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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Dawlish

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 323 fun things to do in Dawlish for you and the family to discover, including museums and art galleries, tourist attractions and indoor and soft play areas.

What's more, the weather shouldn't be a problem – 194 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!

  1. Inside soft play frame at The Monkey House Dawlish

    Funky Frog's Play Pad


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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...

    5 star rating Rating 5/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for 0-8 Indoor 0.1 miles from Dawlish
  2. Boys on a Spy Mission Treasure Trail

    Dawlish Spy Mission Treasure Trail


    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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,...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 0.2 miles from Dawlish
  3. Granddad and grandson painting at The Paint Hub in Dawlish Warren

    The Paint Hub

    Dawlish Warren

    Arts and CraftsArts 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 1.6 miles from Dawlish
  4. Kids playing catch at Dawlish Warren Beach

    Dawlish Warren Beach

    Dawlish Warren


    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 1.6 miles from Dawlish
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    Go Ape Haldon


    High Ropes CoursesHigh 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 6.9 miles from Dawlish
  6. Kids in swimming pool at Teignmouth Lido

    Teignmouth Lido



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

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2.5 miles from Dawlish
  7. Kids looking for clues on Treasure Trail

    Teignmouth Treasure Hunt Trail


    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 2.8 miles from Dawlish
  8. Outdoor play area at The Den Teignmouth

    The Den Teignmouth


    Parks and PlaygroundsParks 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 2.9 miles from Dawlish
  9. Kids on Murder Mystery Treasure Tail

    Exmouth Mystery Treasure Trail


    Tourist AttractionsTourist 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 3.3 miles from Dawlish
  10. Soft play area at Sams Funhouse in Exmouth

    Sams Funhouse


    Indoor and Soft Play AreasIndoor 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....

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.4 miles from Dawlish
  11. Margays at Sheldon Zoo in Teignmouth

    Shaldon Zoo


    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos 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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 3.4 miles from Dawlish
  12. Bowling lanes at Ocean in Exmouth



    Ten Pin Bowling AlleysTen 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.4 miles from Dawlish
  13. Climbing wall at Vertexe Climbing in Exmouth

    Vertexe 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...

    Suitable for 4+ Indoor 3.6 miles from Dawlish
  14. Exmouth Museum

    Exmouth Museum


    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor 3.7 miles from Dawlish
  15. Kids on Vortex water ride at Crealy Top Pick

    Crealy Theme Park & Resort


    Theme Parks and FunfairsTheme 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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 8.8 miles from Dawlish
  16. Outside view of Powderham Castle in Exeter

    Powderham Castle


    Castles and PalacesCastles 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...

    4 star rating Rating 4/5 (1 reviews)

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 4.2 miles from Dawlish
  17. Outside view of A La Ronde in Exmouth

    A La Ronde


    Museums and Art GalleriesMuseums 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...

    Suitable for all ages Indoor, Outdoor 5.1 miles from Dawlish
  18. Falcon at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre in Exmouth

    Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre


    Zoos and Wildlife ParksZoos 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....

    Suitable for 4+ Outdoor 5.2 miles from Dawlish
  19. Girls with ducklings at handling session at World of Country Life in Exmouth

    World of Country Life


    Children's FarmsChildren'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...

    Suitable for 0-12 Indoor, Outdoor 5.2 miles from Dawlish
  20. Families swimming pool at Chudleigh Lido in Newton Abbot

    Chudleigh Lido

    Newton Abbot


    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...

    Suitable for all ages Outdoor 5.8 miles from Dawlish

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