Attractions & Venues

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Beaches

Teignmouth is 9.4 miles away

Coupling all the attractions of a traditional seaside resort with a busy port, Teignmouth has something for everyone.  After a day paddling in the shallow sea, feeling the soft sand between your toes, what could be better than to replenish your energy with some wonderful food – with fresh, locally-caught fish featuring highly on many award winning menus in the town.

Dawlish - Warren Beach About 6.4 miles away

This sand and shingle beach is close to the Exe Estuary and is popular with families. Sand dunes are backed by open grassland, and there are red cliffs.

Exmouth Beach About 7.1 miles away

This spacious resort 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's a wide promenade lined with shops restaurants and pubs.

Sandy Bay Beach About 8.4 miles away

A sandy beach backed by high cliffs; part of a long strip of sand which at low tide is connected all the way to Exmouth. Closed in the winter and can get very crowded in the summer. Nearby Orcombe rocks is a heritage site and a famous spot for fossil hunting.

Fishing

Kenn - Rollestone Farm 3.6 miles away
Trout fishing at rollestone Farm
Shillingford - South View Farm 3.6 miles away                       
Coarse fishing, with three lakes at South View Farm.
Exmouth Fishing trips organised by MŠ Charters contact them through their website

Horse Riding

Haldon Riding Stables 4.4 miles away ABRS approved lessons all day Saturday, Tuesday afternoon and evening with qualified instructor. Hacking every day through forest and country lanes. All abilities catered for. Children's Saturday club, warm friendly welcome. Birthday parties, children activities through holidays, pony and riding management badge awards scheme. Please book in advance. We pride ourselves on being a family run business and making all clients feel at ease. If you want to bring a picnic and chill out whilst taking in our beautiful views after a riding session you are more than welcome. Novice and experienced can enjoy the same ride but if experienced want to have a canter that can be arranged. Please come and enjoy.

Outdoor parks & fun

Devon Crealy 7.9 miles away Established 21 years ago, Devon's Crealy Great Adventure Park is a vibrant and welcoming visitor destination year-round, uniquely interpreting the legends of the area and famous for delivering great adventures. The family owners continue to heavily invest in attractions, facilities and staff, resulting in Crealy remaining strong favourite with local and visiting families alike. Comments received are aften encouraging and constructive. Over £2m capital investment has been made 2009-2010 alone. The Park opens year-round, with annual activities reflecting the seasons. Year round events range from New Babies' Month in January through EasterFest for Everybunny, Maypole Dancing, SummerFest and HallowFest in October, many unuique to Crealy and the south west of England.

Devon Woodlands 33.6 miles away Woodlands Family Theme Park Devon provides a whole day of variety for all ages. Incredible indoor centres, outdoor adventures, Zoo, Big Fun Farm, Falconry Centre and Wildlife Sanctuary - even more fun in one day! Set in beautiful countryside the 90 acre adventure park in Devon has 16 family rides, awesome indoor play centres with rides and cafes plus a wide range of family attractions in 10 themed play zones. Rainy days can be happy days in one of the UK's biggest indoor playcentres with multiple slides, towering netclimbs, adventure play and 3 rides. More indoor fun in two ball blasting arenas and a Mirror Maze. Small children’s attractions are in exclusive play zones, discover two soft play centres for tinies, Circus play drome and train. Outdoors is packed with action from the aerial Ninja Towers to the mega Commando Course, from the bumper boats to cute Pedal Town and Golden Bear City. The Sea Dragon Swing Ship is white knuckle and the 3 watercoasters are top favourites at this Devon attraction. Discover the Arctic Gliders, scary Avalanche and cute DuneBuggies. Find nearly 50 Birds of Prey in the superb Falconry Centre. Don't miss the best Falconry display in Devon UK watch eagle owls gliding, falcons swoop and clever Ravens sorting colours. WoodlandsAdventure Park is the most exciting day out in Devon with its own Zoo and Big Fun Farm. Meet cuddly rabbits, flying squirrels and stately Shire horses. Enjoy snappy happy baby crocs, black flying bats and crushing pythons in the Reptile House. Drive man size tractors and laugh at the racing ferrets. No wonder families say it’s the best day out in Devon.

Shopping

Exeter City Centre 5.7 miles away Exeter is a shopper's dream, offering everything from big name labels to a host of chic independents. With the best shopping in the region, and a stylish new shopping quarter, Exeter offers serious retail therapy There's so much choice with everything from must-have fashion to unique and unusual gifts and accessories. As well as a host of brands and the region's only Apple store, there are plenty of arts & crafts, markets and all the high street names you'd expect.