Explore the Coast

Explore the Coast

For wildlife, heritage, culture and things to do in the North Devon Coast AONB please click here to visit our recreation website.

Welcome to the North Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty

The North Devon Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB) is a stunning coastal area which is nationally protected for the beauty of its landscape. It is at the heart of North Devon's UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and covers 171 km sq of the coastal landscape from Marsland Mouth on the Cornish border to Combe Martin on the boundary of Exmoor National Park.

This site provides information about the work and management of the North Devon Coast AONB. For wildlife, heritage, culture and things to do in the North Devon Coast AONB please visit our recreation website (explorethecoast.org)

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Latest North Devon AONB news

An Outstanding Visit

Philip Hygate, Chairman of the National Association for Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty Board visits the North Devon Coast AONB

AONB Orienteering Challenge 2014 at GoldCoast Oceanfest

Teamwork at its best!  Winners of the AONB Orienteering Challenge, Instow Primary School

Rose Day MBE

Congratulations to Rose Day MBE

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