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Best Things To Do & Days Out In Sidmouth

Here at Day Out With The Kids we've found 374 fun things to do in Sidmouth 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 – 214 of the attractions are indoors. Finding the right Sidmouth 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 Sidmouth 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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Thorn Golf Centre

  • Sidmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Crazy Golf

9 holes of Crazy Golf with miniature structures and intriguing looking hazards to make this simple putting game a little trickier and more interestin...

Donkeys at The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth

The Donkey Sanctuary

  • Sidmouth
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

The Donkey Sanctuary near Sidmouth is a registered charity that provides sanctuary from suffering to donkeys and mules worldwide. They are open from...

Two kids on the egg-osaurus Dino Hunt at Crealy Theme Park

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...

Water fountain at Bicton Park Gardens in Budleigh Salterton

Bicton Park Gardens3 out of 5 starstotal reviews(3)

  • Budleigh Salterton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these magnificent gardens are set in East Devon's picturesque Otter Valley, between the ancient c...

People walking alpacas at Alpaca Trekking with Bearhouse Alpacas in Sidbury

Alpaca Trekking with Bearhouse Alpacas

  • Sidbury
  • Outdoor
  • Zoos and Wildlife Parks

Alpaca Trekking With Bearhouse Alpacas is a working alpaca stud farm not far from the seaside resort of Sidmouth. It is situated in the Roncombe Vall...

Puppet show at Fairlynch Museum in Budleigh Salterton

Fairlynch Museum

  • Budleigh Salterton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Fairlynch Museum is an early 19th century house built by a local shipowner and is probably the only thatched museum in the UK. He added the turre...

People riding horses at Budleigh Salterton Riding School

Budleigh Salterton Riding School

  • Budleigh Salterton
  • Outdoor
  • Horse Riding and Stables

The BHS approved Budleigh Salterton Riding School offer a choice of over 50 of well mannered mounts for lessons, which are available from around 4 ye...

Visitors exploring Beer Quarry Caves

Beer Quarry Caves

  • Beer
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Beer Quarry Caves is an attraction that links Westminster Abbey, Windsor Castle, and The Tower of London. Literally, without this location, all of th...

Families on miniature train at Beer Heights Light Railway in Seaton

Beer Heights Light Railway

  • Seaton
  • Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Beer Heights Light Railway first opened to the public on the 14 July 1975, is considered by many to be the finest 7.25 inch gauge railway in Britain,...

Kids on soft play frame at Pecorama in Beer

Pecorama5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • Beer
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Pecorama is one of East Devon's favourite tourist attractions, based in the village of Beer. A picturesque fishing village in the heart of Lyme Bay....

Carving on wall at Wildwood Escot in Ottery St Mary

Wildwood Escot5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Ottery St Mary
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Come learn about the native wildlife, get stuck in the crazy maze, and marvel at the magnificent Anglo-Saxon village, all set in the 220 acres of par...

People playing laser tag at Exeter Segways Paintball and Laser

Exeter Segways Paintball and Laser

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Laser Tag

Exeter Segways The laser tag at Exeter Laser is played on almost exactly the same atmospheric territory as the paintball so the only element missing...

Girls with ducklings at handling session at World of Country Life in Exmouth

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...

Falcon at Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre in Exmouth

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....

Mum with daughter on platform at Seaton Tramway

Seaton Tramway

  • Seaton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Railway and Transport Attractions

Seaton Tramway offer a fun day out for all the family, and a chance to step back in time when you ride one of the trams. They operate narrow gauge he...

Kids dressed as sea animals at Seaton Jurassic

Seaton Jurassic

  • Seaton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Enter Seaton Jurassic and be thrust into an experience full of monsters, shipwrecks and ancient landscapes, as you explore what the Seaton coast was...

Kids playing on soft play frame at Playdome Indoor Play in Honiton

Playdome Indoor Play

  • Honiton
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The Playdome Indoor Play centre offers a fully air conditioned modern play experience, with partial supervision provided by play professionals within...

Outside view of A La Ronde in Exmouth

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...

Outside view of Thelma Hulbert Gallery in Honiton

Thelma Hulbert Gallery

  • Honiton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Thelma Hulbert Gallery encourages everyone to get creative! As well as art on the walls, there is a learning room, activity trolley and loads of...

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...

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