes and inviting waters. The village is renowned for its impressive surfing conditions\u003cstrong\u003e.\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eJust a few miles away, Braunton enjoys dazzling views, and you are close enough to make the most of Saunton Sands. Braunton is reputed as being the largest village in England with its own shops, restaurants and surrounding walks - so it has plenty to occupy its many yearly visitors. The South West Coast Path passes through Saunton, and the Tarka Trail includes Braunton \u0026ndash; so walkers will be in their element!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eThings to do in Saunton \u0026amp; Braunton\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWe adore walking in the fresh country air and we just know you\u0026rsquo;ll love the North Devon Exmoor Walking Festival. If you plan on visiting the area at the end of April to the beginning of May, then you\u0026rsquo;re in luck. The ten day festival is always a big hit and it takes you through the magnificent landscapes of the Quantock Hills, the National Park and North Devon. You can choose from 30 guided walks so give it a try and get yourself pumped up for the trek.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eA spectacular part of the local area is Braunton Burrows. The biggest network of sand dunes in the UK is a remarkable sight and it\u0026rsquo;s also an official UNESCO biosphere reserve. Go for a stroll along the reserve and you\u0026rsquo;ll spot over 400 species of plant life, rabbit burrows and other forms of nature.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003ch2\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eSaunton \u0026amp; Braunton \u003c/strong\u003e\u003cstrong\u003eAttractions\u003c/strong\u003e\u003c/h2\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eSaunton and Braunton have plenty of attractions. Trust us, we know you\u0026rsquo;ll love these hot spots as much as we do. One things for sure \u0026ndash; you won\u0026rsquo;t be stuck for things to do here as there\u0026rsquo;s plenty of action! Go kitesurfing at Saunton Sands \u0026ndash; the kids will adore it here. It does get busy during summer but everyone is friendly \u0026ndash; the gorgeous sands and coastal views will make anyone smile. Kitesurfing is banned during July and August but the rest of the year, it\u0026rsquo;s perfectly fine. You might also see some surfers making impressive moves in the sea.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you fancy learning more about the local history, head to Braunton and District Museum. Braunton is the largest village in the country so it\u0026rsquo;s no surprise that it has an intriguing past. Learn about the local history, see The Braunton Great Field \u0026ndash; just one of two remaining Saxon strip farming in England as well as displays of maritime heritage.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAll the family, especially young ones will love getting to grips with the past. A dinosaur adventure is an exciting way to spend your day which is why we suggest a trip to Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park. You might not expect to see lions, sealions and penguins in the rural countryside but that\u0026rsquo;s exactly what you\u0026rsquo;ll find here. There\u0026rsquo;s also feeding talks and shows as well as the chance to get up close to some dinosaurs \u0026ndash; you\u0026rsquo;ll think they\u0026rsquo;re real they sound so close!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"saunton-braunton","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/03/1364565521.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Surfed Out ","Body":"\u003cp\u003eWe know that when you come surfing in Devon you don\u0026rsquo;t just want the waves, it\u0026rsquo;s the whole lifestyle and Surfed Out is one of those friendly surf shops that has the warm surfer welcome we all expect and love. Found right in the heart of Devon\u0026rsquo;s surf scene in Braunton, Surfed Out is the place to go if you have questions, surf hire needs or just love to talk to fellow lovers of the sport!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe whole team live for surf, and you\u0026rsquo;ll feel right at home amidst the surfing memorabilia and signed items that adorn the walls of the shop. Choose from everything and anything you might need for some quality time out in the waves including a fantastic choice of Classic Longboards surfboards, retro choices and much more. If you need to hire equipment rather than buy during your Devon holiday, head to the sister shop in Saunton.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis is a great surf shop to visit - even if you\u0026rsquo;re new to surfing and want to know more, as the staff are always more than happy to offer advice and tips to help get you started. Test rides can even be arranged before you buy your products, just ask.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1083,"LocationLongitude":-4.16417,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/1368196335.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/saunton-braunton/surfed-out","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/1368196335.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Surfing at Saunton Sands","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSaunton Sands is another gem in the north Devon coast\u0026rsquo;s surf crown, and it\u0026rsquo;s a large beach with plenty of space to get on with what you love most. Out in the waves you\u0026rsquo;ll find long slow walls making it an ideal spot for those new to surfing. Sheltered from NW-N winds, the surf is a popular choice with those who aren\u0026rsquo;t too experienced.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe beach rolls on for three and a half miles, and Saunton is infamous for having some of the UK\u0026rsquo;s best waves. Backing on to the Atlantic, on a day with great swell it can offer line after line of spectacular long slow rollers that lure longboarders from around the country.