Category: Good days out

Ashcombe Adventure Centre
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Ashcombe Adventure Centre

ASHCOMBE ADVENTURE CENTRE is just off the A380 between Newton Abbot and Exeter. The Centre offers days of excitement and adventure for the family, companies taking staff team building or even for those looking for something different for that hen or stag party! Here you will find 12 miles of woodland tracks. There are 3...

9th May 201817th July 2018by
The Devon Guild of Craftsmen
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The Devon Guild of Craftsmen

THE DEVON GUILD OF CRAFTSMEN The Devon Guild of Craftsmen is the largest contemporary crafts centre in the South West, exhibiting and selling fine hand-made craft items made by over 240 Members based in the region. The Guild supports its Members with sales and professional development schemes. Housed in a beautiful Grade II listed Riverside...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Stover Country Park
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Stover Country Park

Stover Country Park is situated between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey. The Country Park historically formed part of the Bovey Heath, an area of wet boggy lowland heath covering the majority of the Bovey Basin. After the decline and sale of the estate in the 1930’s the site was brought by the Forestry Commission and...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Decoy Country Park
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Decoy Country Park

Decoy Country Park Decoy Country Park is located on the edge of Newton Abbot and was first created in 1988. It is thought that Decoy was named after an earlier lake at which ducks were lured into a ‘decoy’ and then caught and killed for food. In the late 19th Century ball clay was found...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Dawlish Warren
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Dawlish Warren

DAWLISH WARREN NATURE RESERVE The nature reserve at Dawlish Warren extends for 500 acres and is located on a long sand spit at the mouth of the River Exe. The sand spit is home to many species of wildlife. The spit is a combination of dunes, grassland, ponds, salt marsh and mud flats. The warren...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Canonteign Falls
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Canonteign Falls

CANONTEIGN FALLS Canonteign Falls is approx 6-7 miles from Newton Abbot on the B3193 off the Chudleigh road. Situated inside Dartmoor National Park. Canonteign is home to England’s highest waterfall with an almost vertical drop of 70 metres, rushing over rock formations down to the streams below which flow through ancient woodland and wetlands. Wonder...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Becky Falls
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Becky Falls

BECKY FALLS Becky Falls is approx 10 miles from Newton Abbot, 4 miles west of Bovey Tracey, well sign posted from main roads. It combines the lovely falls with nature trails ranging from easy to walk for the not so energetic and great for children up to the rough and rugged where there are great...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Devonia Sheepskins & Visitor Centre
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Devonia Sheepskins & Visitor Centre

The Oldest working Tannery in the World. Devonia Sheepskins have been produced in the small town of buckfastleigh on the edge of the small town of Buckfastleigh on the edge of Dartmoor, in Devon, for some 200 years. The tannery has always procured the highest grade skins from locally bred flocks of sheep. The combination...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Cockington
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Cockington

No visit to the South West is complete without a visit to Cockington. Known the world over, the famous thatched, Domesday Book Village nestles deep within a hidden valley right in the heart of Torbay. Steeping back in time, the Village is well served with Tea Rooms, Gift Shops, the fine Lutyens designed Public House...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
The Rock Centre
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The Rock Centre

The Rock Centre – Chudleigh, South Devon * Rock Climbing * Abseiling * Caving * Tree Top Adventures * Fun for Everyone * Nationally Qualified Instructors Prices: Groups of 4 or more £7.50 per head per hour £15 per head for 2 hours £15 per head for 3 hours – 3rd Hour FREE! Individuals/2/3/People £30...

9th May 20189th May 2018by