Family adventures around Exeter

Family adventures are waiting to be discovered on the coast, countryside and at our places.

A still sea perfect for paddle boarding

Jurassic Paddle

Explore the Jurassic coastline on a paddle board with our partners Exmouth Watersports. Take a two hour trip with an experienced guide and see this World Heritage Site from a different perspective.

Family walking along grass paths at Knightshayes in Devon

What can you get up to during summer with the family?

What will you get up to in these summer months? Why not join us at Knightshayes for your family day out- we've got a range of things to do indoors and out.

Discover creepy critters in the rock pools

Beach fun sundays

Create some wild art, explore the rock pools or have a go at flying a kite. All these activities and more are being run by the East Devon rangers on Sunday afternoons on Branscombe beach.

Things to do in May and June

Children bird watching

Become a nature detective in Devon 

The great outdoors is a haven for wildlife and is the perfect place for kids to discover creatures and get closer to nature. Here are some ideas of places to go to encourage them to become nature detectives.

Den building Killerton Devon

Places to play outdoors near you 

We’ve picked some of our favourite play areas to get outside and enjoy the outdoors.

A child by the goldfish pond at Arlington Court, Devon

May half-term adventures in Devon 

Why not make the most of this May half-term at the National Trust? With trails, outdoor play areas and activities on throughout the holidays, there's plenty to keep the little ones amused, come rain or shine.