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Things To Do & Days Out near Whitchurch
Play Planet (< 1 mile)
Play Planet is an indoor soft play centre for kids aged 0 to 11. With ball pools, slides, nets and a dedicated toddler area there is plenty to keep children entertained. There is also a cafe where you can sit and relax with a coffee, cake or light lunch.
Meadowlands (< 1 mile)
Meadowlands features a family leisure pool with fabulous flume slide and interactive water fun features for children, plus length pool for serious swimming, exercise and development.
The Dartmoor Mystery Treasure Trail (< 1 mile)
The Dartmoor Mystery Treasure Trail Suitable for the whole family the Dartmoor Mystery Trail will get you exploring on this self guided themed driving Trail. Follow this popular Trail and search for the answers to the clues found in many locations around the Dartmoor area.
Tree Surfers (3 miles)
Tree Surfers Outdoor adventure for the whole family. Test yourselves on our tree top ropes trail with rope bridges, Tarzan swings and zip wires. Hire a bike to explore 30kms of woodland trails through the Tamar Valley, or see if you are more Robin Hood than Maid Marion on our Archery range.
Southwest Segway Adventure (3 miles)
Southwest Segway Adventure is a Segway adventure tour set in the Tamar Valley. Experience a thrilling off road tour in a stunning world heritage site.
Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust (3 miles)
Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust Award winning, living history museum and visitor centre. Explore a historic village, ride on the railway, and go deep underground in the Copper Mine! Set in the heart of the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape near the river Tamar.
Buckland Abbey (4 miles)
Buckland Abbey Ancient gem in Dartmoor to discover, with beautiful 13th century Abbey, Gardens and Estate to explore, with a fascinating history. Quizzes and trails for the kids, plus a number of exciting family events throughout the year.
Tamar Valley Donkey Park (5 miles)
Tamar Valley Donkey Park Fun for all with Donkeys, Sheep, Pigs, Rabbits and Guinea Pigs to feed and pet plus a huge indoor play barn!
Dartmoor Prison Museum (6 miles)
Dartmoor Prison Museum Discover the history of one of the most notorious prisons in the world, and learn about ‘life inside’. Plenty to see, from bone carvings to escape items, makeshift weapons to manacles, and more! Exciting!
Lydford Gorge (7 miles)
Lydford Gorge offers a spectacular waterfall, a range of nature walks, loads of natural wildlife, adventure playground, bird hides, woodland sculptures and seasonal activities and events. Lovely, but wear sturdy shoes!
The Barn Indoor Climbing Wall (7 miles)
The Barn Indoor Climbing Wall Lead and top rope walls plus massive wooden boulder! Youth climbing club based here at weekends will accept members as young as 7. Loads of routes and options available, plus classes and training.
Plymouth Miniature Steam (8 miles)
Plymouth Miniature Steam Two 71/4 gauge Wren locomotives and 2 battery powered diesels provide the pulling power for a sweet little jaunt for train lovers of all ages.
The Bar and Cove Vean (8 miles)
The Bar and Cove Vean Isolated but safe for swimming and snorkelling with plenty of rock pools to explore. Two separate linked beaches, both sandy, one with bronze age remains to explore.
123 Jump Play Centre (9 miles)
123 Jump Play Centre Featuring a fantastic play-frame, an enormous inflatable, an indoor football pitch and a zone just for toddlers. Adults are encouraged to go into the play frame with their kids, so wear socks!
Drakes Den (9 miles)
Drakes Den is a super colourful multi level adventure play frame with dedicated toddler version alongside. Plus cool car and trike road themed track with gas pumps, football and basketball area and seriously comfy sofas. Hooray!
Crownhill Fort (9 miles)
Crownhill Fort Astonishingly well preserved and bound to get their little imaginations going, it's an inconspicuous looking hilltop actually hosting 4 fighting levels, 32 cannon placements, nearly a half mile of secret tunnels, and concealed accommodation for 300 soldiers! Sneaky!
