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 great days out in North Devon guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained or a relaxing trip to a historic house, there’s plenty of North Devon attractions 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. Enjoy a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous of bygone days in one of North Devon's historic houses and gardens. Plus there’s a fascinating range of heritage attractions to visit, including funicular railways, castles and medieval bridges.
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Arlington, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4LP, Tel: 01271 851123, Email
Arlington Court is an unexpected jewel: a complete family estate. The intimate Regency house contains treasures for all tastes, from model ships to shells, all collected by the Chichesters.
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?
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.
Relax in the Royal & Fortescue's sumptous surroundings with their numerous bustling lounge areas and enjoy a cafe latte and why not treat yourself to a fresh cream eclair or a moist carrot cake.
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.
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.
Since 2003 the Grove has been working in partnership with local farmers and producers to bring a real taste of Devon to their guests. The hard work of those farmers and producers is evident in the quality food they produce at the Grove
Unit 4 Barnstaple Trade Centre, Whiddon Valley, 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.
Church Lane, Parracombe, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4RJ, Tel: 0117 9291766, Email, www.visitchurches.org.uk/Ourchurches/Completelistofchurches/St-Petrocks-Church-Parracombe-Devon/
A legendary moorland church with a perfect interior and a musical history… Set in glorious countryside on the edge of Exmoor this medieval hilltop church enjoys stunning views across open moor.
The perfect setting for a relaxed tapas meal with someone special or for friends out to enjoy the buzz of our fashionable bar. Set in the heart of Barnstaple, Chris & Wanda have brought the warmth and passion of the Mediterranean to Devon.
Lynmouth, North Devon, EX35 6EQ, Tel: 01598 753798
Priding ourselves in producing the finest fish and chips in the area. Holders of the Seafish Friers Quality Award and runners up of the Fish and Chip Shop of the Year. Sample the best by the sea and eat in OUR takeaway!