Longlands Days Out!
Meet the Beast of Exmoor, walk on the wild side, be a keeper for a day, feed the lemurs, meerkats and penguins. 5 miles / EX31 4SG / 01598 763352
The Wildlife and Dinosaur Park in Combe Martin
Swim with sea lions, feed the lions, shadow a keeper, or fly a bird of prey. 2 miles / EX34 0NG / 01271 882486
Discover a house full of treasures and secrets, spy on rare horseshoe bats, enjoy a carriage ride and explore the National Trust Carriage museum. 4 miles / EX31 4LP / 01271 850296
Swing on a merry-go-round. Go gnuts for gnomes. Wonder at the water show. A privately owned castle filled with Victorian treasures, set in beautiful grounds full of old fashioned fun. 6 miles / EX34 9SL / 01271 867474
The Aquarium in Ilfracombe
Journey from an Exmoor stream to the Atlantic Ocean without ever leaving the Old Lifeboat House. 9 miles / EX34 9EQ / 01271 864533
Woody Bay Station
Enjoy the last narrow-gauge railway adventure and see the start of an immense restoration project to restore the legendary Lynton and Barnstaple Railway. A must for any small Thomas the Tank Engine fan! 6.5 miles / EX31 4RA
Paint a Pot, Braunton
Indulge your inner artist and create a ceramic masterpiece! They will even post your creation home to you once it has been glazed and fired. 13 miles / EX33 2JL / 01271 813999
Rock & Rapids, South Molton
Try your hand at climbing on the indoor climbing wall. 16 miles / EX36 3NA / 01769 573380
The Big Sheep, Bideford
Ride a tractor, a train, the piggy pull along, a swan pedal or the vintage pony carousel. Race a sheep, cuddle a rabbit, somersault on the Jumping Pillow or whizz down the slide and drop into the ball pit. The perfect day out for younger children. 22 miles / EX39 5AP / 01237 472366
The Ultimate Adventure Centre, Bideford
Wipeout on the ultimate assault course, brave the high wires, zoom down the hill on a mountain board, get giddy zorbing, climb the wall, kayak on the Torridge estuary. The ultimate adrenaline rush for older children, teenagers and dare devil adults! Voted No 1 Top Adventure weekends for kids. 22 miles / EX39 5AP/01237 880028
Dunster Castle near Minehead
Find the secret passage, explore the crypt, play the piano, enjoy snooker, handle a real shot gun, enjoy breathtaking views across Exmoor and the Bristol Channel or lose yourself in the subtropical gardens. 28 miles / TA24 6SL / 01643 821314
Take a Sea Safari and enjoy a totally different view of the North Devon coast. Spot a dolphin. Spy a seal. Bounce over some waves and zoom over the water. Ilfracombe / 9 miles / EX34 9EQ / 01271 863398
Escape to the magical island of Lundy just a two hour boat ride from Ilfracombe. Spot a puffin. Meet a Lundy pony. Take a walk and hunt for the Lundy Letterboxes. Admire the views. Enjoy a delicious meal & pint at the Marisco Tavern. Ilfracombe / 9 miles / EX34 9EQ / 01271 863636
Enjoy a 4×4 Exmoor Safari. There’s no better way to see Exmoor, learn about its history and spot some wildlife.
Either start from Exford with Exmoor Wildlife Safaris, or Porlock with Discovery Safaris.
Exmoor Wildlife Safaris can take groups of up to 8 and are happy to take dogs too.
Safaris start from the White Horse Inn / TA24 7PY/ Call Daphne on 07977 571494.
Discovery Safaris can take groups of up to 6 and depart from the Village Hall / TA24 8QD / Call Richard on 01634 363444