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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dawlish, Devon

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 336 fun things to do in Dawlish for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, indoor and soft play areas and tourist attractions. What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 192 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Dawlish 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 Dawlish 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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Funky Frog's Play Pad5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Dawlish
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Pop on over to the pond at Funky Frogs Play Pad and invite your little ones on a day out to your local soft play centre. This soft play centre and ac...

Dawlish Spy Mission Treasure Trail

  • Dawlish
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Super spies are needed to unravel the truth, in what head office are calling Mission Black Swan. Named for the sooty inhabitants of the local brook,...

The Paint Hub

  • Dawlish Warren
  • Indoor
  • Arts and Crafts

Cover your hands in paint, glitter and glue at The Paint Hub. Everyone can get crafty without having to wipe down the walls afterwards! The name of t...

Dawlish Warren Beach

  • Dawlish Warren
  • Outdoor
  • Beaches

Dawlish Warren A stunning location with clear Blue Flag Awarded seas on three sides and a wide beach, which at low tide connects to a large sandbank...

Go Ape Haldon

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • High Ropes Courses

Nestled in 3,500 acres of woodland and with Dartmoor as a backdrop, Go Ape Haldon is home to all sorts of monkey madness! Clip on, climb up and clamb...

Teignmouth Lido

  • Teignmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Teignmouth Lido is a heated and welcoming outdoor pool with some kids' fun sessions offered. There's at least one qualified lifeguard standing guard...

Teignmouth Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Teignmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ahoy maties! After a lifetime of adventuring across the seven seas, you’re just the band of scallywags needed to crack the Teignmouth Treasure Hunt T...

The Den Teignmouth

  • Teignmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Find your very own fortress at The Den, Teignmouth and spend a day out with your little ones at a park nestled right beside the sea. A recipient of a...



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Exmouth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Exmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Exmouth is known for a few things, but the one burning question is where is that blasted treasure?! Get to the bottom of things on Exmouth Mystery Tr...

Sams Funhouse

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Sams Funhouse is a brand new inddor soft play centre for under 12s. We have two play areas, one for the over 4s and one for the under 4s and babies....

Shaldon Zoo

  • Teignmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Step into your own acre of tranquil woodland garden when you visit Shaldon Zoo. This small zoo has a big heart as it works hard to contribute to the...

Ocean

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Ocean Ocean Exmouth has something for everyone - whether you're visiting us with a group, on your own, or with the whole family! Ocean has a 12 lane...

Vertexe Climbing

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Vertexe Climbing at Exmouth Leisure Centre. Vertexe is an amazing indoor ‘clip and climb' style climbing area which will appeal to little and big kid...

Exmouth Museum

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Exmouth Museum can be found in a 19th century building made up of the former Council stables and the adjoining foreman's cottage. It is now divided i...

Crealy Theme Park & Resort

  • Exeter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Hit the high notes on 60 jaw-dropping rides and attractions, including the drench-inducing Tidal Wave, The Twister or if you dare the ultimate thrill...

Powderham Castle4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Exeter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Powderham Castle is packed with medieval intrigue, cute creatures and play all day, every day! Begin with a guided tour of the castle which run at re...

A La Ronde

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

A La Ronde is a unique 16 sided house that was built for two spinster cousins when they returned from a grand tour of Europe. It contains many object...

Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre

  • Exmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Hawkridge Birds of Prey Centre is privately run by husband and wife team and offers a good variety of experiences, although all by appointment only....

World of Country Life

  • Exmouth
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

World of Country Life is Devon's multi-award-winning whole family day out, whatever the weather! There are over 2 acres indoors with loads to do: cra...

Chudleigh Lido

  • Newton Abbot
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Chudleigh Lido has the honour of being one of the UK's newest lidos, having opened in 1997. It's very popular with the locals whilst being very welco...

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