North Devon - Family Attractions
As a national favourite for a family getaway, be it for a week long stay or just a short break - you'll be sure to find a nice mix of family entertainment for all ages.
The Milky Way
The Milky Way Adventure Park is the biggest adventure park in North Devon. It has live shows every hour of the day with twice daily bird of prey displays. The park has a unique mix of entertainment including exhilarating rides and sports facilities. Visit the Milky Way website for more information.
Rosemoor Gardens offer 65 acres of gardens and woodlands and is set deep in the lovely North Devon countryside and is an enchanting garden to visit at any time of the year.
Exmoor zoo is different from other zoos. It is not a wildlife park or a city zoo, but a more personal, friendly and contact orientated zoo. The zoo offers Otter & Meerkat feeding, Snake & Spider handling, Really Slow Show or Bugs, Wallaby and Alpaca contact as well as Cheetah feeding. All with accompanying talks. It's open 362 days a year.
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park is set in twenty five acres of beautiful woods and parkland. Within this natural setting on the edge of stunning Exmoor you can see over 250 species of plants and animals including Great Pines, Sub-tropical Gardens and Bamboo, and experience some breathtaking views that will leave you feeling inspired.
The Big Sheep
The Big Sheep is an award winning attraction and is one of the areas best family days out. As well as numerous interactive activities with the animals such as lamb feeding, there's also a brewery, garden centre, shop, indoor playground and outdoor laser guns area.
Watermouth Castle is a popular family attraction including Mechanical Music Demonstrations, Musical Water Show, Dungeon Labyrinths, Victorian Displays, Bygone Pier Machines, Animated Fairy Tale Scenes, Tube Slide, Mini Golf, Childrens Carousel, Swing boats, Aeroplane Ride, Water Fountains, River Ride, Water Merry go land.
Atlantic Village is the area's best-kept secret for retail therapy - and boasts over 35 stores. Within the premises is Atlantis Adventure Park that combines an imaginative mix of high quality attractions, providing fun and entertainment for the whole family.
The Tarka Trail
The Tarka Trail is a cycling route suited for the whole family and stretches through North and Mid Devon, from the rugged Atlantic Coast, the estuaries of the two rivers of Tarka the otter fame, the Rivers Taw and Torridge through rural Devon Countryside onto the northern Slopes of Dartmoor, and the source of the River Taw.