Further Afield

Travel a bit further and the whole of Devon opens up
Explore the Coast, visit beautiful country towns and villages, go for gorgeous walks or hike out on the South West Coastal Path, or take the kids to some amazing local attractions. No matter what your interest is there’s plenty to do in our area.

Also see: On Site and On our doorstep

Explore the coast

Lyme Regis

Enjoy 4 different beaches, Town Beach, Monmouth Beach, Church Cliff Beach and East Cliff Beach.
​​Visit the Lyme Regis website

The Cobb

Meryl Streep managed to get to the end of the Cobb in the film The French Lieutenant’s Woman in bad weather. Can You?
​​Visit the Lyme Regis website

Charmouth Heritage Coast

Visit the Charmouth Heritage Coast Centre to see the superb displays of local fossil finds.
​​Visit the Heritage Coast Centre website


A picture-postcard English coastal village.
​​Visit the Beer Village website

Golden Cap

The highest point along the south west coast. Stunning coastline and England’s only natural World Heritage Site.
​​Visit the National trust – Golden Cap website

Culture and heritage

Barrington Court

A lovingly restored tudor masion set in breathtaking gardens and working orchards.
​​Visit the Barrington Court website

Beer Quarry Caves

Enjoy a guided, hour long tour through the awe-inspiring caves with their mighty halls of vaulted roofs and pillars.​
​​Visit Beer Quarry Caves website

Branscombe Old Bakery, Mill and Old Forge

A cosy tea-room with a garden alongside the mill stream and a … Branscombe Forge is believed to be the oldest thatched working forge in the country … Take a break with mouth-watering cream teas at the Old Bakery, Branscombe …
​​Visit Beer Quarry Caves website

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, and the seat of the Bishop of Exeter, in the city of Exeter, Devon in South West England.
​​Visit the Exeter Cathederal website

Exeter Underground Passages

Visit the heritage centre then take a guided tour along narrow passages- dark, interesting and exciting.
​​Visit the Exeter Underground Passages website

Explore Seaton Museum

This site contains the history of the Axe Valley and surrounding villages of Beer, Branscombe, Axmouth, Colyford and Colyton, also details of the Axe Valley.
​​Visit the Seaton Museum website

Forde Abbey

Forde Abbey in Dorset is a treasure dating back almost 900 years.
​​Visit Forde Abbey’s website

Montacute House

A masterpiece of Elizabethan Renaissance architecture and design.​
​​Visit the National Trust website

Family activities

Abbotsbury Swannery​

Swannery, Subtropical Gardens and Children’s Farm.
​​Visit the Abbotsbury Swannery website

Axe Valley Wildlife Park​

A small and friendly zoo situated in the beautiful countryside of the Axe Valley in East Devon.​.
​​Visit the Axe Valley Wildlife Park website

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

Visit the Bicton Park Website

Crealy Great Adventure Park And Resort

Fabulous countryside, over 60 amazing rides and attractions, and that wonderful warm Devon welcome.​
​​Visit the Crealy Park website


Children and adults can ride, drive and operate real diggers, dumpers and other full-sized construction machinery.
​​Visit the Diggerland website

Dinosaurland Fossil Museum

Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is a private museum which is owned and run by Palaeontologist Steve Davies and his wife Jenny.
​​Visit the Dinosaurland website

The Donkey Sanctuary

The Donkey Sanctuary is an international animal welfare and rescue charity transforming the quality of life for donkeys, mules and people worldwide.
​​Visit the Donkey Sanctuary website

Pecorama / Beer Heights Light Railway

Pecorama offers a perfect day out for railway enthusiasts and garden lovers, and is truly entertaining for all the family.
​​Visit the Pecorama website

Seaton Tramway

The Tramway’s narrow gauge heritage trams run through 3 miles of unspoilt countryside and two nature reserves between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton. Enjoy their special events such as “learn to drive a tram days” and birdwatching tram trips – see events section for times.
Visit the Seaton Tramway website

Seaton Jurassic

Take a trip in a time machine and come face to face with awesome predators.
Visit the Seaton Jurassic website

Wildwood Escot

Blending a taste of a rewilded Devon with fun and adventure, Wildwood Escot is the ideal destination for a family day out.​
​​Visit Escot’s website

Woodlands Family Theme Park

The largest Family Theme Park in Devon, a fun filled family day out for everyone.​
​​Visit the Woodlands website

World of Country Life

Award winning all weather attraction and best family day out in Exmouth, Devon. Indoor & outdoor play, animals & activities for family fun at its best.
​​Visit the World of Country Wildlife website