Fun things to do on your Exmoor Coastal Escape in North Devon and Lynton

Valley of Rocks North Devon Exmoor Coastal Escape B&B

There are a variety of sports and activities that you can participate in during your North Devon, Exmoor Coastal Escape. There are rivers, beaches and mixed terrain which provide lots of options.


You will find bike hire at various locations around Exmoor, making it an easy activity to try. It is a great way to exercise and see wildlife and beautiful scenery. Exmoor is very cycle friendly. You will find many cycle routes around lakes and forests. You could choose between road cycling or mountain biking. If you are a keen mountain biker, you are likely to find the challenge and variance of the area to be more than sufficient. You can find colour coded guides which act as an excellent planning tool for you to consider the sort of route you would like to take. The colour code will help to distinguish between very difficult and easy tracks, which are more suitable for all.

If you prefer tarmac routes, Exmoor provides excellent road cycling with quiet country lanes and some challenging slopes and stunning views along the way.


With a varied mix of landscapes and terrain, horse riding around Exmoor can be an ideal way to stay active and visit a range of different locations. There are numerous bridleways which are well maintained and a good choice of riding schools that offer horse hire. You can even get tuition if horse riding is not something you are familiar with, making it suitable for any level of rider.

Kite surfing

For the more adventurous, Exmoor is in an ideal location to try kite surfing. To the West you will find beaches such as Saunton Sands and Woolacombe. These are renowned as some of the best kite surfing beaches in the country. The beaches are wide sprawling and spacious and will suit beginners or pros alike. You will find opportunities here to get lessons and hire equipment.


There are plenty of opportunities in Exmoor for everyone. Not far from Highcliffe House is the Valley of Rocks, Lynton. The coastal cliffs are amongst the highest in Britain. There are routes for all skill levels. The scenery is picturesque and there are herds of goats in the vicinity which add to the character of the area.

With its varied landscape, Exmoor provides plenty of opportunity to try out something new. For more information on attractions, accommodation and local events in Exmoor, get in touch with us at Highcliffe House.