Summer holidays in Devon

 
Wild Weeks Paignton Zoo Devon wide
4-Aug-14 to 4-Aug-16
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Wild Week Summer Schools for children aged 8 – 12 years. Spend a fun-packed week at Paignton Zoo finding out more and getting close to zoo animals through a variety of games and...

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Tractor Trailer Rides Bull Point Mortehoe Devon wide
23-Jun-15 to 23-Jun-20

Explore the North Devon coast the easy way in our all weather trailer. Enjoy a trip to Bull Point lighthouse with a local guide and hear about the wrecking history and wildlife of...

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Tractor Trailer Rides Bull Point Mortehoe Devon wide
23-Jun-15 to 23-Jun-20

Explore the North Devon coast the easy way in our all weather trailer. Enjoy a trip to Bull Point lighthouse with a local guide and hear about the wrecking history and wildlife of...

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Tractor Trailer Rides Morte Point Mortehoe North Devon
23-Jun-15 to 23-Jun-20

Enjoy the wildlife, views and history of this spectacular coastline from the comfort of our all weather trailer. Tuesdays from July 22 to end of August. Booking essential.

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Plant it, grow it, eat it at Knightshayes Knightshayes, National Trust Devon wide
6-Aug-15 to 8-Aug-20

With a huge, fully productive kitchen garden, Knightshayes is the perfect place to discover how to Plant, grow and eat your own fruit and veg.

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Manna from Devon Family Cooking Courses Manna from Devon Cooking School South Hams
17-Aug-15 to 30-Oct-20

Manna from Devon Cooking School run several different 1 day classes encouraging children to explore flavours, learn new techniques and to cook with confidence. Classes are for...

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Woodland Adventure Club Haldon Forest Park, Kennford Devon wide
11-Sep-15 to 11-Sep-20

The Woodland Adventure Club is an exciting Holiday Club in Exeter, Devon packed with fun and excitement in the woods. Give your children the chance to learn woodland skills, get...

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Seaton Tramway East Devon
29-Jun-16 to 29-Jun-21

Seaton Tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton in East Devon's glorious Axe Valley, travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through...

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Young Dartington Summer Camp South Hams
29-Jun-16 to 29-Jun-21

Youngdartington is a children's holiday camp that runs for the first 3 weeks of the summer holidays at Park School in the grounds of the beautiful Dartington Hall Estate. Each...

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i-Bounce Teignbridge
29-Jun-16 to 29-Jun-21

Come and experience Devon's first Trampoline Centre - Many facilities including wall to wall trampolines, dodgeball, airbag, somersault track and much more.

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Daily Discover Scuba Diving sessions North Devon
29-Jun-16 to 29-Jun-21

Daily Discover Scuba Diving sessions at Watermouth Cove Holiday Park, near Ilfracombe, for all able to swim independently aged 10+. For more information and to book call Easy...

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Harry Potter Astronomy Hannahs at Seale-Hayne Devon wide
22-Jul-16 to 23-Sep-16
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Friday 22 July, Friday 19 August, Friday 23 September Dartmoor Skies will give a unique talk about JK Rowling's use of astronomy in her character names and other cosmic reference...

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RSPB - Pond dipping and tractor ride East Devon
25-Jul-16

Pond dipping and tractor ride at Aylesbeare Common - an East Devon Heath Week Event Monday 25 July 10 am- noon Price: Adults £2, child £1.50 (cost includes tractor ride) Booking...

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RSPB - Venn Ottery nature reserve's Open Day RSPB Aylesbeare Common Devon wide
25-Jul-16

Venn Ottery nature reserve's Open Day - an East Devon Heath Week event Monday 25 July 2 pm-4 pm Price: Free, donations welcomed. Booking essential Join the RSPB and Devon Wildl...

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Have a go at orienteering Uphams Plantation East Devon
25-Jul-16

Come along to Uphams Plantation and try out this exciting activity. Use a map to find the hidden locations. Suitable for beginners and families. All maps and instructions provided...

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Quidditch Lessons Hannahs at Seale-Hayne Devon wide
25-Jul-16 to 29-Aug-16
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Mondays over the School Holidays (25 July - 29 August) As part of our summer of Harry Potter events, children are invited to sample a Quidditch taster session, based on the sport...

