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Go Ape Haldon Forest – Kennford, Exeter
Go Ape Haldon Forest is a high wires adventure course near Exeter in Devon… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Splashdown Quaywest – Paignton
Splashdown Quaywest is an outdoor waterpark on the seafront in Paignton. The park has a number of water flumes to slide down, which require you to sit on a rubber ring or mat to descend… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Paintballing – Devon
Choose from a full day paintballing for four, full day paintballing for two or a full day paintballing for one
Active (sporting) things to do


Survival and Bushcraft Weekend – Exeter
Survival and Bushcraft Weekend fully hands-on, practical course conducted entirely in the wilderness… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Tandem Skydive – nr Honiton
Tandem Skydive available on selected dates… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Tree Top Adventure – Exeter
Tree Top Adventure use any day (seven days a week – February to November)… read more
Active (sporting) things to do


Becky Falls Woodland Park – Manaton, Newton Abbot
Becky Falls Woodland Park is a 50 acre beauty spot comprising of woodland and waterfalls in Dartmoor National Park… read more
Animals & Nature


Beer Quarry Caves – Beer, Seaton
Beer Quarry Caves is a vast complex of 2000 year old man-made caves about 1 mile west from the village of Beer on the south Devon coast… read more
Animals & Nature


Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary – Buckfastleigh
Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary is a butterfly house and otter sanctuary located by the river Dart in Buckfastleigh… read more
Animals & Nature


Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park – Combe Martin
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is a walk through animal park set in 28 acres of gardens in North Devon near Combe Martin… read more
Animals & Nature


Dartmoor Zoological Park – Plymouth
Dartmoor Zoological Park is a 33 acre walk-through zoo located near the village of Sparkwell in Devon and only 5 miles from Plymouth… read more
Animals & Nature


Exmoor Zoo – Bratton Fleming, Nr Barnstaple
Exmoor Zoo is a walk-through animal park West of Exmoor National Park with over 600 animals of over 175 species in 12 acres of lushly planted countryside… read more
Animals & Nature


Heddon Valley – Parracombe, Barnstaple
Heddon Valley is an area of countryside in Exmoor National Park that consists of a wooded river valley running down to the coast ending at Heddon’s Mouth… read more
Animals & Nature • Free entry


Quince Honey Farm – South Molton
Quince Honey Farm is a family run honey producing business based in South Molton with a shop, bee-themed exhibition and soft play area… read more
Animals & Nature


Introductory Falconry – Totnes
Introductory Falconry bird handling and flying experience… read more
Animals & Nature


The Art Cafe Ceramics Studio – Kingsbridge
The Art Cafe Ceramics Studio in Kingsbridge, Devon. Find the latest opening hours, map and contact details… read more
Arts and crafts activities • Indoor


Bicton Park Botanical Gardens – Budleigh Salterton, Exeter
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens is a 63 acre attraction with grade I listed gardens, a museum, children’s play areas and a woodland train ride… read more
Gardens to visit


A la Ronde – Exmouth
A la Ronde is an unusual 18th-century sixteen-sided house with fascinating interiors and collections of items from the owners travels… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Berry Pomeroy Castle – Berry Pomery, Totnes
Berry Pomeroy Castle is the large remains of a castle dating from the 15th century and Elizabethan mansion off the A385 between Paignton and Totnes… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Bradley – Newton Abbot
Bradley is a 15th century Medieval manor house with garden in Newton Abbot in Devon… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Branscombe – Seaton
Branscombe is a village with historical buildings in a valley setting leading down to a shingle beach in East Devon… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Castle Drogo – Drewsteignton, near Exeter
Castle Drogo is “England’s last castle” built during Edwardian times, overlooking the Teign gorge with gardens and estate… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Compton Castle – Paignton
Compton Castle is a medieval fortified manor house with a garden near Torquay… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Dartmouth Castle – Dartmouth
Dartmouth Castle is a 600 year old castle managed by English Heritage located in Dartmouth in Devon… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Exeter’s Underground Passages – Exeter
Exeter’s Underground Passages are 14th and 15th century underground passageways running beneath Exeter city centre… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Greenway – Galmpton near Brixham
Greenway house and garden is a Georgian mansion on the English Riviera that was the holiday home of the world famous author Agatha Christie… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Knightshayes Court – Bolham, Tiverton
Knightshayes Court is a Victorian gothic country manor with acres of accompanying gardens and parkland located near Tiverton… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Okehampton Castle – Okehampton
Okehampton Castle in Oakhampton, Devon is the remains of a large motte and bailey castle and a later residence… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Torre Abbey – Torquay
Torre Abbey consists of a country mansion, remains of the abbey, artwork galleries and gardens located in Torquay… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Totnes Castle – Totnes
Totnes Castle is the remains of a 14th century castle featuring a castle keep and curtain wall which stands atop a mound overlooking Totnes town… read more
Historical tourist attractions


Bear Feet Play Centre – Newton Abbot
Bear Feet Play Centre is an 8000 sq ft indoor play centre for children up to the age of 12 in Newton Abbot in Devon… read more
Kids days out • Indoor


