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Family Days Out near to Beer
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Beer Quarry Caves (< 1 mile)
Beer
Beer Quarry Caves Trained guides give the visitor an hour long tour of this vast man made complex of underground caverns. Most kids love family days out in tunnels and caves especially if they have a torch!
Pecorama (< 1 mile)
Beer
Pecorama - is a railway themed all weather attraction with a passenger carrying miniature steam railway, model railway exhibition, multi levelled indoor play area for children up to 12 years, outdoor play areas, glorious gardens and crazy golf.
Beer Heights Light Railway (< 1 mile)
Seaton
Beer Heights Light Railway Considered by many the finest 7¼ inch gauge railway in Britain, the route includes bridges, extensive sidings, one impressively steeply graded, set in the hillside above Wildway Park with wonderful views over Lyme Bay to distant Portland Bill.
Jurassic Coast (2 miles)
Seaton
Jurassic Coast 'The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is England's first natural World Heritage Site - it is known as The Jurassic Coast. It covers 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset, with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth's history. '
Seaton Tramway (2 miles)
Seaton
Seaton Tramway A fun day out for all the family. Ride on one of our trams and take a step back in time. Great idea if you are looking for family days out in Devon.
East Devon Riding Academy (2 miles)
Sidmouth
East Devon Riding Academy is a small, friendly riding school offering high quality riding lessons to adults and children from 2 years of age. We have pony mornings throughout every half term and school holiday. So if you are looking for horse riding near Lyme Regis, Sidmouth, Honiton and Exmouth then we can help.
The Donkey Sanctuary (4 miles)
Sidmouth
The Donkey Sanctuary We are a registered charity working around the world protecting donkeys and promoting their welfare worldwide. Visitors can spend as much time as they wish meeting the donkeys and enjoying beautiful coastal and countryside walks. We have a maze, nature centre and donkeys to ‘adopt’, along...
Axe Valley Wildlife Park (7 miles)
Axminster
Axe Valley Wildlife Park - is a quaint, quirky wildlife park in the heart of Devon. Animals such as Meerkats, Zebra, Lemurs can be seen here. A personal, friendly place with a laid back atmosphere. Outdoor play areas and coffee shop facility.
Axminster Museum (7 miles)
Axminster
Axminster Museum Located in the courtroom of the old Police station built around 1860, discover Axminster's history!
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium (8 miles)
Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis Marine Aquarium Come face to face with local fish and marine life of the Jurassic coast. Kids can interact with the sea creatures including the unique experience of hand feeding our shoal of tame mullet, holding a starfish and getting up close with a giant lobster.
Playdome Indoor Play (8 miles)
Honiton
Playdome Indoor Play An indoor play area with three designated areas for babies, toddlers and juniors up to the age of 10.
Lister Gardens Mini Golf (8 miles)
Lyme Regis
Lister Gardens Mini Golf 18 hole mini golf for all ages with pleasing views and nearby seafront gardens.
Thelma Hulbert Gallery (8 miles)
Honiton
Thelma Hulbert Gallery Get creative at this art gallery where as well as art on the walls, there is a learning room, activity trolley and loads of activities and workshops for families.
The Town Mill (8 miles)
Lyme Regis
The Town Mill A working water mill with hundreds of years of history. There is also a gallery, a micro brewery, pottery and cheesemonger. Free to visit.
Lyme Regis Museum (8 miles)
Lyme Regis
Lyme Regis Museum is a family oriented museum on Dorset’s Jurassic Coast offering frequent fossil hunting walks, family fun days, quizzes, dressing up and lots more for all ages. Come and see the Lyme Bay Ichthyosaur, learn about Mary Anning’ s fossil hunting prowess and William Buckland’s dinosaur pooh table.
Bicton Park Gardens (9 miles)
Budleigh Salterton
Bicton Park Gardens Key features include the Bicton Woodland Railway train ride, nature trail, maze, mini golf, plus indoor and outdoor children’s play complexes.
