Discover anemonies, crabs, shrimps and fish in the rock pools teaming with life. Check for low tide then head for the beach with your net and buckets. Coombe Martin, Ilfracombe Tunnels Beaches and Lynmouth are the nearest, (and the best!)
PADDLE AND PLAY
Victoria Park in Bideford has a great adventure play ground and a shallow open air paddling pool that is free to use. EX39 2QQ
Saunton Sands and Braunton Burrows, both part of the Unesco Biosphere Reserve have huge sweeps of sand, sand paths to explore and lots of sun traps for a picnic. EX33 1LG
Spend the day treasure hunting with the kids with a spot of geo-catching. A great way to explore the countryside and immense fun too!
CYCLE THE TARKA TRIAL
Pack a picnic and head off for a day of adventure along the Tarka Trial. Level cycling paths with plenty of picnic spots and refreshment areas. EX38 8PA
GET BACK TO NATURE
Roam through the wilderness and beauty of Exmoor National Park, whether it’s a bracing walk, horse riding or mountain biking across the high moors and wooded valleys.