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Best Tourist Attractions In Devon

We've rounded up the best tourist attractions in Devon in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 35 Devon tourist attractions to pick from.Alternatively, why not explore some other sightseeing days out nearby, including museums and art galleries. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the tourist attractions we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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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...

St Nicholas Priory

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

St Nicholas Priory, now richly furnished as an Elizabethan town house, is the 900 year old guest wing of a former Benedictine Priory, and offers a gr...

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...

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...

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...

Topsham Treasure Hunt Trail

  • Topsham
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Thar' be treasure and you're the pack of salty sea dogs to sniff it out! Grab your parrots, pirate hats and grog (non alcoholic, of course!) and join...

Killerton

  • Exeter
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Ready to go exploring? Discover Killerton House, a cosy Georgian family home that’s filled with all sorts of exciting things to find and great outdoo...

River Dart Country Park

  • Newton Abbot
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

River Dart Country Park has plenty to offer if you want a fun filled time with the kids. Set in the Dartmoor National Park, with over 90 acres of won...



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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,...

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...

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 Dartmoor Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Dartmoor
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Hunt for the answers to the clues on the Dartmoor Mystery self guided themed Treasure Trail. The directions on this Driving and Walking Trail will le...

Babbacombe Model Village5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Torquay
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Babbacombe Model Village makes you feel like a giant as you explore 4 acres of award-winning gardens showcasing hundreds of model scenes, vehicles an...

Totnes Castle

  • Totnes
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Explore the wonders of Totnes Castle, with magical towers and a beautiful Bailey castle fit for any prince or princess. As you approach the castle yo...

Totnes Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Totnes
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There’s a mystery brewing in Totnes and they’re calling out for super spies to get to the bottom things. Do you think you can crack the Totnes Myster...

The Torquay Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Torquay
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

There's plenty to discover for all the family on the Torquay self-guided mystery themed Treasure Trail. Clear directions will lead you around a fixed...

Paignton Pier4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(1)

  • Paignton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Theme Parks and Funfairs

Paignton Pier has been a great place to have family fun since it opened way back in 1879, and it is set in one of the most beautiful sandy beaches in...

The Golden Hind at Brixham

  • Brixham
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration being a feature of this picturesque ha...

The Plymouth Mystery Treasure Trail

  • Plymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

On The Plymouth Mystery Treasure Trail, the sunny city has become a hot house for paranoia and you're the team of agents to uncover the truth. Leave...

Curious About Plymouth

  • Plymouth
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Curious About Plymouth gives an exciting glimpse into what makes this historic maritime city what it is. Our two unique walks can be enjoyed separate...

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