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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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Feel like a giant at the model village as you explore 4 acres of award-winning gardens showcasing hundreds of model scenes, vehicles & people. Distance from Devon Cliffs: 32 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.

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 2nd to February 28th 2018 10:30am to latest entry 3:00pm (2.30pm to include 4D Theatre)* March 1st to 28th 10:00am to latest entry 3:30pm (3.00pm to include 4D theatre)* March 29th to April 30th 10:00am to latest entry 4:00pm (3.30pm to include 4D theatre)*  EXCEPT THURSDAYS for illuminations - 10.00am to latest entry 8:30pm (7.30pm to include 4D theatre)*   May 1st to July 27th 10:00am to latest entry 4:00pm (3.30pm to include 4D theatre)* EXCEPT THURSDAYS for illuminations - 10.00am to latest entry 9:30pm (8.30pm to include 4D theatre)*   July 28th to August 31st SATURDAY & SUNDAY - 10:00am to latest entry 4:00pm (3.30pm to include 4D theatre)* MONDAY to FRIDAY - 10:00am to latest entry 9:30pm (8.30pm to include 4D theatre)* Evenings illuminations   September 1st to October 19th 10:00am to 4.00pm (latest entry)* EXCEPT Thursdays - 10.00am to 8.30pm (latest entry)* For Evenings illuminations   October 20th to 23rd 10:00am to 4.00pm (latest entry)* Halloween Happenings   October 24th to 31st 10:00am to 7:30pm (Latest entry)* Halloween Happenings and Evening Spookilluminations & Tour   November 1st to December 14th 2018 10:30am to 3:00pm (latest entry)*   December 15th 2018 to January 1st 2019 10:30am to 4:00pm* (except closed Dec 25th)

Event

Beautiful Days Festival

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Children & Family Event

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

OPEN DATES:17 August-19 August

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Beautiful Days is the Levellers’ family music festival organised by DMF Music which takes place at Escot Park in Devon and has been running for 15 years. The festival has 7 stages, amazing 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 has no sponsorship, branding and does not advertise. 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. We made it through to the final shortlists in the 2017 UK Festival Awards for 3 awards which was lovely but with nearly 50% of the vote we WON Best Medium Festival at the 2017 Festival Kidz 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

Event

Big Screen In the Park

CATEGORY:Event

TYPE:Children & Family Event

LOCATION:Northernhay Gardens,
Exeter,
Devon,
EX4 3SA

OPEN DATES:7 August-13 August

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Ticket prices are for on the day bookings. Northernhay Gardens are located to the rear of the High Street behind Boots. This is an outdoor event so come prepared with suitable clothing and shoes. Distance from Devon Cliffs: 14 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.  

9 August - Mary Poppins 10 August - The Jungle Book 11 August - Romeo & Juliet 12 August - Jaws 13 August - The Martian 14 August - Stand By Me 7th August - Four weddings and a funeral 8th August - Monsters Inc 9th August - Psycho 10th August - Hunt for the wilderpeople 11th August - Rogue one: A star wars story 12th August - La la land 13th August - Donnie Darko

Attraction

Canonteign Falls

CATEGORY:Attraction

TYPE:Gardens & Parks

LOCATION:Canonteign Falls,
Christow, Nr Exeter,
Devon,
Devon,
EX6 7RH

OPEN DATES:Year round

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Opens from Wednesday 21st March 2018

If you're wondering where to go or looking for places to visit and things to do in Devon or you enjoy walking on Dartmoor and discovering new places of interest, Canonteign Falls is a hidden gem and one of the most idyllic places to see and explore with children. Perfect for outdoor adventure, our children's play area with our 30m zip wire, new wooden play galleon, trampolines and children’s mini assault course will keep the children entertained, whilst our 'Home Farm' café serving locally sourced, home made food, and the wonderful new range of gifts in our Gift Shop will ensure that your every need is catered for. 2018 prices to be confirmed Distance from Devon Cliffs: 24 miles Information correct at time of publishing, subject to change without prior notice. Please check with attraction/organiser for latest details.

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