What's on in North Devon

From farmer’s markets selling local produce and craft fairs offering unique homemade gifts to sheepdog displays and trips round Mortehoe by tractor and trailer; there’s always lots going on in North Devon. We’ve plenty of information in the farm office so do pop in during your stay.

Here are just a few of our guest’s favourites…

What’s on near Lee, Ilfracombe & Woolacombe…

Farmers Markets

Barnstaple Pannier Market
Tues –Sat all year. Mon from end March. General and local produce market Tues, Fri, Sat all year. Craft and general market Mon, April to Christmas, Thurs all year. Antiques and Collectors market, Weds all year.

The 1st Saturday and 3rd Sunday in the month
Great Hall, The Lantern Centre, High Street

Lynton Town Hall
1st Saturday of each month except January

Lynton Bowls Club
Seasonal Artisan Farmers’ Market, 4 events annually, 10am until 2pm. A range of local produce from local artisans, including meats, veg, preserves, honey, and so much more. Refreshments and Cakes available too. Contact Laura – 07952327170 / weventsdevon@gmail.com / https://www.facebook.com/weventsdevon

2nd Saturday every month
Wrafton Hall
9.30am -12.00 noon

Combe Martin
3rd Saturday every month.
Combe Martin village hall.
South Molton
4th Saturday every month
Pannier market
7am to 1pm

In the summer…


Curry on the beach at Barricane nr Woolacombe (weather permitting)
Barricane Beach Café, Nr Woolacombe 07969 189304
Head down in the evening for a variety of authentic Sri Lankan dishes, where you can bring a bottle of wine and sit and watch the sunset! Dogs are welcome on the beach as long as they are on a lead. Get there early as they often sell out.

Open Air Market, Lee Cross, Near Woolacombe
9:00 am – 4:00 pm

Monday Beach Madness, Woolacombe (National Trust)
From mid July 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Join the National Trust Beach Rangers for free family friendly fun on Woolacombe beach. Free drop in sessions on a Monday and challenge your friends to a beach football, volleyball or cricket match. Or how about playing giant snakes and ladders, giant beach jenga, sand modelling the list goes on…

Borough Farm Farmyard Shows
(From early July) 11am – 12pm
Borough Farm, nr Woolacombe EX34 7HE
Can Alfie become the hero of the show as he tries to rescue Jemima, the Duck in the Castle with a little help from his friends? Meet the dogs after the show and stay for a BBQ served from our Shepherd’s Hut. All undercover so not affected by bad weather. £5.50 Adults, Children £3 and under 3’s free. Well-behaved dogs welcome. www.boroughfarm.co.uk

Tuesdays & Wednesdays
Tractor & Trailer Rides to Bull Point, Mortehoe
(From mid July) 10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Enjoy a trip down to Bull Point lighthouse with a local guide and hear more about the wildlife and wrecking history of this now tranquil and breath-taking coastline. Book at Mortehoe Museum. www.mortehoemuseum.org.uk

Sheepdog and Falconry Display
6:00pm – 7:30pm
Borough Farm, Nr Woolacombe EX34 7HE
Enjoy an evening in the company of the amazing Borough Farm Sheepdogs as they gather sheep far into the distance and enjoy their hilarious antics as they round up the ducks. Together with a fantastic Falconry display. Adults £5.50/Child £3.00 under fives free – Well behaved dogs allowed. www.boroughfarm.co.uk

Shepherding Experience Walks (Booking Essential)
6:00pm – 8:30pm
Borough Farm, Nr Woolacombe EX34 7HE
Experience Fly’s breath-taking work in her natural environment on the cliff tops of Mortehoe, and hear about shepherding life in the beautiful corner of North Devon. Limited spaces booking essential. Adults £10, Child £5 – Well behaved dogs allowed. For more info go to www.boroughfarm.co.uk

Summer Craft Market
10am onwards
The Village Green, Croyde
Summer Craft Market
11am – 3pm

Landmark Theatre, Ilfracombe EX34 9BZ
Summer craft markets at the Landmark (inside and outside) every Friday. (Times are approximate)

Craft Fair, Mortehoe
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Lovely local crafts, gifts and produce on sale in Mortehoe Village Hall. Free Admission.

See our Days Out in North Devon page for lots more ideas on things to do in the local area from sheep racing to dinosaurs and glorious gardens to glass blowing.

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