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Ranked #1 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: Yarak Birds of Prey is the most unique centre in the South West. Yarak is a stand alone specialist Bird of Prey Centre and is... more » Owner description: Yarak Birds of Prey is the most unique centre in the South West. Yarak is a stand alone specialist Bird of Prey Centre and is not attached to an attraction as a sideshow. Yarak is a Bird of Prey visitor centre and also a hands on experience centre. The centre is run by experienced professional falconers that really care about their birds and customers. All the birds here are classed as "family" and are treated with a huge amount of respect and want for nothing. Here at Yarak we cater for visitors to come and see our birds and watch them fly on display. Yarak also caters for hands on experiences, handling and flying our birds. There is a cafe on site for hot/cold food and refreshments.The staff at Yarak are extremely friendly and look after our customers needs and offer endless information regarding the birds. « less
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Ranked #2 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #3 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Historic Sites
Owner description: Please always check our opening times, which are to be found on our website. Until the summer holidays Fri, Sat, Sun 11am-5pm... more » Owner description: Please always check our opening times, which are to be found on our website. Until the summer holidays Fri, Sat, Sun 11am-5pm Whether you're hiking from point A to point B, you're interested in the Mill, or you were lured in by the smell of Kathy's latest cakes, Hele mill is a relaxing, interesting and child-friendly place to visit.Hele Corn Mill (or,'Old Corn Mill') is a working museum in Hele, North Devon. It is open for guided tours by the family who run the mill and tea rooms, and is currently being renovated to be able to mill flour using the water wheel.We currently make our own flour here using the black stone mill. A Whole meal flour made from organic wheat which is sold in the gift shop. Opposite the mill is the Tea Rooms, where we sell a large range of home-made cakes, slices, cream teas and light refreshments. Please park in Beach road car park near the dog friendly beach and walk across road to the footpath by the bus stop this is the prettiest way to the mill but unsuitable for push chairs and disabled. « less
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Woolacombe Beach (Woolacombe)
Ranked #4 of 547 attractions in Devon
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches

In a stunning setting, this fabulous stretch of beach is a gem! Car parking is adjacent and plentiful. The public loos, the cafes and beach shops are all at a high standard and... more »

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Ranked #5 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Educational Sites
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Ranked #6 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Hiking Trails
Owner description: A 3 mile moderate walk along part of the South West Coast Path National Trail passing through an enchanted landscape of rocky... more » Owner description: A 3 mile moderate walk along part of the South West Coast Path National Trail passing through an enchanted landscape of rocky spires and jumbled pinnacles to the mouth of the Salcombe estuary, with inspiring views in all directions, this is a coastal walk guaranteed to lift the spirits. « less
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Ranked #7 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Game/ Entertainment Centers
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Coleton Fishacre (Dartmouth)
Ranked #8 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Gardens; Historic Sites
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Ranked #9 of 547 attractions in Devon
Owner description: Bike, canoe & kayak hire centre, plus bike sales & repairs, on Exeter quay. Pedal from the city to the seaside or paddle to... more » Owner description: Bike, canoe & kayak hire centre, plus bike sales & repairs, on Exeter quay. Pedal from the city to the seaside or paddle to the pub! Easy, relaxing, outdoor fun for all ages.We're on Exeter's historic quayside - popular for it's fascinating history, interesting architecture and independent shops - an easy 10 min walk from the city centre. Open 9am to 6pm everyday (closed Weds in winter) « less
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Ranked #10 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #11 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Classes/Workshops
Owner description: Hawkridge bird of prey centre is a small family run centre, located within the grounds of the world of country life. Set in... more » Owner description: Hawkridge bird of prey centre is a small family run centre, located within the grounds of the world of country life. Set in over 100 acres of beautiful Devon country side, it is a great backdrop in which to fly our birds. As well as providing flying displays for the park during their open season we also offer courses and experience days, where you get to handle and fly our wonderful birds. These sessions are run by appointment only on a 1-1 basis meaning you get to enjoy a nice relaxing day flying birds at a pace that suits you. Courses and experiences run 365 days a year. ( weather permitting) « less
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Donkey Sanctuary (Sidmouth)
Ranked #12 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #13 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
