Around Exeter

Country house estates and glorious Devon gardens, quirky homes and stories to uncover

Places to visit

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Outdoors around Exeter

Volunteers take part in a beach clean at Studland Bay

Beach cleans across the South West 

We look after miles of coastline and beaches across the South West, and rely on volunteers to help us clear the tons of litter that appears on the coast. Take a look and see if there's a beach clean near you for this weekend and beyond.

A family enjoying a walk amongst the daffodils at Saltram, Devon

Spring walking  

Spot signs of spring - we've picked out great walks for the spring time across Devon and on Exmoor.

Mum chases children through the daffodils in Saltram Garden, Devon

Easter fun in Devon 

We've got lots going on for the Easter holidays this year. Here's a few things taking place in Devon for family fun.

The countryside around Wellington Monument

Take part in the Monumental Trek for Wellington Monument 

Join a challenging 10k or 21k walk across the Quantocks and Blackdown Hills on Sat 11 May, enjoying the incredible views and scenery, whilst raising vital funds in support of the monument.

Reading and drawing

Spring bulbs flowering at Tyntesfield

Find a place to visit 

Discover somewhere to visit using our search. In the South West you're never far from somewhere to explore.

Groups of people outside the front of the house for a popular event at Arlington Court

Find an event 

Places in the South West host everything from guided house tours and ranger days to walks and runs.

Upcoming events


Killerton parkrun

Sat 20 Apr 2019
Join our free friendly 5K family run every Saturday of the year, 9am start. It's not a race but a timed run along the same off-road course each week marshalled by volunteers. Supervised children and dogs on leads are welcome to join in too.

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 20 Apr 2019
Bring the whole family together this Easter and treat your loved ones to the magic of our Cadbury Easter Egg Hunts! Get ready for fun and discovery as you spot the first signs of spring and experience nature bursting into life. Follow bunny's...

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 20 Apr 2019
Moths- these furry creatures aren't often paid much attention, but they're an important part of the wildlife at Knightshayes. Complete the trail to find out more about the moths we see at Knightshayes and win a chocolate prize
A la Ronde

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt 2019

Sat 20 Apr 2019
We have teamed up with Cadbury to offer you the ultimate day out. Join us over the Easter holidays for our Cadbury Easter Hunt. £3.00 per child and win a Cadbury egg.

Seeing the wood and the trees

Sat 20 Apr 2019
Killerton is celebrating 100 years of the Forestry Commission, telling the story of Francis Acland and his crucial role in its formation in 1919 and how we are looking after forests now for the future.
Castle Drogo

Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt

Sat 20 Apr 2019
Follow the trail through the garden and grounds hunting out the clues to help you claim your Cadbury chocolate prize. £2.50 per trail.


There are country house estates and glorious Devon gardens, quirky homes and stories to uncover near Exeter