Devon Tourist Attractions - Family attractions in Devon. Devon holiday attractions, theme parks and family days out

Family - Tourist Attractions
Family attractions in Devon - Days out in Devon

Attractions in Devon
North Devon & Exmoor
South Devon -Dartmoor
Torbay - South Hams

East Devon


Quaywest Waterpark

Milkyway Adventure Park

Morwellham Quay

Crealy Adventure Park





Babbacombe Model Village

Torbay Area
Four acres of award winning gardens with miniature landscapes often featured on TV. Free open top bus from harbour. Over 40 years, the project has grown and now features an extensive range of buildings emphasising Vernacular architectural styles - working watermills, Georgian towns, Tudor houses & classic Devon thatched villages and farms.

Living Coast

Torquay One of south Devon's most popular family attractions. Situated on the coast line with fabulous views of Tor Bay this unique coastal zoo gives a fascinating insight into marine life.



A fascinating insight into Victorian life. Wander along the life size Victorian street with over 20 shops and period rooms set out with sounds and smells from a bygone age. It's like walking back in time.


Kents Cavern

Torquay These famous caves are the site of the earliest evidence of humans in Britain. Dramatic sound & light show, exhibition & tableaux.

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway

GWR style line along the Torbay coast and down the Dart Valley to Kingwear for Dartmouth. Choice of combined tickets include boat trips and cruises.

Quaywest Waterpark

Waterpark with multiple family attractions from under 5 playpool to jetski & sailing. 5 waterslides, go karts, Seashore Centre, steam railway, waterski & windgliding. Food, pub, amusements.

Paignton Zoo

Meet stars of BBC1's "The Zoo Keepers" and see big cats, elephants, primates, snakes, lizards & birds from around the world - many of which are bred for restocking natural populations.

River Dart Adventures

90 acres of grounds beside the River Dart. THE venue for active outdoor experiences.

Becky Falls

Bovey Tracey
On Dartmoor near Bovey Tracey. Cascading waterfalls and 60 acre woodland estate with river walks, pets garden, nature trails, tea room, ice-cream parlour, gift shop and restaurant.

Lydford Gorge


Lydford Gorge - Midway between Okehampton and Tavistock. The oak wooded Gorge is 1½ miles long with the spectacular 'White Lady' 90ft waterfall at one end.


Canonteign Falls & Lakeland

Nature trails, the highest waterfall in England, woods & lakeland. Miniature ponies, wildfowl, junior commando course, picnic area, shop, all weather barbecue & restaurant.

Dingles Steam Village

Nr Lifton on A30 between Okehampton & Launceston. Celebration of working steam, vintage machinery and country life. With play areas, trails and picnic areas. Disabled access.

Trailtracks Cycle Hire

Planned all day, half day and evening traffic free trail rides with mechanical breakdown backup & local pick up points all using the latest bikes. Helmet, lock and maps all included.

Woodlands Leisure Park

South Hams
All weather park with unique rides, playzones & indoor attractions. Animals, birds, 500m toboggan, watercoasters & more. Cafes and take-aways. Disabled access with assistance.

Butterflies and Otters

Dartmoor - South Hams
All weather family attraction with underwater viewing area for otters and live exotic butterflies in rain forest habitat. Cafe.

Pennywell Farm Adventure

Dartmoor - South Hams
All weather, all day attraction with a different hands-on farm activity every half hour. Wildlife commando course, hedgehog sanctuary & playfarm. Cafe. Disabled access.

South Devon Railway

Dartmoor - South Hams
Steam Railway for 7 miles along the beautiful River Dart to Totnes. Railway museum and engine sheds, with maze and childrens playground. Cafe and bookshop. Disabled access.



Kitley Caves

South Hams / Plymouth
Show caves, woodland trail and museum with Stone Age artifacts and the remains of elephant, hippo and cave bears all discovered on site.

National Marine Aquarium

The Barbican Plymouth State of the art setting for fascinating journey through the oceans of the world, including a close encounter with Caribbean Sharks. Open daily.

Plymouth Ski Centre

Plymouth / Plympton A38 Dry ski slope with lessons and activities to suit everyone from beginners to advanced.

Morwellham Quay

Tavistock - Tamar Valley Restored 1,000 year old riverside village, port & mine set in 200 acres. Full day of activities: displays, sailing ship, mine, playgrounds & nature reserve. Three shops & restaurant.




Exmoor Zoo

Barnstaple Home to over 200 exotic species from otters to monkeys, rodents to cheetahs, the zoo is a member of over 25 global breeding programmes and puts the utmost effort into ensuring the future survival of rare species.

The Gnome Reserve & Wild Flower Garden

Bradworthy For a completely unique 100% fun experience, simultaneously 100% ecologically interesting, with an extra 100% wonder and magic mixed in, visit The Gnome Reserve.

The Big Sheep

Bideford Working farm turned wacky attraction, all undercover fun includes sheep racing, adventure zones and live entertainment. With rural crafts on show, shop and restaurant.

Milky Way Adventure Park

Clovelly 2 Miles from Clovelly. Featuring Europe's first interactive ride, Clone Zone, Time Warp and archery, pets, railway, toddler town, birds of prey and more. Disabled access.

Wildlife and Dinosaur Park

Combe Martin The most wonderous collection of animals that have ever lived, from present day, to the world of 225 million years ago! Set in 25 acres of lovely countryside.

Mullacott Quads

Ilfracombe Quadbiking at Mullacott Quads is fast and the most fun to be had on four wheels.
Mullacott Equestrian Centre offers Horse riding lessons plus for the more experienced beach, coastal rides and carriage driving.

Quince Honey Farm

South Molton

Home to a million bees in 1500 hives, Quince includes hives that open to reveal their inner workings safely behind glass. With shop and refreshments.



Quad World

Cullompton All terrain off-road motor sports - Family fun and excitement - Quad bike racing and tuition for all levels.

Crealy Adventure Park

Exeter Devon's Family Attraction of the Year with go kart racing, bumper boats, steep and scary slides, the River Raider, trains and ponies.

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