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37 top places for you to visit in the South West

You’ll get great value for money and a day out with the family to remember!

Looking for things to do in Devon? Whatever your interests, whatever your age, and whether you’re on your own, a couple, a group, or a family, our attractions in Devon offer you fabulous days out in one of the most beautiful parts of the country.

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Devon has plenty of things to do to suit all interests and budgets. Families with children will find so much to entertain and amuse them, from the tiniest tots to the hardest-to-please teenagers. Thrill-seekers and those who like to be active will be very happy with the choice of theme parks and outdoor pursuits here in Devon. Lovers of culture, nature and history will be in their element too – we’ve miles of beautiful countryside and coast to explore, plus buildings, architecture, artisan crafters and artists that will intrigue and inspire.

There’s plenty to get excited about – visit Devon and see for yourselves!

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Great days out Devon and the South West

Whatever you fancy doing while you’re in Devon, we can guarantee (as well as a fabulous day out) that all our Devon attractions are highly recommended – and offer a great choice of things to do. If you are seeking ideas and activities we have some of the best places to visit in the South West right here.

Train travelling on track on South Devon Railway

South Devon Railway

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South Devon Railway
Exmoor Zoo Devon

Exmoor Zoo

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Exmoor Zoo
Buckfast Abbey Devon

Buckfast Abbey

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Buckfast Abbey
Becky Falls Devon

Becky Falls

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Becky Falls
Blackpool Sands Devon Beaches

Blackpool Sands

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Blackpool Sands
Clovelly Devon

Clovelly Village

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Clovelly Village
Family enjoys meeting friendly donkey

The Donkey Sanctuary

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The Donkey Sanctuary
Railways Devon

Devon Railway Centre

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Devon Railway Centre

What's On Devon

From special themed activities for families, to visits from kids’ favourite characters, to arts and craft activities, theatre, music, food and drink, our Events pages are guaranteed to have something suitable to do in Devon for everyone.

05 - 25 Jul   Oct

Canonteign Falls Guided Walk and History Tour

To walk through the Canonteign Falls Estate is to meander through over 200 years of English history, taking in the…

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06 Jul

Rosemoor Live – An afternoon with Jo Thompson

During the talk, Jo will discuss her extraordanary life and career as well as her inspiration and passion for design,…

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Close-up of the piece

06 Jul

‘The Sweetest Thing’ with Joy Gregory

Her magnificent textile piece commissioned for RAMM’s exhibition ‘In Plain Sight: Transatlantic Slavery and Devon’ tells the story of Devon’s links to…

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