Unlocking Tourism in North Devon

Tourism is a vital part of our economy here in North Devon.  We are blessed with some of the best beaches in the country, if not the world, and exquisite wide-open spaces in Exmoor and the surrounding countryside.

Enjoy the Great British Outdoors

The key change to the lockdown restrictions that has been announced is that we can exercise more frequently and for longer.   Travelling for exercise is now permitted, with a number of important caveats.

Balancing Health and Wealth as we Unlock Tourism

In my maiden speech, I styled myself as the one-woman tourist board for North Devon. Not anymore. In the past few months, I have been pleading to people to stay away and I now feel more than responsible than ever for my tourism businesses as a result.

Big cash boost for Devon Councils

Individual councils in England have this week had their funding allocations confirmed following Local Government Secretary Robert Jenrick’s announcement of £1.6 billion in additional funding.