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Local Attractions

Paignton Zoo

Paignton Zoo is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants. Visit the desert, cross the savannah, explore the forest and trek through the tropics.

Use your senses to discover the wild world: look around, listen out – you’ll even need your sense of smell! It’s a great day out for everyone.

Distance from park: 16.5 miles
Time from park: 32 mins from Lady’s Mile

Miniature Pony Centre

Finding a great day out that is fun and engaging for the children, yet safe, clean and friendly on the pocket is exactly what you get when you visit the Miniature Pony Centre, situated in 20 acres of beautiful Dartmoor parkland.

Distance from park: 26.3 miles
Time from park: 50 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Crealy Adventure Park

Fabulous countryside, over 60 amazing rides and attractions, and that wonderful warm Devon welcome – it could only be Crealy Adventure Park & Resort! Welcome to the South West’s number one family attraction, and one of the best days out with the kids in Devon. With over 100 acres of beautiful countryside to explore, 60 rides and attractions to get the heart pumping and the kids squealing with delight, and a wide range of cute and cuddly animal residents, days out in Devon have never been so much fun!

Distance from park: 18 miles
Time from park: 26 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Exe Adventures River Sports

PLUS!… This year we have teamed up with River EXE Adventures, specialists in kayak and canoeing experiences in and around Devon… This could be a great holiday you’ll never forget!

£20 per person.

Powderham Castle

“Engaging and magical for adults, as well as the children. Now that we are back sharing the highlights from our trip to Devon, the day at Powderham is the main topic of conversation”

It’s a pleasure to welcome you to Powderham, our magical family home at the heart of Devon.

The Castle is a remarkable place, with centuries of stories that we are excited to share with our community and guests from near and far.

Distance from park: 4 miles
Time from park: 10 minutes from Lady’s Mile

South Devon Railway

The South Devon Railway is one of Devon’s and the West Country’s best loved tourist attractions and is the longest established steam railway in the south west.

Distance from park: Buckfastleigh is where our main car park is. It is between Exeter and Plymouth on the A38. Leave at the Dart Bridge junction and follow the brown signs.

Distance from park: 24.5 Miles
Time from park: 40 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Kents Cavern

Kents Cavern is one of the most important Stone Age sites in Europe and one of Britain’s best Showcaves! On your visit you’ll go back to a time when the cave was home to ancient humans, sheltering from extreme weather, making fires, shaping tools and hunting Ice Age animals.

As you walk through the extensive labyrinth of caverns, you’ll be surrounded by 400 million year old rocks and spectacular stalagmites and stalactites.

Distance from park: 13.5 mi miles
Time from park: 35 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Pennywell Farm

Pennywell farm is a farm tourist attraction just outside the town of Buckfastleigh, it is an organic farm 600 feet above sea level with views over Dartmore National Park.

Pennywell was opened to the public in 1989 by husband and wife, Christopher and Nicola Murray. The idea was that visitors to the farm would not be spectators but that they would be able to have hands on interaction with the animals

Half hourly hands on animal activities for the basis of the experience and there are also activities such as a tractor and trailer ride, red rocket ride and pig racing.

It is a centre for the breeding of miniature pigs, a variant of the New Zealand Kune Kune Breed.

Distance from park: 27 miles
Time from park: 40 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Canonteign Falls

Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon. A great place to visit for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds. Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park.

For garden lovers, the Victorian Fern Garden is a historic snapshot of the 19th Century craze for ferns and fairies. 

For families, Canonteign gives children the opportunity to roam free, and parents a place to escape the hustle and bustle of normal life. Explore the adventure playgrounds, complete with trampolines, wooden galleon, zip wire and mini assault course before visiting the cafe to refuel for the next activity.

Distance from park: 13.1 miles
Time from park: 33 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Use code LadysMile21 for 10% off your admission price when you book online.

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Starcoss Golf

Family friendly Starcross Golf Course welcomes everybody regardless of experience. A Handicap is not needed and you don’t have to wear golf shoes. When it comes to clothes – casual trousers, shorts or jeans, collared tee shirts and trainers are all acceptable. Golf clubs and trolleys are available to hire at very reasonable rates.

Our 9 hole course is surprisingly challenging for a small course. The hazards are well placed and include a river, a pond, several sand traps and ditches.

Distance from park: 2.6 miles
Time from park: 7 minutes from Lady’s Mile

Use code STARCROSS20 to allow 4 to play for only £20.