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Fed up with Sand, Sea and Ice Creams? There are plenty of other activities in the area, especially for families. Here are a few:-
Pennywell - Devon's Farm and Wildlife Centre.

Devon's Friendliest Day Out! Hands on animal magic. Lots do & see for the whole family with 20 activities, shows & displays all inclusive. Home to world famous, Pennywell Miniature Pigs.

Crealy Great Adventure Park

Enter magical Realms of dinosaurs, pirates & runaway trains with 100 acres of countryside, water, sand-lands, race tracks, bridges, slides, pony paddocks & treetop adventures! With over 75,000 sq ft of indoor play. Enjoy local food & drink at Crealy Bear’s Café!

Woodlands Leisure Park

All weather attraction packed variety for the whole family, inclusive cost. Explore indoor Empire, 5 floors of challenging tower climbs, rides & slides, hang on to Trauma Tower & play the Master Blaster. Incredible Zoo-in-a-Farm, discover amazing creatures, insects & birds. Get close to animals, explore the Reptile House, home of a 12ft Burmese Albino Python & bearded dragons. Excellent Falconry Centre with flying displays. Entertainers everyday in summer holidays. Café, BBQ & shop.

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

Steam trains running for 7 miles from Paignton along the spectacular Torbay coast to Churston & along the Dart estuary to Kingswear. Superb scenery with seascapes across Lyme bay to Portland Bill. Combine this with a circular river cruise on the Boat Train service, or cruise up-river to Totnes and take the open-top bus back to Paignton.
Other excellent attractions include:-

Dartmoor Otters & Buckfastleigh Butterflies Sanctuary at Buckfastleigh.

House of Marbles & Teign Valley Glass at Bovey Tracey.

River Dart Adventures at Ashburton.

Kents Cavern Prehistoric Caves. Babbacombe Model Village. Living Coasts at Torqay.

Trago Mills Family Shopping & Leisure Park. Hedgehog Hospital at Prickly Ball Farm at Newton Abbot.

Go Ape! Haldon at Kennford,

National Marine Aquarium at Plymouth.

Quay West Waterpark at Paignton,

Powderham Castle at Exeter,

Dart Pleasure Craft Limited at Dartmouth.

Grand Pier at Teignmouth.China Blue Pottery.

Canoe Adventures at Totnes.Shaldon Wildlife trust at Shaldon.Paignton Zoo at Paignton.

The Original Miniature Pony Centre at North Bovey.

You can find information about these places and others at the cottage.