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Woolacombe Beach , Woolacombe
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One of Britain's best stretches of sand, Woolacombe Beach has garnered numerous awards for the cleanliness of its sand and the quality of its
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Saunton Beach , Saunton
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Grab your surfboard and prepare to hang ten at Saunton Beach, located in an area known for its remarkable sand dunes. Part of a UNESCO biosph
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Duration: 2 hours
Westward Ho! is not picture pefect, but it is a fantastic mix of old and new. The goal of this sketch walk is to spark your creativity and inspire you to use sketch booking and mobile photography to see the world around you with fresh eyes and take inspiration from what is in front of you.I want to share my process with you so that you can build your confidence and enjoy using simple tools to describe the world around you.
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Historic Site
Knightshayes Court , Tiverton
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Knightshayes Court is a Victorian country house near Tiverton, Devon, England, designed by William Burges for the Heathcoat-Amory family. Nik
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Croyde

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Croyde is a village on the west-facing coastline of North Devon, England. The village lies on the South West Coast Path near to Baggy Point, which is owned by the National Trust. It lies within the North Devon Coast Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Croyde village and its beach faces the Atlantic Ocean near the western limit of the Bristol Channel.Croyde Stream runs through the village, eventually leading to the beach. The centre of the village is roughly at the intersection of Hobbes' Hill, Jones' Hill and St. Mary's Road. At this spot, Croyde Bridge carries the road over the stream.Public services are provided by the North Devon District Council (NDDC) based in Barnstaple. The village is in the civil parish of Georgeham, and for ecclesiastical purposes within the Diocese of Exeter.TodayThe village has several small campsites, a small retail area and two large holiday parks; Croyde Bay Holiday Resort and Ruda Holiday Park, operated by Parkdean Resorts.The past 30 years has seen large increases in younger-age visitors develop around surfing. The impact of tourism on the village has been varied. Some local landowners have benefited from the increased property prices. Tourism has helped to create jobs that were lost in agriculture. Local farming has declined, with former farmland converted into caravan sites and fields for seasonal camping. Like many seaside villages, the phenomenon of second homes has pushed house prices beyond the reach of most local people. There is little year-round employment, because tourism is seasonal, and most businesses are closed out of season. Make Croyde central to your United Kingdom travel plans using our United Kingdom online trip itinerary maker.

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