1) The Great Western Canal Country Park This path can be broken into sections and can incorporate National Cycle Network Route 3 too. There are lots of options for refreshments and parkin g depending on how far you want to go. Bike hire is available too. Read about our adventures here. 2) The Granite Trail … Continue reading Five Family Cycle Paths in Devon
Celebrate Chinese New Year with the University of Exeter on Sunday 17th. the celebrations start at 1pm in the city centre for a parade, ending up with campus based up activities until the evening. The afternoon will be rounded off with a fireworks display at 6.30pm All FREE to attend. River Dart Country Park has … Continue reading Fab February Half Term Ideas on the Cheap!
This fab café is on the site of Halberton Court Farm Shop, and is easily found between Tiverton and the Halberton. It's perfect as part of a walk or cycle along the Grand Western Canal, and could be a start and stop point for a loop like the Swan's Neck Circular. There are cycle racks … Continue reading Ivan’s Café, Halberton
The Stover Trail is one of Devon's family friendly cycle trails. It links Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey using traffic free paths and quiet country lanes. It links to the cycle trail through Mill Marsh Park and into the grounds of Parke, before becoming the Wray Valley Trail onto Dartmoor. Whilst the main start of … Continue reading Cycling the Stover Trail
1) House of Marbles http://www.houseofmarbles.com The House Of Marbles is a fantastic place where you can visit the #MuseumofMarbles, watch glass being created and crafted by Teign Valley Glass, enjoy the mesmerising marble runs (including a giant one!) and play in their great play area too. Entry is free 👍 There's also a lovely cafe … Continue reading Friday Five – free days out!
Bovey Tracey Outdoor Pool is set in a great location, easily accessible and well signposted on entering the town. There is 9n road parking nearby as well as pay and display car parking in walking distance. The pool is located in recreation grounds with a fab play area next door, which is handy when trying … Continue reading Bovey Tracey Outdoor Pool
https://www.facebook.com/MermaidsUKSouthWest/ We had such an amazing time at Bovey Tracey Outdoor Pool where my 6 and 8 year olds were lucky enough to take part in a charity fundraising session kindly run by Mermaid Sarah from Aquatic Dramatic. After a swim assessment (that was made to feel like a fun warm up rather than a … Continue reading Mermazing fun with Aquatic Dramatic
This lovely walk is short and fairly easy but with the benefits of feeling far from anywhere and having gorgeous rural views everywhere you look! At under 3km it's suitable for small children and families, but stiles and rough ground mean that its not wheelchair or buggy friendly. We parked by Barnshayes Bridge (SY038970) in … Continue reading Barnshayes Bimble
This wheel-friendly stroll is shortened section of the wheel-unfriendly and longer Two Pubs riverside walk, and is great for those who need to take a pushchair or have younger ones who want to practise riding their bikes away from traffic. The walk follows a chunk of the old Sidmouth to Ottery railway line and there … Continue reading Buggy or Bike to the Bowd