Pennywell Farm – Buckfastleigh
Pennywell Farm is an all-weather family activity farm attraction near Buckfastleigh in Devon… read more
Kids days out


The Big Sheep – Abbotsham, Bideford
The Big Sheep in Abbotsham, Bideford, North Devon is an all weather family entertainment park about sheep!… read more
Kids days out


Junior Off-Road Range Rover Driving – Honiton
Junior Off-Road Range Rover Driving experience for 30 minute… read more
Kids days out


Junior Off-Road Range Rover Driving – Honiton
Junior Off-Road Range Rover Driving experience 60 minute lesson… read more
Kids days out


Young Driver Experience – Exeter
Young Driver Experience 30 minute lesson… read more
Kids days out


Allhallows Museum of Lace and Local Antiquities – Honiton
Allhallows Museum of Lace and Local Antiquities displays a selection of old Lace plus other local history items and it is in Honiton… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry • Indoor


Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum – Arlington, near Barnstaple
Arlington Court and the National Trust Carriage Museum consists of 2,700 acre estate with gardens, the carriage museum and a Regency house in North Devon… read more
Museums & Galleries


Brixham Heritage Museum – Brixham
Brixham Heritage Museum is a local history museum in the seaside town of Brixham… read more
Museums & Galleries


Bygones – Torquay
Bygones is a museum recreating rooms, shops and scenes from yesteryear located in Torquay… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Cobbaton Combat Collection – Chittlehampton, near Barnstaple
Cobbaton Combat Collection is a military museum South East of Barnstaple. This indoor tourist attraction displays a large collection of military and wartime artefacts… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


House of Marbles – Bovey Tracey
House of Marbles is a glass museum and works, a pottery museum, a toy museum and a marble museum near Bovey Tracey… read more
Museums & Galleries • Free entry


Museum of British Surfing – Braunton
Museum of British Surfing is an attraction about surfing today and in the past located in Braunton in North Devon… read more
Museums & Galleries


Torquay Museum – Torquay
Torquay Museum features a range of galleries featuring historical, geological and pre-historical items and information mainly pertaining in some way to the Torquay and Devon area… read more
Museums & Galleries • Indoor


Babbacombe Model Village – Babbacombe, Torquay
Babbacombe Model Village is one of Europes premier model villages. Featuring gardens, over 400 models, indoor model railway and illuminations… read more
Other places to visit


Afternoon Tea – Dartmoor National Park
Afternoon Tea for two at Bovey Castle… read more
Other places to visit


Champagne Afternoon Tea – Dartmoor National Park
Champagne Afternoon Tea for two at Bovey Castle… read more
Other places to visit


One Day Fish Cookery Class – Axminster
One Day Cookery School at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage… read more
Other places to visit


One Day Fish Cookery Class – Axminster
One Day Fish Cookery Class at Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage… read more
Other places to visit


Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park – Exeter
Devon’s Crealy Great Adventure Park is a theme park with lots of animals, rides, and adventure playgrounds with lots to do for younger kids… read more
Theme Parks


Diggerland Devon – Cullompton
Diggerland Devon is a digger based adventure theme park in just of the M5 near Cullompton… read more
Theme Parks


Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre – Milford, Lifton
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is an indoor attraction featuring vintage funfair rides, stalls, working exhibits and artwork connected to fairgrounds… read more
Theme Parks


The Milky Way Adventure Park – Clovelly, Bideford
The Milky Way Adventure Park is an all-weather family theme park near Bideford… read more
Theme Parks


Watermouth Castle and Family Theme Park – Ilfracombe
Watermouth Castle and Family Theme Park is a 50-acre estate and family theme park East of Ilfracombe on the North coast of Devon… read more
Theme Parks


Woodlands Leisure Park – Blackawton, Totnes
Woodlands Leisure Park is an all-weather family theme park near Dartmouth. This attraction is set over 60 acres and has rides, slides, play areas, shows, activities and animals to see… read more
Theme Parks


Glider Flight – Barnstaple
Glider Flight aerotow or two winch launch… read more
Transport days out


High Speed Passenger Ride – Honiton
High Speed Passenger Ride available on selected dates throughout the year…. read more
Transport days out


Introductory Flying Lesson – Devon
Introductory Flying Lesson available all year round… read more
Transport days out


JCB Dumper Truck Racing – Cullompton
JCB Dumper Truck Racing climb race against both competitors and the clock… read more
Transport days out


Monster Digger Experience – Cullompton
Monster Digger Experience 90 minutes hand-on experience…. read more
Transport days out


Mustang Blast – Honiton
Mustang Blast drive an iconic American muscle car… read more
Transport days out


Supercar Blast – Devon
Supercar Blast speed around a quality venue or real race track… read more
Transport days out



Whether you are looking for a family day out, fun things to do with the kids, day trips for couples or a place to visit this weekend, we hope you find what your looking for when using our Devon days out guide.

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