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Make and fly a kite at Knightshayes Devon wide
26-Jul-16 to 28-Jul-16
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Can you make a kite that will fly super high? Join us at Knightshayes to make your very own kite and then see how high you can fly it in the gardens. It's also a chance to tick...

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Laundry days Coleton Fishacre Devon wide
26-Jul-16 to 23-Aug-16

Come into the laundry and get some hands-on experience of the work of a 1930s laundry maid! Join us at Coleton Fishacre's laundry to experience life as a 1930s laundry maid! Have...

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Bystock nature reserve discovery day DWT Bystock nature reserve East Devon
26-Jul-16

Packed with wild activities for all the family from pond dipping, bug hunting,storytelling, kids wild crafts to guided walks and refreshments. Park at the north entrance of the...

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Harry Potter - Hortus Pocus! Hannahs at Seale-Hayne Devon wide
26-Jul-16 to 29-Aug-16
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Tuesdays over the Summer Holidays (26 July – 30 August) Hortus Pocus! As part of our Harry Potter Summer, children (ages 5+) can discover herbology and the magic of plants with...

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The NMA Super Sharks West Devon
26-Jul-16 to 4-Sep-16

Is it a bird? No! Is it a plane? No! It's… a SUPER SHARK! This Summer at the National Marine Aquarium we are very excited to announce our theme will be Super Sharks Summer! Thro...

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Outdoor theatre: 'Much Ado About Nothing' Bradley Manor Devon wide
27-Jul-16

In the year that marks the 400th anniversary of William Shakespeare's death, The Lord Chamberlain's Men invite you to join them at Bradley for Shakespeare's sparkling, battle-of-t...

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Wild Wednesdays Coleton Fishacre Devon wide
27-Jul-16 to 24-Aug-16

At Coleton Fishacre there are fun events on Wednesdays in the summer holidays where you can tick off some of your 50 things to do before you're 11 ¾. We're taking over the garden...

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Wild West Wednesday! World of Country Life, Exmouth Exmouth
27-Jul-16 to 31-Aug-16
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We're havin' a rootin' tootin' time of it up here at World of Country Life every Wednesday throughout the summer holidays! Sheriff Angus will be out and about keeping the outlaws...

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RSPB - Darties at Dawn RSPB Aylesbeare Common Devon wide
29-Jul-16

Friday 29 July 6.30 am-9 am Price: Adult £7, child £5 (payable on the day) Booking essential Set your alarm clock to experience the heath awakening and all the magic unfolding....

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RSPB - All of a flutter at Aylesbeare Common RSPB Aylesbeare Common East Devon
29-Jul-16

Friday 29 July 11 am-1 pm Price: Adult £4, child £2 Booking essential This is the final day of East Devon Heath Week - so join us to experience this heathland wonderland. Ayle...

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RSPB - Water and wellies at RSPB Aylesbeare RSPB Aylesbeare Common Devon wide
29-Jul-16

Friday 29 July 11 am-12.30 pm Price: Child £2 (adults free) Booking essential Join us to hunt for underwater beasts! Bring your wellies and we'll bring the nets! Children...

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Harry Potter Secret Fridays Hannahs at Seale-Hayne Devon wide
29-Jul-16 to 29-Aug-16
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Fridays over the Summer Holidays (29 July – 26 August) Each Friday over the summer holidays, Play Torbay (joined by their magical Junior Play Rangers) will be presenting exciting...

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Magical Campfire Stories Hannahs at Seale-Hayne Devon wide
29-Jul-16
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Enjoy tales of mystery and intrigue around the campfire, with hot chocolate to drink and marshmallows to toast. Meet under the Main Arch at 6pm. £5 adults, £3 children.

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RSPB - Brilliant bats, marvellous moths RSPB Aylesbeare Common Devon wide
29-Jul-16

Brilliant bats, marvellous moths and ghostly goatsuckers - an East Devon Heath Week event Friday 29 July 8.30 pm till late Price: Adult £5, child £3 (payable on at the start of...

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The Great Big Rhino Trail at Coleton Fishacre Coleton Fishacre Devon wide
30-Jul-16 to 9-Oct-16

Follow The Great Big Rhino Project's trail of unique three-dimensional public art: life-sized model rhinos around the streets, parks and open spaces of the English Riviera and...

