Spring is coming and with it the excitement of Easter, the spring flowers and of course, those cute little lambs that you’ll soon be seeing hopping about the county! Not only that though, but loads of our favourite attractions are also reopening, especially over March and April.

If you’re looking forward to spring trips to Devon, here are some of the places you should have on your radar.

Hartland Abbey

Located in Hartland in North Devon, this beautiful stately home reopens on Mother’s Day with their daffodil event, where you’ll get a chance to fully embrace spring with a sea of yellow flowers. After that, they reopen for the rest of the year on 24th March, just in time for Easter.

Full of fabulous art pieces and recognisable from a whole host of films and TV shows, Hartland Abbey is a stately home with a difference.

Canonteign Falls

On the outskirts of Exeter, Canonteign Falls is one of those magical places that will make you doubt you are so close to the city. It’s one of the county’s most beautiful natural attractions and with 90 acres of park and woodland to explore, is a must for a sunny day out. Opening on 18th March, and with a host of things to do over the Easter holidays, Canonteign Falls has something for everyone, from tranquil walking routes to stunning places for photography and even the chance to walk alpacas!

World of Country Life

In Exmouth is World of Country Life, where spending your time hand feeding deer, walking pygmy goats and bottle feeding newborn lambs is part of the normal daily routine. Not only that, but you’ll also find a play areas, live entertainment and even museums to keep you entertained and being right next to Sandy Bay, you can even combine your day out with a trip to the beach. They are reopening on 15th March, so make sure to get your tickets ready for the Easter break.

Watermouth Castle

If you fancy a trip to a theme park this spring, Watermouth Castle will be reopening on 11th March. This isn’t your average theme park though, it is, as the name suggests, set in a castle! Full of rides, gardens and of course, a castle with incredible views over the bay, this is one not to be missed.

Bear Trail

Known as Devon’s muddiest assault course, the Bear Trail is a family friendly obstacle course covering 10 acres and promises some good (not-so) clean fun for the whole family! As you can imagine, it can get pretty messy, so make sure you have a change of clothes for when they reopen on 29th March.

Fursdon Gardens

If you want to see the changing seasons, one of the best places to visit is one of Devon’s gardens. Fursdon Gardens is set on the land of one of Devon’s oldest family homes and has incredible views over Dartmoor, as well as its own beautiful landscaping. They’re open from Easter Monday and we would highly recommend stopping at the café for a traditional cream tea while you’re here.


Home to the world famous model railway track manufacturer and set above the village of Beer, Pecorama is one of the region’s leading attractions and is perfect for children, parents, railway lovers, gardeners and just about everyone in between! This year the season begins on 26th March, making it perfect for an Easter visit.

Devon Railway Centre 

Speaking of railway enthusiasts, if you have someone in your life that loves trains and all things railway, make sure to visit the Devon Railway Centre, which is reopening its doors on 29th March. Full of interactive displays and exhibitions and even the chance to drive your own train, this is a must for all those wannabe train conductors out there!


Looking for more things to do this Spring in Devon? Check out some more inspiration here.

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PECORAMA is one of Devon’s leading visitor attractions located high on the hillside…