Exeter Segways Paintball and Laser (10 miles)
Exeter
Exeter Segways Paintball and Laser Offering intense outdoor laser tag available for over 6s, plus rather more sedate Segway Safari Tours, but then back to brutal paint balling for over 10s and 11s! Your choice!
Escot (10 miles)
Ottery St Mary
Escot is 220 acres of natural woodlands where you can meet our resident otters, wild boar, red squirrels, peacocks and birds of prey. Discover hidden forest playgrounds, our world-class maze and a knee-trembling drop slide. The indoor play barn delights toddlers and the Coach House Restaurant serves delicious food...
Fairlynch Museum (10 miles)
Budleigh Salterton
Fairlynch Museum Small quirky thatched museum detailing local social, maritime and prehistoric history, including smugglers' cellar!
Budleigh Salterton Riding School (11 miles)
Budleigh Salterton
Budleigh Salterton Riding School BHS approved horse riding lessons, livery and choice of scenic hacks. Special events include picnic hacks, beach rides, Own A Pony days and Summer Camps! Beginners and the experienced equally welcome.
Ferne Animal Sanctuary (12 miles)
Chard
Ferne Animal Sanctuary Nature trails, picnic spots and the opportunity to see acres full of beautiful animals.
World of Country Life (13 miles)
Exmouth
World of Country Life is a farm park with petting zoo, indoor play areas, daily ferret racing and animal shows, bird of prey display, farming museum, vintage car and motorcycle collection. Hand feed the animals from the deer train and eat home cooked food in the themed restaurant.
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre (13 miles)
Exmouth
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre Small, private, family run centre providing seasonal flying displays. Courses and Experience Days offered year round weather permitting, including handling and hawk or owl walks. By appointment only.
Forde Abbey House and Gardens (13 miles)
Chard
Forde Abbey House and Gardens A historical and educational visit made fun through the great effort invested in their Children's Packs, which keep families interested and entertained while they learn.
Chard Museum (13 miles)
Chard
Chard Museum Detailed and fascinating collections of exhibits about local history from the Stone Age onward including lots of Dening agricultural equipment, the story of John Stringfellow's powered flight in 1848 and James Gillingham's innovative prosthetics.
Crealy Great Adventure Park (13 miles)
Exeter
Crealy Great Adventure Park Voted Devon's best family attraction, don't miss the fun and excitement of Devon's Great Adventure Park! Fly through the air, splash through flowing water, explore mystical woodlands and meet the cutest creatures. Complete with rides, masses of indoor play, the regions friendliest animals and...
A La Ronde (14 miles)
Exmouth
A La Ronde Unique 18th Century House with interesting interior decoration and some quirky collections. Surrounded by a huge meadow you can also explore. Dogs on leads welcome.
Yaraks Bird of Prey (14 miles)
Cullompton
Yaraks Bird of Prey Standalone unique and specialist Bird of Prey Centre offering flying displays, handling plus flying experiences with eagles, owls hawks and falcons. Run by professional falconers who class their charges as family.
Exmouth Museum (14 miles)
Exmouth
Exmouth Museum Historic building commemorating and presenting Exmouth's history, come discover it for yourself!
Coast Complex (14 miles)
Exmouth
Coast Complex 12 lanes of state of the art tenpin bowling with animated scoring and night time Glow Bowling.
Sams Funhouse (15 miles)
Exmouth
Sams Funhouse is a brand new indoor soft play centre with designated areas for over 4s, under 4s and babies. Suitable for up to 12s.
Topsham Pool (15 miles)
Exeter
Topsham Pool Modern heated outdoor swimming facility, with giant inflatable and fun sessions. The pool water is 100% chlorine free and heated to 28 degrees or more.
Clyston Mill (15 miles)
Exeter
Clyston Mill Historic working watermill in a beautiful riverside setting with hands-on activities that will be certain to engage the kids.
