North Devon Farm Holidays

Dates of events in and around North Devon

Farmers markets at the Big Sheep Bideford every Saturday morning

Many others take place each month in local villages, ask your host for details

North Devon Theatres:

The Plough – Torrington
Queens Theatre – Barnstaple
Landmark theatre - Ilfracombe

Choose from beautiful self catering holiday cottages to warm, friendly BandB’s all in unique and picturesque locations throughout North Devon. From our beautiful blue flag beaches’ on the North Devon coast, to the foothills of Dartmoor in the south, spectacular heather covered Exmoor in the east, to Bude and Ruby Country in the west.

A visit to North Devon is a special place for all to enjoy.



 

WHAT’S ON FOR JULY 2018

4th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

4th Sheep Dog & Falconry Display at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Enjoy an evening in the company of the amazing Borough Farm sheep dogs, Fly Alf, Sweep and Mirk, as they gather sheep far into the distance, and enjoy their hilarious antics as they round up the ducks, together with a wonderful Falconry display from North Devon Falconer Martin Simkins, with his fast and furious falcons. After the show, meet Alfie, who loves to meet children and pose for photographs! Teas and coffees served at 5pm.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Contact details info@boroughfarm.co.uk. Tel 01271 870065

4th Artist in Residence – Heddon Valley. The beautiful places of the National Trust have often inspired artists .... Louise Thompson is a printmaker from Ilfracombe who has often used the coastline of North Devon to inspire her work. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

5th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

5th Shepherding Experience Walks, Morte Point. With David Kennard and his sheepdogs. Experience Sweep and Fly’s breathtaking work in their natural environment on the cliff tops of Mortehoe, and hear about shepherding life in this beautiful corner of North Devon. Timings 6.00pm – 8.00pm every Thursday (5pm in September). Maximum of 25 people. Booking essential.
Walks last approximately 2 hours.info@boroughfarm.co.uk
Tel 01271 870056, sorry no dogs

5th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

5th National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

5th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – The Square, Mortehoe (weather permitting)

5th Artist in Residence – Heddon Valley. The beautiful places of the National Trust have often inspired artists .... Louise Thompson is a printmaker from Ilfracombe who has often used the coastline of North Devon to inspire her work. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

5th Unicorn Toddler Takeover Day at The Big Sheep, Nr Bideford. Our Toddler Takeover Days are getting a makeover for 2018 and will be even BIGGER and BETTER with Jiggy Wrigglers joining forces with us to bring you new interactive music show at each of the toddler days. There will be musical instruments, action songs, puppets, bubbles and parachute games.www.thebigsheep.co.uk/events

5th A Tribute to George Michael – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple.
Get ready for unforgettable evening with this great tribute show.
Tickets £26.00. Event starts at 7.45pm.www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

5th Croyde Craft Market – Every Thursday 100% handmade local arts and crafts. Croyde Village Hall from 10.00am. EX33 1LX.

6th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm

6th Craft Fair – Mortehoe Village Hall. Local crafts from cards, gifts and homemade cakes! Everyone is welcome. Free entry. 10.00am – 4.00pm.

6th Derek Acorah – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. Britain’ best loved medium takes to the stage across the UL with is new Love, Life, and Laughter Tour. Tickets £19.50. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

6th The Red Barn, Woolacombe – Live music with Zamba, a reggae carnival band. 9pm – 11pm.

6th Artist in Residence – Heddon Valley. The beautiful places of the National Trust have often inspired artists .... Louise Thompson is a printmaker from Ilfracombe who has often used the coastline of North Devon to inspire her work. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

6th Miss Fea’s Cafe, Mortehoe – Gin Tasting Evening. Over 50 gins to try, plus tapas style menu. Call 01271 870891 to make a reservation.

7th North Devon Arena 1st Anniversary of their Re-opening - Have a FREE Drink on us!
Join us this Saturday (7th July) as we celebrate the first year anniversary of our official re-opening!Everyone who comes on Saturday can have a free drink; Adults can choose from, Tea, Coffee, Hot Chocolate or a bottle of Real Ale! All children can enjoy a FREE SMOO Milkshake!Saturday Session times: Skateboards/Scooter 10 -1pm & Roller skating 1 - 6.30 pm. Soft play ALL DAY!

