Family Days

At Gara Rock, we love to see smiles on every family member’s face after happy days out. So here are a few suggestions near us to keep big and little ones entertained. Just perfect for when you want to venture out for a day or two during your stay.

Pennywell Farm

Lower Dean, Buckfastleigh, TQ11 0LT

From pig cuddles, goat walking, egg collecting, and ferret racing… there is everything weird and wonderful at Pennywell Farm! A popular choice for families, it’ll have the little ones jumping for joy. To rest your feet, hop onto the tractor and trailer ride through the most scenic part of the farm. Have your phones ready to capture the stunning views of Dartmoor National Park.

Devon cliffs and sea

Prehistoric Caves

Ilsham Rd, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 2JF

Take your family for an underground adventure. Step back in time to the Stone Age as you explore the labyrinth of caverns at Kents Cavern. Home to Britain’s earliest humans and Ice Age beasts. This all-weather attraction offers plenty to do outside of the caves too, from woodland trails to family activities.

Woodlands Adventure Park

Woodlands Leisure Park, Blackawton, Totnes, South Devon, TQ9 7 DQ
Come rain or shine, it’s the place to head if you’re looking for a day of action-packed fun. Get ready to scream on white-knuckle rides, send water splashing on the bumper boats, see wild and exotic new friends at the zoo-farm or burn off some energy in the indoor play centre. From tots to teens, everyone is catered for here.

Miniature Pony Centre

Wormhill Farm, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 8RG
Animal lovers will be right at home here in the heart of Dartmoor National Park. It’s just adorable... surround yourself with miniature ponies, tiny foals, giant donkeys, and podgy pigs! Be on the lookout for mini beasts, birds, and bunnies around the grounds. Bring your wellies for the muddy puddle adventures and have a hug ready for the fluffy friends you’ll find in pets paddock.

That’s not all. You may also like to check out the rollercoasters, aliens, and indoor play areas at Milky Way adventure Park. Or get close up views of exotic species, sharks, and turtles and admire coral reef displays at Blue Reef Aquarium.

Explore the area with the whole family. So much to do and see, in beautiful Devon.

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