Quad World (16 miles)
Exeter
Quad World Come to multi award-winning Quad World where everyone can join in the fastest growing sport in the UK! Never tried a quad before?, No problem! You will get full tuition on a one-to-one basis and full protective clothing.
Powderham Castle (16 miles)
Exeter
Powderham Castle Guided Castle Tours; Secret Garden; huge Play Fort for kids; Deer Park Safari and seasonal events located in a unique, picturesque setting beside the Exe estuary.
The Jurassic Fun Centre (16 miles)
Bridport
The Jurassic Fun Centre Fun pools with slides and features: play on the islands and water features and try to dodge the aqua jets; it's wet and wild excitement for everyone! Plus classic tenpin bowling elsewhere on site - not open to the public from 20th July until 1st September 2013
Dawlish Warren Beach (16 miles)
South Devon
Dawlish Warren Beach Awarded the Blue Flag for over ten consecutive years, a sand and shingle beach with with arcades, karting, children's rides and cafes not far away.
Killerton (16 miles)
Exeter
Killerton A historical home with costumes and comfortable country living! Enjoy the elegance of both the inside and outside of this country home, with a play park and scenic walks
The Monkey House (18 miles)
Dawlish
The Monkey House Indoor play centre and cafe with a two tier play frame including balls, slides and climbing frames.
Exeter Woollen Trail (18 miles)
Exeter
Exeter Woollen Trail 'Explore many of the key sites of Exeter's most important industry of the past, the woollen cloth trade.'
Exeters Underground Passages (18 miles)
Exeter
Exeters Underground Passages Walk and crawl through some extremely narrow passages that wind around the city's aqueducts. There is also a brief film presentation about the passages. Very interesting family day out in devon, not suitable for the under 5s or those suffering from claustrophobia.
Bill Douglas Centre (History of Cinema) (18 miles)
Exeter
Bill Douglas Centre (History of Cinema) 'Founded in 1994, the Centre contains an enormous collection relating to the history of film and visual media. From shadow puppets to Shirley Temple dolls, from magic lanterns to Marilyn Monroe postcards, there is something to fascinate every visitor.'
Clip n Climb Exeter (18 miles)
Exeter
Clip n Climb Exeter Test your resolve and determination with a series of climbing based skill and puzzle adventures. Serious fun for active over 4s.
Saddles and Paddles (18 miles)
Exeter
Saddles and Paddles Family oriented bike, canoe and kayak hire centre on Exeter quay with a good range of equipment, including some especially for children, such as child seats and trailers. Near a traffic free cycle trail and the canal.
Curious About Exeter (18 miles)
Exeter
Curious About Exeter is a unique experience: 2 treasure hunt style walks of discovery to keep the whole family intrigued and amused. Answer clues and match pictures, whilst reading stories about this fabulous city. Buy or download the booklet then explore in your own time.
Tenpin Exeter (19 miles)
Exeter
Tenpin Exeter is a bowling centre located in the Havenbanks Retail Park. We have 22 modern fully computerised lanes, American 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!
The Quay Climbing Centre (19 miles)
Exeter
The Quay Climbing Centre Offering over 200 climbing lines, walls ranging from 7 to 14 metres, plus two bouldering caves, two training walls, a teaching zone and abseil tower. For over 7s.
Dinkys Play Cafe (19 miles)
Exeter
Dinkys Play Cafe Soft play and ball pools for under 7s and a dedicated soft play pen for under 2s with toys, walkers and ride-ons for all within this child friendly cafe.
St Nicholas Priory (19 miles)
Exeter
St Nicholas Priory 'Adorned with quality replica furniture and painted in the bright colours of the period, the Priory is presented as the 1602 home of the wealthy Hurst family. The display of Elizabethan items from the city's collection, the addition of modern amenities and new interpretation allows greater access to the...
Crewkerne and District Museum (19 miles)
Crewkerne
Crewkerne and District Museum Come discover the social and industrial history of Crewkerne across four galleries with changing displays.

Thanks for all the great things to do in Beer with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in Devon can enjoy the great day out as well.



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