7th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

7th North Devon Street Food Awards – Ilfracombe. Sponsored by Mardens Cottages, from mid day street food vendors from around the region compete for cash prizes. All sorts of cuisines are represented including BBQ, Thai, Mexican and local dishes.
7th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – outside The Red Barn, Woolacombe (weather Permitting)
7th Woolly’s Birthday Bash, The Big Sheep, Nr Bideford. Woolly will be on walk-about around the park throughout the day and children will be able to have a full day of fun with Woolly so don’t forget to bring a camera and get a birthday photo with the BIG Sheep’s favourite sheep. At 1pm Woolly will invite everyone to The BIG Sheep’s show arena where he will teach everyone the moves from his own catchy song, ‘Woolly the Sheep’. This will be followed by a children’s disco and as well as dancing at the disco there will fun games such as musical statues for the children to enjoy. Children will also be able to help Woolly blow out the candles on his specially made birthday cake.
8th Tribute evening to Luther Vandross – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. His music has been had a huge impact on a whole generation. Tickets £20.00.
Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

8th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

8th Tribute to Luther Vandross – the Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. An evening a collection of music from the legendary artist. . Tickets £20.00.
Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

8th National Trust Express Beach Clean – Woolacombe Beach. 10.00am – 11.30am. Help the Rangers keep the beach clean this summer. Meet at Mill Rock.
Booking not needed. Free event. Dogs welcome.

8th West Down Village Fayre, Dog Show and 10km Fun Run. 11.00am – 4.00pm. Family dog show, stalls, entertainment, BBQ, bar and cream teas!
West Down Community Field.

8th Sea Sunday, St Sabinus Church, Woolacombe. A special all age service – everyone is welcome. In the Church there will be a display by Mortehoe Museum about local shipwrecks, together with equipment used in such rescues. After the service refreshments will be served.
8th The Big Sheep Majorettes Competition, Nr Bideford.
As well as all the usual BIG Sheep fun, on Sunday 8th July, you’ll be able to watch 4 troupes compete in superb choreographed dance routines they will have practiced for the past 6 months. See the skillful Baton Twirling and fun Pom Pom Displays. The Majorettes will be dressed to impress as they enter to win Best Dressed categories and their lead girls will be glowing with pride as they lead their troupe and hope to win Best Lead Girl awards.
9th Open Air Market – Near Woolacombe. At Lee Cross Farm EX34 approximately two miles from Woolacombe. Free parking, dozens of stalls including wetsuits, body boards, beach goods, and clothing. Open every Monday from Whitsun week until middle of September. 9am – 4pm.

10th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

10th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

10th Farmyard Show at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Alfie, the Sheepdog, stars in his own show with just a hint of pantomime, it tells the story of the rescue of Jemima, the duck in the castle. With the help of Mary, the Fairy Pig Mother, and Felicity, the cart- sheep, mayhem is guaranteed! Meet the dogs after the show, and stay for a barbecue served from the Borough Farm Shepherd’s Hut. Adults £6.00, children £3.00 and under 3’s are free. No need to book, just turn up. Display lasts just over an hour. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Tel 01271 870056, EX34 7HE.

10th National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

11th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

11th Sheep Dog & Falconry Display at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Enjoy an evening in the company of the amazing Borough Farm sheep dogs, Fly Alf, Sweep and Mirk, as they gather sheep far into the distance, and enjoy their hilarious antics as they round up the ducks, together with a wonderful Falconry display from North Devon Falconer Martin Simkins, with his fast and furious falcons. After the show, meet Alfie, who loves to meet children and pose for photographs! Teas and coffees served at 5pm.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Contact details info@boroughfarm.co.uk. Tel 01271 870065

11th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rockpool Rambles. The rockpools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free. Event starts at 8.15am

