North and South Devon coast have some great spots to surf, catering from beginners to advanced.
Walking / Coasteering
South West Coast path, Dartmoor / Exmoor walks.
Cycling / Mountain Biking
Recreational and competitive e.g. Dartmoor Classic. Mountain Biking trails at Haldon Forest and designated routes on the moors.
Sailing / Yachting
Recreational and competitive with clubs, moorings and dry storage facilities throughout the county.
River and Sea kayaking
(River Dart is up to grade 4 in parts) – very popular recreational sport with some ‘competition standard’ river runs on the River Dart.
Very popular competitive sport / leisure and wellbeing activity.
With so much beautiful coastline there is plenty of scope for responsible boating.
Some challenging coastal drops, plus the Tors for beginners.
Paragliding / Kitesurfing
Wind powered sports are growing in popularity with some great landscape and coastline to choose from.
Some coastal towns have rowing clubs. A great community-based sport with regular competitions for those wishing to take part.
Beach Based Pursuits
Free and family friendly.
Camping / Outdoor survival
100’s of sites available and some outdoor survival challenges and experiences are on offer.
With outdoor and leisure pursuits a plenty in Devon, it should be no surprise that some of these are now competitive. As expected, traditional sports feature highly, amplified by Exeter Chiefs continued rugby success.
There are 100’s of events and attractions catering for all interests covering theatre, food, craft, horticulture, traditional festivals, some at a county level and some more local.
With hundreds of cafés, restaurants, pubs and bars, we have nationally recognised brands nestled alongside independent businesses, both large and small.