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Best Days Out In Devon For Young Children

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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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Museum of Dartmoor Life

  • Okehampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Dartmoor Life is a good way to explore the history of Dartmoor. How were sheep shorn on Dartmoor? What did the inside of a Bronze Age round...

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...

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 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...

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Get to grips with Devon’s rich history and global connections - for free - with interactive exhibitions at The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art...

Bear Feet Play Centre

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

Bear Feet Play Centre is a unique and welcoming indoor children's play centre which boasts an amazing 10,000 square feet of pure fun, packed full of...

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...

Tenpin Exeter

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Find your balance, take aim and swing like your life depends on it, at Tenpin Exeter! It’s all the drama of bowling with added arcade games. If you p...

Clip n Climb Exeter

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Climbing

Clip n Climb Exeter is a brilliant introduction to climbing for children with all the challenge of proper bouldering and low level climbing but coate...

Exeters Underground Passages

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Caves and Mines

Visit a Devonshire landmark at Exeter’s Underground Passages. What will your family find in these ancient and fascinating tunnels? Believed to have b...

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