We absolutely love North Devon. We live just a few miles from the coast and that means miles of fantastic beaches, coastal walks and many other opportunities to explore the countryside.

You can’t say you know what the North Devon lifestyle is all about until you’ve live or at least visited here. The fresh air, the laid back atmosphere – everything adds up to a very different type of lifestyle with a mixture of countryside and beach life. Here’s a few of our favourite places in the area. We’ll continue to add to this list as we grow to find more hidden gems in the area.

Westward Ho!

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The only town with an exclamation mark in its name, Westward Ho! is named after a book of the same name by Charles Kingsley. The beach is beautiful – it’s one of our favourites for surfing and other watersports. This seaside town is just a few miles from our camp and a fantastic beach to explore when staying in the area.

Hartland

Hartland is a few miles down the coast from us where the Atlantic Ocean meets the Bristol Channel. You’ll have a chance to see the lighthouse, visit the local pub and, if you like, enjoy the coastal walks along the cliff to enjoy the stunning views.

Clovelly

This is one of the last private villages in England. With a small fee to enter the town it has become a popular tourist destination. The steep cobbled streets are a challenge to get up and down but take advantage of the Landrover up and down the hill and your feet can take a rest!

Bideford

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With the River Torridge flowing through it is one of the more peaceful port towns to enjoy on a trip to the area. Known as the Little White Town because of it’s rows of white washed buildings it has a vast history to be explored.

Barnstaple

Another riverside town on the River Taw this hub on North Devon is expanding faster than ever. With lots of independent shopping available and now a variety of sports to try such as tennis, kayaking and paddleboarding.

Croyde

Another location of fantastic beach and another tourist hot spot. Found on a different part of the North Devon coastline you can’t imagine the difference between the east and west. 

If you’re looking for places to stay in North Devon then look no further than Livit Glamping and Camping. Their range of bell tents and pre-pitched camping offers a choice of accommodations to enjoy the great outdoors that Devon has to offer. Get in touch today!

So you’ve been signed up as chief bridesmaid, maid of honour or bridesmaid and you’re in charge of planning the hen do. Where do you even start with an event like this? ‘The last night of freedom’, there’s a lot of pressure on throwing a night or trip to remember, both for the bride but also all the gals in tow too!

Well first things first you need to think of something that matches your bride. It’s no good throwing a wild, boozy, party weekend if your lady of honour is more one for crafting and spa days. To help you out we’ve put together a few ideas of the top hen do activities you can do in North Devon whilst staying with Livit Adventures.

Surfing weekend

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If you don’t live near the coast (or even if you do), your bride may have never tried surfing or bodyboarding. Our activity sessions allow for all abilities so whether you are new to the waves or a pro surfer our organised trips can offer something for everyone.

Yoga retreat

Much more about wellness and meditation than a frantic wild weekend. Grab the gals, relax in our bell tents and take part in a range of yoga sessions – whether a sunrise or sunset special or yoga whilst overlooking the ocean, there’s something for whatever your bride-to-be wants!

Wakeboarding

If you have a bride who’s daring and lives for adrenaline, a wakeboarding session is definitely the way to go! Fast paced, active and filled with laughter and activity you can’t beat a session on the water at our local wake park.

Coastal walking escape

The coastline of North Devon offers the most amazing views over the big blue and beyond. We can map out your trail and take your group around on a planned route, or we can set the route and send you off on your way. The South West Coast Path and Tarka Trail on our doorstep have many fantastic places to walk and enjoy the scenery.

Movie nights

If your bride-to-be loves films why not plan a private movie night for the gals? In our local town you can hire out the local cinema for private events so why not dress up, hit the red carpet for your film before coming back to your pre-pitched campsite to watch nature’s movie – the night sky.

Farm life

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You can’t picture the bride-to-be in her white dress and heels wanting to wander around a working farm, but this is the hen do! Livit Adventures is situated on a working farm so if you’ve ever wondered what it’s like living on a farm we are the place to visit!

Stand Up Paddleboarding

A more chilled out water based activity might be just what your group ordered. Take to the water on a board and paddle around while putting the world to rights with your gals by your side.

Stand Up Paddleboarding Yoga

Yes, you read that right!! Combining two relaxing activities in one, hit the water and take a yoga session with a difference!

If you want to know more about our exclusive group packages, made bespoke for you and your friends, then get in touch with the team at Livit Adventures today.

If you find yourself looking for a wellness break crossed with the great outdoors then a trip to North Devon is a must. With so many peaceful, serene spots in the country and on the coast you will be spoilt for choice for spots to enjoy a spot of outdoor yoga.

Westward Ho! Beach

The beach at Westward Ho! is the perfect place to practice a quiet sunrise or sunset yoga session. The 1.5mile stretch of beach will mean you are guaranteed to find a quiet spot during low tide. Practice yoga with the natural sound of waves at your feet.

Saunton Sands

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Another fantastic beach, the 3 miles of golden sands offer plenty of options for your yoga spot. Avoid it during the busy times of day and you’re sure to find a peaceful space to practice your downward dog or child’s pose.

Northam Burrows

One of the more natural spaces in North Devon, the burrows offer a peaceful green space to enjoy your yoga session outdoors.

Braunton Burrows

Braunton Burrows, is one of the largest sand dune systems in the country and offers swathes of space for taking up yoga in the great outdoors. Find a sand dune overlooking the ocean for a natural yoga session.

