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Great days out for all the family

Fun for the family: zoos, theme parks, aquariums, farms, museums and even an old jail!

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Gulworthy Fete & Dog Show

This lovely annual event is held at Woodovis Park in August.  A wonderful afternoon of fun in the park.  Music, cream teas, dog shows, stalls, runner duck racing, and a whole lot more!  View previous photos here. Dates will be displayed on our Whats On page.

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Wild Swimming on Dartmoor

What’s better then splashing around in a pool on Dartmoor? Do our Widgery Cross, Brat Tor (& a secret poem) walk and you’ll come across this lovely pool.  With cows watching on in amazement, you’ll have a great day to remember.

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Cotehele House and Quay (National Trust)

This is a fortified medieval house and richly planted garden with a quay, mill and variety of woodland walks, a mile or so riverside walk from Calstock.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01579 351346

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Buckland Abbey (National Trust)

This is a 13th century abbey, later converted into the home of Sir Francis Drake. Explore the legendary life of Sir Francis Drake and the Armada.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01822 853607

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Castle Drogo (National Trust)

The castle and grounds are lovely to visit, and during the school holidays there are all sorts of fun and adventurous activities going on for the little’uns.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01647 433306

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Moretonhampstead Motor Museum

Dartmoor’s latest attraction!  Over 100 vintage and classic vehicles from Victorian horse-drawn carts to cars, motorcycles from pre-1920s to the 1990s.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01647 440636

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The Eden Project

The famous biomes, tropical and Mediterranean gardens built in an old used up quarry. Plans for a new building to house a desert landscape in a ‘bowed tennis racket shape’!

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01726 811911

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Do-Something

Do Something is more than a tag line for Do-Cornwall.com, it’s an exhortation to move, to develop, to learn, to seek new and life changing experiences.

So while you’re here, Do something different .…

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Morwellham Quay

This is a 1000-year-old riverside village, port and mine set in 200 acres that have been restored and brought back to life. This is just 3 miles from Woodovis.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01822 832766

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The National Marine Aquarium

Your visit at the aquarium will reveal a strange and secret world that is both beautiful and bizarre, both weird and wonderful. The aquarium boasts a shark theatre, a wave tank and much more.

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The Tamar Valley Donkey Park & Play Barn

This makes a fun packed day out for all the family to see donkeys, rabbits, ducks, pigs, lambs and calves. With a huge indoor play barn this makes a great wet weather option too.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01822 834072

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Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

A huge indoor attraction that provides a unique opportunity to enjoy historical fairground rides all indoors. It just takes you back….try the ghost train! Good old fashioned fairground fun!  Better still, it’s great for any weather.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01566 783425

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The Tamar Otter and Wildlife Centre

This is the only place in the West Country that breeds otters and then re-introduces them into the wild. You can watch the otters play in natural enclosures and see them inside their breeding holts.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01566 785646

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Dartmoor Zoological Park

Set in 33 acres of beautiful woodland with some stunning views of the surrounding countryside, Dartmoor Zoological Park is a unique family owned zoo with a fantastic collection of animals.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01752 837 645

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Porfell Wildlife Park & Sanctuary

Get up close to meerkats, monkeys & 100s of exotic animals. Porfell offers sanctuary to neglected, injured, & illegally imported exotic animals from around the world . Children adore this park.

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The Monkey Sanctuary

Caring for monkeys rescued from the UK and international primate pet trades. Receive an insight into a working sanctuary; informative talks, wildlife gardens, children’s activity room, workshops, gift shop, café and picnic areas.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01503 262532

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Miniature Pony & Animal Farm

Here you can meet, touch and feel over 150 animals, including miniature ponies and donkeys that foal throughout the Spring and early Summer.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01647 432400

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Screech Owl Sanctuary

A large collection of owl species from all over the world. At certain times of the year, baby owls may be seen playing in the créche.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01726 860182

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Trethorne Leisure Farm and Golf Course

Plenty of adventure play areas – even a ball pool for adults. Shire horse and pony rides. Falconry displays, crazy golf, indoor skittles, dodgems, chess, and ten-pin bowling.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01566 86324

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Woodlands Leisure Park

All weather fun, plenty for the active family both indoors and out. Water slides, thrills and spills!

