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Adventure Activity Holidays in north devon

Looking for a holiday filled with excitement and breath-taking scenery? Look no further! Nestled in the heart of one of Devon’s most desired locations, Byron Woolacombe Holidays offer more than just luxurious self-catering apartments. For the adventure-seeker, Woolacombe and its surrounding areas are a playground of exhilarating activities and unbeatable natural beauty.

Here’s a peek at the top adventurous activities you can dive into around Woolacombe and beyond!

If you are a Byron Guest, don’t forget to hit the Byron Guest Discount link to secure your next activity discount!

1 –Surfing At Woolacombe Beach

Surf’s Up! Recognized for its consistent waves and pristine waters, Woolacombe beach is one of the best spots in the UK to catch waves perfect for first timers to seasoned pros alike. Imagine stepping out of your cozy apartment and hitting the waves within minutes! Local surf schools like Woolacombe Surf School and Nick Thorn Surf Coaching are here to help you ride those waves in no time.

Surf Schools:

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2 – Coasteering Adventures

Ever tried coasteering? It’s an exhilarating way to explore North Devon’s rugged coastline! With Extreme Coasteering, you can scramble over rocks, jump into the sea, and swim through hidden coves. It’s a thrilling adventure that’s sure to get your heart racing and give you a new perspective on the beautiful coast plus groups will be catered for all levels of adventurer.

Coasteering Guides:

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3 – Hiking and Walking Trails

Whether you’re into leisurely strolls or challenging hikes, North Devon has it all. Take a walk along the South West Coast Path for panoramic sea views and dramatic cliffside scenery. For a more challenging hike, head to Morte Point, known for its rugged beauty and fascinating maritime history. The stunning Exmoor National Park also offers a plethora of routes through moorlands and woodlands, perfect for a day of exploration.

Lace up your boots, grab your camera, and set out on a journey through some of the UK’s most scenic landscapes! There is also plenty of great local dog walks, check out our popular local Dog Walk blog here.

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4 – Paragliding Over the Coast

Ever dreamt of soaring like a bird over stunning landscapes? Fly Like a Bird offers tandem paragliding flights over Woolacombe, giving you a bird’s-eye view of the dramatic coastline and azure waters. It’s a must-try for adventure lovers and nature lovers and sure to be an experience you’ll never forget!

Let us know if you can spot your apartment from above!

Woolacombe Paragliding:

5 – Cold Water Swimming

Dive into the refreshing waters of the Atlantic for a cold water swim! It’s invigorating, it’s a health booster, and it’s an amazing way to connect with nature. Join local swim groups or brave the waters on your own (within safety) – The crystal-clear waters offer an exhilarating escape and are a wonderful way to promote mindfulness whilst immersing yourself with the natural beauty of North Devon.

Read our Wild Swimming Blog for the full low down on how to stay safe, where we like to swim and to learn more about the benefits of cold water swimming. If you would like a coach to take you out so you can enjoy cold water safely, or improve your swimming technique in open water check out out links below.

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6 – Cycling Adventures

Explore North Devon’s beauty on two wheels! The Tarka Trail is perfect for a family ride or a solo adventure, winding through stunning countryside and charming villages. Bike hire is available locally so all you have to do is decide where to take your pedal-powered journey across the 180 miles of scenic trails.

Byron Woolacombe offers safe bicycle lock up and various bike racks across site making it easy to bring your own bike for your North Devon adventure holiday.

Trails and Hire:

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7 – Horse Riding on the Beach

Picture this: galloping along the beach or through lush Devonshire countryside on horseback, a salty breeze in your hair and sun on your face. Local stable Woolacombe Riding Stables offer guided rides that cater to all skill levels, giving you a unique way to experience the stunning scenery and enjoy the fresh Devonshire countryside.

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8 – Yoga and Pilates by the Sea

Unwind and rejuvenate your body and mind with Yoga and Pilates by the sea. SGP Yoga and Pilates offers classes set against the backdrop of Woolacombe’s stunning coastline. Local instructors offer classes on the beach, in local studios and even within the comfort of your luxury Byron apartment! Blending the serenity of the sea with the calming benefits of these practices. It’s the perfect way to relax and unwind after a day of adventure.

Beachside Yoga:

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    9 – Rock Climbing and Adventure walls

    Ready to reach new heights? Ultimate Adventure offers wall climbing, abseiling adventures and even a ‘total wipe out’ course that are as thrilling as they are scenic. Enjoy the challenge of scaling heights and the rush of abseiling down, or pit yourself against your friend’s or family in their activity courses.

    If you prefer to hit the climbing wall then head to Rock & Rapid who offer indoor climbing walls, bouldering (fan for little ones) and outdoor high rope courses!

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    10 – Kayaking and Paddleboarding

    Get out on the open water with kayaking or paddleboarding adventures. Whether you’re paddling to explore calm coves or paddling through the open sea, many local providers offer equipment hire and guided tours to help you discover the area’s hidden gems from the water. We reccomend heading to Combe martin to Kayak and exploring stunning bays such as Wild Pear or Broadsand’s.

    Equipment Hire:

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    11 – Golfing with A View

    For a more leisurely adventure, enjoy a round of golf with a backdrop to jaw-drop! North Devon is lucky to have a host of Gold Courses to please all levels. Willingcott Valley Golf Club is just a short drive from Woolacombe and The Combes Course offers group driving ranges with a bar and table service! For those looking for something a little more serious the world renowned Saunton Golf Club is within minutes of are luxury apartments. With stunning views and challenging courses, it’s a great way to combine sport with the natural beauty of the Devon countryside.

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    Book Your Adventure Today!

    Eager to dive into all that North Devon has to offer? Book your stay at Byron Woolacombe Holidays and start making those unforgettable memories. After a day full of adventures, our luxurious self-catering apartments are the ideal retreat. Relax in our heated indoor pool, unwind in the sauna, or enjoy a game in our games room. With our prime location just minutes from Woolacombe Beach, everything you need for an adventurous and comfortable holiday is right at your fingertips.

    If you are looking for accommodation for your next North Devon beach-side holiday, make sure you check in to Byron’s luxury self-catering apartment

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