Wildwood Escot

With 200 acres of stunning parkland to explore, Wildwood Escot offers the opportunity to view many of our native wildlife; wild boar, red squirrels and otters are amongst the species to discover. This along with the adventure play equipment help to make Wildwood Escot an ideal destination for an enjoyable family day out.
Distance from Talaton approx. 2 miles
Visit website http://www.wildwoodescot.org 

The Donkey Sanctuary

Providing sanctuary for over six thousand donkeys worldwide, this charitable organisation is well worth a visit. At Sidmouth they have in excess of five hundred donkeys; restaurant with childrens menu; childrens play area and maze along with gift shop. Free admittance and parking. Dogs on leads in selected areas. Open 365 days of the year!
Distance from Talaton approx. 11 miles
Visit website https://www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk


An adventure theme park where children and adults can enjoy the thrills of riding; driving and operating real diggers; dumpers and other full sized contruction equipment. Aimed at children between 4yrs and 14yrs. Open during the summer season and selected weekends/school holidays. Please see website for specific details.
Distance from Talaton approx. 9 miles
Visit website https://www.diggerland.com

Crealy Adventure Park

Located just outside Exeter, a multi-award-winning theme park, Crealy Adventure Park has over 60 rides and attractions. This includes water rides, rollercoaster, an indoor soft play area and numerous zoo and farm animals.
Distance from Talaton approx. 10 miles
Visit website https://www.crealy.co.uk/theme-park

Exeter Red Coat Tours

Discover Exeter with a free guided walking tour. Approximately 90 minutes duration these tours take place each day with the exception of Christmas day and boxing day. No booking necessary. No dogs allowed with the exception of guide dogs.
Distance from Talaton approx. 15 miles
Visit website http://exeter.gov.uk/guidedtours

Pennywell Farm

Pennywell Farm is a perfect day out for all the family . From pig racing, collecting goats milk and having a ride on the Rainbow Train, you are sure to have a fun time at this award winning Farm Activity Park . Open from Feb to Oct, please check website for specific details.
Approx distance from Talaton 38 miles
Visit website https://www.pennywellfarm.co.uk

Dartmoor National Park

Vast moorland area of natural beauty in excess of 900 acres; wild open moorlands, deep river valleys and the home of the famous Dartmoor Pony. Fabulous for walking, cycling, horse riding, canoeing and climbing.
Distance from Talaton approx. 40 miles
Visit website http://www.dartmoor.gov.uk


Crealy Adventure Park

Welcome to the kingdom of Crealy Great Adventure Park! Enter the land of Devon’€™s Crealy and ride the BIG six! Fly through the air, splash through flowing water, explore mystical woodland and meet the cutest creatures. With huge rides, masses of indoor entertainment, plus lots more. Visit website

Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company

Dartmouth Steam Railway and River Boat Company is utterly unique – with Steam Train and Bus travel, River and Sea Cruises in South Devon. Visit website


Devon Railway Centre and Model World

Devon Railway Centre is a popular Devon tourist attraction which offers a unique railway experience and boasts a host of attractions in one location. We offer an interactive fun filled day out. Our railways give unlimited train rides around the centre. Visit website


Diggerland at Cullompton, Devon is the only place where children as young as 5, as well as adults can ride and drive full size diggers! Diggerland offers the fantastic opportunity to experience driving and riding real JCB diggers and lots more with over 18 rides to enjoy. Visit website


GoApe Haldon Forest, Nr Exeter

Enjoy Two 235m Zip Wires with Views over Dartmoor National Park. Go Ape’s first foray in the South West. One of Devon’s best days out: drive just 15 minutes from Exeter and you’ll enjoy two incredible 235m zip slides flying you from hilltop to hilltop. Visit website

Paignton Zoo

With more animals than anyone else in the South West you’re in for a really wild time. See them all – giraffes, lions, gorillas, cheetahs and thrilling crocodiles, plus our cheeky meerkats, colourful snakes and amazing monkeys. Visit website