Best Things To Do & Days Out In Devon

Here at Where To Go With Kids we've found 63 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.

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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical Outdoor Fun

Pencarrow House and Garden

Pencarrow House and Garden, Bodmin, Cornwall, PL30 3AG

Things to do at the Pencarrow House and Garden review Pencarrow House is a Grade II* listed country house near Bodmin in Cornwall. It has been the home of the Molesworth-St Aubyns for almost 500 years. The house has formal gardens, a large Victorian rock garden and an ice...
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Primary Tweens Teens Outdoor Adventure Outdoor Fun

Hangloose Adventure Eden Project

Hang Loose Adventure, Bodelva, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Things to do at the Hangloose Adventure Eden Project review The Hangloose Adventure is located within Eden Project but you don't need an Eden Project ticket to take part in their adventure activities. Hangloose is home to England's longest and fastest zip wire plus many other adrenaline junkie activities. You...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Great Outdoors

Eden Project

Eden Project, Bodelva, Par, Cornwall, PL24 2SG

Things to do at the Eden Project review If you're visiting Cornwall, a trip to the Eden Project is a must! Built into an old quarry with a focus on sustainability and education, you can learn about different plants, crops and climates in the world as you walk through...
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Kidzworld Adventure Play

Kidzworld Adventure Play, Par Moor Rd, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RP

Things to do at the Kidzworld Adventure Play review Kidzworld is a fun-filled and family-friendly tourist attraction near Saint Austell in Cornwall. There is something for toddlers to teens, they are so much more than a soft play centre. There is a large soft play area with plenty of slides...
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Pinetum Gardens

Pinetum Gardens, Holmbush Rd, Holmbush, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3RQ

Things to do at the Pinetum Gardens review Pinetum Gardens is home to around 6,000 species of plants spread across 30 acres of themed gardens in Holmbush, near Saint Austell, Cornwall. It is a place of tranquillity and peace with some wonderful scenery. It has been lovingly created over...
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Shipwreck Treasure Museum

Shipwreck Treasure Museum, Quay Rd, Charlestown Rd, Saint Austell, Cornwall, PL25 3NJ

Things to do at the Shipwreck Treasure Museum review The Shipwreck Treasure Museum is a relatively small museum which is packed full with display items in the historic port of Charlestown. This is a UNESCO World Heritage site. The Shipwreck museum covers the history of Charlestown as a busy...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Amusement park

Barry Island Pleasure Park

Barry Island Pleasure Park, Friars Road, Barry, Glamorgan, CF62 5TR

Things to do at Barry Island Pleasure Park review The Barry Island Pleasure Park was opened way back in 1897. It is located on the coast at Barry Island in the Vale of Glamorgan, Wales. The pleasure park features over 17 fairground rides and attractions ranging from simple...
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All Ages Outdoor Theme Park

Brean Theme Park

Brean Leisure Park, Brean Sands, Brean, Somerset, TA8 2QY

Things to do at Brean Theme Park review Brean Theme Park is part of the Brean Leisure Park in Burnham-on-sea, Somerset. It has over 40 rides and attractions with something to suit all ages. It's in a great location just 100 metres from sand dunes and seven miles of...
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Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens

Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens, Buller's Way, Abbotsbury, Weymouth, Dorset, DT3 4LA

Things to do at Abbotsbury Subtropical Gardens review Abbotsbury subtropical gardens are an 18th century garden with rare plants. It is probably one of the best gardens of its type in the world winning awards. The gardens have been described by Alan Titchmarsh as "One of the finest gardens...
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Animal Farm Adventure Park

Animal Farm Adventure Park, Red Rd, Berrow, Burnham-on-sea, Somerset, TA8 2RW

Things to do at Animal Farm Adventure Park review Animal Farm Adventure Park is a farm park set in 23 acres with animals and play areas in Berrow, Near Burnham-On-Sea in Somerset. The park has a good range of farm animals plus some more exotic animals such as raccoons,...
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Camel Creek Adventure Park

Camel Creek Adventure Park, Tredinnick , Wadebridge, Cornwall, PL27 7RA

Things to do at the Camel Creek Adventure Park review Camel Creek Adventure Park is a perfect day out for all the family. There's so much to do, we couldn't get round it all - which is unusual for my lot! I have a five year old and three...
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Amelia Trust Farm

Amelia Trust Farm, Five Mile Lane, Barry, Glamorgan, CF62 3AS

Things to do at Amelia Trust Farm review The Amelia Trust Farm is a children's farm near Barry in South Wales. It is a petting farm and educational centre with woodland trails. There are wide open spaces for a picnic. Camping on-site is available and they also have...
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Hollywood Bowl Yeovil

Hollywood Bowl Yeovil, Yeo Leisure Park, Old Station Way, Yeovil, Somerset, BA20 1NP

Things to do at Hollywood Bowl Yeovil review The up-to-date Hollywood Bowl at Yeo Leisure Park, Yeovil is a great family-friendly place to visit. The venue hosts 18 state-of-the-art bowling lanes, an American Diner serving gourmet burgers, hot dogs, freshly made shakes and signature desserts, an amusements area filled with...
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All Ages Indoor & Outdoor Historical

Dartmouth Castle

Dartmouth Castle, Castle rd, Dartmouth, Devon, TQ6 0JN

Things to do at Dartmouth Castle review Dartmouth Castle in Devon is an old artillery fort maintained today by English Heritage. It was built to defend and protect Dartmouth harbour and the earlier parts of the castle date back to the late 14th century. The castle was improved during...
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Go Ape Haldon

Go Ape Haldon, Bullers Hill, Kenford, Exeter, Devon, EX6 7XR

Things to do at Go Ape Haldon review Go Ape at Haldon Forest in Devon is set amongst a stunning backdrop of Dartmoor. You may be deep in the forest but the 360-degree views from the rooftop vantage points are spectacular. There are two challenges including The Treetop Challenge and...
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