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s a pay car park located just behind the beach so you won\u0026rsquo;t have far to carry your board, and Saunton Sands doesn\u0026rsquo;t have the problem of space that Croyde Bay can encounter during busy times. That said, look out for kiteboarders when it\u0026rsquo;s windy as the waves prove just as popular with them on a good day. As ever, check the tide times before making your way to Saunton for a surf, especially as the water retreats a whopping 500 metres at low tide. The waves at Saunton Sands may look gentle, but prepare for a surprise once you get in!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1169,"LocationLongitude":-4.22163,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/04/1364815073.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/saunton-braunton/surfing-at-saunton-sands","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/04/1364815073.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":"Kitesurfing at Saunton Sands","Body":"\u003cp\u003eSaunton is another Devon beach that tops the list for kite surfing spots. Although Saunton doesn\u0026rsquo;t have any local riders, it\u0026rsquo;s a friendly place with lots of regular visitors. It can get very busy during the summer but there is a complete ban on buggying and land boarding. You\u0026rsquo;ll need to make your way from the car park to the beach on foot, and then kites can be pumped up on the sand (make sure you\u0026rsquo;re past the white rock at the HW mark).\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSaunton Sands is a gorgeous beach, and you\u0026rsquo;ll find it gets very crowded in the summer \u0026ndash; the trick is to keep walking south and often you\u0026rsquo;ll eventually find a stretch of sand all to yourself. With more power than you\u0026rsquo;ll find at Westward Ho!, Saunton has a brilliant wave for kite surfing. The waves don\u0026rsquo;t lose power as the water is deeper off the beach.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s always space in the water and for launching and landing, and Saunton Sands works from south to north winds. Saunton\u0026rsquo;s impressive waves can reach well over six feet with double overhead faces, and experienced visitors will find challenging currents and breathtaking waves close to the bar.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSaunton has always been popular with surfers, and it\u0026rsquo;s only recent years that have seen the privately owned beach welcome kite surfing, so enjoy this picturesque area and three mile stretch of beach. Please note that kite surfing at Saunton Sands is still banned during July and August.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1172,"LocationLongitude":-4.22154,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/adriano/2013/08/Saunton Beach -8.JPG/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/saunton-braunton/kitesurfing-at-saunton-sands","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/adriano/2013/08/Saunton Beach -8.JPG/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Walking Woolacombe to Braunton","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe stretch between Woolacombe and Braunton in north Devon is one of the South West Coast Path\u0026rsquo;s most beautiful sections, and that\u0026rsquo;s no mean feat! The fifteen miles that connect the two resorts may be easier tackled over two days or several walks, but much of the walk is very easy.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eMany home in on this walk for its significant wildlife and points of geological interest, and a great deal of it is owned by the National Trust. With a difficulty rating of moderate, this walk covers lots of exhilarating cliff top sections \u0026ndash; and the views include the windswept Lundy Island and even the coast of Wales. The best place to stop and enjoy the views is at Baggy Point, also a popular spot with climbers.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOther highlights of this walk include the carpets of flowers around Woolacombe (thanks to grazing rabbits), a memorial to Tarka the Otter author Henry Williamson and the chance to pause and watch the surfers having fun at Croyde Bay. The route also forms part of the Tarka the Otter Trail, which follows the journey of the fictional otter from Williamson\u0026rsquo;s ever-popular book.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you don\u0026rsquo;t fancy completing the whole walk you can always stop at Croyde and then turn back, which makes a six mile journey. You\u0026rsquo;ll find facilities and refreshments at Croyde Bay and Putsborough Sands along the way. Bird watchers should look out for Velator Quay, as this once-bustling quay in Braunton now attracts all kinds of river birds.\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/102/2013/06/woolacombe.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/woolacombe/walking-woolacombe-to-braunton","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/06/woolacombe.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Saunton Sands","Body":"\u003cp\u003eJust half an hour\u0026rsquo;s drive away from Ilfracombe, Saunton Sands in Saunton is another great spot to unroll your picnic blanket during a beach holiday in Ilfracombe and dogs are welcome all year round. With 3 miles of sand, beautiful sand dunes and exhilarating surf \u0026ndash; Saunton Sands is one of Devon\u0026rsquo;s most impressive stretches of coast.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIn terms of drawing the crowds, Saunton Sands is probably the most popular of Saunton and Braunton beaches. Saunton has it all, from 3 miles of flawless sand, to great waves and of course the famous sand dunes of Braunton Burrows running behind it. Probably due to its picturesque appearance, Saunton Sands has appeared in several films over the years.