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.

Becky Falls Woodland Park

Manaton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 9UG
No visit to Devon is complete without a day at Dartmoor’s Becky Falls. Pull on your walking boots and explore acres of woodland and streams, rich in wildlife. Have your phones ready to capture the stunning waterfall. Or try the fun boulder scramble! If that’s too adventurous for little legs, there are animal encounters, a children’s stamp trail, and more.

More Info

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.

More info

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.

More info

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.

More info

That’s not all. You may also like to check out the rollercoasters, aliens, and indoor play areas at Milky Way adventure Park here. 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.

Would you like more ideas?

Take a look at our places to go page too.

Read more