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01803 712598

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Pennywell Farm and Wildlife Centre

Great activities and shows every 30 minutes. Shire horse shows, the Dartmoor Pony centre, children’s play barn and falconry displays.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01364 642023

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Babbacombe Model Village & Gardens

A little world in miniature! Beautiful gardens, displays and models, with a model railway too! It’ll make you feel like you’re a giant!!

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01803 315315

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Crealy Adventure Park

A fun day out for all the family, with log flumes, pirate ship, race karts and huge all weather play areas with special areas for toddlers.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01395 233200

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Living Coasts

A wonderful experience to ‘see life on the edge’. All sorts of fascinating coastal creatures to see, from cuddly seals to comical penguins, beautiful puffins and sea ducks.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01803 202470

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Paignton Zoo

Animals galore, from all over the world, deserts, frozen wastes, rain forests and more. All the big animals are there, with lots of little ones too!

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01803 697500

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Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is recognised as the most important Palaeolithic cave system in Britain and is home to the most spectacular stalactite and stalagmite formations.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01803 215136

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Bodmin Jail

Step back in time. Visit the dungeons below ground and find out just some of the crimes and punishments of our unfortunate ancestors.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01208 76292

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Play Planet

Fancy somewhere nice and easy to take the kids? Play planet are a soft play centre open to ages 0-11.  With  slides, a ball pool, rollers and spider nets to entertain and challenge your children, and a new soft play area just for toddlers, its a safe, clean and family-friendly environment awaits, with staff on-hand to help. Completely indoors so great for a rainy day!

Visit WebsiteCall: 07552 937710

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Golden Hind Museum Ship

There’s so much to see and explore above and below the five decks of the Golden Hind Museum Ship in Brixham, with many hands on-exhibits, giving visitors of all ages a wonderful insight into life aboard Sir Francis Drake’s Tudor galleon.

Visit WebsiteGet DirectionsCall: 01803 856223

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What our customers say:

Wonderful retreat

We checked in yesterday and were bowled over by the very warm and welcoming greeting. This site is run by a lovely family the facilities are amazing and our caravan is first class. The site itself is beautiful and very serine altogether first class and I would highly recommend.

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Fantastic Stay

I purchased a Super Pod Glamping stay and it was so much fun :) The pod was beautiful, the staff were amazing and the site was just beautiful. Facilities were brilliant and well maintained. It really was a very enjoyable stay, and I would totally come back. Thank you all so much :)

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Would highly recommend

Stayed for a week in one of the static caravans with my partner and 2 small children. The site itself and the caravan were immaculate and the staff were so friendly and helpful. There is a lovely playground for the kids and the swimming pool on-site was great. Would definitely return.

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Fantastic site and great staff

Stayed here for a weekend in touring caravan, a lovely site, very peaceful with great staff and great facilities, the grounds are very well kept, the pool jacuzzi and sauna are great and spotless, immaculate and very clean will certainly be visiting again.

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Amazing stay!

Me and my partner camped here for a week and have nothing but positive things to say!! We had an amazing week holiday, The staff are really friendly and make you feel so welcome nothing is too much. The pool and facilities were really nice too. Highly recommend to stay here, we will be back!

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Fantastic Site!!!

Just returned from a 2 week stay in a beautiful static caravan. Couldn’t have asked for more. Staff excellent and extremely friendly and helpful. Site was lovely and our caravan was beautifully clean along with the rest of the site. Always a friendly face around. Kids loved it, made friends. Lots to see and do around the area. Highly recommended – already booked for next year!

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Camping

Fantastic site. Very clean and brilliantly looked after. Superb value. Very friendly and helpful staff. Lovely pool, jacuzzi and heat room. Fantastic dog walking field and woodland walk. Would highly recommend. We will be back!

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

Would highly recommend

Stayed for a week in one of the static caravans with my partner and 2 small children. The site itself and the caravan were immaculate and the staff were so friendly and helpful. There is a lovely playground for the kids and the swimming pool on-site was great.
Would definitely return.

Tripadvisor.co.uk 2018

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