11th Billy Fury - The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. Michael King and his fantastic group of musicians take one on a journey back in time through musical career of one of Britain’s best loved rock ‘n’ roll legend. Tickets £24.00. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

12th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

12th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – The Square, Mortehoe (weather permitting)

12th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

12st Shepherding Experience Walks, Morte Point. With David Kennard and his sheepdogs. Experience Sweep and Fly’s breathtaking work in their natural environment on the cliff tops of Mortehoe, and hear about shepherding life in this beautiful corner of North Devon. Timings 6.00pm – 8.00pm every Thursday (5pm in September). Maximum of 25 people. Booking essential.
Walks last approximately 2 hours.info@boroughfarm.co.uk
Tel 01271 870056, sorry no dogs

12th National Trust – Clovelly Cruise. A magical evening cruise along the Devon coast with a ranger on hand to point out the features and wildlife of interest. Booking essential. Adult £18.00, child £15.00. Tel 01271 891970 or email northdevon@nationaltrust.org.uk

12th National Trust,Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

12th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rockpool Rambles. The rockpools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free.
Event starts at 9.30am

12th Croyde Craft Market – Every Thursday 100% handmade local arts and crafts. Croyde Village Hall from 10.00am. EX33 1LX.

13th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

13th Craft Fair – Mortehoe Village Hall. Local crafts from cards, gifts and homemade cakes! Everyone is welcome. Free entry. 10.00am – 4.00pm.

13th The Red Barn, Woolacombe – Live music with Maybe Naked.
9pm – 11pm.

13th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rock pool Rambles. The rock pools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free.
Event starts at 10.00pm

13th Miss Fea’s Cafe, Mortehoe – Gin Tasting Evening. Over 50 gins to try, plus tapas style menu. Call 01271 870891 to make a reservation.

14th Clovelly – Maritime Festival. A packed programme of activities for all the family, including the thrilling Clovelly Cup Yacht Race across the bay. Free entry for under 16s who come in a maritime-themed fancy dress costumes! All proceeds in aid of The Sea Cadets. For more details see www.clovelly.co.uk.

14th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – outside The Red Barn, Woolacombe (weather Permitting)

14th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

14th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rockpool Rambles. The rockpools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free. Event starts at 11.30pm

14th Westcott Dance Studios – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. Tickets £14.00. Show starts at 2.00pm and 7.00pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

14th Only Fools and 3 Courses! – The Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe. Join in with the dinner event of the year which combines fine food and comedy action! Expect an evening of chaos and mayhem with extra portions of comedy. Tickets £35.00 Event starts at 7.00pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

15th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

15th National Trust Express Beach Clean – Woolacombe Beach. 10.00am – 11.30am. Help the Rangers keep the beach clean this summer. Meet at Mill Rock.
Booking not needed. Free event. Dogs welcome.

15th Dogs Trust Ilfracombe – Fun Day! Mullacott Equestrian Centre, Mullacott Cross. Fun Dog Show, Have a Go Agility, refreshments, craft stalls, pony rides, and great family fun games. 11.00am – 4.00pm #2.00 per adult and under 16’s are free. For more information contact amy.bingham”dogstrust.org.uk or call 01271 817716.

15th The Wayne Ellington Singers – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. Wayne Ellington pays awonderful tribute to the great singer Nat King Cole. Tickets £18.00. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

15th The National Trust Seadog Seafood Experience – Bennett’s Mouth. Amazing Food inan amazing location. The award winning Seadog Foods are bringing their talents to Bennett’s Mouth. Treat yourself to a feast of stupendous seafood and dishes in one of North Devon’s secluded coves. Call 07533333976. £75.00 per head including drinks. www.seadog.co.uk

16th Open Air Market – Near Woolacombe. At Lee Cross Farm EX34 approximately two miles from Woolacombe. Free parking, dozens of stalls including wetsuits, body boards, beach goods, and clothing. Open every Monday from Whitsun week until middle of September. 9am – 4pm

16th Coastwise, North Devon – in partnership with AONB Coastal Creatures Project, meeting at Westward Ho Seafield car park at 1.30pm. A formal Shore Thing Survey with Pip Jollands. (Not suitable for young children.)

