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Attractions for kids 

Please note: some are seasonal, please do check opening dates and times before visiting.

Devon Railway Centre
Bickleigh EX16 8RG
Tel: 01884 855671 

A fun filled day out for young families, Model railways, miniature railway rides, model village, indoor play area inside train coaches, outdoor play areas and a play shed. Dogs welcome on a lead. 

The Bear Trail 

Cullompton EX15 1SA

Tel: 01392 881780

Devon's muddiest outdoor assault course for the whole family. 30 obstacles with unlimited mud, zip wire, scramble nets and tunnels. Set on a 10-acre site. Bear cave cafe. indoor & outdoor picnic areas. Dogs welcome on leads. 

Quad World 

Nr Cullompton, EX5 4LB

Tel: 01392 881313

Family quad biking experience. Tuition and full protective clothing provided.  Bites Cafe and a shop.

Dogs welcome on leads. 

Crealy Theme Park and Resort
Exeter, EX5 1DR
Tel: 01392 233200

 An award winning family Theme Park in Devon that boasts over 60 rides and attractions including log flume, rollercoaster, indoor and out door rides, plus large indoor soft & adventure play areas.

No dogs on site.

Wildwood Escot

Nr Otter St Mary  EX11 1LU

Tel: 01404 822188

An animal park and wildlife charity. Amazing Animals including Wolves, Lynx, Arctic Fox, Wildcat, adorable Otters and the fantastic Red Squirrels. Magnificent maze, outdoor Adventure play, terrific traversing walls, heart-stopping drop-slide, 40 meter zip line, authentic Saxon Village… 
Historic Coach House Cafe.

No dogs in the park. 

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon life  
 Tiverton EX16 6PJ
Tel: 01884 256295

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life is a treasure trove of fascinating objects and quirky artefacts that weave incredible stories about the people who lived here. The museum has extensive permanent displays, and a lively events and exhibition programme. The museum is proud to be family friendly. It is located in the heart of Tiverton, right next to the Beck's Square short stay car park, the bus station and only a few minutes from the long stay car park. 

Exeter, EX2 8PN 
Tel: 01392 537333

Indoor trampoline park in Exeter. Many facilities including wall to wall trampolines, dodgeball, giant airbag.

Cafe and viewing area. 

Yark Birds of Prey Centre

Cullompton, EX15 1RG

Tel: 01884 277297

Yarak Birds of Prey is an all weather centre having a great indoor flying area as well as the outside flying arena. Yarak is the most unique and exclusive private falconry centre for bird of prey experiences in the Southwest. Birds of prey including Hawks, Owls, Falcons and Eagles. You can book a hands on experience allowing you to get up close and personally handling and flying these birds.

Cafe on site serving refreshments & food. 

Donkey Sanctuary 

Sidmouth, EX10 0NU

Tel: 01395 578222

Free to enter.

This is a charitable organisation devoted to the welfare of donkeys. Home to hundreds of donkeys, mules and hinnies - large and small.  
Visitor centre, farm trails, guided tours, outdoor play area, Nature Centre and Maze.

Gift shop and a family friendly restaurant. 
Dogs welcome on leads. 


Beer, EX12 3NA
Tel: 01297 21542

Set on a hillside above the Pretty village of Beer. Pecorama has a mile-long ride miniature railway, For families, garden lovers, and modle railway enthusiasts, Indoor and outdoor play areas, model railway exhibition, pretty gardens, crazy golf, Peco modle shop. 
Garden room restaurant
Dog are welcome on leads. 

World of Country Life 

Exmouth, EX8 5BY

Tel: 01395 274533

A favourite family fun day out, a mix of museums, animals, play areas and entertainment,
Daily  activities include the Deer trail safari where you stop en route to hand-feed the red deer and Llama!
One of the South West’s largest collections of massive steam engines, immaculate vintage cars & motorbikes. With over 40 vehicles on display.

Exhibition Hall, including a Victorian street and old farm machinery. 

Close encounters with farm animals, goat walking, pirate ship, slides and rides, indoor and outdoor play. 

Food outlets on site. 

Guild dogs only

Bicton Park 

Budleigh Salterton, EX9 7BJ

Tel: 01395 568465

Over 64 acres to explore, with delightful gardens, with Palm house (glasshouse)  and parkland, a woodland railway, Countryside museum, indoor and outdoor play areas, crazy golf, Astro turf football pitch, ride the pedal tractors.

Restaurant & gift shop. 

Dogs are welcome on leads. 


Exmoor Zoo
Bratton Flemmimg, Barnstable
EX31 48G
Tel: 01598 763352

Exmoor Zoo is a fun filled family day out. Home to the "Exmoor Beast" ( a pair of black leopards) Activities run thorough the day with some hands on experiences. Other animals include, Puma, Cheetah, Maned wolves, monkeys and lots of other unusual animals like Tamandua, Fishing cats, Tapir, Singing dogs and Binturong to just name a few! 
Cafeteria, children’s playground Undercover picnic areas, Zoo trail.
Dogs are not allowed into the zoo (except assistance dogs)

Dartmoor Zoo

Sparkwell, Plymouth,


Tel:  01752 837645

A Small friendly wildlife park/zoo on the edge of Dartmoor featured on BBC TV series. "We bought a Zoo" They have a vast array of animals. Mammals, Reptiles, Birds, Amphibians and Invertebrates. Everything from Chincha the Jaguar to Kelloggs the Corn Snake.
Jaguar Restaurant.
No Dogs on site only guide dogs. 

Paignton Zoo



Tel:  01803 697500

This is a much larger Zoo, one of our favourites  with dozens of different animals (2,500) across a 80 acres site. Lions, Tigers, Giraffes, Crocodiles, Rhinos, Lemurs, Flamingos, Meerkats, Orang-utans, Komodo dragon. There is lots to see and do with lots of options for food & drink, restaurant, burger shack and a hangout Pizzeria. 
Living world gift shop.

Dogs or pets are not permitted in the zoo, except for assistance dogs.


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