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Devon Family Attractions
Big fun awaits at Devon’s top family attractions – the best family days out in Devon!
37 Top Things to do with kids in Devon
Devon continues to be one of the UK top family holiday destinations and both Devon and Cornwall in the year 2021 now recognised as being the year of the great ‘staycation’ are both proving to be ‘holiday hot spots’ that people are heading for. Devon is a stunning county boasting two very different coastlines and over 300 miles of wonderful Devonshire shoreline but Devon doesn’t just offer beautiful beaches, if you look deeper you will discover some of the best family days out in Devon and some of the UK’s top family attractions!
Devon has so many places to visit completely geared towards families and also has some great family activities too. Devon is packed full of fun for all tastes and all ages. If you are looking for things to do in Devon for the family then you won’t be disappointed. There is a fine choice of animal experience days and a visit to one of the Devon’s top farm parks or Devon’s zoos is guaranteed to be a great day out for all the family.
For those thrill seeking families, then a visit to one of Devon’s top theme parks is a must. Ride a rollercoaster, take a toboggan ride or get wet on one of the thrilling water rides. A full day out of family fun is offered at Devon’s top tourist attractions.
There is so much more too at our transport themed attractions. There nothing like taking the family for a Devon day out onboard a Devon boat cruise, the kids will love the adventure of climbing aboard a boat and setting sail to the open sea or taking a river cruise trip. Or why not take the family for a Devon day out on a real steam train. Be transported back in time, see, smell and hear the experience as you pull out of the station. Or take the kids on a narrow gauge tram adventure for an ‘electric’ day out which passes through a nature reserve, learn and love discovering some of Devon’s top attractions.
Other places to visit in Devon for families that will be a great hit are Devon’s natural tourist attractions. Get outdoors and take an adventure to one of Devon’s waterfalls, follow the woodland walks and trails, then climb to the top and check out the views. There’s nothing quite like fresh air and exercise for a great family day out and over 20 of Devon’s Top Attractions are dog friendly too so why not let your dog enjoy the Devon day out too.
Take the family to one of Devon’s top activity centres, let the kids explore over 90 acres of parkland or do some of the family activities. Take the high ropes, hire a canoe, dare to do the mega zip wire, attempt the climbing wall, picnic or even ‘stay and play’ at their adjoining campsite.
There’s a Devon family adventure if you take the family for a visit at one of Devon’s castles, stately homes or gardens. Educate the children and have fun, learn about Devon’s history and heritage or visit one of Devon’s museums and see all of the wonderful artefacts and exhibits.
There’s also free family days in Devon to visit too and if its raining and you’re looking for things to do with kids in Devon in the rain, then look no further we have over 20 all-weather family attractions and things to do with the family when the weather isn’t great.
So, if you’re searching for things to do with kids in Devon – you’ve found them, in abundance! You and the family need never be bored – whether you’re visiting, or lucky enough to live here. Get ready for some great fun!