The summer holidays are upon us, which means most of the beaches in Devon will be littered with families, jostling for space to play frisbee and queuing in the sun for a lunch time cone of chips. But how about a secret beach spot reserved just for you? How about a quiet spot tucked away from the tourists? How about dramatic scenes the locals like to keep to themselves?
Filling up the car for a weekend camping can be stressful; the list of things you need to keep every member of the family and whether big or small, teeny or tiny, is almost endless. Our advice? Write a camping checklist and check it off. Twice. Here we’ve created an adaptable, customisable list that covers any and all eventualities whilst sleeping under canvas.
I moved to Woolacombe a few months ago and taking a surfing lesson was definitely on my “must do” list. I became fascinated with watching the surfers and those having their first go in the water. I love the idea of riding waves and being so close to nature. I love surfing culture, the vibes, everything about it. I want to be part of it.
I can swim well yet something about the ocean makes me nervous. I want to have a go at surfing so I need to overcome this.
If you are an active type why not turn your next holiday into a sporting break? Have you been inspired by Wimbledon and Rio 2016 Olympics? There’s nothing more memorable than trying new experience on holiday especially with family or friends. Especially when you can have a good go at beating Dad. There’s whole range of sports to have a go at when staying at Woolacombe Bay Holiday Parks and you could end up becoming a pro!
A recent study has revealed that three-quarters of our children in the UK spend less time being active outside than prison inmates. This is due to a growing level of fear amongst parents, a dwindling amount of green space and ever-growing lure of digital technology inside.
Heading out into the wild camping can be daunting if it’s your first time – what do you need? How much do you need? What will you miss? You won’t know what you’ve forgotten until you get there, but luckily for you, we’ve spent many a night making mistakes under canvas and have learned the hard way how to survive. Here are our top 7 tricks to make life a little simpler.