Out and About - Things to do in Devon

Visitor Attractions around Newcourt Barton, Exeter, Mid and East Devon

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Centrally located for all parts of Devon, whether you visit for a holiday or a short break, there is history, heritage, adventure and fun - plenty to see and do for all ages.

Families can enjoy a wealth of activities in the area with the glorious South Devon Sandy Beaches within 30 minutes drive. Visit the unspoilt resorts of Exmouth, Sidmouth, Beer or Budleigh Salterton.

Travel a little further to North Devon with its rocky coves and long sandy surfing beaches such as Woolacombe, Westward Ho! and Bude.

For the keen walkers the picturesque National Parks of Dartmoor and Exmoor are similarly nearby. Exmoor with its magnificent landscapes, rocky headlands and plunging waterfalls. Dartmoor with its beautiful tors allowing you to roam freely seeking out its wildlife and archaeological remains.

For history and heritage the renowned National Trust Properties of Killerton House and Knightshayes Court are both within 10 miles as is the Cathedral City of Exeter, the regional capital of the south west, with its Guildhall and Princesshay Shopping Centres, Historical Quayside and Medieval Underground Passages.

For the children there are adventure parks, animal reserves and a great many places of interest in the area to occupy your day. We have a large supply of tourist information leaflets on display to help you choose your destination.

Below are examples of a few within the immediate vicinity.

DiggerlandIf you are looking for a fantastic fun day out for all the Family, Diggerland is a unique Adventure Park revolving around the fascination that children (and some parents!) have with mechanical diggers


CrealySouth West biggest adventure park. Animals, Adventure, Rides and Slides make for an unforgettable day out at Crealy 

Devon beaches


Yarak Birds of PreyYarak Birds of Prey Centre, Langford, Cullompton. Devon's most unique Bird of Prey Centre open to the public for viewing of birds and daily flying displays.



Quad WorldDevon's Premier All-Terrain Off Road Fun. Come to Quad World where all the family can join in the fastest growing, fun sport in the UK.



EscotEscot is a place for people who love Nature - there are paths, trails, places to picnic, things to enchant and delight, with beautiful flowers, shrubs and specimen trees everywhere. Explore and enjoy the natural fantasy gardens and woodland.


Tiverton CanalLocated in Mid Devon on the banks of the Grand Western Canal, Tiverton Canal is a unique Canal park tourist Attraction that offers an enjoyable family day out for everyone that loves Boats, Horses, Wildlife and Water.

National Trust Killerton KnightshayesMany National Trust properties are within easy reach, most notably Killerton and Knightshayes.