What to do in Combe Martin

What’s so good about Combe Martin and its neighbouring villages is that there’s plenty to do for all ages and all abilities.

Try your hand at one of the numerous water-based activities. Or maybe go for a hike or ride on the famous South West Coastal Path.

Here are our favourite things to do in and around Combe Martin:


Stand up paddleboarding (SUP)

Enjoy the sea from a new perspective.  

See Surfside kayak hire
See OSKC Watersports


Explore the caves, coves and inlets of Combe Martin.

See Surfside kayak hire
See OSKC Watersports


Learn how to ride the perfect wave.

See Woolacombe Surf Centre

Sea fishing

Catch a fish or two on a deep sea fishing adventure.

See Bluefin Charters

Kayak Steering

Enjoy this exciting mixture of kayaking and coasteering. 

See Surfside kayak hire
See OSKC Watersports


Glide across the water using the power of the wind.

See Surf and Kite Shop

Fly fishing

Catch a trout or two in tranquil surroundings. 

See Bratton Water Fly Fishing

See Simpson Valley Fishery

Sea Safari

Have a thrilling ride as you explore the North Devon coast.

See Ilfracombe Safari

Coarse fishing

Fish in freshwater lakes for common carp, bream and roach.

See Mill Park

Wild sea swimming

Enjoy secluded sea swimming at Broad Sands Cove.

See The Beach Guide


Sand kiting

Scoot across the sand powered only by the wind.

See Surf and Kite Shop


Explore the coastline by climbing, jumping and swimming.

See Coastal Adventure


Take a hike along coastal paths or across the park.

See Komoot

Horse riding

Go for a canter on beautiful Exmoor.

See Exmoor Riding Centre


Wander the South West Coast Path on foot.

See South West Coast Path


Sink a few holes at one of the nearby courses.

See Ilfracombe Golf Club

Road Cycling

Explore the paths and country lanes on two wheels.

See Waterside Bike Hire

Off road carting

Enjoy muddy rides in the Devon countryside. 

See Keypitts Offroad Adventures

Mountain biking

Explore the countryside off road on two wheels.

See Tarka Trail Cycle Hire

Pony trekking

Sample Exmoor’s scenery from a different perspective.  

See Exmoor Riding Centre