2024 Easter Activities in North Devon
From egg hunting to arts and crafts, let's explore some of the best Easter activities in North Devon in 2024.
North Devon's Top Romantic Restaurants for Valentine's Day
To help you plan the perfect evening, we’ve compiled a list of North Devon’s top romantic restaurants for Valentine’s Day.
2024 Events in North Devon
In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the top events to look forward to in North Devon in 2024.
Things to do Near Woolacombe
If you're planning a trip to Woolacombe, you'll be pleased to know that there are plenty of things to do in and around the town to keep you entertained. Here's our favourite choices.
Things to do in North Devon When it's Raining
Whether you're a North Devon local seeking entertainment on a rainy day or a visitor on holiday, here's our favourite wet weather activities in Woolacombe, Ilfracombe, Mortehoe and more!
Free things to do in North Devon
Are you looking for free activities to do in North Devon? Look no further! Here’s our list of budget-friendly attractions and activities to keep you occupied during your stay in one of our holiday cottages in Woolacombe.
7 Reasons to Book a Holiday Cottage in North Devon this Summer
North Devon offers a refreshing escape from the hustle and bustle of daily life. Unwind in picturesque surroundings during a stay in a picturesque holiday cottage.
Easter Events in North Devon 2023
We highly recommend a family holiday in Woolacombe if you’re looking to make the most of the various Easter events taking place across North Devon.
Best Attractions for Teenagers in North Devon
There are a breadth of brilliant things to do in North Devon to keep your teenagers entertained! From air, to land, to water, we share our top picks of best attractions for teenagers in North Devon.
Top 5 Pubs and Restaurants in North Devon
North Devon's food scene is growing - and it's growing fast. The area has become popular for exciting cuisine, and we're happy to share our top 5 pubs and restaurants in the area.
Top 10 National Trust Sites in Devon
Devon is home to an abundance of National Trust sites, including castles, country estates, beautiful beaches and parkland. Here's our top pick to visit during a stay at Willingcott Valley Holiday Village.
Christmas Events in Woolacombe and North Devon
There’s no dispute that Woolacombe makes for a superb family holiday destination during the summer. However, North Devon also plays host to a number of festive events that take place in the winter months.
Cosy Winter Breaks in North Devon
There's still time to book cosy winter breaks at Willingcott Valley near Woolacombe, North Devon. Book now!
Things to do in Clovelly
Clovelly is one of North Devon’s most charming coastal locations. The picturesque fishing village has a distinctive look and feel, almost like taking a step back in time and entering into another ancient world!
Events Taking Place In North Devon This Autumn
Many exciting Autumn events are taking place in North Devon in the upcoming months, from spooky Halloween events to colourful firework displays.
Autumn holidays in Woolacombe
Autumn holidays in Woolacombe, North Devon are a great opportunity to enjoy the stunning area with the added benefit of less crowds and Indian summer weather. As well as taking advantage of some unmissable deals on booking prices.
In the spotlight: Arlington Court
Around a 30-minute drive from Willingcott Valley you’ll find Arlington Court. A fascinating stately home and estate that houses the National Trust's unique collection of historic carriages.
Tarka Trail 'Missing Link' to be constructed
A 'missing link' section of the Tarka Trail (which runs near Willingcott) is to be constructed later this year.
Win Tickets to Milky Way Adventure Park
Win a set of 2 free tickets to the Milky Way Adventure Park in our exclusive giveaway! Make the most of your stay at Willingcott Valley with a free pass to one of the top North Devon family attractions.
Outdoor Heated Swimming Pool Now Open
Guests staying at our self-catering cottages at Willingcott Valley can now enjoy use of our outdoor heated swimming pool.
Woolacombe Spring Classic Surf Festival
The Spring Classic festival is an exciting new addition to the events calendar in Woolacombe. Taking place on 27 - 30 May 2022 the inaugural festival promises to be an action-packed weekend of surf, skate, live music and ride culture.
North Devon Surf School Spotlight: Nick Thorn
In the first of our spotlight series on individual North Devon surf schools we take a closer look at Nick Thorn Surf School.
North Devon Named As UK's First World Surfing Reserve
North Devon has been recognised as the first place in the UK to become a World Surfing Reserve.
A Day Out in Lynton and Lynmouth
For a truly magical day out in North Devon, we recommend visiting Lynton and Lynmouth. The twin coastal villages are closely connected by an award-winning cliff railway – one of very few of its kind in the whole world!
Willingcott Valley Online Reviews 2021
The peak season has drawn to a close and what a year it has been. With demand for UK staycations reaching new highs, it has certainly felt like a busy period at Willingcott Valley. Read our guest review round-up for 2021...
Luxury Holiday Homes For Sale in Woolacombe
We're excited to share the news that the first phase of our development of luxury holiday homes near Woolacombe has officially launched.
