Activities in Devon

Walking, Cycling, Fishing, Surfing and Much More

There is Lots of Choice When it Comes to Activities in Devon

For those who like to get out in the fresh air you will be spoilt for choice in the heart of Devon.  The landscape is breathtakingly beautiful from the rocky tors on the moors to the sweeping beaches of the coast and the valleys with their lush pastures.  So if you are looking for a gentle stroll or an extreme sport there is something for all ages and abilities with the added attraction of our stunning scenery.  Here are a few of our favourite activities:


Devon has an amazing 3,500 miles of footpaths and trails for you to explore so there is a walk to suit all abilities and ages.


The Devon coastline is spectacular whatever the season.  Full range of walks from an afternoon stroll to full day hikes so something for everyone.


The Tarka trail stretches for 32 miles from Barnstaple in the heart of Devon to coastline at Braunton.  The whole route is traffic free and can be broken down in smaller sections.

Jump on you bike and explore the peaceful The Grand Western Canal Country Park which winds through the stunning mid Devon Countryside


Horse-riding is a wonderful way to discover the traditional Devon countryside.  We have two national parks Exmoor and Dartmoor as well as five areas of outstanding natural beauty so saddle up and go!

Horse Riding in Devon


From fly fishing to sea fishing the variety is huge and it’s all available in tranquil surrounding.

Where to fish in Devon

Water Sports

With two fantastic coastlines we have water sports ranging from kayaking to sailing, canoeing.   If you would like a peaceful paddle or the adrenaline rush of an extreme sport it is all available here.

The North Devon coast is famous for surfing as the swell from the Atlantic produces great waves.

Something different!

Want to try a new sport, then why not try when you are on holiday.  Drive a Segway, off-road on a quad bike or get accurate with paintball, join the fun!

For thrill seekers who love climbing high wires and zooming down zip wires then Go Ape is worth exploring.  Based in the beautiful Haldon Forest with a challenging course sounds like fun for all the family.