Summer Bank Holiday

Are you staying for the Summer Bank Holiday weekend? Or, are you making a week of it? We have one of the Best Beaches in Britain and the weather is set to be hot and sunny too!

Amazing activities and attractions are waiting for you and all your family, so enjoy this Bank Holiday in Woolacombe. We have so much going on that you’ll struggle to do everything in one trip.

Every summer in Woolacombe is special, Summer Bank Holidays are simply amazing. Come and join us!

Summer bank holiday bodyboarding

Woolacombe Beach and Village

All year long, £Parking charges or take our bus

Check our Beach Guide, showcasing all the fantastic beaches, coves and coastline we have to offer in the local area. Whether you favour coastal walks, extreme sports or just breathtaking views, we have it all.

3 miles of golden sands, rolling waves and salty spray. Not a bad way to spend your Bank Holiday. Try out the many water-sports that are available, maybe splash in the waves or go rock-pooling. Watch the sun set on our glorious beach, your Summer Bank Holiday is waiting.

The Red Barn

Grab a drink and meal in the Red Barn or walk around the many eclectic shops and pick up a souvenir. Marisco Disco will be hosting the infamous Surfer’s Ball this weekend, something you won’t want to miss.

Circus wonderland in Barnstaple

Circus Wonderland, Barnstaple

21-27 Aug, Afternoon & Evening shows, From £7

The circus is in town for the Summer Bank Holiday! Fun for all the family, live entertainment that includes the best comedy and daredevil thrills.

Spellbinding excitement, laughter and colour. Thrills and spills and glitter and glamour; all under one tent, enchanting audiences of all ages.

Circus Wonderland in Barnstaple

Gin, Beer & Music Festival, Ilfracombe

24-26 Aug, £ Free – some ticketed

The Landmark theatre presents a Summer Bank Holiday weekend of local music, lively entertainment, good food and refreshing drinks.

Children’s show, great alternative acts and fancy dress (optional!), as well as ticketed 70’s show!

Ilfracombe Carnival

25 Aug, 6pm, £ Free

The annual carnival procession in Ilfracombe, every Summer Bank Holiday. Fancy costume displays and floats, maybe the odd clown or comedian. Showing off everything from local businesses and North Devon talent.

Bring your pennies as they’ll be raising money for local charities! Info on Facebook of course!

Mini Madness

Mini Madness, Ilfracombe

26 Aug, £ Free

Mini’s in their hundreds. Every style, every colour, every model. They fill the town and whizz about the country roads, creating a motor spectacle. This is the end of their fantastic annual Grand Tour and they like to show off in Ilfracombe. A great way to spend your Bank Holiday Monday.

Games for the kids, craft stalls, food stalls, attractions and all the normal vendors.

On The Road Music Festival

On The Road Music Festival 2019, Braunton

30 Aug-1 Sep, £20-£50

Broadland’s Farm present Reef (Place Your Hands) to headline your North Devon Summer at this annual musical festival. The whole family’s welcome to enjoy a range of music genres, with indie-pop, acoustic and dance tents all on.

This is the 3rd year of this live event, with both day and weekend tickets available for a range of ticket prices

Non-stop live music throughout the weekend sits beside workshops, kids rock tent, local market stalls and fresh foods.

Summer bank holiday extras

We’re jam-packed with daily events this Summer Bank Holiday in Woolacombe. Visit Ilfracombe and Woolacombe Tourist Information sites for many more activities.

What haven’t we covered? Dune Parkruns, Craft fairs, boat rides, fishing trips, tractor & trailer rides, sheepdog & falconry displays, a Red Hot Chili Peppers tribute band & other local bands.

Check out what’s on, o you can enjoy your Summer Bank Holiday in Woolacombe, and please check out our other blogs!

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