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Looking for inspiration, things to do in Lynmouth or the best North Devon attractions and events? Our blog brings you news and recommended sights, tastes and experiences in the region. Do also keep an eye on our Facebook Page for current offers, ideas and the latest on all things Lynmouth and North Devon, from fabulous views to the best from our chefs.

What’s on in Lynmouth and North Devon August & September 2018

Rising Sun July 23 2018

What’s on in Lynmouth and North Devon August & September 2018

Whilst the summer weather has never been better, it’s the ideal time to pack your bags and explore the pristine British countryside of North Devon. From its picturesque coastlines to its untouched moorland, it’s the ultimate summer staycation.To help make your trip to this exceptional corner of the country as unforgettable as possible, here’s a handpicked list of all the top things to do...

8 Beautiful and Spectacular Places to Visit in North Devon & Exmoor

Dominic Garnett April 10 2018

8 Beautiful and Spectacular Places to Visit in North Devon & Exmoor

Whether you’re looking for an epic coastal walk or that spectacular holiday picture, not all locations are equal. So where should you head for in search of somewhere truly beautiful this year? Here are eight stunningly unique places to visit in North Devon, guaranteed to take your breath away. 1. Morte Point Just to the north end of the famous Woolacombe Beach, this vantage point delivers a heady...

Top 5 Outdoor Activities and Things to Try in North Devon & Exmoor

Dominic Garnett January 16 2018

Top 5 Outdoor Activities and Things to Try in North Devon & Exmoor

For anyone visiting North Devon this year, the region represents a genuine escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. But as well as some of the wildest coast and country in England, there are also some truly unique activities and sites to visit. Whether you fancy meeting native wildlife, eating local delicacies or taking a special tour, here are some of the best current North Devon experiences...

Festive Events, New Years Eve & Late Escapes in Lynmouth & North Devon

The Rising Sun December 04 2017

Festive Events, New Years Eve & Late Escapes in Lynmouth & North Devon

With the end of 2017 now within touching distance, we are all set for a busy Christmas in Lynmouth, followed by New Year's Eve and a lively start to 2018. We do hope you can come and join us for some good cheer before the final countdown. However, even if you have to leave it until thew New Year, here are just some of the reasons we love North Devon at this time of year: Christmas Shopping & Festive...

Autumn, Halloween & Winter Events in Lynton & North Devon 2017

The Rising Sun September 25 2017

Autumn, Halloween & Winter Events in Lynton & North Devon 2017

If you find yourself in North Devon and Exmoor later this year, don’t think for a minute that the fun ends with summer. There are some cracking autumn and winter events lined up for 2017. From family entertainment to festive markets, there's plenty to look forward to, while you’ll always find a warm welcome and the best local food and drink here at The Rising Run. Here’s a quick guide to what...

A Taste of North Devon: Top Food and Drink Treats, Events and Places to Eat

The Rising Sun July 18 2017

A Taste of North Devon: Top Food and Drink Treats, Events and Places to Eat

Has there ever been a better time to visit North Devon for food lovers? With cracking seafood, craft booze and so many artisan producers, we doubt it. Add brewery tours, farmers markets and various brilliant Devon food festivals and you have one of the finest foodie breaks anywhere in the UK! Here are six must try (or must taste?) experiences and places to visit on our recommended list: Beer tasting...

Top Events & Diary Dates for Lynmouth, Exmoor & North Devon 2017

The Rising Sun March 27 2017

Top Events & Diary Dates for Lynmouth, Exmoor & North Devon 2017

Along with the beautiful coast and countryside of Devon and Exmoor, there are also great events of all kinds to discover on your next visit. Indeed, from classic cars to West Country cuisine, you will find a surprising array of seasonal gatherings throughout each year. 2017 is no different, with some fantastic events to mark in the diary, whether you want to be fed, enlightened or just thoroughly ...

Food, Fun & Festivities: What's on in Lynmouth & North Devon this Christmas

The Rising Sun November 01 2016

Food, Fun & Festivities: What's on in Lynmouth & North Devon this Christmas

From Christmas shopping to family events and entertainment, we are all set for a buoyant and busy festive season in North Devon for 2016! Whether you are looking for seasonal food and drink, or places to buy gifts for friends and loved ones, there promises to be something for everyone as we head closer to the big day. Below are just some of the highlights we're looking forward to this December. We...

Autumn Highlights & Events in Lynmouth, Lynton & North Devon 2016

The Rising Sun October 14 2016

Autumn Highlights & Events in Lynmouth, Lynton & North Devon 2016

The nights might be drawing in as we reach autumn proper, but there are still so many reasons to be cheerful here on the beautiful coast of North Devon. Whether you have a taste for entertainment, the arts or top local food and drink, here are just some of the highlights we’re looking forward to, all within easy reach of The Rising Sun Hotel and Restaurant, LynmouthComedy Nights at Lynton Town Hall...

Classic Villages and Curious Places to Visit in North Devon & Exmoor

The Rising Sun Inn September 26 2016

Classic Villages and Curious Places to Visit in North Devon & Exmoor

Idyllic, alive with curiosity and often pretty as a picture, North Devon and Exmoor have some of the prettiest villages in Britain to explore. Bursting with local character and independently run shops, eateries and places to visit, they hold an irresistible charm to so many Devon visitors. Often relatively unchanged for decades, these villages, small towns and hamlets preserve a priceless sense of...

Things to see and do whilst visiting Lynmouth and Lynton

The Rising Sun February 01 2016

Things to see and do whilst visiting Lynmouth and Lynton

Lynton and Lynmouth are the perfect destinations for Devon holidays for people of all ages. Known as Little Switzerland, the closely linked villages attract visitors from across the world for their idyllic locations and surroundings. There are plenty of things to see and do in the area whilst staying in the area too, whether you enjoy outdoor pursuits, family attractions or pure escapism. There...

Welcome to the Rising Sun Blog

Niall McCusker November 21 2011

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