With the summer holidays on their way, it’s time to start planning your vacation! Whether you’re travelling abroad or taking a staycation, it’s always exciting to plan. If you’re thinking of staying in the UK, how about going down south and visiting some theme parks in Devon?
It’ll make for a great fun-tastic family holiday, and you’ll have the sun, sea and sand. What could be better?
The 5 Best Theme Parks in Devon
Crealy Adventure Park & Resort
Come along to the BIGGEST family theme park in Devon! An award-winning theme park best for incredible family days out and breaks during the school holidays!
With over 60 rides and attractions, stupendous entertainments, live shows and animals to see, there is something for everyone. You won’t get bored here and you probably won’t want to leave too!
Take on The Twister and hurtle down the track in a spinning car at 30mph… Or rumble along in the Maximus rollercoaster as you leave the ancient Roman station. But it’ll be a bumpy ride as it’s full of twists and turns, can you keep up? If the weather is hot and you need a little cool down, don’t worry, Crealy Adventure Park has a few splash-tacular rides, such as the Tidal Wave Log Flume. Ride 40ft high into the sky and zoom down into a pool of water – that should definitely cool you off. Start some friendly competition with Aqua Blasters and shoot water at your friends and family!
Also, a new Sooty Land will be opening on May 28th, join Sooty and friends on a whirlwind of adventure and with plenty of rides and attractions coming soon, Crealy Adventure Theme Park is the place to be!
Info & Pricing
- Location Sidmouth Road. Clyst St Mary. Exeter. Devon. EX5 1DR
- Opening times Weekends 10:00 - 17:00. Please check website as times vary depending on seasonality
- Prices Guests under 92cm FREE and guests over 92cm £24.00
Woodlands Family Theme Park
Take a trip to one of the largest theme parks in Devon, Woodlands Park! Whether you have little tots or big kids, there is an adventure waiting here for them. Rain or shine, the fun never stops!
There is a selection of rides you can take your pick from, but first, step onto Vertigo and reach new heights as you speed up high above the ground! Do you have the stomach for it? How about swinging side to side on the Sea Dragon Swing Ship? It’s not like any other ordinary swing though…hold on to your hats, as the G-force hits! In the Cyclone Canyon Zone, you’ll be treated to a few water rides, like the Rapids or Sidewinder Water Coaster, where you’ll be sitting on a 45ft cliff…
And if you want to take a day off from all the thrills, come along for the zoo! They have all sorts of animals from farmyards like sheep, cows and pigs to exotic ones like parrots and reptiles!
Info & Pricing
- Location Blackawton. Totnes. South Devon. TQ9 7DQ
- Opening times Daily 09:30 - 17:00
- Prices 1st April - 29th July - Guest 110cm+ from £10.45 - £21.51. Infant under 92cm FREE and Child 92cm - 110cm from £10.45 - £15.75
The Milky Way Adventure Park
Looking for an incredible family day out that is full of adventure? You’ve come to the right place!
Whiz off into space on the Cosmis Typhoon at speeds of 40mph! Hold on to the bars (and your hats) on a whirlwind of adventure as you zoom around and face the beautiful North Devon views as you’re screaming with joy! How about venturing to the NEW Ziggy’s Blast Quest and becoming Earth’s defence system as you battle against asteroids and meteors! Use your laser guns to blast them away!
Not only that but there’s a wake park AND aquapark as well as a bunch of other fantastic rides and attractions that will have you squealing with delight.
Info & Pricing
- Location Higher Clovelly. Bideford. North Devon. EX39 5RY
- Opening times Daily 10:30 - 16:30
- Prices Child (under 1) £0.00. Child (1-3) £7.95. Child (4-17) £14.95 and Adult (18+) £14.95
The BIG Sheep
A farm and a theme park? Have you ever heard of such a thing! Well, here in Devon you’ll get exactly that, and it’s named North Devon’s top family attraction, so you know you’ll experience bounds of fun and entertainment for the whole family.
Here at The BIG Sheep, you can rave North Devon’s biggest, faster and highest roller coaster – Rampage! With twists and turns at 13m in the air, the breath will be knocked out of you! And if you have little monkeys, have a go on The Twister! Soar higher and higher in the air, past the trees as you swing round and round. Whether you’re looking for thrills and screams for joy, mellow train rides that have you chugging along, safaris where you can feed alpacas and llamas or watch a fantastic live show, there’s something for everyone.
Info & Pricing
- Location Abbotsham Rd. Abbotsham. Bideford. EX39 5AP
- Opening times 10:00 - 14:00 - please check the days before booking as they vary depending on week.
- Prices Babies (under 12 months) £1.00. Child (under 3ft) £6.00. Child and Adult £12.50
Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle
Now, I bet you haven’t heard of this… a theme park in a castle?! Take me there!
The castle was originally built in 1825 and after many years of owners coming and going, Richard Haines bought it and transformed the castle into one of North Devon’s brilliant family attractions – Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle!
Wander over to Adventure Land for some family-friendly competition when you play Crazy ‘Fountain’ Golf, whizz down the 250m toboggan on The Thunder Luge Toboggan Run, before heading to Big River Ride for a 100m long boat ride, who knows where you might end up!
Whatever mood you’re in, you’ll find something to entertain you! Whether it’s in the Castle Treasures, Dungeon Labryths, Gnome Land or Water Show Extravanganza!
Info & Pricing
- Location Watermouth Castle. Berrynarbor. Ilfracombe. EX34 9SL
- Opening times 10:00 - 17:30 - please check the days before booking.
- Prices Child (under 92cm) FREE. Child (92cm+) and Adult £17.00
Now that you know exactly where you should go on your next trip to Devon, you better make it the most memorable one and visit any of these fantastic theme parks! Create memories, scream with joy and most of all, just have the best fun!
Looking for more getaways for the summer? How about staying at some seaside cottages, or going camping! If you’re going to Cornwall, check out their theme parks too! We have lots of family break options for you, check them out!