Owner description: We are a small, friendly and very different visit for all the family. Run by a small dedicated team we aim to make your visit... more » Owner description: We are a small, friendly and very different visit for all the family. Run by a small dedicated team we aim to make your visit educational and fun. You can enjoy and learn about our tropical butterflies in the specially designed habitat of which you become part. You not only see the butterflies but feel the rainforest atmosphere that they enjoy as you see their amazing life cycle unfold.In the Otter Sanctuary there are three species of otter to see, our native British otter, the playful Asian short clawed otters and the large North American river otters who love to show off. Our keeper is on hand to explain all about the otters to visitors, some are here for breeding, some for retirement, some just for fun and some because they are unsuitable to be returned to the wild.Make sure to bring your camera. « less
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Ranked #14 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Scenic Railroads; Boat Tours; Bodies of Water
Owner description: The award winning Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company!...Dartmouth Steam Railway steam trains travel seven miles... more » Owner description: The award winning Dartmouth Steam Railway & River Boat Company!...Dartmouth Steam Railway steam trains travel seven miles along the most spectacular South Devon coast down into the Dart Valley and to the village of Kingswear which sits proudly opposite the Port of Dartmouth. Dartmouth River Boats operate on the stunning river Dart offering daily services to the historic town of Totnes and to the picturesque village of Dittisham. Harbour Cruises operate daily from Dartmouth. There are also wonderful adventures by sea from Torquay, Brixham & Salcombe to enjoy. We are unique in offering combined steam railway, bus and boat excursions for days out in Devon. The Round Robin is an award-winning full day out - a steam train journey, ferry crossing, river cruise and bus ride - a great full day out!In addition, we operate the last remaining coal fired paddle steamer in the UK - the beautiful 'Kingswear Castle'.Plus lots of other fantastic excursions and combinations! « less
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Go Ape Haldon (Exeter)
Ranked #15 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Owner description: The classic and original Go Ape experience. We'll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan... more » Owner description: The classic and original Go Ape experience. We'll brief you for safety before you fly down our zip-wires, leap off our Tarzan Swing and tackle our crossings whilst enjoying some of Britain's most breathtaking scenery. We think everyone has the Go Ape spirit just waiting to be unleashed! There's no greater rush than the great outdoors, so whether your tribe is a stag do, birthday party, corporate event or simply a day out with the kids, we make our courses as fun and as accessible as possible. « less
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South Devon Railway (Buckfastleigh)
Ranked #16 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Scenic Railroads
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Scott Cinemas (Sidmouth)
Ranked #17 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Movie Theaters
Owner description: The Radway opened in 1928 and was planned to operate primarily as a theatre. As a live theatre it quickly failed and was soon... more » Owner description: The Radway opened in 1928 and was planned to operate primarily as a theatre. As a live theatre it quickly failed and was soon altered to better accommodate cinema use.Whilst the building enjoyed a very thorough refurbishment in 1999 care was taken to do this as sympathetically as possible in order to retain its early 30’s charm.Digital Projection, 3D and Sound was recently been added. « less
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Ranked #18 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Tours
Owner description: The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today. She was... more » Owner description: The paddle steamer Kingswear Castle is the last remaining coal-fired paddle steamer in operation in the UK today. She was built in 1924 at Philip & Son of Dartmouth. The Paddle Steamer Preservation Society spent 15 years fully restoring her to her former glory offering river trips on the Medway from 1985. In late 2012, she returned to the home waters of the River Dart after an absence of 47 years. « less
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Bigbury-on-Sea Beach (Bigbury-on-Sea)
Ranked #19 of 547 attractions in Devon
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Beaches
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #20 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #21 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas
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Ranked #22 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Biking Trails; Trails
Owner description: The Tarka Trail is a pedestrian and cycle way within the North Devon Biosphere Reserve. We manage the 31 mile shared-use... more » Owner description: The Tarka Trail is a pedestrian and cycle way within the North Devon Biosphere Reserve. We manage the 31 mile shared-use stretch between Meeth and Braunton which runs along the line of an old railway. It is part of the National Cycle Network and totally traffic free. Along this stretch, interpretation boards and other information help you discover the heritage, culture and natural features you can see. Horses are also welcome between Torrington (Servis bridleway) and Meeth. Please note: We have no control over individual cycle hire businesses or B&Bs or who may use the Tarka Trail in their promotions. Please direct any reviews of their business to their own review page. Many thanks. « less