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre (10 miles)
Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre 45,000 sq ft undercover attraction packed full of fun exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays with working rides to enjoy that will bring back your parents' childhood!
Plymouth Ski Centre (10 miles)
Plymouth Ski Centre Offers skiers, snowboarders and bladers of all levels the facilities to practice and learn new skills, plus an exhilarating 650 meter toboggan run and exciting Sno Tube rides.
Plym Valley Railway (10 miles)
Plym Valley Railway Heritage railway centre preserving steam and diesel locomotives, carriages, wagons, and other historic railway artefacts to recreate the atmosphere of a bygone age. We operate passenger trains on selected days from our station at Marsh Mills to Plym Bridge Platform.
Dartmoor Zoological Park (11 miles)
Dartmoor Zoological Park There are over 200 animals at Dartmoor Zoological Park: from tiny stick insects to Ben our Brown Bear or Josie our Lion, all set in over 30 acres of beautiful parkland. Discover something different, learn something amazing and help us make tomorrow's world rich in animal life.
Saltram House and Gardens (11 miles)
Saltram House and Gardens Magnificent Georgian mansion and tranquil gardens set in 500 acres of historic parkland. Plenty to see and do throughout the year, with a number of activities just for kids like dressing up, seasonal trails, plus croquet and other games.
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery (11 miles)
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery Museum and Art Gallery with extensive collections, hands-on activities and family events throughout the year.
The Unit Skatepark (12 miles)
The Unit Skatepark is a 7,500sqft indoor skatepark where you can come and ride your scooter, skateboard or BMX with ramps to suit all abilities. We offer coaching and have a Pro Shop plus coffee facilities for parents and snacks for the kids.
Roadford Lake Country Park (12 miles)
Roadford Lake Country Park Outdoor Activity Centre with something for the whole family to enjoy, even the dog! Enjoy a wide range of activities both on and off the water including windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, high ropes, archery, cycling and walking.
Merchant's House Museum (12 miles)
Merchant's House Museum Currently closed for conservation work. From Elizabethan privateers to 4 mini museums in one, the Merchant's House has an interesting history. A fascinating walk through to add to a day trip.
Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink (12 miles)
Plymouth Pavilions Ice Rink boasts the only ice rink in the South West, the Swiss Lake Ice Rink is fitted with a state-of-the-art light and disco system so the regular ice discos held here have the best sound around.
ClayArt (12 miles)
ClayArt Paint Your Own Pottery Studio is an indoor activity and is great for sunny or rainy days. It is great fun for everyone and brings out your creative side!
Tenpin Plymouth (12 miles)
Tenpin Plymouth is a bowling centre located in the Barbican Leisure Park. We have 24 modern fully computerised lanes, American and English Pool tables, Amusement Arcades all catered towards families and kids. There is also the Beach Road Cafe Bar for some delicious meal and snack options!
National Marine Aquarium (12 miles)
National Marine Aquarium The visual spectacular of the Atlantic Ocean tank is a wow with kids: they're sure to get a unique and inspiring take on of what makes fish such fascinating animals from the menacing Sand Tiger and Nurse Sharks to the graceful Eagle Rays to the mighty Tarpon and Barracuda.
Mount Wise Swimming Pool (12 miles)
Mount Wise Swimming Pool Outdoor pool plus toddler paddling and activity pools by sunbathing terrace which is surprisingly free to use! Kids' fun in the leisure section includes fountains and stepping stones plus whirl and bubble pools: yay!
West Hoe Park (12 miles)
West Hoe Park Park with a large childrens play area, a miniature railway and putting green, crazy golf, trampolines, merry-go-round and bouncy castle.
Curious About Plymouth (12 miles)
Curious About Plymouth is a unique experience: two treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Keep the kids happy answering clues and matching pictures, whilst reading stories about this majestic maritime port. Buy the booklet from our website and explore in your own time.
Tinside Lido (12 miles)
Tinside Lido Open May to September the pool includes fountains, inflatable fun sessions, views across Plymouth Sound, a sunbathing terrace, lounger, deckchair and wetsuit hire and grea disabled access.