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Moth and Butterfly Day Devon wide
30-Jul-16

Is your child fascinated by moths, butterflies and flying insects? Then join the A Touch of the Wild team and local Lepidopterist (moth expert) Nikki Gardener, at our secret camp...

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Harry Potter's Birthday Picnic Hannahs at Seale-Hayne Devon wide
31-Jul-16
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To celebrate the birthdays of both Harry Potter and JK Rowling, we are hosting a very special picnic event. Ride on a miniature steam train, meet an owl, bounce on a castle, explo...

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Plant it, grow it, eat it Devon wide
2-Aug-16 to 4-Aug-16
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With a huge, fully productive kitchen garden, Knightshayes is the perfect place to have a go at planting and growing your own vegetables and sample some Knightshayes-grown produce...

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South West Family Free Summer Sessions South Molton Youth Centre North Devon
2-Aug-16 to 16-Aug-21

Family drop-ins between 10am-12pm on 2nd, 10th & 16th August. Young people drop-ins aged 10 and over on 2nd, 10th & 16th August. Arts, sports, games, den building, masks, t-shirt...

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Magic Cooking Pot - Summer Sessions Tiverton, South Molton, Barnstaple Devon wide
3-Aug-16 to 24-Aug-16

Magic Cooking Pot - SUMMER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME Sessions available in South Molton, Tiverton and Barnstaple. South Molton Youth Centre Wednesday, 3rd August – 9.30am – 11.30am Wedn...

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Outdoor theatre: 'Murder on the Terrace' Greenway Devon wide
4-Aug-16

At Greenway, Heartbreak Theatre Company are putting on a production of an original murder-mystery. This interactive play has references to Downton, Agatha Christie, and is part...

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UnPacked Family Theatre Festival Exeter Phoenix / BikeShed Theatre Devon wide
4-Aug-16 to 6-Aug-16

PaddleBoat Theatre Company Present UnPacked Children's Theatre Festival 4-6th August 2016 In collaboration with The Bike Shed Theatre and Exeter Phoenix This Summer PaddleBoat...

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Fun in the stream Seaton Wetlands East Devon
8-Aug-16

Join the Education Ranger for an afternoon of splashing about in the stream Go stream dipping, build a mini-raft and construct a dam.

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Orienteering day Devon wide
9-Aug-16 to 11-Aug-16

Navigate your way around the Knightshayes orienteering course. We'll set you up with a map and compass, and then you can head off into the parkland and follow the route around the...

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Hamlet Hartland Abbey North Devon
9-Aug-16

The Festival Players Theatre Company is a professional theatre company delivering the best in open-air Shakespeare, committed to presenting the very best in touring theatre. In...

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Outdoor theatre: 'The Wizard of Oz' Bradley Manor Devon wide
12-Aug-16

Dorothy will be setting off on her quest to the Emerald City with her loyal friends: the brainless but cheeky scarecrow, the cowardly lion and the heartless (literally!) tin man,...

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Make a bug house Devon wide
16-Aug-16 to 18-Aug-16

Learn how to make a lovely home for the creepy crawlies in your garden. Join us in the gardens to make your own bug house to take home with you. You'll also be able to tick off...

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Hamlet Powderham Castle East Devon
17-Aug-16

The Festival Players Theatre Company is a professional theatre company delivering the best in open-air Shakespeare, committed to presenting the very best in touring theatre. In...

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Climb the biggest oak tree in the UK Devon wide
23-Aug-16 to 25-Aug-16

How high will you climb? Have a tree adventure with the Great Big Tree Climbing Company at Knightshayes. Use the ropes and hoists to reach the tops of the trees. What will you...

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Crafts around the campfire Honiton Bottom Local Nature Reserve East Devon
25-Aug-16

Creative fun for all ages Use natural materials to make a variety of crafts to take home and cook up some tasty snacks over the campfire. Concessions available to EDDC tenants,...

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Outdoor theatre: 'The Railway Children' Greenway Devon wide
26-Aug-16

Greenway and Chapterhouse Theatre Company proudly present The Railway Children, the unforgettable and heart-warming story of adventure and family set in the heart of the Yorkshire...

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Outdoor theatre: 'Sherlock Holmes' Greenway Devon wide
27-Aug-16

Join Chapterhouse Theatre Company at Greenway to meet one of the world's most famous of detectives, Sherlock Holmes himself, as he is called upon to solve the greatest mystery of...

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