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Plymouth Sound (Plymouth)
Ranked #23 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Bodies of Water
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RHS Garden Rosemoor (Great Torrington)
Ranked #24 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Gardens; Ancient Ruins
Owner description: If you are looking for inspiration and a relaxing day out, come to RHS Garden Rosemoor and stroll around our enchanting... more » Owner description: If you are looking for inspiration and a relaxing day out, come to RHS Garden Rosemoor and stroll around our enchanting 65-acre garden. Rosemoor is a garden of intoxicating beauty, meticulously crafted and planted, retaining the essence of rural North Devon within a dramatic backdrop of steep wooded valley sides.Whatever the season, the exciting colours, scents and textures mean that all your senses will be stimulated, and with both formal and informal gardens - as well as woodland walks, water features and open spaces - there is something for children and adults alike to enjoy time and again. « less
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Ranked #25 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Theaters
Owner description: The Babbacombe Theatre is a professional venue renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed variety... more » Owner description: The Babbacombe Theatre is a professional venue renowned for wowing audiences with their highly acclaimed variety shows,throughout the year and has been a valuable asset to the English Riviera for over seventy years. For this festive season good cheer is required, so to enhance the essence of this enchanting time of year, the cast from the venue will transforms before your very eyes the true spirit of the occasion! They will provide in abundance side-splitting comedy, mesmerising magic, wonderful music from yesteryear and today whilst creating memorable moments in the show, Once Upon A Christmas. A very special treat you will not want to miss! With adaptations of some great classics (of the musical and comedic variety), costume design, choreography and musical arrangements, providing a kaleidoscope of colour, this two hour family show takes you on a journey into a land of make believe. Whilst inspirational lighting and innovative projection provides a blast of theatrical vitality, illuminating the plot of pacy show. This show is produced and directed with the audiences ENTERTAINMENT in mind with the guarantee of a 'HAPPY' ending. The theatre has, access for the disabled with a disabled toilet and Wheelchair spaces as well as a Loop System. For details on all the shows programmed at the venue, including Once Upon A Christmas please refer to the website, or contact the box office. « less
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Little Theatre (Torquay)
Ranked #26 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Theaters
Owner description: TOADS Theatre Company - Torbay's premier drama venue! Welcome to TOADS Theatre Company in Torquay. Winner of the South... more » Owner description: TOADS Theatre Company - Torbay's premier drama venue! Welcome to TOADS Theatre Company in Torquay. Winner of the South Devon Drama Federation awards for: Best Supporting Actor 2014 for "Double Cut" Best Supporting Actress 2013 for "Time Was" Best Production 2012 and Best Actor 2012 for "Death of a Salesman" The Little Theatre promises to be a great night out with something to entertain everyone, from well-known classics, thrillers and comedies to ground-breaking works which offer challenges to audiences and performers alike. Have we got you interested? Then drop in and visit us! We look forward to seeing you. « less
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Ranked #27 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Sports Camps/ Clinics
Owner description: The Ultimate Adventure Centre offers the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities available throughout North Devon. The... more » Owner description: The Ultimate Adventure Centre offers the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities available throughout North Devon. The recently opened Ultimate Assault adds to the list of exhilarating experiences made possible through the Ultimate Adventure CentreThe Ultimate Adventure Centre has grown the activities provided, they now include the Assault, Coasteering, Mountain Boarding, Mountain Biking, High Ropes, Climbing Wall, Kayaking, Surfing & Camping. We are now able to offer Packages to give you the chance to experience more than one activity at discounted rates. Our packages are available to you whether you are coming on your own or as a part of group. They can be enjoyed as part of an adventure day out or a longer activity weekend. « less
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Ranked #28 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Museums
Owner description: Exeter's world-class museum has stunning new displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities. The displays... more » Owner description: Exeter's world-class museum has stunning new displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities. The displays reveal Devon and Exeter's rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds and insects delight children and the world cultures galleries display stunning items from all over the world. Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Closed Mondays and bank holidays. Free Admission. From time to time galleries may be closed for special events; please check before traveling. « less
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Ranked #29 of 547 attractions in Devon
Category: Waterfalls
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Connaught Gardens (Sidmouth)
Ranked #30 of 547 attractions in Devon
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