North Devon has become the first place in the UK to be chosen as a World Surfing Reserve! This acknowledgement of the quality of surf available here as well as the sport’s significance to the community is fantastic!
With Saunton, Croyde, Putsborough and Woolacombe in close proximity to Lobb Fields you are spoilt for choice when it comes to surf spots! Whether you are a regular surfer or a beginner there are various of options, with a number of local surf schools and equipment hire available.
When staying with us make sure you head Native Surf who will be more than happy to help (https://www.nativesurf.co.uk/). We also have surf cams available via our website https://lobbfields.com/surfcams-2/ – these ensure that you are able to time your surf perfectly!
There is already an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty protection along the North Devon Coast, as well as the UNESCO Biosphere of the Braunton Burrows. To be recognised as such an important part of the UK is wonderful news, North Devon truly is such a special place and it is important that it’s future will be protected!
We hope that this new status encourages more people to give surfing a try.