Best Things To Do & Days Out In Devon

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 142 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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Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary

Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary, Station House, Dart Bridge Rd, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ

Things to do at Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary review Buckfast butterfly farm with Dartmoor otter sanctuary is a wildlife centre in Buckfastleigh, Devon. It is an all-weather attraction run by a family who care for several types of otters. They are a small family-friendly attraction. One thing...
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Tivoli Cinema Tiverton

Tivoli Cinema Tiverton, 23 Fore St, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6LD

Tivoli Cinema Tiverton review Located in Tiverton, Devon is this independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a single screen cinema located in the middle of the town The cinema first opened back in 1932. They show the latest movies for young and old. FIlms...
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Scott Cinemas Exmouth

Scott Cinemas Exmouth, The Strand, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 1HP

Scott Cinemas Exmouth review Scott Cinemas Exmouth, Devon is located in the centre of the town with shops and restaurants close by. It is an independent chain of cinemas and this venue is located in a shop like building on one of the main shopping streets. This cinema has three...
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Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm, Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0LT

Things to do at Pennywell Farm review Pennywell Farm is by far one of our favourite places to go. We've had season tickets for the past few years and go there regularly - it's just perfect for younger children and up to aged 7 or 8, I'd say.  If...
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The Bear Trail

The Bear Trail, Westcott, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 1RZ

Things to do at The Bear Trail review The Bear Trail is an award-winning family assault course located near Cullompton in Devon. It is probably one of the muddiest courses in the country and features 30 obstacles and unlimited mud. The course is set on a 10-acre site and has...
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Knightshayes, Bolham, Devon, EX16 7RQ

Things to do at Knightshayes review Knightshayes is a National Trust property near Tiverton, Devon. The Victorian country house is surrounded by acres of glorious gardens and parkland. It was designed by William Burges for the Heathcoat-Armory family. The gardens are home to one of the most outstanding botanical...
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World of Country Life

World of Country Life, W Down Ln, Sandy Bay, Exmouth, Devon, EX8 5BY

Things to do at World of Country Life review This farm-themed family attraction in Exmouth is ideal for children aged 0 to 12. But it isn't just about tractors and feeding lambs. The World of Country Life has more than 20 attractions including indoor and outdoor adventure play areas,...
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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre, Milford, , Lifton, Devon, PL16 0AT

Things to do at Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre review Dingle's fairground heritage trust is a charity that seeks to preserve historic fairground equipment and memorabilia. The centre is located near Milford in Devon and has 45,000 square foot of indoor things to see and do. The trust was established in...
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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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RHS Garden Rosemoor

RHS Garden Rosemoor, Torrington, Devon, EX38 8PH

Things to do at RHS Garden Rosemoor review RHS Garden Rosemoor is a vast garden owned and maintained by the RHS located near Torrington in Devon. It is nestled in a Devon valley and informal and formal plantings are blended to a magical effect. There are different areas of the...
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Central Cinema Torquay

Central Cinema Torquay, 29 Abbey Rd, Torquay, Devon, TQ2 5NQ

Central Cinema Torquay review Located in Torquay, Devon is an independent cinema that is part of the Merlin Cinema Group. It is a 4 screen cinema located on the outskirts of the centre of the town. The cinema was originally opened in 1933 although the building originally opened back...
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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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Vue Cinema Torbay

Vue Cinema Torbay, The Esplanade, Esplanade Rd, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 6AQ

Vue Cinema Torbay review Vue Cinema Torbay, Devon is located on the Esplanade by the sea in Paignton. At the cinema, you can see recently release films in 2D and some of their films are shown in 3D, bringing the action even closer to you. They are part of...
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