Family getaways in South Devon are the best!
Luxury sea facing rental cottages and hotel rooms, partnered with a number of great indoor and outdoor activities to suit a wide range of ages, the young and not so old will have a blast! Horse riding, water sports, coastal walks, play parks and a long list of beaches, the list is endless.
There are horse riding centres in some of England's most scenic regions, and they provide rides ranging from multi-day trail rides to one hour beginners' rides. Mountain treks provide a thrilling experience for the more experienced riders, and rides through gently undulating countryside on quiet ponies are enjoyable for novice riders. Horse riding in Devon is an incredible experience that will remain in your memory long after you've hopped off the saddle.
Occombe Farm is a working farm run by Torbay Coast & Countryside Trust on the edge of Paignton. Well known for its award winning cafe, Nature Trails, Gardens, Play Areas and the visitor centre; where you can enjoy free colouring sheets, brass rubbings, activity trails and badge making all absolutely free of charge.
The family can walk around the farm and meet the alpacas, chickens, goats, pigs and cows who live there or take part in a variety of public events such as star gazing, pizza making, fungal forays, cookery school and craft workshops. A good value fun day out.
Waves leisure pool
No matter what the weather it's great fun for all the family. Warm waters, flume rides, inflatable sessions, the wave machine and qualified lifeguards; Waves leisure pool at the English Riviera Centre will guarentee you a safe and enjoyable time.
Rainbow fun house
Indoor fun and adventure.13,000 Sq FT of action packed excitement, race tracks, flumes and ballpools. If you dont fancy joining the children with running around you can sit back and enjoy the cafe. Great for a rainy afternoon.
All aboard the Steam Train. Take in the breathtaking scenery, along the spectacular English Riviera coastline, to the picturesque station at Churston, then on through the wooded slopes of Long Wood bordering the Dart Estuary to Kingswear. A comfortable journey, on one of the finest heritage steam railway journeys anywhere in Europe.