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Devon’s Little Treasures

Child-friendly activities in Devon

Parkdean Resorts by Parkdean Resorts on 15/09/2016
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Devon is the perfect place for a fun filled family holiday. With loads of exciting activities on offer, you can relax knowing that there is lots to see and do to keep the little ones entertained. We’ve rounded up some of the best child–friendly activities Devon has to offer.

Ilfracombe Aquarium

Families with young children will love paying a visit to Ilfracombe Aquarium to enjoy the wonderful variety of local aquatic life they have on display in the exhibits. Located conveniently on Ilfracombe Pier alongside the harbour, there is also a Pier cafe with a raised harbour view deck and Funky Fish Gift Shop.

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Nearest park: Ruda Holiday Park (27 mins)

Ilfracombe Aquarium in Devon
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Walking with Llamas

Family walks at Peak Hill Llamas are really popular – llamas are gentle, placid animals and their “Peak Hill boys” are all great characters and great fun to walk with. The family walks can include activities such as grooming and also “llama agility” which will definitely make a family holiday unforgettable!

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Nearest park: Torquay Holiday Park (40 mins)

Girl walking with llama
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Diggerland is a great choice for families with children, providing ample fun for all ages. Whether big or small, it’s every boy and girl's dream to drive a digger and they can do just that at Diggerland. A day at Diggerland can boost confidence and encourage precision, concentration, coordination and skill as well as provide a hugely exciting and fun day out.

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Nearest park: Torquay Holiday Park (36 mins)

Digger at Diggerland
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For more information on places to visit while you are staying in Devon, simply click here.