A Day Trip To Lundy Island
There are such a fantastic range of places to visit and explore in North Devon. A day out at Lundy Island is simply one of the best and comes highly recommended. Especially if you're looking for a soul-reviving retreat from the hustle and bustle.
Tarka Trail Adventures
The Tarka Trail is a great way to explore the stunning North Devon landscape. Made up of traffic-free footpaths and cycleways, the 180 mile trail is largely flat and suitable for enjoying on foot or two-wheels.
Reconnect with North Devon
Here are some of our recommendations for ways to reconnect with North Devon during your holiday.
Benefits of self-catering holidays - Woolacombe cottages
The beauty of self-catering holidays is the freedom and flexibility it provides. As well as the cost savings you'll make. Here are just a few of the advantages of choosing a self-catering holiday.
Best Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) Locations in North Devon
Over the past few years stand up paddle boarding has become one of the UK’s fastest growing water sports. It's relatively quick to get into and is now a ‘must do’ activity whilst you’re on holiday.
5 Golf Courses in North Devon
Golf is a popular activity in North Devon with a variety of top courses to choose from. Some of which are among the very best the country has to offer.
6 Reasons To Take a UK Staycation in Woolacombe
When it comes to wide sandy beaches and family attractions, Woolacombe is a stunning staycation destination.
Support Local in North Devon this Christmas
This year we encourage our guests and followers to support local and purchase Christmas presents from North Devon businesses.
Baggy Point Walk, Croyde Bay
The Baggy Point walk is ideal for those who’d like a relaxing stroll, something that suits families with younger children and also those with a keen eye for future adventures.
Escape the Everyday in North Devon
Escape the everyday with a Devon holiday at Willingcott Valley this autumn and winter. We've picked a few activities that will help you discover the natural beauty on offer...
7 Day Woolacombe Itinerary - Our holiday at Willingcott Valley
North Devon is a picturesque part of the country with no end of top family attractions. We appreciate it so much ourselves that we often take our own holiday in Woolacombe. We hope this 7 day itinerary helps you get the most out of your stay.
Good To Go - Book With Confidence
Willingcott Valley are pleased to announce that we are officially recognised by VisitEngland as being 'Good To Go'.
Eat Out to Help Out: Restaurants In Woolacombe
The new Eat Out to Help Out scheme has launched in Woolacombe. This is your chance to claim £10 off meals & soft drinks on Mondays, Tuesdays and Wednesdays during August.
Best Surf Locations in North Devon
If surfing and surf culture is part of your lifestyle then there is no better place to embrace the sport and hone your skills than the surf breaks in North Devon.
Top Running Events in North Devon
Do you enjoy the outdoors and would like to participate in running events surrounded by stunning scenery? Whether you want to achieve a personal best or just feel inspired there is an event that will tick all the boxes for you.
10 Things To Do With The Family At Easter In North Devon
Easter is a great time of the year in North Devon, and with plenty of organised Easter-themed events taking place, there’s lots going on to keep the kids entertained.
Easter Events and Activities in North Devon
There's always plenty of Easter events in North Devon that you can enjoy with the family. It's that time of year to get involved in the all Easter activities put on by the top family attractions in the region.
Cosy Getaways in Woolacombe
Are you planning a cosy getaway with that special someone during the cooler months? Look no further than our traditional two bed holiday cottages near Woolacombe for an unforgettable, romantic location.
5 Reasons To Visit Willingcott Valley For A Woolacombe Holiday
We think that Willingcott Valley Holiday Village is a great option for accommodation on a self-catering holiday in Woolacombe. Here’s just a few reasons why...
Short Break Guide: Woolacombe
North Devon is brimming with natural beauty, stunning stately homes and activities for all the family – and Woolacombe is a fantastic place to start.
Woolacombe Beach – Things you might not know
Woolacombe is only two miles away from our holiday cottages at Willingcott Valley, but here’s a few things you might not know about the beach area...
10 Things To Do In Ilfracombe
Not too far from Willingcott Valley you’ll find the beautiful coastal town of Ilfracombe. Just a 10-minute journey in the car and you’ll be able to enjoy the stunning seaside charm and discover beautiful points of interest.
Best Things To Do In Woolacombe
Make the most of your holiday in Woolacombe with this guide to the best things to see and do.
Things to do in Croyde, North Devon
Only a short drive from Willingcott Valley, you'll find the charming village of Croyde. From sandy beaches to stunning scenery, here you'll be perfectly placed to explore North Devon's Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beaut
Top 5 Family Attractions in North Devon
North Devon has a wide variety of attractions for visitors of all ages no matter what the season or weather. Here are our ‘Top 5 Family Attractions’ that create great holiday memories...
Best Walks Near Woolacombe In North Devon
Our self-catering holiday cottages benefit from being in close proximity to the stunning North Devon coastline, South West Coast path and Exmoor National Park. We wanted to share with you a few of our favourite walks near Woolacombe.