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Welcome to Explore the Coast

Explore the Coast; a new map-based site from the North Devon Coast Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Locals, day trippers or holiday makers  - there's so much to explore here on our magnificent coast! This website will help you and your family explore the fascinating and beautiful coastline from Combe Martin on the edge of the Exmoor National Park right through to Welcombe on the Cornish border.  Whatever your interest - there's lots to do, for free.

There's information for all sorts of family days out, from great coastal walks, points of interest, activities, geology, history and lots more - not least an opportunity to check weather and tides.... an essential on any day out near the coast! 

To make it easier and user friendly, we have an interactive map where you can pinpoint the areas you'd like to explore and the interests you have.  Everything from great places to picnic, spot wildlife or get a feel for the local history and culture.  It's an area which has inspired writers, poets and painters and an amazing part of the world to just relax, enjoy and unwind with breathtaking scenery all around. 

So, time to get out there....... whatever your interest... surfing? walking? golfing? picnic-ing? siteseeing? nature and wildlife spotting? local history? geology? Don't forget, there's also info on public transport, refreshments and lots of special points of interest to look out for.

 Enjoy your stay in North Devon, there's no where quite like it! 

See our short demo videos to help you make the most the site: Using the site, Using our simple personalised visit planner

Be a day-trip advisor!

We've done our best to cover many of the key areas, features and stories of interest across the AONB, but we know we've only just scratched the surface... Why not share your experiences and knowledge with us via the review section a the bottom of each waypoint page!

AONB News

For all our latest news and updates, please click here.

 

 

Facebook Updates

North Devon Coast AONB : Sat 20 Sep 2014 12:40:19

Great day out at Northam Burrows, perfect for youngsters, let off some steam and explore nature! http://ow.ly/uvg69 #ndevon #AONB


Fancy a bike ride?
explorethecoast.org

North Devon Coast AONB : Sat 20 Sep 2014 09:20:17

Shipwrecked souls #ndevon #AONB http://ow.ly/ud9Lz


Shipwrecks Ahoy!
explorethecoast.org

North Devon Coast AONB : Fri 19 Sep 2014 18:59:54

Come and join the Great British Beach Clean this weekend. Clean Marine North Devon is organising cleans at Westward Ho!, Croyde and Lee Bay. Let's get these stunning beaches back to their litter free glory days. Find out more...


Great British Beach Clean | Marine Conservation Society
www.mcsuk.org
Join the Marine Conservation Society's Great British Beach Clean 2014. Let?s get the seaside back to it's litter free glory days!


North Devon AONB & Explore the Coast Events

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Funders

  • EU
  • Leader
  • Defra
  • NDplus
  • SW_RDA

The European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development: Europe investing in rural areas

A new smartphone app for the North Devon Coast AONB is currently under development.

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