Mount Edgcumbe (13 miles)
Mount Edgcumbe Woodland, beach, park and pond, if you're looking for nature you can't go wrong here! Added interesting bits in the form of boat trips, an interactive sawmill and 'bat-cam'! Plus a historic house and gardens to explore.
Trethorne Premier Bowl (14 miles)
Trethorne Premier Bowl 8 lanes of classic family tenpin bowling, indoor and outdoor play areas, animals, an arcade and a family restaurant plus 15 car dodgems rink!
Trethorne Leisure Park (14 miles)
Trethorne Leisure Park We have something for all ages, whatever the weather. Large indoor and outdoor play areas offer a dropslide, ball pool and ball blaster, bungee run, crazy golf, paddleboats and much more. Plus the animals, bowling alleys, dodgems, bars, games arcade and restaurant!
KartWorld (14 miles)
KartWorld Caters for all ages, with custom tracks and go karts for toddlers, children and adults!
Adrenalin Quarry (14 miles)
Adrenalin Quarry An exciting day out with a thrilling Zip Wire, hurling you over a flooded quarry at speeds that'll get your heart pumping and it's suitable for all ages! Plus a Giant Swing on a cliff, and quarry coasteering: phew!
Hidden Valley Discovery Park (14 miles)
Hidden Valley Discovery Park An extraordinary adventure park offering great family entertainment, whatever the weather, in beautiful Cornish countryside plus new Beech Maze!
Okehampton Castle (15 miles)
Okehampton Castle The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting that won't help at all when you tell the kids it's meant to be haunted! Riverside picnic area and woodland walks around the castle grounds with a stream teeming with wildlife.
Simmons Park (15 miles)
Simmons Park Adventure playgrounds and meadow nature walks, pitch and putt course, sports pitches, cricket field, bowling green and bandstand plus formal gardens. Lots!
Shilstone Riding Centre (15 miles)
Shilstone Riding Centre BHS approved lessons and a pleasing variety of scenic hacks; welcomes the experienced as well as absolute beginners from over 5 years.
Museum of Dartmoor Life (15 miles)
Museum of Dartmoor Life Explore the history of Dartmoor throughout the ages, from the Bronze age to present day. Over 3 floors of exhibits and interactive displays. Discovery zones and dressing up for younger visitors.
Siblyback Lake Country Park (16 miles)
Siblyback Lake Country Park An Outdoor Activity Centre with something for the whole family to enjoy, even the dog! Enjoy a wide range of activities both on and off the water including windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, wakeboarding, high ropes, cycling and walking.
Miniature Pony Centre (16 miles)
Miniature Pony Centre a unique friendly atmosphere with a whole host of activities, with lots to see and do, including the miniature ponies and their foals!
River Dart Country Park (16 miles)
River Dart Country Park 90 acres of parkland set in the Dartmoor National Park, with lakes, woodland and more to explore. Adventure playgrounds, plus a number of acitivites avilable for the whole family. You can camp here too!
Buckfastleigh Swimming Pool (16 miles)
Buckfastleigh Swimming Pool is a heated outdoor swimming pool, set in the heart of the Devon countryside in the pretty town of Buckfastleigh. We provide a safe and fun swimming environment for people of all ages.
Chagford Swimming Pool (16 miles)
Chagford Swimming Pool Heated, outdoor, river fed pool, plus a very popular toddler pool, complete with toy boats, watering cans, and ducks! yay!
Buckfast Butterflies and Otter Sanctuary (17 miles)
Buckfast Butterflies and Otter Sanctuary A tropical landscaped garden filled with exotic butterflies, beautiful birds, fish and terrapins, plus several species of otter. Make sure the bigger kids take a camera!
South Devon Railway (17 miles)
South Devon Railway All aboard for a trip on one of the best loved tourist attractions in the West Country. Travel along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes on the longest established steam railway in the southwest.