Summer holiday days out around Exeter

Looking for something to do with the family during the summer holidays? There's all sorts of things happening at places around Exeter, from rockpooling on beautiful beaches to woodland trails and play areas.

Croquet at A la Ronde

Summer is here.....

Summer is a fun time for families at A la Ronde. We offer a range of activities to keep the little ones (and sometimes the big ones) occupied and out and about in the fresh air.

Children meeting a dragon on the lawn

Wicked Wednesdays

Young imaginations will love these magical afternoons of story-telling in the garden.

Gril taking part in a school holiday trail

Summer fun at Castle Drogo

From miles of walks and craft activities every Tuesday, there's lots to keep you entertained this summer.

Making woodland faces with local wood and hand tools

Nine things to do this summer

There are lots of things to get you doing something new this summer at Lydford Gorge.

Child bug hunting

Summer holiday fun at Branscombe 

Say hi to a centipede and enjoy a tickle from a beetle. Make a home for nature or find the hidden treasure. Check out our 50 things activities happening in the summer holidays.

A family playing in the woods

Forest fun Thursday

Get back to your wild side and learn new forest and woodland skills this summer.

Children on a bug-hunt at Sheffield Park, East Sussex

50 things Fridays in Branscombe

Say hi to a centipede and enjoy a tickle from a beetle. Make a home for nature or find the hidden treasure. Check out our 50 things activities happening in the summer holidays.

child making a face with sticks

Create some wild art, make a trail of sticks and more

Visit Lydford Gorge for a family adventure where everyone can feel young at heart this summer.

An audience enjoying outdoor theatre

Theatre in the garden - The Railway Children

On 30 August, Castle Drogo will be the venue for a very special performance of the classic story The Railway Children by Heartbreak productions (17.00-20.00).

Family picnic on the grass

Summer picnics and wildlife at the gorge

Enhance a beautiful summer walk with a picnic in one of our favourite spots.