17th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

17th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Bideford 9.00am, arrive back in Bideford at 9.00pm. Extra time on the Island! Book at Woolacombe TIC.
17th Farmyard Show at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Alfie, the Sheepdog, stars in his own show with just a hint of pantomime, it tells the story of the rescue of Jemima, the duck in the castle. With the help of Mary, the Fairy Pig Mother, and Felicity, the cart- sheep, mayhem is guaranteed! Meet the dogs after the show, and stay for a barbecue served from the Borough Farm Shepherd’s Hut. Adults £6.00, children £3.00 and under 3’s are free. No need to book, just turn up. Display lasts just over an hour. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Tel 01271 870056, EX34 7HE.
17th Tractor Trailer Rides from Mortehoe Car park to Bull Point. A lovely way to see the route down to the Lighthouse. Great fun for all the family. Rides start at 10.30am,
12noon, 2.00pm, 3.30pm and 6.30pm. Adults £6.00,children £3.00, and under 4’s are free. Tickets available from Mortehoe Museum and Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre.

17th National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

18th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

18th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

18th Sheep Dog & Falconry Display at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Enjoy an evening in the company of the amazing Borough Farm sheep dogs, Fly Alf, Sweep and Mirk, as they gather sheep far into the distance, and enjoy their hilarious antics as they round up the ducks, together with a wonderful Falconry display from North Devon Falconer Martin Simkins, with his fast and furious falcons. After the show, meet Alfie, who loves to meet children and pose for photographs! Teas and coffees served at 5pm.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Contact details info@boroughfarm.co.uk. Tel 01271 870065

18th Tractor Trailer Rides from Mortehoe Car park to Morte Point. Join the National Trust for a trip out to see the seals on Morte Point. Great fun for all the family. Rides start at 10.30am, 11.15am, 12 noon, 1.15pm, 2.00pm and 2.45pm. Adults £6.00,children £3.00, and under 4’s arefree.
Tickets available from Mortehoe Museum and Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre.

18th The Blues Band – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. Formed in 1979 The Blues Band are celebrating thirty nine years of being in the music industry.
Tickets £25.00. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

19th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

19th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

19th Shepherding Experience Walks, Morte Point. With David Kennard and his sheepdogs. Experience Sweep and Fly’s breathtaking work in their natural environment on the cliff tops of Mortehoe, and hear about shepherding life in this beautiful corner of North Devon. Timings 6.00pm – 8.00pm every Thursday (5pm in September). Maximum of 25 people. Booking essential.
Walks last approximately 2 hours.info@boroughfarm.co.uk
Tel 01271 870056, sorry no dogs

19th National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

19th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – The Square, Mortehoe (weather permitting)

19th Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. The BSO are delighted to bring a concert of some of the most beautiful and best loved classical music to Barnstaple. Tickets £26.00. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

19th Croyde Craft Market – Every Thursday 100% handmade local arts and crafts. Croyde Village Hall from 10.00am. EX33 1LX.

20th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

20th Craft Fair – Mortehoe Village Hall. Local crafts from cards, gifts and homemade cakes! Everyone is welcome. Free entry. 10.00am – 4.00pm.

20th The Red Barn, Woolacombe – Live music with Hip Rout – a great mix of genres.
9pm – 11pm.

20th Miss Fea’s Cafe, Mortehoe – Gin Tasting Evening. Over 50 gins to try, plus tapas style menu. Call 01271 870891 to make a reservation.

21st Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

21st Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – outside The Red Barn, Woolacombe (weather Permitting)

22nd Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

22nd National Trust Express Beach Clean – Woolacombe Beach. 10.00am – 11.30am. Help the Rangers keep the beach clean this summer. Meet at Mill Rock.
Booking not needed. Free event. Dogs welcome.

