The Local Area
near Ruda Holiday Park
Set in an unbeatable location right on Croyde Bay, Ruda Holiday Park is the ideal destination for surf enthusiasts and a stunning retreat for holiday makers. With golden sands, spectacular views and world class surfing, Ruda really does offer the perfect location for the ultimate beach holiday. It’s not just surfers who have graced these golden sands Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall actually sourced and cooked food on Croyde Bay for a TV show.
Learn to surf with the school on park, explore the coastal path to Baggy Point for stunning views of Lundy Island where Atlantic grey seals can be spotted.
The whole family can have a splashing good time at the park's indoor Cascade's Tropical Adventure Pool or get back to nature and discover wildlife including hedgehogs and bees with our resident ranger.
Enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the village of Croyde or if you’re looking to venture further afield there are numerous attractions in the region just waiting to be explored.
Attractions near Ruda Holiday Park
Not only is there a lot to do on park but there are also a great range of family attractions to try out nearby. We have selected a sample of our favourites that are all within a short distance from Ruda Holiday Park.
- Illfracombe Aquarium
- Combe Martin
- Exmoor Zoo
- Arlington Court
- Saunton Sands
- The Big Sheep Sands
Ilfracombe Aquarium is an award-winning, all-weather, educational attraction in the Old Lifeboat House.
2. Combe Martin
Explore 25 acres of wildlife including animatronic dinosaurs and 250 other (non-extinct) species of animal.
3. Exmoor Zoo
Get up close to the cheetah, puma, wolves and famous 'Exmoor Beast' in the natural closures around this countryside setting.
4. Arlington Court
Contains treasures for all tastes - picturesque gardens and a Carriage Museum in the stables to name a few.
5. Saunton Sands
Catch the surf bus from Croyde to this three mile beach, backed by Braunton Burrows - a Biosphere Reserve.
6. The Big Sheep
With an indoor playground and outdoor laser guns for the kids, a sheepy shop for mum and a brewery for dad.
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