We first visited this excellent climbing centre when we took part in the 5x50 Challenge a couple of years ago, and we had a brilliant family tuition session with the wall and instructor to ourselves. This holiday, there was a special promotion running for children to climb for £2.50, so we booked the children and … Continue reading The Wall in the Hall at Old Heathcote School Community Centre, Tiverton.
We love a good set of stepping stones! Whilst we invariably end up with children and dogs in the water, it's good to at least start with a hop across! This lovely set are located just outside of Chagford, close to Chagford Swimming Pool. Whilst there is a small car park next to the pool, … Continue reading Rushford Mill to Dog Marsh Bridge
Occombe Farm is a lovely spot, free to park and free to enter, with animals to see, a nature trail and a fab cafe. There are lots of picnic benches and spots, a toilet block and loads of space to play plus an old tractor to climb on. Sadly the wooden play equipment is no … Continue reading Enchanted Occombe
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