23rd Open Air Market – Near Woolacombe. At Lee Cross Farm EX34 approximately two miles from Woolacombe. Free parking, dozens of stalls including wetsuits, body boards, beach goods, and clothing. Open every Monday from Whitsun week until middle of September. 9am – 4pm

24th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

24th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!
24th Farmyard Show at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Alfie, the Sheepdog, starts in his own show with just a hint of pantomime, it tells the story of the rescue of Jemima, the duck in the castle. With the help of Mary, the Fairy Pig Mother, and Felicity, the cart- sheep, mayhem is guaranteed! Meet the dogs after the show, and stay for a barbecue served from the Borough Farm Shepherd’s Hut. Adults £6.00, children £3.00 and under 3’s are free. No need to book, just turn up. Display lasts just over an hour. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Tel 01271 870056, EX34 7HE.

24th Tractor Trailer Rides from Mortehoe Car park to Bull Point. A lovely way to see the route down to the Lighthouse. Great fun for all the family. Rides start at 10.30am,
12noon, 2.00pm, 3.30pm and 6.30pm. Adults £6.00, children £3.00, and under 4’s are free. Tickets available from Mortehoe Museum and Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre.

24th National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

25th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

25th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

25th Sheep Dog & Falconry Display at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Enjoy an evening in the company of the amazing Borough Farm sheep dogs, Fly Alf, Sweep and Mirk, as they gather sheep far into the distance, and enjoy their hilarious antics as they round up the ducks, together with a wonderful Falconry display from North Devon Falconer Martin Simkins, with his fast and furious falcons. After the show, meet Alfie, who loves to meet children and pose for photographs! Teas and coffees served at 5pm.
Well behaved dogs are welcome.
Contact details info@boroughfarm.co.uk. Tel 01271 870065

25th Tractor Trailer Rides from Mortehoe Car park to Morte Point. Join the National Trust for a trip out to see the seals on Morte Point. Great fun for all the family. Rides start at 10.30am, 11.15am, 12 noon, 1.15pm, 2.00pm and 2.45pm. Adults £6.00,children £3.00, and under 4’s arefree.
Tickets available from Mortehoe Museum and Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre.

25th Marwood Gardens – Outdoor Theatre. Love’s Labour’s Lost. This wonderful Shakespeare comedy s filled with live music, audience interaction and downright silliness! Event starts at 6.30pm.
Tickets available direct from Marwood or through the Folksy website. Adults £13.50, concessions £10.00, children £8.00 and a family ticket £28.00. The garden will be open from 5.30pm.
info@marwoodhillgarden.co.uk or www.marwoodhillgarden.co.uk

25th Dr Doolittle at Castle Hill Gardens – Open Air Theatre, 5pm, preceded by a family arts afternoon at 2pmwww.castlehilldevon.co.uk

25th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rockpool Rambles. The rockpools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free.
Event starts at 10.00am.

26th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

26th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

26th Shepherding Experience Walks, Morte Point. With David Kennard and his sheepdogs. Experience Sweep and Fly’s breathtaking work in their natural environment on the cliff tops of Mortehoe, and hear about shepherding life in this beautiful corner of North Devon. Timings 6.00pm – 8.00pm every Thursday (5pm in September). Maximum of 25 people. Booking essential.
Walks last approximately 2 hours.info@boroughfarm.co.uk
Tel 01271 870056, sorry no dogs.

26th Marwood Gardens – The Princess & The Giant. An outdoor event, based on the children’s book by Carly Hart.
Tickets available direct from Marwood or through the Folksy website. Adults £13.50, concessions £10.00, children £8.00 and a family ticket £28.00. The garden will be open from 5.30pm.
info@marwoodhillgarden.co.uk or www.marwoodhillgarden.co.uk

26th National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

26th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – The Square, Mortehoe (weather permitting)

26th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rockpool Rambles. The rockpools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free.
Event starts at 10.30am.

26th LEE ANNUAL VILLAGE FLOWER SHOW – In the Memorial Hall from 2.00pm with trophies being presented at 4.30pm. Afterwards there will be a sale of produce. Refreshments available, everyone is welcome.