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIn 1982 Pink Floyd\u0026rsquo;s film The Wall featured it, and more recently the music video for \u0026lsquo;Angels\u0026rsquo; by Robbie Williams was filmed on the sands too! Due to its long length, Saunton Sands is particularly popular with large groups, especially of surfers.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1148,"LocationLongitude":-4.22464,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/saunton-sands.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/saunton-braunton/saunton-sands","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/saunton-sands.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Ilfracombe Tunnels Beaches","Body":"\u003cp\u003eBeautiful beaches AND a historic attraction \u0026ndash; what more could you want from a beach in Ilfracombe? 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. Dogs are not permitted at Ilfracombe Tunnels Beaches.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.2109,"LocationLongitude":-4.12181,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/04/shore.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/ilfracombe/ilfracombe-tunnels-beaches","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/04/shore.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Croyde Bay","Body":"\u003cp\u003eCroyde Bay Beach is fast becoming recognised as one of the world\u0026rsquo;s best surfing beaches, and the surfing community is drawn to its challenging surf and easygoing atmosphere. North Devon holidays are all about taking on challenges, enjoying the waves and rugged beauty, and Croyde Bay is one of the most popular areas of the county.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSet in a spacey, sheltered bay beside a scenic North Devon village, Croyde Beach has a charm all of its own. Just a short drive from the Saunton and Braunton beaches, Croyde Beach is world famous for its place in the hearts of surfers. This is the place for those who are seasoned surfers, who want the wind to take their hair and whip it into a mess and who love discovering new beauty spots that are slightly off the beaten track.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Blue Flag beach and lines of sand dunes make for a great day out in a beautiful setting. Croyde Bay beach is lifeguarded during high season, and dogs are not allowed between May and September. The beach is well-equipped, with toilets, equipment hire, a first aid room, refreshments kiosk and disabled access too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1304,"LocationLongitude":-4.24142,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/Croyde Bay.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/croyde-bay","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/Croyde Bay.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Putsborough Sands Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePutsborough Sands Beach in Braunton is another lovely choice of beach close enough to visit during a beach holiday in Croyde. Found at the southern end of Woolacombe Bay \u0026ndash; this clean, large beach is another of North Devon\u0026rsquo;s finest.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDespite being surrounded by some of the UK\u0026rsquo;s most popular sands, Putsborough Beach holds its own as one of the most popular Braunton beaches! One of the area\u0026rsquo;s cleanest and prettiest beaches, Pustbourough Sands Beach is a perfect patchwork of golden sand, clear waters and bracing waves.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe undeveloped feel of Putsborough Sands adds to its charm, and with plenty of parking, toilets and equipment hire there is just the right amount of facilities. The beach\u0026rsquo;s rock pools will entertain small children for hours at low tide, and at high tide they will be able to watch the adults surf and bodyboard in the distance.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1464,"LocationLongitude":-4.22279,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/JosephG/2013/06/iStock_000004217338Small.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/saunton-braunton/putsborough-sands-beach","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/JosephG/2013/06/iStock_000004217338Small.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Braunton to Barnstaple","Body":"\u003cp\u003eGreat for cycling or as another Barnstaple walk, Braunton to Barnstaple follows the picturesque Taw estuary and links the historic town of Braunton and Barnstaple\u0026rsquo;s bustling quay. This walk starts at the car park which stands at the site of the former train station, from here, walkers or cyclists can pick up the Tarka Trail and follow along the old railway line.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHighlights of this route are far-stretching views of the estuary, a wetland conservation site, St Augustine\u0026rsquo;s Church and Barnstaple\u0026rsquo;s historic long bridge over the Taw. The walk\u0026rsquo;s end at Barnstaple quayside is a great excuse for a drink or lunch while you rest!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1079,"LocationLongitude":-4.16126,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/05/beach-walker.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/chulmleigh/braunton-to-barnstaple","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/05/beach-walker.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Lundy Island","Body":"\u003cp\u003eLundy Island is a place that\u0026rsquo;s unlike any other, and it\u0026rsquo;s difficult to put a finger on just why it draws those who discover it back time after time. Just off the coast of North Devon, you can take day trips to the island from Ilfracombe, and as soon as you stem on to it you\u0026rsquo;ll feel a sense of tranquillity and as ready to explore its unspoilt landscape.