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)
Latest North Devon AONB news
A £707k Heritage Lottery Fund project to restore the landscapes to secure the long term future of one of Europe's most endangered bat species.
Join the 'South West Coast Path Challenge', a new fundraising event taking place throughout October 2015, starting Saturday 3rd October in Minehead.
North Devon Coast AONB is holding a series of beach cleans, a guided walk and an illustrated talk to celebrate the National Association of AONBs Outstanding Week of national events (19th-27th September).
In partnership with North Devon Museum, the AONB category is 'Wildlife and Habitats'