Gorse bashing challenge in North Devon

Croyde, Woolacombe and Mortehoe, Devon
Volunteers clearing gorse on a coastal path
The exterior of Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth, Devon
The sitting and dining room at Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth, Devon
A dormitory at Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth, Devon
Volunteers clearing gorse on a coastal path The exterior of Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth, Devon The sitting and dining room at Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth, Devon A dormitory at Exmoor Bunkhouse, Lynmouth, Devon

At-a-glance details

  • Dates25 October 2020 to 1 November 2020
  • Holiday typeYouth discovery
  • AvailabilityPlaces available
  • Activity type Coast and countryside
  • Cost£200
  • Physicality7
  • Holiday code20AYP232
  • AccommodationExmoor Bunkhouse

About Gorse bashing challenge in North Devon

Scrub bashing along the stunning North Devon coats creating valuable habitat for bird and insects.

If you are up for a challenge, come and help the ranger  team clear a block of gorse on a glorious stretch of  coast near Woolacombe. The gorse is on a very steep  hillside so you will need to be fit and agile to cut  and burn the gorse on bonfires – we’ll provide the  marshmallows.

About the accommodation

A stone-built barn that was converted in the 1970s and is situated on the Watersmeet Estate on the North Devon coast. The bunkhouse provides a warm and comfy place to relax after a hard day’s work. There are two dormitories, a leader’s room and bathroom upstairs plus an additional bathroom downstairs. There is a pleasant garden with picnic benches and a barbecue. If you want to venture a little further, there is a delightful country pub a short walk away. The views of the coast and surrounding countryside are dramatic and spectacular.

Facilities: garden, drying room.

Bedding: pillow and base sheet provided.

Notes for guests

A standard kit list can be found on our Essential Information page. 

Enquire and book

Call 0344 800 3099

Opening times

Monday to Friday: 9am to 8pm
Saturday: 9am to 7pm
Sunday: 9am to 1pm
We are also open 9am to 5pm on bank holidays.

Email working.holidays@nationaltrust.org.uk

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