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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Braunton, Devon

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 350 fun things to do in Braunton for you and the family to discover, including beaches, indoor and soft play areas and museums and art galleries. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 192 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Braunton day out for your family is easy – simply explore the links below or use the filters at the top of the page to plan your next adventure.

Want to know what to do with the nature lovers in your family? Walk on the wild side and visit our Animals listings for zoos, safari parks and wildlife parks. Or are you looking for nearby places to visit in Braunton with a culture vulture? We've picked the best children's museums, discovery centres and historic locations in the Sightseeing section.

If you're after a big day out during the school holidays, we can tell you where the nearest theme park, water park or ski slope is. For quieter days near home in term time, we can help you find the best soft play, leisure centre or pottery cafe.

For teachers planning the next class trip, many places are educational and suitable for all ages, from babies and toddlers to teens. Never be stuck for what to do with the kids again!

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Saunton Sands

  • Braunton
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Saunton Sands is famous to the kids as the backdrop to Robbie William's 'Angels' track, this is three miles of golden sand backed by Braunton Burrows...

Braunton and District Museum

  • Braunton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Braunton and District Museum is housed in the Bakehouse Centre which was specially converted from a former bakehouse and two cottages. We understand...

The Quay Indoor Softplay

  • Braunton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Fancy some “beach shack”-themed  soft play fun? The Quay Indoor Softplay is the perfect place for your tiny pirates and mermaids to let their imagina...

Croyde Deckchair Cinema

  • Croyde
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

If the good old English weather has got you down, imagine you're at a beach movie when you arrive at Croyde Deckchair Cinema. It may not look like a...

Roylands Riding Stables

  • Croyde
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Roylands Riding Stables feature a fantastic Tiny Trek option which is ideal for your little one's first foray into riding! The kids can...

Lets Go!

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Please note that the skate rink will be temporarily closed until December 2018.  Lets Go is a super entertainment complex housing a state of the art...

Skern Lodge Outdoor Activity Centre

  • Bideford
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Enjoy an outdoor activity programme to meet all of your needs, whether you are a family looking for an exciting adventurous day together, or wanting...

Woolacombe Riding Stables

  • Woolacombe
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

BHS approved Woolacombe Riding Stables are a British Horse Society and Pony Club approved equestrian centre offering lessons for over 4s. They're gre...



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Barnstaple Heritage Centre

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Barnstaple Heritage Centre offers great entertainment for the whole family, with a fantastic hands on, interactive exhibition, games and quizzes, bra...

Woolacombe Sands

  • Woolacombe
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

One of Devon's best loved summer destinations with wide sands for beach games, dunes for hide and seek, and rock pools for marine life. There's a lig...

Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon has collections and displays that cover the natural and human history of North Devon. Highlights include the...

North Devon Leisure Centre

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

North Devon Leisure Centre has standard swimming facilities with 1m and 3m Springboards. The 5m currently out of use. There is a learner pool too, fo...

Rock Park

  • Barnstaple
  • Outdoor
  • National Parks

Rock Park offers active kids a skatepark and adventure play area with swings, slides, sandpit and several cool climbing frames. You can also enjoy a...

North Devon Falconry

  • Newton Tracey
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Enjoy a day hunting with their trained Harris' hawks in some of the UK's most beautiful countryside. You will receive a brief lesson in handling this...

Mortehoe Museum

  • Woolacombe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Mortehoe Museum located in a Grade II listed barn at the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Heritage Coast and within the Morteho...

Funderzone Indoor Soft Play Centre

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Funderzone Indoor Soft Play Centre is for children from toddlers to 12 year olds. Activities for all ages, babies and toddlers have their very own pl...

Westward Ho! Beach

  • Bideford
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Westward Ho! Named and indeed built after Charles Kingsley's 1855 novel this is a sandy beach backing onto a pebble ridge, with excellent swimming in...

Bicclescombe Park

  • Ilfracombe
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Bicclescombe Park is a traditional adventure playground which features sturdy outdoor play equipment suited in range to children between 2 and 12 yea...

Keypitts Quads

  • Ilfracombe
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Keypitts Quads have a large range of Quads to cater for everyone from 6 years and upwards. Suzuki 50cc for the little ones, Yamaha 50cc and 80cc for...

Tunnels Beaches

  • Ilfracombe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Beaches

Tunnels Beaches were hand carved in the 1820s, these 4 tunnels provide a truly unique experience that's almost guaranteed to excite the kids' imagina...

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