Family days out in Devon

From rock pooling on beautiful beaches to exploring woodland walks, there are places to get a daily dose of fresh air with the family. Find out the best places to explore with the kids in Devon.

Colourful Christmas lights illuminate the trees

Christmas lights at Killerton, Devon 

See a different side to Killerton as you explore the illuminated trail after dark. Discover sparkling tunnels of light, walk under giant baubles and beneath trees drenched in vibrant colours.

Winter highlights

A mother holds her child aloft at Bucks Mills, North Devon

Beaches and coast in Devon 

Secluded coves, sandy playgrounds and rugged coast; there are many places in Devon for a day beside the seaside.

Family taking part in craft activities

Recreating places from the South West at home 

If you're in need of a National Trust fix but can't get out at the moment, we have some different ways you could recreate your favourite places from the South West at home, from baking to knitting to cut-out and create models.

Places to take the family this season
Sparkling frosty parkland in the winter at Knightshayes

Great gardens in Devon 

There's plenty of winter plants to be found in a garden near you. The gardens we care for in Devon are a great place to get some fresh air and stretch your legs.

Winter family visit

Walks in the South West with a café

Whether you’re looking for fuel to kick-start a ramble on the coast, or are returning from a gentle stroll in the woods, you’ll find these kiosks, cafés and tea-rooms are great places to stop for a treat. What's more, every visit you make and piece of cake you buy helps us carry on looking after special places for everyone to enjoy, for ever.