Top eight family attractions in Devon

Thinking about taking a family camping trip to the beautiful county of Devon, but want to know more about what there is to do?

Well you have come to the right place as we have all the information on the main attractions you will want to see on your Devon Holidays .

Check out our top eight suggestions of the best sights for the whole family below...

1. Woodlands Family Theme Park

This theme park has over 90 acres of attractions and a total of 16 rides, which is sure to keep the kids amused on a day out. There is also a falconry display, which features over 50 different birds of prey, as well as an explosive firework display in November!

2. National Marine Aquarium

If you fancy a fishy day out, then you definitely won't want to miss Devon's National Marine Aquarium, which is the largest aquarium in the whole of the UK! As well as checking out all sorts of different sea creatures, there is also a 4D cinema (where you might need an umbrella), as well as action-packed interactive shows and informative talks. This is definitely not an attraction you want to miss!

3. Babbacombe Model Village

Want to feel like a giant? Well then you need to take a trip to the Babbacombe Model Village, where you will find thousands of buildings, vehicles and people created in miniature, in a number of different scenarios. You will also learn about English history whilst you are having fun taking pictures, which is always a bonus, especially for the kids.

Top eight family attractions in Devon

4. The Miniature Pony Centre

If you've got kids who are animal lovers, then there is no better place to take them than Dartmoor's Miniature Pony Centre. Here you can do such things as visit the heavy horse barn, and go on a pony ride.  However, there are other animals at the facility too, such as many different types of birds in the aviary and a whole host of farm animals. There is also an abundance of picnic areas, which you can use come lunchtime.

5. Junior Brown's UV Crazy Golf Balladium

Looking for something fun and wacky? Well then you can't get much more peculiar than playing UV crazy golf! You and your family can battle your way through the themed courses, which feature lasers, lights and a lot of loud noises! Prices are also reasonable - starting at £3.50 for children, and £4.50 for adults.

6. Dartmouth Museum

If you want to go for something more educational on your trip away, then Dartmouth Museum is the one for you. This quaint facility was built in approximately 1640 and houses all sorts of models, paintings, photographs and artefacts in its old merchant surroundings.

7. Oddicombe Beach

If the weather is nice, then it is definitely worth taking a trip to Devon's own Oddicombe Beach. With stunning views and sandy beach, who wouldn't want to visit for a nice walk or bit of sandcastle making?

8. Sea Kayak Devon

Why not explore the coasts of Devon in a more unusual way, and take part in a guided kayak trip. It is a fun trip for families to bond on and you will be able to discover some of the hidden treasures of Devon's secluded beaches along the way!


About the author:

Stephen Smith is a professional holiday planner and trip organiser. A wandering thirst often compels him to bid goodbye to his family in Dorset and head to new destinations. Stephen contributes to a wide range of journals and online publications. It is his attitude towards life and love of travel that keeps him energetic and ready for his next adventure.

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