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Wet in Woolacombe

What to do when it’s wet in Woolacombe

When it’s wet in Woolacombe you still have so much to do. We all love blue skies and sunny days, running to the beach and jumping in the waves. Sometimes the clouds do appear though, this is England after all, but don’t let that ruin your plans. Woolacombe won’t stay wet for long anyway!

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Posted in Activities, Amusements, Hints and tips, Holiday inspiration, Local Area, On our Parks, Outdoors, Woolacombe
Family on Woolacombe Beach

Summer in Woolacombe

What’s on this Summer in Woolacombe?

Whether you’re a beach bum or love to hang out by the pool, we have everything you and your family could need this Summer in Woolacombe. We have so much going on that you’ll struggle to do everything in one trip.

If you’re looking for something different; music or shopping, markets or produce, there’s loads going on in the local area.

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Posted in Activities, Amusements, Hints and tips, Holiday inspiration, Latest news & events, Local Area, Woolacombe
Beach campsite

Campsite Checklist

You’ve booked a campsite. You’ve researched your trip away, reviewed the area and planned your activities, as well as days out and about. You’ve arrived with smiles galore, only to discover you’ve got nothing but wonky tent pegs, mouldy sleeping bags and nothing to open the beans with…

Whether you’re touring with an awning, camping or glamping, or even caravanning around – we’ll ensure you are well prepared and have everything you need.

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Posted in Camping, Hints and tips, Holiday inspiration, Touring
Rainy Days

Wet and Windy in Woolacombe

9 things to do on a wet and windy day

When the sun is shining and the skies are blue, we have big smiles on our faces and Woolacombe Beach lovingly calls us to descend upon its golden sands. We are in Devon though and we don’t always get what we wish for, sometimes it’s wet and windy and we must change our plans.

We have so many all-weather things to do for you and your family. We’re a top destination come rain or shine, of course, so your holiday will never be ruined if the heavens do open!

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Posted in Activities, Amusements, Hints and tips, Holiday inspiration, Local Area, On our Parks, Woolacombe
bucket and spades Easter Holidays

Why do we have Bank Holidays?

Teaching Poodles to Read

And Studying Ants

Why do we have Bank Holidays?

Sir John Lubbock, first Baron of Avebury, studied ants and tried to teach his poodles how to read. He was also a scientific writer, banker and politician. In 1871 he drafted the Bank Holiday Bill, which created our first Bank Holidays, when it became law.

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Posted in Bank Holiday, Half Term, Holiday inspiration, On our Parks, Spring Holidays