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Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park

Over 28 acres of spectacular gardens within the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty where you can experience at close hand many amazing animals, life sized dinosaurs and much much more! A truly unique day out! The animals that can be seen at the park are: African Lions, Wolves, Sea Lions, Meerkats, Primates, Racoons, Otters, Penguins, [...]

Docton Mill Gardens (Lymebridge – Hartland)

Docton Mill Wild Flower Gardens are situated in North Devon (UK) in a stunning valley, 1000m from the coast. The Garden started in the 1930’s but fell into disrepair in the 1970’s. 1980 saw the Mill renovated and Garden cleared with extensive planting and the creation of a new Bog Garden and borders, vast numbers [...]

Woodlands Theme Park

The largest Family Theme Park in South West has 11 action packed Playzones with all weather family fun to make your day out special. The Cyclone Canyon Zone has 3 electrifying watercoasters, the 500m Toboggan Run and a sweet ride for little ones. There’s a comfortable café, tiny trikes and the big interactive Wild West [...]

Pennywell Farm & Wildlife Park

Pennywell is an award winning Farm and Wildlife Activity Park located in South Devon in the west of England. The farm is home to many animals and has activities, shows, displays and rides such as Tractor and Trailer rides. For more information, opening times, detailed directions and prices please visit: www.pennywellfarm.co.uk     Address Pennywell [...]

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo houses more animals than any other location in the south west of England. It is home to many animals including – giraffes, lions, gorillas, cheetahs, crocodiles, meerkats, snakes, monkeys and many more. The Zoo has Habitat Zone forming a mosaic across the Zoo’s 80 acres – Desert, Savannah, Primley, Topics, Forest and Wetland. [...]

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is the oldest known human settlement in Britain and one of Europe’s top Neanderthal Ice Age caves. In November 2011, the Kents Cavern jawbone, a 41,000 year old piece of human jaw, hit the international media headlines, when scientists confirmed it is the oldest fragment of modern human bone ever discovered in Northwestern [...]

  • Local Events

  • Sidmouth FolkWeek 2013 (August 2nd – 9th)

    Sidmouth FolkWeek 2013 (August 2nd – 9th)

    Sidmouth FolkWeek is a unique week-long seaside celebration of music, dance and song taking place in the charming East Devon regency coastal resort – a must in every festival goer’s annual diary. There has been a folk festival in Sidmouth in the first week of August every year since 1955, attracting tens of thousands of [...]

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  • Places To Visit

  • Powderham Castle

    Powderham Castle

      There is so much to see and do at Powderham Castle you will be pushed to fit it all in to one day, but don’t worry as you can come back on another day for FREE*. Entertaining guided tours inside the Castle take you through secret doors and even across a haunted landing! Outside [...]

  • Coleton Fishacre

    Coleton Fishacre

      A luxuriant garden by the sea, with an Arts and Crafts-style house, featuring Art Deco-influenced interiors   Travel back in time to the Jazz Age at the country home of the D’Oyly Carte family.   You can lose yourself in the magical 12-hectare (30-acre) garden: viewpoints give enticing glimpses out to sea, paths weave [...]

  • River Dart Adventures

    River Dart Adventures

    Located in the Dartmoor National Park, the River Dart Country Park and River Dart Adventures are an award winning visitor attraction and campsite. River Dart Adventures is based at the Park and is open every day except Christmas for visitors to enjoy. Set in 90 acres, with lakes, parkland and woods with the majestic River [...]

  • The Big Sheep

    The Big Sheep

    Hilarious and entertaining shows include the World Famous sheep racing, complete with jockeys, magical lamb feeding, dog and duck trials. Shepherds with a wicked sense of humor will have you laughing out loud as you are introduced to 10 different breeds of sheep who will be strutting their stuff live on stage to music! Children [...]

  • Seaton Tramway

    Seaton Tramway

    Seaton Tramway runs for three miles through East Devon’s glorious Axe Valley. Views of the estuary and its wading birds are unrivalled from the popular open toppers, whilst enclosed saloons maintain comfort during bad weather.  The Tramway originated from a miniature system in 1949, which evolved into Eastbourne Tramway (1954-1969). The move to Seaton occurred [...]

  • The Milky Way Adventure Park

    The Milky Way Adventure Park

    With over 85,000 sq feet of indoor fun & acres of outdoor activities, The Milky Way is possibly the biggest all weather, family day out in North Devon. – Ride the Cosmic Typhoon; Devon’s tallest, fastest & longest roller coaster – Plus there’s the Big Apple mini rollercoaster just for younger adventurers – Have a [...]

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  • Zoos

  • Exmoor Zoo

    Exmoor Zoo

    Exmoor Zoo a special place that enables you to get up close and personal!  Opened in 1982  the zoo is now an ideal family venue, especially for the kids. Recent exhibits such as caracal, puma, maned wolves, tapir, sand cats and the famous “Exmoor Beast” can be seen amongst the unique and rare smaller animals [...]

  • Paignton Zoo

    Paignton Zoo

    Paignton Zoo houses more animals than any other location in the south west of England. It is home to many animals including – giraffes, lions, gorillas, cheetahs, crocodiles, meerkats, snakes, monkeys and many more. The Zoo has Habitat Zone forming a mosaic across the Zoo’s 80 acres – Desert, Savannah, Primley, Topics, Forest and Wetland. [...]

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  • Steam Railways

  • South Devon Railway

    South Devon Railway

    Come and see a real crowd puller whatever the weather: a steam train on the award-winning South Devon Railway at Buckfastleigh! The South Devon Railway is a beautiful branch line of the old Great Western Railway. Historic steam engines haul trains on a round trip, which lasts around an hour, between Buckfastleigh and Totnes along [...]

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