26th The Story of Guitar Heroes – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple.This great live concert style ‘rockumentry’ is performed by Phil Walker who creates the sound and ambiance of each guitar hero starting from the 1950s to the present day. Tickets £22.50 Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

26th Croyde Craft Market – Every Thursday 100% handmade local arts and crafts. Croyde Village Hall from 10.00am. EX33 1LX.

27th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

27th Craft Fair – Mortehoe Village Hall. Local crafts from cards, gifts and homemade cakes! Everyone is welcome. Free entry. 10.00am – 4.00pm.

27th National Trust and North Devon Coast AONB – Rockpool Rambles. The rockpools at Combesgate Beach are teeming with wildlife. Join the Rangers to look for crabs,
fish, starfish and many other wonderful creatures. Booking advisable. Call the Rangers on 07557 938399. £2.00 per person, under 3’s are free.
Event starts at 11.00pm.

27th Miss Fea’s Cafe, Mortehoe – Gin Tasting Evening. Over 50 gins to try, plus tapas style menu. Call 01271 870891 to make a reservation.

27th The Sun Records Concert Show – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple. The label that brought you Elvis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Johnny Cash and a lot more. Revisit the recording studio where the sound was crafted by musical visionary Sam Phillips. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

27th Jethro, The Count of Cornwall– The Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe. Following his entire sell our shows last year, Jethro is back again with his unique style of comedy. Tickets £22.00 Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

27th The National Trust, Heddon Valley, Parracombe– Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the UK, including the amazing High Brown Fritillary. Collect a trail map and learn more about this beautiful butterfly. 10.30am – 4.00pm. Tel 01598 763402 for more details. Dogs welcome on leads.

28th Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Ilfracombe 10.00am, arrive back in Ilfracombe at 6.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.You can enjoy the Ilfracombe Aquarium Pier Café offerings in a delightful, relaxing, harbourside environment before you depart!

28th Mid Devon Show – Knightshayes Court. This year it celebrates its 25th Anniversary. This one day show has lots of appeal for garden lovers, with rural arts, crafts, food and entertainment. Ticket prices are £15 for adults. Parking is free and dogs are welcome. Events starts at 9.00am

28th LEE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR – In the Memorial Hall, Lee, open from 11.00am – 5.00pm. In addition to the regular exhibitors, there are some exciting new crafts this year, so why not visit and see all the beautiful arts and crafts for same. Delicious refreshments. Free admission. Parking is available next to the hall, with disabled access if required.

28th Anchors Aweigh – local sea shanty group – outside The Red Barn, Woolacombe (weather Permitting)

28th Buddy Holly Tribute Evening – The Queens Theatre, Barnstaple.Relive the rockin’ fifties music scene. Tickets £24.00. Show starts at 7.30pm. www.thequeenstheatre.co.uk

28th The National Trust, Heddon Valley, Parracombe– Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the UK, including the amazing High Brown Fritillary. Collect a trail map and learn more about this beautiful butterfly. 10.30am – 4.00pm. Tel 01598 763402 for more details. Dogs welcome on leads.

29th Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

29th LEE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR – In the Memorial Hall, Lee, open from 11.00am – 5.00pm. In addition to the regular exhibitors, there are some exciting new crafts this year, so why not visit and see all the beautiful arts and crafts for same. Delicious refreshments. Free admission. Parking is available next to the hall, with disabled access if required.

29th National Trust Express Beach Clean – Woolacombe Beach. 10.00am – 11.30am. Help the Rangers keep the beach clean this summer. Meet at Mill Rock.
Booking not needed. Free event. Dogs welcome.

29th LEE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR – In the Memorial Hall, Lee, open from 11.00am – 5.00pm. In addition to the regular exhibitors, there are some exciting new crafts this year, so why not visit and see all the beautiful arts and crafts for same. Delicious refreshments. Free admission. Parking is available next to the hall, with disabled access if required.

29th The National Trust, Heddon Valley, Parracombe– Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the UK, including the amazing High Brown Fritillary. Collect a trail map and learn more about this beautiful butterfly. 10.30am – 4.00pm. Tel 01598 763402 for more details. Dogs welcome on leads.

