What's On August | Devon's Top Attractions

What’s On Highlights August

There’s lots to do for all the family

Keep the whole family fully entertained and give the children a great time in Devon this August.

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20
Jul
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31
Aug

Showstopping Summer!

Get ready for a Summer of a lifetime. Our High Dive is back this Summer. Watch daily throughout the Summer…

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Shaun selfie in the veggie garden
27
Jul
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01
Sep

The Great Garden Adventure with Shaun the Sheep

Join the fun and frolics with Shaun this summer as he learns top tips about how to grow scrumptious fresh…

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Gruffalo sculpture
23
Jul
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16
Sep

Olympic Gruffalo fun

Embark on a quest to find hidden Gruffalo character signs and enjoy some sporty challenges. This free activity is running…

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02
Nov

Driver Experience

This fantastic day-out offers a unique opportunity to enjoy the thrill of preparing, firing and driving a steam locomotive, on…

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Clovelly Maritime and Lifeboat Weekend
03
Aug
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04
Aug

Lifeboat Weekend, in aid of the R.N.LI.

On Saturday there will be a 2-mile sponsored sea swim from Bucks Mills to Clovelly.  Sunday is a day full…

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illustration of treasure chest and donkey
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30
Sep

The Golden Carrot Trail – Summer Hunt

This summer, follow the map to each spot for a chance to collect each of the orange carrots. But watch…

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28
Aug

THE PIRATE TRAM – “THE SEATON PEARL”

Pirate Tram! Families and children are sure to enjoy this fun-filled tram ride following the Axe Estuary! There are only…

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A colourful painting with surreal elements featuring a group of men and women
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29
Sep

The Time is Always Now: Artists Reframe the Black Figure

See a major international exhibition featuring some of the hottest names in contemporary art at The Box this summer. ‘The…

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27
Sep

An Hour with the Bees

If you are curious about what it would be like to open a hive for the first time, are thinking…

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a LEGO spaceship on a starry background
28
Aug

Beyond infinity – LEGO brick vehicles of the future

Design and build a LEGO brick vehicle of the future under the guidance of the experts from Brick ideas. Take…

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Clovelly Gig Regatta
31
Aug

Gig Regatta

It celebrates Devon’s best teams going head-to-head in a fun, but an intense day of competition. Gig Rowing exploded in…

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A woman is holding a child wearing a paper crown
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05
Jan

Gruffalo Party Trail at Haldon Forest Park

Haldon Forest Park’s interactive family trail features all sorts of party-themed activities and games, along with fun facts to teach you…

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A painting in tones of blue, orange and yellow showing three fishermen bringing in their catch
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23
Feb

Planet Ocean

How inappropriate to call this planet ‘Earth’ when it is clearly ‘Ocean’. Arthur C. Clarke We are all part of…

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27
Aug

Fast (not furious) – LEGO brick motorised racing cars

Design, build and race your very own motorised LEGO race car under the guidance of the experts from Brick Ideas.…

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A pair of hands uses coloured card to create a two-dimensional hot air balloon
15
Aug
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29
Aug

Up, up, and away! Make a hot air balloon suncatcher

Is there a more relaxing mode of transport than a hot air balloon? Just imagine floating above the rolling Devon…

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A young boy holds a small wooden propeller plane
06
Aug
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07
Aug

Take flight! Build a real flying machine

Ever dreamed of building your own aircraft and setting off on an adventure to far off lands. Well, join us…

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RAMM Exeter exhibitions
09
Aug

GWR Day – Storytelling with Rupee the dog; Meet a train driver

10.30 – 12.30 All aboard, train enthusiasts! Do you dream of being a train driver? Or just want to know…

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14
Sep

Piggies & Prosecco Evenings at Pennywell Farm

This exclusive event is for grown-up Pennywell Farmers only.    Enjoy some chillaxed time on the farm with plenty of…

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A model raft made from twigs and string floats in water
20
Aug
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21
Aug

All at sea! Build a powered boat

Reckon you can build a powered boat using nothing but corks, string, elastic bands and imagination? We do! Build your…

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13
Aug

On the right track – LEGO brick motorised trains

Design, build and drive your own motorised LEGO brick train under the guidance of the experts from Brick Ideas. Take…

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21
Aug

THE PIRATE TRAM – “THE SEATON PEARL”

Pirate Tram! Families and children are sure to enjoy this fun-filled tram ride following the Axe Estuary! There are only…

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Girl reading a book quietly in the Killerton fashion exhibition
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02
Nov

Relaxed Hour in the house

Enjoy the Acland family home at your own pace. Relaxed Hour is ideal for our visitors who prefer a quieter…

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27
Jul
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02
Sep

Summer at Quince Honey Farm

Make a bee-line for Quince Honey Farm this summer and enjoy all-weather family fun, including honey tasting, candle rolling, seed…

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Killerton House
04
Aug

Outdoor theatre: Illyria theatre – The Hound of the Baskervilles

An evening of mystery, intrigue and things that go woof in the night. Who killed Sir Charles Baskerville? Can anyone…

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