Autumn in Woolacombe

What to do in Woolacombe this Autumn

As the conkers fall, Autumn will blanket the Woolacombe ground in amazing oranges and reds; remember, Devon is glorious whatever the season.

Autumn walk in Devon, Woolacombe

Beautiful beaches are longing to be strolled upon, cosy pubs call out to be relaxed in, while miles of spectacular coastline are awaiting the tap tap tap of many feet. Two spectacular moors, steeped in history and bursting with life, are begging to be explored.

walk in woolacombe in autumn

Why would you want to be anywhere else as the days get shorter? We have so many reasons for you to visit Woolacombe in Autumn. And, it’s almost bonfire night!

pub in autumn

Autumnal Country Pubs

Pubs! Inns! Whether town or country, thatched or riverside, they always become more inviting as the nights start to draw in. As Autumn appears in Woolacombe, so will the latest batch of scrumpy – alongside the gifts of a bumper Autumn harvest.

Autumn Cider

The call of a roaring fire, and fine sea views of course, will have you perusing menus of traditional pub fayre while sipping on a cider or two. North Devon is littered with eateries and inns, you won’t need to stroll far to find one.

Apples in Autumn in Woolacombe

Autumn Cider!

The apples fall in Autumn. The apples fall in Fall? Or, it’s Autumn in Woolacombe because the apples fall? Anyway… too much zider

Apples in Autumn in Woolacombe

They’re collected up, sometimes the pears too (we love a Perry), and the pure liquid gold that is cider is born. You’re welcome to sample many varieties in the region, from tasting events to food & drink festivals. There are plenty of opportunities to get your fill.

Autumn Cider from Apples in Woolacombe

‘Tis the cider season.

Fence in Woolacombe in Autumn

Walk around Woolacombe in Autumn

Woodlands, moors, cliffs, beaches, coastline. Take your pick.

There are countless paths and trails, right across the whole county. The South West Coast Path runs right through two of our Holiday Parks for a start. You have plenty of options for wandering through the falling leaves of Autumn in Woolacombe.

Trees in Autumn on Exmoor

A sea breeze is just what you need when stomping up Little (or Big) Hangman in Combe Martin or while traversing a trail through Braunton Burrows. Come for the fresh air and open spaces, there are less people about in Autumn too, so you may have the place all to yourself.

Dog in leaves in woolacombe in autumn

Get the Pooch Moving Too

We’re pretty dog-friendly in Devon and come Autumn in Woolacombe, almost all restrictions have been lifted across our many beaches. Your furry four-legged friends will have miles of sandy beaches to run about on with you.

Dog in leaves in Autumn

Most of the local pubs will welcome them in too, you can all enjoy a drink together and grab some grub after enjoying the magnificent scenery.

Tree and leaves in Autumn in Woolacombe

Exmoor & Dartmoor

Flanking the North of Devon, and very close to Woolacombe, you’ll find Exmoor. An area of outstanding beauty – Iron Age forts, woodlands, heather and a beautiful empty wilderness. The odd pony too.

Exmoor tree

Ablaze with colour, as bracken and gorse show off their golden coats in Autumn, and littered with Tors – Dartmoor is a a magical place, steeped in legend, covering the South of the county.

Exmoor logs in Autumn

The sun will hang low in the sky come Autumn, beaming the odd final flourish and farewell to Summer. You’ll fall in love with the majestic splendour of Devon, time and again.

Woolacombe Beach

Living in a Surfers Paradise

The waves roll in from across the Atlantic, sometimes off the back of a hurricane in the Caribbean, it is the season. Surfers rejoice as the bigger swell hits our shores. Amateurs and pros alike will flock to the amazing surfing beaches we have on offer.

Woolacombe Sunset

And, Autumn in Woolacombe means warmer water after months of the sun’s rays on the deep blue salty waters. Jump in and revel in the strength and power of this Ocean.

Woolacombe beach autumn fire

A blind eye will normally be turned upon the end-of season beach fires popping up into the evenings too… the sizzle of a sausage, strum of a guitar and merriment.

Pumpkin Woolacombe Halloween

Bonfire Night & Halloween

Remember, remember the 5th of November. Across the region, as well as the country, we’ll be building fires up high and whizzing rockets skywards.

Bonfire night in woolacombe

There are displays galore in the local area, serving mulled wine, sparklers and a cheeky hot dog.

We finish our season at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks at the end of October Half Term with a Halloween Spooktacular and fireworks, don’t you dare miss out!

Pumpkin at Halloween in Autumn in Woolacombe

Autumn in Woolacombe

And, as always, we have a whole host of activities on and off our Parks. Autumn in Woolacombe is anything but boring!

The Big Sheep will startle with all kinds of animal adventures. We have everything you could possibly imagine across all four of our Holiday Parks, including blockbuster cinemas.

hands in the air in woolacombe

Check out the Milky Way for an adventure park that’s great for the whole family. There are Sea Safari’s running from Ilfracombe, maybe out to Lundy? If you fancy a jump about then head to Air Extreme, an action-packed trampoline centre. Or why not learn to surf?! Woolacombe is one of Britain’s Best Beaches after all.

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