Local Attractions

There is a whole host of things to see and do in the south west, and as our houses are located in Devon and Somerset they are ideally located within easy reach of everything that the south west has to offer. If you looking for historical castles and houses, shopping in fantastic county towns and outlet stores, a day at the seaside, a visit to a zoo or safari park, or even adrenalin fueled paintballing, quad biking or pony trekking you can find it all within reach.

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Abbotsbury View Directions

A large picturesque village in West Dorset with lots on offer including the Swannery, The Tropical Gardens or the Childrens Farm and Smugglers Barn

Adrenalin Games Paintballing View Directions
Adrenalin Games Paintball UK continuously develops new and thrilling paintball games, scenarios and paintball combat areas to ensure they remain the NUMBER ONE paintball venue in Devon. Set in the stunning Exeter countryside, with seven diverse paintball game zones. If you're looking for a unique paintball experience in Devon that is guaranteed to get your heart racing and adrenalin pumping then look no further!
Adventures in the South West
Various activities that can be arranged in the South West.
Bicton Park View Directions
Enjoy over sixty acres of beautiful gardens with their soft sweeping lawns, elegant water features, fragrant English borders and Formal Gardens.
Cheddar Caves and Gorge View Directions
A major attraction for over 200 years, with plenty to do above and below ground.
Cothay Manor View Directions
Cothay Manor, a 15th century medieval manor, is open, by appointment, for group visits. One of Somerset’s finest historic houses, Cothay is surrounded by twelve acres of magically romantic gardens that are open to the general public Wed, Thurs, Sun and B/Hols, 2pm-6pm
Crealy Adventure Park View Directions
Crealy is a great family day out with something for all ages, from soft play for toddlers to death slides for Dads!
Devon Railway Centre View Directions
Devon Railway Centre is a popular Devon Tourist attraction, offers a unique railway experience and boasts a host of attractions in one location. We offer an interactive fun filled day out. Our two railways give unlimited train rides along the Exe Valley and opportunities for you to become involved! Children can wave the flag to start our trains.
Diggerland View Directions
Situated in the grounds of Verbeer Manor in Cullompton, Devon - this is by far the Dads' favourite of adventure parks.
Dinosaurland Fossil Museum View Directions
Dinosaurland Fossil Museum is housed in a magnificent building. It aims to show people aged 5 to 85 just how exciting and wonderful the world of fossils and dinosaurs really is.
Dunster and Castle View Directions
You will fall in love with this ancient medieval Village on Exmoor. Dunster is an idyllic medieval village set in Exmoor National Park. With a wealth of heritage and history from the National Trust's 11th century Dunster Castle to the Old Yarn Market in the middle of the high street. A focal point for the old Exmoor wool and cloth trade.
East Lambrook Manor Gardens View Directions
One of England's best loved privately owned gardens created by the celebrated plantswomen, the late Margery Fish.
Exmoor Falconry & Animal Farm View Directions
Visit Exmoor Falconry and Animal Farm for your Exmoor day out ! Must see, must do hands-on with the animals and birds of prey. Five miles west of Minehead, but only a mile from the sea! All kinds of animals and birds to come and see, a great family day out with lots of things to do on your family outing... a place to visit to be in touch with Nature and animals.
Exmoor Zoo View Directions
Exmoor Zoo is unique and an unusual zoo to visit! Opened in 1982 the zoo is now an ideal family venue, especially for the younger generation. Changes keep taking place, even a visit last year, will today see new exhibits and animals! Approx. 25 miles from Knowle Manor.
Exmouth Beach View Directions
Exmouth beach on the East Devon coast - where there is loads to do around this sandy beach. From trampolines, mini trains, large slides, ball parks, etc.
Fleet Air Arm Museum View Directions
This museum has the largest collection of navel aircraft anywhere in Europe together with the first British Concorde which you can go on-board and visit the cockpit.
Haldon Forest Park View Directions
Haldon Forest Park is a great forest park. With trails for a short walk, or hire a bike and discover the cycle trails or join in the fun on the Play Trail. Alternatively sign up for the Go Ape high wire adventure course or if an experienced mountain biker, take to the Freer Ride Trails. Something for all the family.
Haynes Motor Museum View Directions
The Haynes Motor Museum holds over 400 amazing cars and bikes from nostalgic classics of the 50's and 60's, glorious Bentleys and Rolls Royces to exciting super cars like the Jaguar XJ220
Hestercombe House View Directions
Hestercombe is a unique collection of three gardens spanning three centuries of garden history and design. All have undergone acclaimed restoration works and today provide important examples of gardens in contrasting styles that continue to grow and develop. Hestercombe offers a great destination for an exciting short stop or a wonderful leisurely day out. Walk the gardens, visit the Courtyard to enjoy delicious refreshments - or browse in our beautiful Gift Shop which is filled with interesting and unusual gifts, books and a well stocked plant centre.