Local parks

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Within a short distance from the Livit Adventures campsite you can find a fantastic selection of local parks and green spaces. Victoria Park in Bideford offers wide open grass to enjoy a spot of yoga, Rock Park, Pilton Park, Castle Mound along with others are just a short drive to Barnstaple and all offer a variety of outdoors spaces to practice your poses.

Abbotsham Cliffs

Once the route of the cliffside railway, the walkway along Abbotsham Cliffs overlooks the Atlantic Ocean and offers a peaceful and beautiful spot to take on some outdoor yoga.

Valley of the Rocks

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The beauty of this area is something you won’t find anywhere else. Running parallel to the sea the valley is known for the goats that roam freely and so what better chance will you have for a spot of goat yoga!

If you’re a yoga lover you will love our yoga activity camps – join a trip with a small group of others looking for a true yoga adventure.

If you have a passion or a yearning to get out on the water there’s no better place in the UK than in Devon! In North Devon alone you have some of the best surfing beaches in the country, wake parks, stunning places for outdoor yoga and plenty of golden sands to enjoy the water from the coastline.

Here’s just some of the ways to experience North Devon on water:

Surfing

Surfing

Some of the beaches in North Devon are fantastic surfing spots! Although the beaches welcome tourists you will find some great surfing beaches available at the right times of year. For the busier months you can enjoy a quieter time in the water early morning or later in the evening or even better visit during the cooler months when you’re likely to enjoy a whole beach to yourself! Woolacombe, Westward Ho!, Saunton Sands are just a few of those perfect for surfing no matter your ability level.

Wakeboarding

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In North Devon we are extremely lucky to have a fantastic water park right on our doorstep. The North Devon water park is made for wakeboarding in a group and they offer two forms of wakeboarding. The first is their straight line cables, which is perfect for first timers or for private lessons, the second is their full size cables offering slower or faster times for different abilities. The park also has an aqua park as well so you can enjoy some inflatable fun after your wakeboarding session.

Stand Up Paddleboarding (SUP)

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As well as the big blue stretching our miles of coastline we also have a number of lakes and calm flowing rivers in the North Devon area offering the perfect chance to enjoy a SUP session. Whether you are beginning and want to get the basics or an expert and are coming to enjoy the scenic routes there’s something for all.

SUP Yoga

SUP Yoga

Because of our calm waters this unique class is one you definitely don’t want to miss during your visit to North Devon. Not only are you getting on a paddleboard and hitting the water, but enjoying a relaxing yoga session while you do so will leave you in a truly serene place on the water.

Beaches

We can’t count on two hands the number of fantastic beaches in North Devon – you’ll be spoilt for choice! From more well known ones like Westward Ho! and Saunton Sands to quieter spots like Instow and Barricane, you are sure to find a spot to enjoy the water from the shoreline.

Coastal walking

Coastal Walking

As well as beaches we also have 90 miles of coastal walking to enjoy with routes mapped out from all areas in North Devon. Whether you’re looking for a flat easy stroll to enjoy the water from a relaxing walk along the coast, or a more challenging hilly outlook to view the sea from a higher position, the coast around North Devon offers it all.

Open water swimming

We couldn’t do a list of ways to enjoy the water in North Devon without mentioning open water swimming. The beaches are so clean in North Devon it’s one of the best spots to enjoy this sport. Don your suit, pick a quiet area or time of day and enjoy the beautiful ocean that is on offer in this part of our county.

If you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy all of these sports in one trip why not plan a trip with Livit Adventures who can help you while staying at one of their activity camps or plan your own trip and itinerary with them when staying in their glamping in North Devon!

There’s always so much pressure that goes into planning a stag do to remember! Well here at Livit Adventures we can help you plan the weekend of a lifetime. Not just for the groom-to-be but for all the other stags too! Here’s some of our top ideas for holding a stag do in North Devon.

Wakeboarding

Nothing screams adrenaline like a wakeboarding trip! Hit the water from the back of a speed boat, jump the ramps – whether you fail or beat it, it won’t matter as the activity is worth the laughs!

Surfing

If you don’t live near the coast (or even if you do), surfing is one of the activities you absolutely have to try. So whether you are an absolute beginner or a surfing pro a weekend in the area of North Devon (renowned for its surfing spots) is definitely on the cards.

Stand Up Paddleboarding

Ok, not as fast paced, but SUP takes some skill to master and can make a fantastic trip for stags looking to let out their competitive streaks.

Foodie weekend

North Devon is infamous for its food and drink so no matter whether you’re looking for fine dining, pizza made the old fashioned way or just some good ol’ homemade pub grub you’ll find a range of places to dine just a stone’s throw from the Livit Adventures camp. What’s more we even have our own pizza oven and shared kitchen for our groups to use.

Coastal walking

We have hundreds of miles of coastal path just minutes from our door – if you’re looking for a more scenic stag activity then this is definitely something to consider!

Stand Up Paddleboarding Yoga

SUP Yoga

You may scoff at yoga, but have you ever tried yoga on a paddleboard? It takes some serious skill and taking a moment to practice yoga whilst on a board may be the perfect activity for you and your group!

If you want to know more about our exclusive group packages, made bespoke for you and your friends, then get in touch with the team at Livit Adventures today.