Best Things To Do & Days Out In Devon

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 64 fun things to do in Devon for you and the family to discover. Finding the right Devon 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 Devon 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.

Things to do in Devon

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Babbacombe Model Village

Babbacombe Model Village, Hampton Ave, Babbacombe, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 3LA

Things to do at Babbacombe Model Village review Babbacombe Model Village is one of Europe's premier model villages in Torquay, Devon. The model village is set in well-kept gardens and was first opened in 1963. There are 425 miniature buildings with an estimated 'population' of 13,160. Feel like a giant...
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Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, Bicton, East Budleigh, Salterton, Devon, EX9 7BJ

Things to do at Bicton Park Botanical Gardens review Bicton Park is a botanical garden dating back to the 18th century with formal gardens, greenhouses, a children's play area indoors and outdoors, a train and a cafe. There are over 64 acres to explore at the park which is...
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Wildwood Escot

Wildwood Escot, Ottery Saint Mary, Devon, EX11 1LU

Things to do at Wildwood Escot review Wildwood Escot in Otter Saint Mary, Devon is a family-friendly attraction. There are animals, an outdoor adventure play area, hedge maze, indoor soft play, drop slide, 40-metre zip line, an authentic Saxon village and more. The Wildwood trust opened in 1999 and...
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AMF Bowling Torquay

AMF Bowling Torquay, Torwood St, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1DZ

Things to do at AMF Bowling Torquay review AMF bowling is located in Torquay, Devon. With 21 state-of-the-art bowling lanes offering great family-friendly venue. They even have special VIP lanes where you can experience your own private area with pool style bowling balls! You can also purchase a wide variety...
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Paignton Zoo Environmental Park

Paignton Zoo, Totnes Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EU

Things to do at Paignton Zoo Environmental Park review Paignton zoo is located in Paignton, South Devon. They have a full timetable of daily activities so make sure you check the board when you arrive. At the zoo, there is a reptile tropics and desert house with large...
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Strawberry Fields Lifton

Strawberry Fields Lifton, Fore St, Lifton, Devon, PL16 0DE

Pick Your Own PumpkinsPYO FruitPick Your Own Sunflowers Strawberry Fields Lifton is located in Lifton, Devon. They have a variety of 'seasonal' offerings such as pick your own pumpkins, pick your own fruit and pick your own sunflowers. There is also a restaurant. Pick Your Own Pumpkins - PYO Pumpkin...
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Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust

Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust, Morwellham, Tavistock, Devon, PL19 8JL

Things to do at Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust review Located near Tavistock, in Devon, Morwellham Quay was a large, bustling town in the 19th Century that supported local mines who shipped copper and arsenic. When the mines closed, the town fell on hard times but the...
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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Dartmoor Zoological Park, Sparkwell, Plymouth, Devon, PL7 5DG

Things to do at Dartmoor Zoological Park review Dartmoor Zoological Park is a 30-acre zoo near Sparkwell in Devon. The zoo is also named Dartmoor zoo and they are home to the largest collection of big cats in the south-west of England. The zoo was 'rescued' by new owners...
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Tamar Valley Donkey Park

Tamar Valley Donkey Park, St Ann's Chapel, Gunnislake, Cornwall, PL18 9HW

Things to do at the Tamar Valley Donkey Park review The Tamar valley donkey park is a sanctuary for donkeys in Gunnislake, Cornwall. It's a family-friendly attraction with a covered play area and plenty of donkeys to meet. It's not just donkeys though. They also have goats, sheep, pigs,...
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Woodlands Family Theme Park

Woodlands Family Theme Park, Woodlands Leisure Park A3122, Totnes, Devon, TQ9 7DQ

Things to do at Woodlands Family Theme Park review There is so much to do at Woodlands Theme Park, kids from 18 months to 18 (and their parents) will have a great day out. It's the largest theme park in Devon and with a mixture of rides, animals,...
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The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary, Slade House Farm, Sidmouth, Devon, EX10 0NU

Things to do at The Donkey Sanctuary review The Donkey Sanctuary has locations across the UK, and their Sidmouth sanctuary is the biggest and best for a free family day out. The main thing to do on your visit is take the tree-lined walking routes around the sanctuary...
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Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre

Tamar Otters, North Petherwin, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8GW

Things to do at the Tamar Otter & Wildlife Centre review Set in the Cornish countryside, Tamar Otter Wildlife Park is a hidden gem. Owned by the Otter trust it is the only place in the West Country to have a breeding and rehabilitation programme. You may need a...
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The Big Sheep

The Big Sheep, Abbotsham Rd, Abbotsham, Bideford, Devon, EX39 5AP

Things to do at The Big Sheep review The Big Sheep in Abbotsham, North Devon is a fantastic day out for families that ticks lots of boxes for children of all ages. The attractions are a mix of indoors and outdoors making it a good option at all...
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Trethorne Leisure Park

Trethorne Leisure Park, Kennards House, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8QE

Things to do at the Trethorne Leisure Park review Trethorne Leisure Park is a theme park near Launceston in Cornwall. There's plenty there to keep the family entertained. The leisure park is a family-run attraction and there are even animals waiting to meet you in their animal barn. Their animals...
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Hidden Valley Discovery Park

Hidden Valley Discovery Park, Tredidon, Launceston, Cornwall, PL15 8SJ

Things to do at the Hidden Valley Discovery Park review If your kids love trails, puzzles and more than a touch of magic then a day out at the Hidden Valley Discovery Park in Launceston, Cornwall is a must. This unique Cornwall attraction is perfect for kids aged two and...
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