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get active in North Devon & exmoor

If your holidaying in North Devon to enjoy the great outdoors then exploring the vast moors and wooded valleys of Exmoor is a must.

The beautiful and ancient Valley of Rocks and Watersmeet are quite literally on the doorstep of Lynton & Lynmouth and offer miles of walks and cascading rivers to walk and explore.

Want to see a little more? How about exploring the moors on horseback, by bike or a jeep safari? It’s an incredible way to see the very best of Exmoor’s landscape and unique wildlife, including wild ponies, red deer, rare butterflies and our elusive otters.

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Exmoor adventures

For a huge range of award-winning outdoor activities and courses, suitable for all ages and abilities.
Archery | Coasteering | Kayaking | Mountain Biking | Paddleboarding
and much more.

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outdoor shop
& kayak centre

The premier kayak and stand-up paddleboard hire and sales centre in North Devon. Also, various other watersport activities including very popular sea kayak guided tours and stand-up paddleboard instructors.

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Outovercott riding stables

The best way to see Exmoor. Ideally situated with access to some of the most beautiful open moorland, Outovercott Riding Stables offers beginners and novices a special horse riding experience.

get active in exmoor & North Devon

If you like excitement and real adrenalin thrills Exmoor gives you the chance to try something a little more adventurous!

When the right conditions prevail Lynmouth Bay provides excellent surfing for the experienced surfer whilst the sandy beaches at Croyde and Woolacombe are popular for the professional and beginner alike. Sea kayaking and paddleboarding is also a popular sport in Porlock and Combe Martin along the stunning Exmoor coast. During Autumn and Winter, the East Lyn River provides excellent and challenging conditions for canoeing. Whitewater kayakers frequently run this river when seeking the thrill of a Grade 4 paddle.

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Surf South West

Surf South West is an award winning surf school on Croyde Beach…

beaches & wild swimming

If you’re longing for a day at the beach then look no further. North Devon has some of the best beaches and they’re just a short drive from Lynton & Lynmouth. They’re perfect for sunbathing, paddling, swimming, bodyboarding or surfing, or just enjoying some quality time with the ones you love.