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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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?
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.
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.
Castle Hill was built in 1730 as the Earl Fortescue's family home in North Devon. The Palladian House, in which his descendants, the Earl and Countess of Arran are living, is set in an 18th century parkland landscape with grass terraces.
Welcome to the award-winning Museum of British Surfing - the charity preserving our surfing heritage, celebrating current achievements and helping to shape the future of surfing in Great Britain.
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.
Lucy Turmaine is a professional artist, base in Ruby Country specialising in animal portraiture & paintings. In the past 30 years she has amassed hundreds of satisfied customers both nationwide and on the continent.
Lundy lies off the coast of North Devon, where the atlantic ocean meets the Bristol Channel, with nothing between it and America. It is a granite outcrop, three and a half miles long and half a mile wide.
The Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton, North Devon, EX33 1AA, Tel: 01271 816688, Email, www.devonmuseums.net/Braunton-and-District-Museum/Devon-Museums/
Braunton Museum has lots of interest for all ages, with displays based around Braunton’s agricultural, maritime and social history. With documents and photographs of the history of Braunton and the surrounding area.
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 Churches Conservation Trust is the national charity protecting historic churches at risk. Our unique collection of English parish churches is free to visit and includes irreplaceable examples of architecture, archaeology and art.
he Alpaca Park in stunning Devon countryside offers a tranquil, uplifting experience for all age groups. The 100 acres are lovingly tended to encourage a peaceful, easy pace of life for its Alpaca, wildlife and visitors.