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Family holidays in Devon

With dune-backed beaches, big surf, boat trips, fresh crab salad and clotted cream teas - no wonder the West Country is the only holiday destination for many families. Whether you want to feel blown away by those big Atlantic rollers or enjoy the more sheltered and relaxed pace of South Devon, we have the best of both worlds.

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Attraction

Babbacombe Model Village

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Other

LOCATION:Babbacombe Model Village,
Hampton Avenue,
Torquay,
Devon,
TQ1 3LA

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Since the village opened in 1963 the park has continued to expand the number of features on display. The village portrays English life and culture over the last 5 decades and is sure to bring to life those childhood memories! Experience the world in miniature as your explore the model village. Don't just watch a film... Feel it !Experience the big screen like never before with stunning sounds, lighting and other surprising effects at our 4D cinema. New for 2017 NEW Narrow Boats on a NEW village canal. The village green is getting a makeover with a picturesque canal and narrow boats portraying an idyllic 'lazy days' country scene 'The House of Magic' Showing in our 4D cinema from March Our City Scene is getting a makeover with new models being added during 2017 Our mini mansion will be hosting various events throughout the year. 2017 prices to be confirmed Children under 3 go free Family ticket based on 2 adult and 2 children 4D Cinema Tickets (Optional extra) £1.50, please request at admissions.

September 1st - October 24th 2016: Open 10:00am - Last Entry 4:00pm - Close by 5:30pm.  EXCEPT: Late Opening Thursdays - Last Entry 8:00pm - Close by 9:30pm - illuminations from 7.00pm  (EVENT: Miniature Rhino Trail - daily until Oct 9th, see 'events' for info and times) October 25th to October 31st 2016 Open 10:30am - Last Entry 7:30pm - Close by 9:30pm Halloween and Evening Illuminations, see 'Events' for details November 1st to December 9th Open 10:30am - Last Entry 3:00pm - Close 4:00pm December 10th to January 2nd 2017 Open 10:30am - Last Entry 4:00pm - Close 6:00pm - Christmas at the Village, see 'Events' for detail 2017 dates to be confirmed January 3rd to February 28th  Open 10:30am - Last Entry 3:00pm - Close by 4:00pm March 1st to 31st  Open 10:00am - Last Entry 3:30pm - Close by 5:00pm April 1st to 30th  Open 10:00am - Last Entry 4:00pm - Close by 5:30pm - (Easter Egg Hunt 1st to 23rd)  Late Opening Thursdays - Last Entry 8:00pm - Close by 9:00pm (for Evening Illuminations) May 1st to July 23rd  Open 10:00am - Last Entry 4:00pm - Close by 5:30pm  Late Opening Thursdays - Last Entry 9:00pm - Close by 10:30pm - Evening Illuminations July 24th to August 31st  Saturday & Sunday - Open 10:00am - Last Entry 4:00pm - Close by 5:30pm  Monday to Friday - Open 10:00am - Last entry 9:00pm - Close by 10:30pm September 1st to October 24th  Open 10:00am - Last Entry 4:00pm - Close by 5:30pm  Late Opening Thursdays - Last Entry 8:00pm - Close by 9:00pm - Evening Illuminations October 25th to 31st  Open 10:30am - Last Entry 7:30pm - Close by 9:30pm  Halloween and Evening Spookilluminations, see 'Events' for details November 1st to December 15th Open 10:30am - Last Entry 3:00pm - Close by 4:00pm

Event

Beautiful Days Festival

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Children & Family Event

LOCATION:Escot Park,
Nr Fairmile,
Devon,
EX11 1LU

OPEN DATES:18 August-20 August

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The countdown is now well underway to Beautiful Days 2017. We are VERY excited about this year and have booked some fantastic acts to join us at the 15th Beautiful Days festival. Tickets go on sale at 10am on Friday 03 February and we will be announcing our line-up for the main stages AND Sunday theme on Friday 03 March! Beautiful Days is the Levellers’ family music festival organised by DMF Music which takes place at Escot Park in Devon with six stages, site art, a huge children’s area, comedy, theatre, family camping, licensed real ale bars from Otter Brewery & a great choice of food and craft stalls. Beautiful Days won the Grass Roots Festival Award at the 2015 UK Festival Awards and Best Medium Festival in the FestivalKidz.com 2015 Awards. We were shortlisted for Best Medium Sized Festival at the 2016 UK Festival Awards. Prices vary please visit website for information Distance from Devon Cliffs: 33 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.

Place of interest

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

CATEGORY:Place of interest

TYPE:Gardens & Parks

LOCATION:East Budleigh,
Budleigh Salterton,
Exeter,
Devon,
EX9 7BJ

OPEN DATES:Year round

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prices

Adult:£8.95

Child:£6.95

Family:£25.95

Enjoy a great day out at Devon’s most magnificent historic gardens, with nearly 300 years of horticultural history. Enjoy the Bicton Woodland Railway, nature trail, mini golf and indoor and outdoor children's play area. There really is something for everyone. Distance from Devon Cliffs: 6.3 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please visit attraction website for opening times and prices

Attraction

Crealy Adventure Park, Devon

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Theme Parks

LOCATION:Sidmouth Road,
Exeter,
Devon,
Devon,
EX5 1DR

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Devon's Crealy Great Adventure Park is an award winning family attraction located just minutes from junction 30 of the M5 near Exeter. The Park has over 60 rides and attractions set in over 100 acres of glorious Devon countryside. We are proud to be a park that caters for the whole family, from the smallest children to parents and grandparents alike. There are over 100 animals, 30 outdoor attractions and a variety of other activities to choose from. With heart-stopping rides for thrill seekers to soft-play and animal petting for younger guests, Devon's Crealy is the South West's number one family day out. Prices vary, please visit attraction website for information On line discounts are only valid for tickets purchased before 23.59pm Advance online tickets are non-refundable but are valid until 31st January 2017. Tickets presented on a day with a different entry price will be subject to additional payment.

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Beaches

Exmouth Beach

CATEGORY:Beaches

TYPE:Beach

LOCATION:Exmouth Beach,
Exmouth,
Devon,
EX8 2AZ

OPEN DATES:Year round

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This spacious beach boasts fine gardens and parks, some dating from the town's Victorian heyday. A sea wall and Queens Drive back Exmouth's long sandy beach. There is a wide promenade lined with shops restaurants and pubs. The beach is cleaned both mechanically and manually on a daily basis in the summer and monthly in the winter. Exmouth beach is perfect for those who enjoy lots of activites like Swimming; fishing; jet skiing; surfing; windsurfing; sailing and boat trips. Surf boards and conoes are available to hire. Zoning in place for jet skis. There is also a SLSGB Surf Life Saving Club at this beach. Exmouth is a gateway for walking the Dorset and East Devon World Heritage Coast site, along the South West Coast Path to Sandy Bay/Budleigh. Bird watchers can walk to the estuary bird hide. Dogs are only allowed in restricted areas between May 1st - September 30th. Pay parking availble for over 1.000 vehicles. MCS recommended for excellent water quality. European designated bathing water. RNLI life guarded between May 24th - September 7th. Distance from Devon Cliffs: 2.8 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice

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