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

North Devon and Exmoor Walking Festival May to June 2015

As part of the Walking Festival, two great walks guided by our AONB Project Officer Dave Edgcombe, stunning coastal scenery guaranteed!

North Devon Coast AONB's TripAdvisor page

New to 2015, we are now listed on TripAdvisor and would welcome your reviews and photos!

Rate My View

North Devon Coast AONB signs up for innovative new smartphone app for people to capture and comment on AONB landscape areas. 

Outstanding member of Staff

The North Devon Coast AONB’s Project Officer, Dave Edgcombe has been nominated to receive the NAAONB’s ‘Landscapes for Life Award’

Message from Partnership Chairman - Spring 2015

Steve Pitcher welcomes new Manager Jenny Carey-Wood and looks forward to a year with both opportunities and challenges.

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