Planning on a holiday to North Devon this Easter. There is full of buzz and activity during Easter, here’s our top 5 things to do this Easter.
1. Learn to surf at Woolacombe Bay
The three miles of beautiful sandy beach at Woolacombe Bay mean that there is plenty of space for watersports alongside swimming and other beach pursuits. The Nick Thorn Surf School is a professionally run surf school located opposite the hotel. Qualified to teach all levels and abilities Nick Thorn offers lessons for all ages - from 8 to 80! Families can learn together and flexible session times are available.
2. Exmoor Zoo
Exmoor Zoo is a friendly and contact orientated zoo which has grown into the North Devon countryside. You get to meet the animals, join in the handling sessions, touch a snake, hold a spider, feed a wallaby and learn about the animals during talks and feed times.
3. Watermouth Castle and Family Theme Park
One of the West Country’s premier attractions, there’s something for everybody here. Jump in the car, head to Watermouth and enjoy a Victorian Castle full of eclectic treasures, nostalgic displays and curios, as well as rides, play areas, and beautiful landscaped gardens.
4. The Milky Way Adventure Park
With over 85,000 square feet of indoor fun and acres of outdoor activities, this is the biggest all weather, family day out in North Devon. Sit back and enjoy fantastic displays from the Bird of Prey Centre, ride the Cosmic Typhoon - Devon’s tallest, fastest and longest roller coaster - and go toddler-tastic with soft play, sand pits, mini ride on tractors and much more.
5. The Big Sheep
The famous attraction and Gold Award Winner for Tourism Excellence in South West England is now firmly established as one of the UK’s most innovative and exciting family attractions. Entertaining shows include a hysterical introduction to various breeds of sheep from around the world, the world famous sheep racing, horse whispering, sheep shearing, dog and participating duck trials.
As well as the incentive of 30,000 chocolate eggs to find The Big Sheep is offering free Easter art including egg painting and face painting. Plus, there's an Easter express train ride and the chance to meet the Easter bunny!
Easter Egg hunts
Easter egg hunts are taking place all over the county – we recommend the Big Sheep Easter Eggstravaganza from Saturday 5th to Monday 21st April, or the Egg Hunt at Baggy Point, Croyde on Saturday 19thApril, from 10am to 4pm - just £2 per trail.