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Leisure and lifestyle COVID-19 - Update March 2021

From 29 March 2021, Rock Park Skatepark, Barnstaple and Benricks Skatepark, Ilfracombe and BMX Track, Braunton will reopen for public use.

All of our parks and play areas are open for public use and we urge any users to follow the safety signage which has been put up at these facilities.

In line with the government guidance, you can meet outside in groups of up to 6 people.

As with all outdoor equipment that can be accessed by multiple people, play areas cannot be guaranteed to be free of COVID-19. Parents should supervise their children at all times and should take all reasonable precautions to ensure the safety of themselves and their children while using the equipment.

From 12 April 2021, as per the Government guidelines, gym and swimming facilities at both North Devon Leisure Centre and Ilfracombe Pool are open to the public. Group exercise classes will return from 17 May 2021.

Community grants and support

Information about Community Councillor Grants, the Community Warm Spaces Fund, and where else you could get support.

Parks, play areas and allotments

Information on council-owned open spaces

Sports facilities and pitches

Find sports facilities in the area

Public toilets

Information on our public toilets

Beaches in North Devon

Details of beaches found in North Devon

Grass cutting, hedges and trees

Report overgrown grass, hedges or trees

Museums and theatres

North Devon Theatres and the Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

Events on council land

How to apply to hold an event on council-owned land

Places to eat

Check the food hygiene rating of local restaurants, or report a food hygiene issue at a premises.