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eClear seas surround the island and its views are incredible, if you\u0026rsquo;re content to amuse yourself and wander when somewhere new or just sit back and enjoy looking out to sea then you\u0026rsquo;ll be in your element on the island.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eLundy has a sense of nature and rugged beauty that can\u0026rsquo;t fail to strike you, and you\u0026rsquo;re likely to catch sight of seals, spectacular birdlife, Lundy ponies...and that\u0026rsquo;s just the wildlife! After a day spent discovering smuggler\u0026rsquo;s haunts and pirate\u0026rsquo;s coves in the famous home of the Lundy puffins the mainland will seem a world away.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.1707,"LocationLongitude":-4.67078,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/12/shore_24614.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/croyde/lundy-island","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/12/shore_24614.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park","Body":"\u003cp\u003eCombe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is one of the best-loved days out in the region, and it\u0026rsquo;s a fantastic combination of the excitement of a wildlife park with a peaceful atmosphere from its rural location.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eAnimals to greet as you explore the park include lions, sealions, falconry, primates, penguins and much more, and some of them even impress visitors with shows! As if the wildlife, feeding talks and shows aren\u0026rsquo;t enough for one Woolacombe attraction, the park is also home to some terrifying dinosaurs...The movements and sounds from the dinosaurs make them appear almost as real as the wildlife, and the rides are great fun for all ages too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe park covers 28 acres of scenic sub-tropical gardens, and as it\u0026#39;s found right in the heart of a Designated Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty it\u0026#39;s a unique family day out that\u0026#39;s fun for the kids and enjoyable for the mums and dads too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":51.189,"LocationLongitude":-4.0036,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/07/dinosaur.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/ilfracombe/combe-martin-wildlife-and-dinosaur-park","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/07/dinosaur.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Chambercombe Manor","Body":"\u003cp\u003eJust a short drive from Woolacombe in the village of Ilfracombe,\u0026nbsp;Chambercombe Manor\u0026nbsp;is a picturesque historic manor that hides some fascinating secrets. The manor dates back to the 11th century and was noted in the Domesday Book, and a visit soon shows that there is more to the manor than the pretty exterior...guided tours are available between April and October, and of course the restaurant is open during these months too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWith its white stone walls and traditional gardens the manor is as quaint as you\u0026rsquo;d expect an historic Devon property to be, but there\u0026rsquo;s a tale behind its walls that still fascinates those who visit it. The owner had lived in the manor for years without noticing anything out of the ordinary, until one day when he was stood outside he noticed that there was a bricked up window in the outside wall where there was no room on the inside...or so he thought\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHe hammered through the wall upstairs and made an eerie discovery that had long remained undiscovered. There in a secret, bricked up room was a four poster bed, and on it the remains of a well dressed woman and her finery. Who did the skeleton belong to? How did the lady meet her untimely end? Visit the manor to find out. 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For the most part the walk is easygoing, but there is a fairly steep climb at the start as you leave Croyde \u0026ndash; however the views are well worth it!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe 3 mile walk from Croyde to Saunton is a lovely way to discover the nearby town and its famous golden sands. This country walk is well sign- posted and crosses open pastures and sloping fields from the centre of Croyde village to Saunton.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAlthough there are one or two fairly steep climbs in this Croyde walk it offers some fantastic views over Croyde Bay, perfect for getting that unforgettable holiday photograph. 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This friendly French bistro has a loyal following of local foodies, and it serves up great food that showcases the flavours of the season. Wherever possible, the guys behind the menus use ingredients and produce from the local area, so you get to enjoy the flavours of the North Devon coast with a little French flair thrown in.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIt\u0026#39;s more than just the food that makes this one special though, it\u0026rsquo;s the atmosphere too. This is the kind of eatery that\u0026rsquo;s all about taking time over good food, so it\u0026rsquo;s a lovely place to while away an evening catching up your days\u0026rsquo; adventures. 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Braunton Great Field walk is seven miles long and manages to include the Braunton Great Field, the Marsh and Braunton Burrows.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe Great Field is found beside the marsh of Braunton Burrows, and is one of just two remaining medieval open strip field systems in the whole of the UK. The field is still farmed today and is a famous archaeological site. The walk is relatively easy and covers flat land, but there are five stiles to climb along the way. 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