What's on in South Devon

If your favourite activity is indulging in some retail therapy, South Devon is a great destination, not only are there traditional market towns, but also quirky ones, like Totnes and superb high street shopping. However, if you like something a little more challenging, you’ll be well accommodated too, there are a whole host of fun events and activities throughout the south Devon region to get involved with.

Families, groups and couples will all find something to entertain them with everything from themed trails and the biggest indoor play centre in the south west. There are animal encounters, children’s crafts and a whole lot of seasonal and regular events covering everything from theatre performances, interactive workshops and courses, festivals and more. It is a great place to go for anyone who wants to get close to nature, with a wide and varied landscape, with many of the popular activities taking advantage of the proximity to the countryside.

Adventures in south Devon can include relaxing rambles around some beautiful countryside, a great view on a steam railway or dolphin spotting in the many coves. The region’s many attractions offer events and additional activities during peak times, such as the school holidays, but whenever you are visiting the area you’ll find plenty of things to do whatever the time of year. Visiting in the summer will give you plenty of chance to explore the many outdoor activities, while in the colder months, you can visit the area’s museums, galleries, theatres and other attractions. Whether you’re into making and sampling your own gin, exploring the great outdoors, learning a new skill, taking part in a family friendly activity or going solo, you’ll find a whole host of things to do.

Take a look at all the What’s On listings in the South of Devon below.

South Devon Highlights

Burgh Island

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