Things to do in North Devon & Exmoor
You can’t move in North Devon without finding something fun, cultural or adventurous to do! Whether you’re looking for fun days out in North Devon guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained or a relaxing trip to a historic house, there’s plenty of attractions in North Devon to choose from. For top Devon family attractions you can take your pick from a choice of theme parks with exhilarating rides and slides designed to thrill, or get up close and personal with the cutest animals at one of our fun packed farm attractions. North Devon boasts an enviable choice of more exotic wildlife attractions too, from a zoo and an aquarium to a Dinosaur Park. For eating out in North Devon we have everything from family friendly Devon pubs to award winning fine dining.
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Dining at the Red Lion offers you a wonderful choice of fresh, locally caught seafood - you may even see it being landed just outside - estate game in season and as much local produce as possible.
Waves, in Woolacombe, is a 'paint it yourself' ceramic studio and cafe with a wide selection of pottery to decorate. It's easy for anyone from young children to grown-ups to create their own masterpiece.
Ossaborough Lane, North Devon, North Devon, EX34 7HJ, Tel: 01271 870237, Email
A family run, 17th century, Devonshire inn serving home cooked, traditional dishes and local ales in a relaxed atmosphere. Live music and entertainment in the summer. Children’s menu and an adventure playground.
One of the West Country's premier Family Tourist Attractions where you can enjoy, a Victorian Castle full of eclectic treasures, nostalgic displays and curios, a theme park including rides and play areas, and beautiful landscaped gardens.
Your biggest all weather, family day out in North Devon. From rollercoasters and indoor adventure play to great live shows, there's so much to do plus ALL the rides are included in the entrance fee! Your adventure awaits...are you ready?
Hartland Parish Hall, North Devon, North Devon, EX39 6BQ, Tel: 01271 379084
20 stall of the best food. A great little cafe. A stunning location. Hartland Farmers Market, a special Sunday.
Cycle Route: The Tarka Trail
The Tarka Trail is a pedestrian and cycle way that runs in a 180 mile figure-of-eight through landscapes little changed from those described by Henry Williamson in his classic 1927 novel Tarka the Otter.
35 Boutport Street, North Devon, North Devon, EX31 1RX, Tel: 01271 321274, www.giovannisdevon.co.uk
Since opening in March 1999, Giovanni’s Restaurant has developed a loyal following both in and around the local area. There is a buzzing atmosphere generated by staff and customers alike, and you are always greeted with welcoming smiles.
Unit 4 Barnstaple Trade Centre, Barnstaple, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX32 8RY, Tel: 01271 328328, Email
North Devon's largest indoor playcentre, Open every day of the year for parties, playtime, fun and food.
The perfect way to get to know North Devon, its wildlife, coastline, history and heritage. Throughout the year the Museum on the Square organises many special exhibitions of both local and wider interest.
The Waterfront Inn is located only yards from the beach and offers all you need for your stay in North Devon. The comfortable bar where you can sit and relax over a beer or glass of wine following the rigours of the day.