What's on this half term in Devon?

Spring is starting to make an appearance and the school holidays are upon us. Here is a list of what's on for days out inspiration this half term.

A group of children doing a trail in the garden at Knightshayes

May mischief during Knightshayes 

School will soon be out for May half-term and we've got a few things up our sleeve to keep all the family busy. Pick up a 50p trail and explore spring in the garden.

Enjoying refreshments at the Waterfall tea-room, Lydford Gorge

Half-term fun at Lydford Gorge 

There are lots of activities to keep families entertained over the February half-term, and a chance to stretch legs and enjoy views out over the gorge.

A child jumping in a muddy puddle

February half-term fun 

There's a lot going on at Castle Drogo this half-term from Wild Tribe to an animal tracking trail around the garden.

Children looking at leaves

Family fun at Killerton 

Killerton is the perfect place for a family adventure. Keep your eyes open for signs of summer as little and big legs enjoy parkland and garden.

A la Ronde daffodils

February half term

Find out more about Victorian life and A la Ronde.


A Trail of Tales: 10 - 18 Feb, 10am - 4pm 

A trail of tales takes you from the modern day to the Viking invasion. Follow the trail around the site to solve the questions and learn more about Dunster's gory past.

A young woman and child on the Mother and Child statue in Greenway garden

Fun for families at Greenway

Find out about all of the fun things for families to do at Greenway this spring. From trails to tennis, there's plenty to do every day, and over the holidays the Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt takes place every day.

Visitors on the terrace, with views overlooking the Salcombe Estuary at Overbeck's, Devon.

Imagine what you can see as you cloud gaze

Blow away the cob-webs this half term and learn about the clouds and the weather they create.

A boy running along a path in the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Family fun at Coleton Fishacre

There's lots to keep your little-ones entertained, from playing in the wild play area to completing the nature designs trail in the garden. During the school holidays there are Wild Wednesday events, where kids can complete some 50 things to do before you're 11¾ activities with the rangers.

Playing chase through the daffodils at Arlington Court

Fun for all the family this February half-term

February half-term fun at Arlington with crafting, outdoors fun and family trail.

Children playing on Four Oaks, a natural play area at Knightshayes

Discover your wild side at Four Oaks

Knightshayes Four Oaks play area is a new natural space for kids to get wild and in touch with Knightshayes.

Using a fire steel to make sparks

Feb half-term fun at Lydford Gorge

There are lots of activities to keep families entertained over the February half-term, and a chance to stretch legs and enjoy views out over the gorge.

Sparkling frosty parkland in the winter at Knightshayes

Getting out and about at Knightshayes this January

It's the new year, and the perfect chance to get outdoors and blow the cobwebs away, explore with the dog or keep the little ones energised. Here's some great things on offer at Knightshayes this January.

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.