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Best Things To Do Outdoors In Devon

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Castle Drogo2 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Exeter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

Explore the last castle to be built in England, nestled into the beautiful Devon countryside, take your little explorers and discover all sorts of wo...

Chagford Swimming Pool

  • Chagford
  • Outdoor
  • Lidos

Chagford Swimming Pool is an open air, river fed public pool. The temperature of the water is maintained with solar pool covers. It is just 10 minute...

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...

Waie 2 Play

  • Crediton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Waie 2 Play Set beside The Waie Inn this is a bright, safe indoor play facility incorporating multi level climbing frames, racing and tube slides, cl...

Miniature Pony Centre5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Moretonhampstead
  • Outdoor
  • Children's Farms

The Miniature Pony Centre is home to miniature ponies, tiny donkeys and a host of other breeds and animals, making it an enjoyable day out for everyo...

Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park

  • Dartmoor
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

There's lots to keep active kids busy at Becky Falls Ancient Woodland Park, from boulder scrambling and exploring the river walks, to hunting for the...

Canonteign Falls5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Canonteign Falls, set in the heart of Devon's Teign Valley, is a breathtaking attraction that offers a great day out for the family. Over 80 acres of...

Simmons Park

  • Okehampton
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Simmons Park , which also encompasses Kempley Meadows, boasts a few great little adventure play areas with a good range of sturdy equipment great for...



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Okehampton Castle

  • Okehampton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Castles and Palaces

The remains of the largest castle in Devon, in an outstandingly picturesque setting on a wooded spur above the rushing River Okement. Begun soon afte...

Haldon Forest Park5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Kennford
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

If you go down to the woods today you’re sure to have an adventure, as well as a few surprises along the way! With 3,500 acres of woodland to discove...

Go Segway

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Activity Centres

Go Segway is set in the extensive Haldon Forest providing a unique way to enjoy the woodland tracks and trails for kids and adults alike. All tours a...

Exeter Sculpture Walk

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Exeter Sculpture Walk can be found Streatham Campus at the University of Exeter, commonly considered the most beautiful campus in England. The campus...

Exeter Codebreaking Walk

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Enjoy a different kind of a family walk in Exeter - solve puzzles and riddles hidden all around the city to crack the code on the 75-minute Exeter Co...

Saddles and Paddles

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Sailing and Kayaking

Saddles and Paddles is positioned on the canal at Exeter Quay and near a traffic free cycle route Exe Estuary Trail, making it an ideal location to b...

Curious About Exeter

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Exeter gives an entertaining glimpse into what makes this fascinating Devon city what it is. Whether you're a resident or visiting for...

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Water Sports

Haven Banks Outdoor Education Centre Get outdoors and active. Come to Haven Banks and try paddling a canoe on the river, or climbing our 23 metre tow...

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...

The Exeter Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Calling all detectives - a  mystery is brewing in Exeter and they need to know whodunnit! The case? Local florist Caroline Cudmore has disappeared so...

Bovey Tracey Swimming Pool

  • Newton Abbot
  • Outdoor
  • Swimming Pools and Leisure Centres

Bovey Tracey Swimming Pool is a 25m (82ft) heated open air pool that is run by the Bovey Tracey Swimming Pool Association, a registered charity run b...

Exeter Woollen Trail

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Tours and River Cruises

Exeter Woollen Trail is a self-guided trail that provides a great way to learn about the historic city and its most important industry of the past, t...

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