If it's an action packed holiday you're after then look no further than North Devon for your adrenaline fix. The devon coastline is renowned for some of the UK's best surfing breaks and the region is becoming increasing popular for the sport of coasteering. The North Devon countryside offers rugged hills and trails for mountain biking such as the Tarka Trail and great rivers like the River Taw which is ideal for kayaking. If speed is your holiday tonic then North Devon is perfect, with plenty of stables offering horse riding and motor sport fans can enjoy quad biking, motorbike trails and 4X4 experiences throughout the region.
Here's a list of some great adrenaline activities within a short distance of Tarka Holiday Park in Devon:
Surfs Up - It's free
With a coastline so diverse North Devon has waves to suit all abilities. Croyde Bay is one of the main draws for surfers courtesy of hollow powerful low tide waves which on their day produce some truly great beachbreaks. Croyde Bay is situated close to Tarka Holiday Park and is just a few miles from Barnstaple. Other close bays are Westward Ho, Saunton, Comesgate and Woolacombe. Each bay has its own surf shop for those wanting to hire boards or wetsuits - you can even watch the surf live via http://www.eyeballhq...rfcheck/croyde/
Get the heart pumping with Coasteering
Coasteering is one of those holiday activities which is guaranteed to get the heart pumping. Explore sea caves, experience turbulent swims and push your nerves to the limit with progressive cliff jumps into the oceans. Expert knowledge of the North Devon coastline is key to an enjoyable and safe experience of coasteering. Ultimate Aventure Centre run Coasteering trips and is located just over 10miles from Tarka Holiday Park.
Keypitts Stables 'n' Quads
180 acre all terrain playground for kids of all ages (inc dads). Activities include horse riding, quad biking, 4X4 off road experience, motorbike trail days and paintballing. Just a short drive from Barnstable it's a great action packed day out for the whole family. Further information can be found here.
Mountain Biking - Tarka Trail
Like all the premier holiday parks in devon, Tarka Holiday Park has many onsite activities to keep you entertained. However, being on the doorstep of the famous Tarka Trail is why many a keen cyclist and mountain biker come to the region - to explore trail and it's 180miles of stunning North Devon Countryside.
In summary - How you choose to spend your holiday in North Devon is totally up to you. Whether it's catching the early morning breaks in Croyde Bay or exploring the off road mountain bike tracks of the Tarka Trail, you will have a truly memorable holiday. With all the activities available in North Devon the only regret which you may have at the end of your trip is - "we should have stayed longer".