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Beach & Nearby

So many Fantastic Beaches on your doorstep

For many of our guests Croyde Bay beach, just across the dunes from the Resort, simply has everything you need for your holiday. Acres of golden sand and dunes, rock pools, and some fun waves when it’s time to play in the surf.

Very close by, either side of Croyde Bay, there are three more amazing beaches that are well worth a visit.

WOOLACOMBE BEACH lies between Morte Point and Baggy Point. A short drive through glorious Devon Countryside. Recently voted Number 1 in the UK on Tripadvisor (February 2016) for the second year running!   The three-mile long stretch of golden sand is renowned for it’s cleanliness, water quality and facilities. Life guards ensure safe family swimming during the summer and surfers come from all over the country to enjoy the great waves and clean water.

You pass by Saunton Sands just 2 miles before Croyde Bay. The beach is big – very big – and popular with surfers and longboarders alike, as well as the occasional film crew!

Parts of the 2014 box office smash ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ starring Tom Cruise and Emily Blunt were shot here.

As a backdrop to the beach you also have access to the fabulous Braunton Burrows, a spectacular sand dune system and a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Putsborough Sands is just ¾ of a mile on the other side of Croyde. Another long expanse of sandy beach with occasional rock pools, it’s a perfect playground for a family day out.

The waves here are better for surfing beginners and sea kayaking and the wonderfully clean bathing water, makes it a paradise for both swimmers and paddlers alike. Stay late and enjoy one of the spectacular sunsets.

Away from the beach but also close by

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Croyde Village

Unspoiled 17th Century village that is steeped in old-world charm, yet with a younger surfing ‘vibe’ that makes it special.

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Coastal Walks

Tarka Trail & South West Coast Path – 630 miles of coastal foot paths that provide some breathtaking views around Croyde.

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Farley Water

In the heart of Exmoor, a beautiful landscape of moorland, woodland, coast and rivers shaped by people and nature over thousands of years.

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Barnstaple

The regional hub of the surrounding area, a thriving market whose town center still preserves a medieval layout and character.

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Fremington Pill

Along the Tarka Trail, the former river port, situated on the tidal estuary of the River Taw and a small inlet of that river.

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Clovelly

Discover this timeless village, where the steep cobbled street tumbles down past gleaming white cottages to the tiny, deep-blue harbour.

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Braunton Burrows

The largest sand dune system in England. Important ecologically as it has the complete range of dune plant communities, with over 400 species.

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Braunton Marshes

Reclaimed in the early 19th century, this collection of separate pastures, represents a unique microcosm of traditional rural life in North Devon.

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Family Fun Parks

For lovers of action packed ‘rides’, The Milky Way Adventure Park and The Big Sheep guarantee fun for all the family.

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