30th Woolsery Agricultural Show – This popular summer show includes livestock shows, craft and trade stalls, with a parade of vintage machinery to finish the day. All in aid of local charities. www.woolseryshow.org.uk

30th LEE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR – In the Memorial Hall, Lee, open from 11.00am – 5.00pm. In addition to the regular exhibitors, there are some exciting new crafts this year, so why not visit and see all the beautiful arts and crafts for same. Delicious refreshments. Free admission. Parking is available next to the hall, with disabled access if required.

30th Open Air Market – Near Woolacombe. At Lee Cross Farm EX34 approximately two miles from Woolacombe. Free parking, dozens of stalls including wetsuits, body boards, beach goods, and clothing. Open every Monday from Whitsun week until middle of September. 9am – 4pm

30th The National Trust, Heddon Valley, Parracombe– Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the UK, including the amazing High Brown Fritillary. Collect a trail map and learn more about this beautiful butterfly. 10.30am – 4.00pm. Tel 01598 763402 for more details. Dogs welcome on leads.

31st Mortehoe Museum - The gem in North Devon’s stunning coastline, no visit to North Devon is complete without discovering the ‘Mortehoe Experience’ at this lovely Museum. The special exhibitions this year will be the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1, the rise of Tourism in Mortehoe Parish and Victorian Collections. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk Free admission. 11.00am – 3.00pm.

31st Sail to beautiful Lundy Island! Depart Bideford 8.30am, arrive back in Bideford at 7.30pm. Book at Woolacombe TIC.

31st National Trust, Walk with a Ranger, Woolacombe – Join one of the knowledgeable rangers for a walk around Woolacombe and learn more about its unusual wildlife and history. Meet at Woolacombe TIC, booking is not needed. £2.00. 11.00am – 12.30pm

31th LEE ARTS AND CRAFTS FAIR – In the Memorial Hall, Lee, open from 11.00am – 5.00pm. In addition to the regular exhibitors, there are some exciting new crafts this year, so why not visit and see all the beautiful arts and crafts for same. Delicious refreshments. Free admission. Parking is available next to the hall, with disabled access if required.

31st Farmyard Show at Borough Farm, Mortehoe. Alfie, the Sheepdog, starts in his own show with just a hint of pantomime, it tells the story of the rescue of Jemima, the duck in the castle. With the help of Mary, the Fairy Pig Mother, and Felicity, the cart- sheep, mayhem is guaranteed! Meet the dogs after the show, and stay for a barbecue served from the Borough Farm Shepherd’s Hut. Adults £6.00, children £3.00 and under 3’s are free. No need to book, just turn up. Display lasts just over an hour. Well behaved dogs are welcome. Tel 01271 870056, EX34 7HE.

31st Tractor Trailer Rides from Mortehoe Car park to Bull Point. A lovely way to see the route down to the Lighthouse. Great fun for all the family. Rides start at 10.30am,
12noon, 2.00pm, 3.30pm and 6.30pm. Adults £6.00, children £3.00, and under 4’s are free. Tickets available from Mortehoe Museum and Woolacombe Tourist Information Centre.

31st The National Trust, Heddon Valley, Parracombe– Heddon Valley is home to some of the rarest butterflies in the UK, including the amazing High Brown Fritillary. Collect a trail map and learn more about this beautiful butterfly. 10.30am – 4.00pm. Tel 01598 763402 for more details. Dogs welcome on leads.

Coming up …

1st August … North Devon Show … tickets available from Woolacombe TIC.

10th-12thAugust … the Mortehoe Scarecrow Festival
‘A Tale of two Potters – Beatrix and Harry’
For more information contact Woolacombe TIC

Regular Sea Safaris and Coastal Cruises from Ilfracombe Harbour –
enquire and book at Woolacombe TIC

Car Parking Permits - 4 day and 7 day permits for sale – available at the TIC

Twitchen House & Woolacombe Bay Cinema Showings Dailywww.cinema.woolacombe.co.uk

All Terrain Mobility Scooter hire from Woolacombe TIC

Discounted tickets for RHS Rosemoor – book at the TIC

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