Things to do in North Devon & Exmoor
You can’t move in North Devon without finding something fun, cultural or adventurous to do! Whether you’re looking for great days out in North Devon guaranteed to keep the whole family entertained or a relaxing trip to a historic house, there’s plenty of North Devon attractions to choose from. For top Devon family attractions you can take your pick from a choice of theme parks with exhilarating rides and slides designed to thrill, or get up close and personal with the cutest animals at one of our fun packed farm attractions. North Devon boasts an enviable choice of more exotic wildlife attractions too, from a zoo and an aquarium to a Dinosaur Park. Enjoy a glimpse into the lives of the rich and famous of bygone days in one of North Devon's historic houses and gardens. Plus there’s a fascinating range of heritage attractions to visit, including funicular railways, castles and medieval bridges.
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North Road, South Molton, North Devon, EX36 3AZ
See the living wonder of wild Exmoor honey bees in their various natural habitats & observation hives, also the workings of Britain’s largest honey farm viewed from 300 feet of indoor gallery.
Ilfracombe Aquarium, The Old Lifeboat House, The Pier, Ilfracombe Harbour, Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ
Award winning, all weather family attraction provides a fascinating journey of discovery into the aquatic life of North Devon.
Higher Leigh, Combe Martin, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 0NG
The valley that time forgot. A subtropical paradise with an abundance of birds and animals, and animatronics dinosaurs, so real they're alive!
Cookworthy Forest Centre, Beaworthy, North Devon, EX21 5UX
Enclosed by the upland expanses of Bodmin, Exmoor and Dartmoor, and to the north by the wild North Devon coast, Ruby Country is very much "undiscovered Devon".
South Stowford, Bratton Fleming, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX31 4SG
A unique natural zoo,with a "hands on" informal atmosphere exhibiting the famous Exmoor Beast.
9 The Quay, Ilfracombe, North Devon, EX34 9EQ
Spectacular wildlife and coastal cruises aboard one of the most technologically advanced passenger vessels in the UK. Frequent sights of seals, porpoises and dolphins. Come and enjoy one of the most dramatic coastal landscapes in England!
Hope Farm, Ashwater, Beaworthy, North Devon, EX21 5DL
he Alpaca Park in stunning Devon countryside offers a tranquil, uplifting experience for all age groups. The 100 acres are lovingly tended to encourage a peaceful, easy pace of life for its Alpaca, wildlife and visitors.
Lundy Shore Office, The Quay, Bideford, North Devon, EX39 2LY
Lundy lies off the coast of North Devon, where the atlantic ocean meets the Bristol Channel, with nothing between it and America. It is a granite outcrop, three and a half miles long and half a mile wide.
Hartland Peninsula Association, West Tisberry farm, Hartland, Bideford, EX39 6AU
Set against the spectacular Atlantic coastline to the west & the Bristol Channel to the north, the 17,000 acres offer a landscape of great contrast from open moorland, tumbling waterfalls to rugged cliffs.
Room 508, Barnstaple Civic Centre, Barnstaple, North Devon, EX322SB
Lying at the entrance to the Taw-Torridge Estuary, Braunton Burrows is one of the most important sand dune systems in Britain and forms the core of a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.