Star Wars Event Day

Star Wars fans will be excited to hear that Storm Troopers and other characters from the legendary films are returning once again to The Milky Way over the October half term, on Saturday 28th October.

Star Wars fans will be excited to hear that Storm Troopers and other characters from the legendary films are returning once again to The Milky Way over the Easter holidays. On Saturday the 28th October you will be able to meet and take pictures with characters from the films as they patrol the park throughout the day - and what’s more, the extra fun is all included in the normal entry price. 

This is all thanks to This is all thanks to the The UK Garrison and The Rebel Legion UK, the world's largest and most accurate Star Wars costume character club. Widely regarded across the globe as the pinnacle of excellence the 501st UK Garrison are the official preferred costuming group of Lucasfilm. The Garrison are all volunteers who donate 100% of their appearance fees to charity. 

You can also look forward to all of the other fantastic attractions on offer at North Devon’s multi award winning day out, with ridesslidesshows and activities designed to entertain the whole family.

Whilst you’re here don’t forget to grab yourself a VIP super saver ticket that will get you in for £7.50 per person all season, £3.50 for children aged 1-2 years. Super saver tickets are available in the shop on your way out, so don’t forget to pick one up.

Owner Trevor Stanbury says, “We are proud and delighted to welcome the prestigious 501st garrison to The Milky Way again. Star Wars fans can look forward to a truly special experience, with the chance to mingle with characters from the films around the site, throughout the day. I would definitely recommend you bring a camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to get up close and take photos. And one final thing…may the force be with you!” 

Downland Farm
Higher Clovelly
Clovelly
Devon
EX39 5RY
01237 431255

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URL: www.themilkyway.co.uk

Ticketing and entry prices for Star Wars Event Day

Type Guide price
Free £0.00 Free
28/10/2017 to 28/10/201710:00 - 18:00

Road Directions

Our postcode is EX39 5RY. Please note that some systems have been known to direct people off the main A39 too early so please look out for the signs to the Milky Way and stay on the A39 until you see them!

If you are unsure of your route to The Milky Way please contact us

The Milky Way is located just off the main A39 10 miles from Bideford towards Clovelly and 15 miles from Bude just past Clovelly, in North Devon.

From Bideford - we’re 10 miles or about 12 minutes drive, towards Clovelly. From Bude - we’re 15 miles or about 20-25 minutes drive, just past Clovelly. From Barnstaple - we’re 18 miles or about 20-25 minutes drive, towards Bideford / Clovelly.

For directions and a map click here to visit the aa website.

Travelling from the Croyde, Woolacombe, Ilfracombe areas: We suggest you avoid Barnstaple town centre by turning right at the traffic signals just before Barnstaple (signposted Taunton, Exeter M5), and take the new bridge. Continue until you join the A39 and head west past Bideford, towards Clovelly. We are 1 mile the Bideford side of Clovelly.

Public Transport Directions

Details correct for summer season 2015

The 319 Barnstaple, Bideford, Abbotsham, Clovelly & Hartland Bus drops and picks up visitors at The Milky Way (a 2 minute walk to the Little Stars entrance). Drop off time 9.54am and pick up time 2.59pm and 18.34pm

Click here to view the bus timetable as a pdf.

Sundays & Bank Holidays There are currently no buses to/from the Milky Way on these days.

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Star Wars Event Day

Downland Farm
Higher Clovelly
Hartland
Devon
EX39 5RY
01237 431255

Star Wars fans will be excited to hear that Storm Troopers and other characters from the legendary films are returning once again to The Milky Way over the Easter holidays. On Saturday the 28th October you will be able to meet and take pictures with characters from the films as they patrol the park throughout the day - and what’s more, the extra fun is all included in the normal entry price. 

This is all thanks to This is all thanks to the The UK Garrison and The Rebel Legion UK, the world's largest and most accurate Star Wars costume character club. Widely regarded across the globe as the pinnacle of excellence the 501st UK Garrison are the official preferred costuming group of Lucasfilm. The Garrison are all volunteers who donate 100% of their appearance fees to charity. 

You can also look forward to all of the other fantastic attractions on offer at North Devon’s multi award winning day out, with ridesslidesshows and activities designed to entertain the whole family.

Whilst you’re here don’t forget to grab yourself a VIP super saver ticket that will get you in for £7.50 per person all season, £3.50 for children aged 1-2 years. Super saver tickets are available in the shop on your way out, so don’t forget to pick one up.

Owner Trevor Stanbury says, “We are proud and delighted to welcome the prestigious 501st garrison to The Milky Way again. Star Wars fans can look forward to a truly special experience, with the chance to mingle with characters from the films around the site, throughout the day. I would definitely recommend you bring a camera as there will be plenty of opportunities to get up close and take photos. And one final thing…may the force be with you!” 

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