Surfing Breaks North Devon

Surfing Breaks North Devon


North Devon has a long surfing heritage, with 5 top clean beaches to surf at all levels. Stay and surf with great deals self catering in Braunton at Holmsleigh semi detached 5 bed property offering ample parking and board storage, comfortable well equipped rooms, and secluded mature gardens with decking and a hot tub.

Braunton has a surf culture vibe with lots of surf shops including some surf outlets and board hire, cafes and restaurants and even has its own history of surfing museum. Saunton Sands is a long stretch of sand and is renowned for longboards, and is just 2 miles from this property..For beginners you can hire boards and wetsuits from the surf school located in the car park where lessons can be booked.

Just another mile along the coast road to one side and the South West Coastal path on the other is Croyde Bay, a very popular surf hotspot where “ Oceanfest “ is held every June celebrating surf, music and beach activities. Croyde is a fast surf and the wave size is tide dependant, but very popular with experienced surfers.

Woolacombe beach is just 6 miles from Holmsleigh and has a reef break and can be surfed on any tide. Awarded one of the best beaches in the world, it is popular in the summer with families and bodyboarding, but because of the large expanse there is still room, if not close to the facilities, at the other end is Putsborough beach, a great sheltered spot away from the crowds.

Surfing Breaks North Devon
Woolacombe Surfing Just 5 Miles from Holmsleigh Braunton Cottages

For a short stay or weekend break, check out the surf, call your friends and get the adrenalin rush in this chill out vibe surf crazy coast, and have a well earned escape from it all with popular North Devon surf beaches all around and some great lesser known beaches to explore.

Call us quoting “ surf break “ for the best price, and have yourselves a holiday. The property sleeps upto 10 in single, twin or king size set up