The Northern Devon coast… in winter?

Summer may seem like the optimal time to visit some of Northern Devon’s gorgeous coastline, which boasts countless wonderful and unique businesses in its various towns and a fabulous outdoor lifestyle, but have you ever considered visiting Northern Devon in winter?

Do these stunning sea-side locations grind to a halt when the summer holidays are over? No! They shift into the new season like everyone else and turn their attention to festivities like everyone else.

For example, Northern Devon not only have gorgeous views and beaches, but they boast shops with products you won’t find anywhere else. Why not have a stroll through Lynton & Lynmouth during their Christmas Shopping weekend and be transported to a magically festive village, right here in the UK! Or head over to The Bideford Pannier market where traders are ready to welcome you with their great gifts and yummy festive treats.

Looking for something to keep the kids busy? Discover Winter Wildlife at Northam Burrows and learn all about the wintery coast with them. Then end the day with Clovelly’s Christmas lights, which are bound to enchant you as you explore their cobbled streets and dine on delicious food from the Red Lion. You can even enjoy a Boxing Day Barbecue as something to warm you up after an early morning swim. Sounds pretty perfect!

These are just a small selection of the magical things you can find this Christmas in Northern Devon. But don’t take our word for it, discover Northern Devon for yourself on the Discover App and enjoy the upcoming festivities!