Family days out in Devon

From rock pooling on beautiful beaches to exploring gardens filled with summer flowers, 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.

Summer 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.

Soak in spring with the family at Killerton

Visit our family hub 

Delve into our garden shed of fun activities for the kids throughout the seasons. Explore things to do, games to play and recipes to bake. There's lots to be done outdoors in nature or indoors on a rainy day.

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
A family picnicking in the garden at Killerton

Great gardens in Devon 

There's plenty of summer colour to be found in a garden near you. The gardens we care for in Devon are in full bloom and are a great place to get some fresh air, have a picnic in the sunshine and stretch your legs.

Child drinking tea

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.