Things to do & Places to Visit on Your Devon Holiday

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Something For Everyone – Locally & Just a Short Drive

Below are some useful ideas for you to do whilst on your holiday in Devon. There are also many public footpaths, bridleways, coastal paths and cycle routes. Many circular walks start in village centres of the surrounding area.

Honiton has a public swimming pool, sports centre, golf course, famous lace museum and on the third Thursday of each month there is a Farmers market. Every Tuesday and Saturday, Honiton has a street market on the high street. Historic thatched villages such as Broadhembury and Gittisham, both just 3 miles away.

For a small donation to this years chosen charity (Devon Freewheeers), you can borrow kits for fossil hunting, bat listening and bugs safari.  Reserving an Educational Activity Kit can be done on the booking page for extras.  (please note that bat listening is only available between April and October).

Places to Visit

www.nationaltrust.org.uk –National Trust properties Killerton, Knightshayes, A la Ronde, all near by
www.bictongardens.co.uk – floral gardens, railway, museum
www.tram.co.uk – Seaton tram – 3 miles along estuary of River Axe - birdwatching, drive a tram, halloween tours, polar express, dinosaur train, tribute shows etc
www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk – Sanctuary for 8,000 donkeys – free entry just donations on exit
www.diggerland.com – Small and Big Boys ride on JCB diggers
www.crealy.co.uk – adventure park for all ages – animals, rides, indoor arena
www.peco-uk.com – Model railways – Picturesque gardens overlooking Beer
www.sidmouthfolkweek.co.uk – International dancers from all over the world come to Sidmouth every August 
www.stuartlinecruises.co.uk - Cruises around the Jurassic coast or Round Robin (Boat & train & bus)
 

General Informational Websites

www.jurassiccoast.com – World famous heritage coastline on our doorstep
www.eastdevonaonb.org.uk – Area of Outstanding Natural beauty information
www.blackdown-hills.net – Designated area of outstanding natural beauty
www.visitdevon.co.uk – site full of information about visiting Devon
www.eastdevon.net/tourism – Information for visitors of East Devon
www.sidmouth.gov.uk – what is on in Sidmouth
www.exmouth-guide.co.uk – what is on in Exmouth
www.lymeregistourism.co.uk – what is on in Lyme Regis

Calendar of Events

www.eastdevonhub.co.uk – Dates of festivals, events, everything that is happening in East Devon and South Devon