This February half term, North Devon is the place to be! Known as England’s Adventure Coast and home to the UK’s first Surf Reserve, there is a host of fun to be had here in North Devon, whatever your ability, age and interests!

Take a look at some of the best-loved attractions opening their doors for half term here.

The Big Sheep | Bideford, EX39 5AP

Home to the biggest rides in the region and the world famous sheep race, there are a host of things to do at the Big Sheep whether you’re eight or eighty. Head online to book your tickets for half term now to avoid disappointment. Plus, you might be lucky enough to see some of the farm’s lambing!

North Devon’s most popular Family Attraction has brought smiles and laughter to over 3.5 million visitors. The Big Sheep is terrific for tots, toddlers and teens, awesome for adults, and fantastic fun for families! Guaranteed fun, whatever the Weather! This multi–Award-Winning…

Milky Way Adventure Park | Bideford, EX39 5RY

A regular winner of the TripAdvisor Best of the Best Award, The Milky Way is an all-weather day out for the whole family with fun activities, workshops, rides and demonstrations taking place all day!

Don’t miss out on Devon’s multi award winning, all-weather day out for the whole family – celebrating 40 years of fun in 2024! Winners of Devon’s Large Attraction of the Year in 2023/24 and the only attraction in Devon to be awarded Trip Advisor’s highest accolade…

RHS Rosemoor | Torrington, EX38 8PH

There are a host of activities taking place at RHS Rosemoor on top of the usual fun to be had at the gardens. This half term, there are several things to get you ready for spring, including fun family planting workshops, garden trail and even an interactive magic show! Garden admission applies, with free entry to events for RHS members and children under five. Find out more when booking your tickets.

A garden full of inspiration Set in a beautiful valley in the heart of North Devon between two National Parks, this 65 acre haven for biodiversity and wildlife has something for everyone. A feast for the senses Explore our famous ‘garden rooms’, each themed to celebrate the seasons in…

Lundy Island | EX39 2EY

Lundy Island is the ultimate adventure for half term, not only do you get to sail across to the island or fly, but there are a host of things to see and do there. From visiting a cave that was used to hold prisoners or the highest lighthouse in Britain, you’ll also find incredible animals, including an array of birdlife, sharks and more!

Learn more and book your visit online.

The Beautiful Island of Lundy What is it about Lundy – a wild, 400ft high granite lump just three miles long and half a     mile wide, located where the Bristol Channel meets the Atlantic – that has people going back there again and again? Maybe it’s to escape…

Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway | Lynmouth, EX36 6EQ

As the UK’s only fully water-powered railway, Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is a unique day out for the whole family, plus children under four can travel for free! You can even bring your dogs with you!

The Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway is the UK's only fully water powered railway and Silver winner of Devon's Large Attraction of the Year 2020. Built in 1888, it remains the world's highest and the steepest fully water powered railway and one of three examples left in the world. With…

Ilfracombe Aquarium | Ilfracombe, EX34 9EQ

Whether the weather is against you or not, Ilfracombe Aquarium is a great day out, with a host of fascinating water exhibits and interactive trails, kids of all ages will find something to keep them entertained here.

*LOCAL AQUATIC EXHIBITS *PIER CAFÉ WITH HARBOUR VIEW DECK *FUNKY FISH GIFT SHOP* Established since 2001, this exciting, award winning, all weather, family attraction remains as the ‘go-to’ attraction whilst in Ilfracombe. New for 2024 Exciting New Exhibits and enhanced…

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North Devon has a wide variety of attractions on offer. From all-weather family attractions to award winning zoos, intriguing museums and beautiful parks and gardens, there’s something to suit everyone.