Things to do : Leisure or Sport
Leisure and Sport in all its forms thrive in Bideford - from cycling on the tarka trail to sea fishing, gig rowing on the river or perhaps you'd rather just grab a Hocking’s and sit in the little fort.
Originally established in 1950 the Men’s and Ladies clubs merged in 2005 to form the mixed Bideford Victoria Park Bowling Club now in place. Our clubhouse has excellent facilities and our green is always maintained to a high standard. Members are mainly drawn from the Bideford and wider Torridge
ARC is a community racquet & fitness centre in Bideford where everyone can exercise, socialise and learn together. Our facilities include: Indoor & Outdoor Tennis Courts, Badminton Courts Squash Courts Table Tennis Tables Gym & Fitness Studios. We offer court & equipment hire, memberships packages
Our friendly and welcoming centre offers an inclusive wellness facility for the local community of Bideford and the surrounding area. Facilities include a 25m swimming pool and learner pool perfect for swimming lessons and aqua classes plus a fitness studio and a modern dance studio. With great
Opened in 1912 to celebrate Queen Victoria's reign, Victoria Park is one of the jewels in Bideford's crown; any Bidefordian will tell you how lucky we are to have a park of this calibre in the heart of the town.
Our deep sea adventure-themed soft play for children from 0-14yrs. Large areas to run, spacious obstacles ideal for older children and for grown ups to follow and assist their littlies. Great for all you big kids! Grab a snack, cold beverage or barista coffee at our Coral Cove Café
Founded in 1905 at Instow, at the confluence of the Taw and Torridge rivers in North Devon, the Club celebrated its centenary in 2005. Whether you sail dinghies, catamarans, cruisers or prefer motors, we'll float your boat.
Appledore Sails - Sailing the Estuary, Bristol Channel and beyond. Whether you have sailed before or not, come and enjoy a sail at sea on ‘Patron’, a 31 foot ocean yacht for 4 hours, all day, a weekend or longer, or a child friendly estuary sail or sightsee on ‘Jez-y-Belle’ a traditional Appledore
The Bideford Boxing Club has had a significant impact on the community of Bideford, Devon. The club has been providing a safe and supportive environment for young people to learn and practice boxing skills since it was founded in 1969. The club's commitment to helping young people develop discipline
Our experienced and passionate team offer parent & baby swimming lessons from 8 weeks’ old; one to one classes; additional needs classes; adult classes; stroke corrective classes; ability based group classes; safety focus week; holiday swimming lessons; mini water polo; mini synchronised swimming