Landrover Experiences View Directions
One of only nine Land Rover approved centres across the UK. You'll climb muddy inclines, tackle different surfaces and get to grips with a range of off-road conditions. You'll have a chance to experience one of the vehicles, a Defender, Range Rover, Range Rover Sport, Discovery 3 or NEW Freelander - vehicles that really have been everywhere and done everything. And now you can do the same. What's more you'll be able to enjoy some truly beautiful surroundings. It really is an education and - above all - it's fun.'
Lyme Regis View Directions
The royal town of Lyme Regis is situated on the Dorset coast close to the Devon border . Here you can either build sand castles in the sand or take a boat trip out of the ancient harbour. Mackerel Fishing - Join a one hour boat trip from Cobb Harbour aboard KRAKEN, an MCA licensed passenger boat. Try to catch your supper and see the amazing Jurassic coast from the sea. Fishing equipment and bait provided. Every day from 9.00 am weather permitting - March - November. Contact Nick Williams on 0797 479 6002 for further details.
Lynton & Barnstaple Steam Railway View Directions
The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - Steam Train rides in Exmoor National Park, from Woody Bay Station, North Devon. The first phase in rebuilding one of the world’s most famous and picturesque narrow gauge railways
Oake Manor Golf Course View Directions
Click the link to see this wonderful golf course.
Pecorama View Directions
Beer Heights Light Railway Peco Model Railway Exhibition Spectacular Themed Gardens Stunning Views over Lyme Bay Summer season of Children's Entertainment Play Areas Crazy Golf
Quad World View Directions
Come to multi award-winning Quad World where everyone can join in the fastest growing sport in the UK!
Raceworld Go Karting View Directions
Serious Fun at their Indoor Kart Racing Track in Devon. Indoor Karting is one of the fastest growing motors sports in the UK, giving everyone the chance to experience the thrills of racing without the huge cost. Raceworld has been running Indoor Karting events in Exeter, Devon for over 14 years now. Specialists in providing corporate entertainment and group bookings.
River and Coastal Cruises View Directions
River Exe Cruises, Boat and Train Cruises, Jurassic Coast Cruises, Guide Wildlife Cruises and more
Seaton Tramway View Directions
Journey from Seaton, gateway town to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast through two nature reserves alongside the Axe estuary to historic Colyton, Devon's most rebellious town.
Sheppy's Cider Museum View Directions
Sheppy's are proud to share with visitors from far and wide their beautiful farm and orchards, and to show you as much as possible of how and where they make their delicious ciders.
Taunton & Pickeridge Golf Club View Directions
Taunton & Pickeridge Golf Club has one of the best courses in Somerset and is an ideal venue for the visitor. We welcome visitors as either casual green fee visitors (with a handicap) or as an organised society.
The World of Country Life - Exmouth View Directions
A unique all weather attraction, Pirate ship, Adventure Exhibition Hall, Vintage Cars, Victorian Street, Safari Train, Pets Centre, Goat Walking, Restaurant
Treasure Trails
The Trails are a fun, healthy, and educational way to get you out and about exploring. Some Trails require you to solve a murder mystery whilst others require you to find the location of hidden treasure. Great for a family day out or fun with your partner or friends. Trails can be done in your own time and at your own pace, and, at only £5 per Trail, it's affordable fun! Go to the website to view details of the selection of trails in the area.
Tropiquaria View Directions
Tropiquaria Animal and Adventure Park is a great day out for adults and children of all ages. Hold a snake or creepy crawly in the Tropical Hall, visit the amazing puppet show and the newly redecorated aquarium. For a nostalgic experience see the Radio Museum. Outside, play for hours on the full-size pirate ships or in the Indoor Play Castle, and don't forget the animals all around our grounds. Hours of fun, rain or shine!
West Somerset Railway View Directions
Situated on the edge of Quantock Hills, the West Somerset Railway takes you from Bishops Lydeard to Minehead with various stops on the way.
Wildlife & Dinosaur Park, Combe Martin View Directions
Set within the stunning countryside of North Devon, The Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park is a unique theme park experience. Life size animated dinosaurs roar and spit as they did millions of years ago, and genuine dinosaur eggs can be seen in the museum. Thrill to rides such as Into The Light and Earthquake, or see Shaun Ellis the world famous wolf man during the daily talks and howling shows. If you're more "hands on", why not Swim with the Sealions in their purpose built pool or attend one the daily handling sessions. Beautiful gardens and magnificent birds of prey round off the perfect day out .Combe Martin Wildlife & Dinosaur Park, Combe Martin, North Devon, EX34 0NG
Wiveliscombe Open Air Heated Swimming Pool View Directions
A beautiful, recently restored lido. Open May to September and measures 27m x 10m. 1.4m-2.1m deep.
Wookey Hole Caves View Directions
With new attractions, great new facilities and the classic glory of Britain's most spectacular underground caverns, the centuries-old site near Wells in Somerset has been given a brand new lease of life.