Family Fun

No matter the age group, there is always something to do that’s perfect for all the family.

Whether you enjoy the thrills of theme parks, the relaxation of railway rides, the wonders of the deep blue sea, or getting in touch with your inner animal, the choices across are truly endless…

(Activities are listed in alphabetical order)

Creally Theme Park

Exeter

Crealy Theme Park & Resort is an award winning family Theme Park in Devon that boasts over 60 rides and attractions, with spectacular live entertainment shows and animals galore, it’s no wonder that Crealy Theme Park & Resort is regularly voted the best day out in Devon. Our resort offers the ultimate Devon family holiday with a choice of accommodation ranging from touring & camping pitches to luxury glamping cabins and five-star luxury hot tub lodges, with the family Theme Park tickets included.

Sidmouth Rd, Clyst St Mary, Exeter EX5 1DR
  • Only Guide Dogs Allowed
  • Car Park
  • Cafes & Restaurants
  • Toilets & Baby Changing Facilities
  •  Gift Shop

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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Dartmoor

Dartmoor Zoo’s research department is dedicated to encouraging, supporting and conducting research that helps improve captive animal management. Our aim is to be a leading animal cognition research centre. We are at the beginning of this really exciting journey after building the Dartmoor Institute of Animal Science (DIAS) POD, in partnership with Plymouth University.

Sparkwell, Plymouth PL7 5DG
  • Only Guide Dogs Allowed
  • Car Park
  • Café
  • Toilets & Baby Changing Facilities
  • Gift Shop

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Dartmouth Steam Railway

Dartmouth

Based on the glorious South Devon coastline in South West England, enjoy your days out in Devon on our steam trains, boat trips and paddle steamer – the only attraction in Devon that lets you enjoy the delights of Torquay, Paignton, Brixham, Dartmouth and the River Dart, Kingswear and Totnes on your day out!

Dartmouth River Boats, South Embankment,
Dartmouth, TQ6 9BH
  • Dog Friendly
  • Nearby toilets
  • Gift Shop
  • Car Park (Pay & Display)
  • Café  Refreshments

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Miniature Pony Centre

Newton Abbot

The miniature pony centre sits on the edge of wild and magical Dartmoor in Devon is a hidden gem of all things small, cute and cuddly. Can you imagine being able to go into a paddock and to be surrounded by miniature ponies and tiny foals? The Miniature Pony Centre is an animal lover’s idea of heaven located in the heart of Dartmoor National Park!

Wormhill Farm, Newton Abbot TQ13 8RG
  • Dog Friendly
  • Parking
  • Nearby Café & Restaurant
  • Nearby Public Toilets

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The National Marine Aquarium

Plymouth

The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) is the UK’s largest aquarium, located in Britain’s Ocean City, Plymouth. It is run by the Ocean Conservation Trust, a charity dedicated to connecting people with the Ocean.Home to over 4,000 Ocean animals just waiting to meet you, the NMA will take you on a journey around the world via our Ocean, giving you the chance to connect with our amazing blue planet.

Wormhill Farm, Newton Abbot TQ13 8RG
  • Toilets & Baby Changing Facilities
  • Gift Shop
  • Nearby Car Park
  • Café & Gift Shop
  • Party & Event Facilities

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Paignton Zoo Environmental PArk

Paignton

With over 2,500 animals across 80 acres – you’re in for a really wild time at Paignton Zoo. Located in Devon, Paignton Zoo is one of the South West’s most exciting visitor attractions. It’s a place to roam, discover and get in touch with your inner animal. Get up close to some of the animal wonders of the world across our specially designed habitats .

Totnes Rd, Paignton TQ4 7EU
  • Only Guide Dogs Allowed
  • Car Park
  • Gift Shop
  • Cafés & Restaurants
  • Toilets & Baby Changing Facilities

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Pennywell Farm

Buckfastleigh

With a different animal activity, show or display every half hour, friendly animals and four FREE rides, you won’t waste a single minute. Bottle feed hungry lambs and goat kids, race the ferrets, meet the hedgehogs, explore the ponds and enjoy fantastic entertainers throughout the Devon school holidays. We have over 150 friendly animals to meets from guinea pigs and rabbits in the pets area to alpaca, ponies and Shire horses.

Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh TQ11 0LT
  • Dog Friendly
  • Car Park
  • Gift Shop
  • Cafés
  • Toilets & baby Changing Facilities

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South Devon Railway

Buckfastleigh

The SDR is a seven mile former Great Western Railway branch line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. We run steam trains with heritage rolling stock and offer a wonderful all day, all weather attraction for families and people of all ages.

Dartbridge Road, Buckfastleigh, Devon, TQ11 0DZ
  • Not Dog Freindly
  • Gift Shop
  • Car Park
  • Café & Refreshments
  • Nearby toilets

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Woodlands Theme Park

Totnes

Woodlands Family Theme Park is the largest theme park in Devon, a fun filled family day out for everyone. From little kids to kid-ults there’s something for anyone and everyone! With one of the largest and best indoor play areas in the South West, amazing water rides, a zoo farm and much more, there’s fun to be had rain or shine.

A3122, Totnes TQ9 7DQ
  • Only Guide Dogs Allowed
  • Car & Coach Park
  • Cafés & Restaurants
  • Shop & Information Centre

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