Best things to do in Woolacombe
Whether you are thinking of visiting Woolacombe or already booked a holiday to North Devon, we have partnered with local attractions and businesses, to give you an insight into some of the best things to do in Woolacombe from an insider and local perspective. From stunning beaches to exciting days out Woolacombe has it all. Read on to find out everything Woolacombe has to offer, activities to do near Woolacombe and places to visit.
This award-winning beach is one of the best in the UK. Spanning three sandy miles, ideal for walking, surfing, swimming, playing, and sunbathing. Woolacombe Beach is a must visit when on holiday in North Devon.
Check out our on-site activity centre featuring high rope climbing, wave surfer machine, bungee trampoline and pool inflatables.
Ilfracombe Sea Safari
Experience Ilfracombe’s award-winning sea safari and look out for dolphins, whales, seals and so much more!
Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood Leisure Park can save 10% at Ilfracombe Sea Safari by using the online discount code VERDANT, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Nick Thorn Surf Coaching
Whether you are a beginner, intermediate or advanced surfer Nick Thorn Surf Coaching is equipped to develop your surfing skills. Based in Putsborough it is one of the best places to visit when holidaying at Woolacombe.
Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood Leisure Park can save 15% at Nick Thorn Surf Coaching by using the discount code Verdantleisure22, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Morte Point Walk
Do you love exploring nature walks and seeing wildlife? Morte Point Walk is a perfect place for spotting grey seals, taking in views of Woolacombe beach and getting your steps in.
Sea Swift Charters
If you love spending time at sea and want to see some local wildlife, Sea Swift Charters offer wildlife and coastal cruises around the Ilfracombe coast. Try something new in and out of the water such as fishing or swimming with seals.
Kinever Valley to Bennett’s Mouth Walk
Explore this secret woodland walk which opens to reveal a stunning beach cove. This is one of North Devon’s hidden gems you don’t want to miss!
Woolacombe Surf Centre
If you’re looking for activities in Woolacombe, the Woolacombe Surf Centre is a great local surfing school with a range of coastal activities for beginners to the more experienced.
Keypitts Off Road Adventures
Whatever the weather if you love adrenaline fuelled activities Keypitts Off Road Adventures offer quad biking, axe throwing, mini Land Rovers and 4×4 trail experiences.
Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood Leisure Park can save 10% at Keypitts Off Road Adventures by using the discount code golden, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Tamar Lakes Country Park
Tamar Lake is the perfect destination for those who love being around water. Tamar Lakes Country Park provide activities such as sailing, windsurfing, kayaking and canoeing and so much more.
The Big Sheep – Farm and Theme Park
For a fantastic family day out, The Big Sheep has something for everyone. Not only is The Big Sheep a working farm with educational activities and furry friends but also has a fun-filled theme park!
Milky Way Adventure Park
Activities and play no matter the weather, Milky Way Adventure Park has a range of fun-filled activities for all the family. With rides and attractions, soft play area and outdoor play areas Milky Way adventure park has something which will suit every age group.
The Exmoor Zoo pride themselves upon providing exciting, educational visits for all age groups. Whether you want to try and spot the Exmoor beast or get up close to your favourite animals. There’s fun for all the family.
Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park
Learn more about the local captive and extinct animals at Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park. With daily talks, activities, animal experiences and botanical gardens you are guaranteed a fun filled family day out. Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood can take advantage of 20% off prices by showing their Verdant Leisure key card. When booking in person on the day.
Woolacombe Riding Stables
Fancy enjoying the spectacular views of Woolacombe by horseback? Ride across open fields, valleys, hills, across Woolacombe beach. Rides are available for all abilities and horses are chosen to suit your height and needs.
This local exhibit features a wide variety of over 75 species of local aquatic wildlife, child friendly trails, gift shop and Pier Café. Ilfracombe is a ten-minute drive from Golden Coast and is one of the top places to when holidaying in Woolacombe.
Quince Honey Farm
Quince Honey Farm is a working honey farm who provide guided tours, a soft play area and beautiful gardens for an exclusive bee keeping experience. Making it a great and educational day for all the family.
Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle
Fancy a day of excitement? Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle has a huge variety of rides, attractions and events which are fun for all the family. The castle and gardens are rich in history and include secret tunnels and rooms to explore.
North Devon’s premier kayak and stand up paddle board centre!
Explore the rugged and stunningly beautiful North Devon coastline on your own kayak or stand up paddle board. OSKC Watersports offer kayak and stand up paddle board hire, guided tours, and lessons and are accredited as a British Canoeing Delivery Partner. Combe Martin bay, located on the edge of Exmoor, is one of the safest bays for paddle sports within south west, it is also becoming one of the top destination spots in the UK for kayaking, stand up paddle boarding and open water swimming.
Make sure you book your Verdant Leisure holiday to take full advantage of everything that Woolacombe has to offer. To book your next adventure to Woolacombe, call our friendly holiday team on: 03300 535524 or click the button below.