The Donkey Sanctuary
Just a short distance away from our camping and caravan park is The Donkey Sanctuary, an incredible attraction that appeals to both young and old alike. This British charitable organisation, based near Sidmouth in Devon, is devoted to the welfare of donkeys.
Open to the public every day from 9 am to 4 pm, the sanctuary offers visitors a chance to explore its vast grounds, meet and learn about the hundreds of donkeys being cared for, and discover more about the charity’s important work.
In addition to its resident donkeys, the sanctuary also features beautiful walks and gardens where visitors can take a leisurely stroll and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the surroundings. The nature centre on site provides insight into the local wildlife and their habitats, making it a great educational experience for children.
If you’re looking for a unique and memorable activity during your stay at our camping and caravan park, why not consider pony trekking at Farway Riding Stables or Budleigh Riding Stables? These renowned equestrian centres offer an array of horse riding experiences that can be enjoyed by visitors of all ages and abilities.
Budleigh Salterton Riding School, located on the edge of Woodbury, provides a range of equestrian activities, including lessons, hacks, treks, and even equestrian holidays. They also offer special riding courses and pony days, making it an ideal choice for those looking to immerse themselves in the world of horse riding.
Farway Riding Stables
Farway Riding Stables, located in the picturesque countryside of Farway, Devon, is another excellent choice for horse riding. Known for its friendly atmosphere and professional staff, the stables cater to both beginners and experienced riders.
The delightful Seaton Tramway
If you’re staying with us at our camping and caravan park and looking for a unique adventure, then exploring Devon’s Axe Valley and two nature reserves using the Seaton Tramway is an absolute must. The Seaton Tramway offers a delightful journey through 3 miles of unspoilt countryside along the beautiful Axe Valley.
The tramway operates narrow gauge heritage trams between Seaton, Colyford, and Colyton, providing a charmingly old-fashioned way to take in the stunning views. One of the highlights of this trip is that it passes through two nature reserves, offering an unrivalled view of the abundant wading bird life and other wildlife.
The first nature reserve, Seaton Wetlands, is an award-winning site that runs directly alongside the tram line. With 4km worth of trails and four bird hides, it’s a haven for nature lovers and birdwatchers.
The second nature reserve is Colyford Common, located near the midway point of your journey. It’s a great spot for observing the diverse bird species that make their home in the Axe estuary.
Crealy Theme Park & Resort
If you’re looking for an action-packed day out during your stay at our camping and caravan park, then Crealy Theme Park & Resort is the perfect destination. Located just a short drive away, this award-winning family attraction is the largest theme park in Southwest England, boasting over 60 rides and attractions.
Crealy is a true family adventure park that caters to all ages. Thrill-seekers will love the fast rides, while younger visitors will enjoy meeting and interacting with the farm animals. There’s also a boating lake where you can take a leisurely paddle and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.
Aside from the exciting rides, Crealy also offers spectacular live entertainment and a range of dining options, making it a full day out. The park is set in over 100 acres of glorious Devon countryside, providing the perfect backdrop for a fun and memorable day out.
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens
For guests at our camping and caravan park seeking the perfect blend of natural beauty, historic charm, and family fun, the Bicton Park Botanical Gardens is a must-visit.
Spanning nearly 300 years of horticultural history, Bicton Park Botanical Gardens is home to over 60 acres of spectacular gardens. Here, you can explore soft sweeping lawns, elegant water features, fragrant English borders, and formal gardens. The gardens also house one of Britain’s finest collections of trees, conserving rare species from all corners of the world.
But Bicton Park is more than just a beautiful garden. It offers an array of activities for all ages. Take a peaceful ride on the Bicton Woodland Railway, where you can enjoy panoramic views of the stunning landscape. Or, challenge yourself in the maze and mini-golf course. Children will love the indoor and outdoor play complexes, where they can burn off their energy in a safe, fun environment. The park also features an ice-free skating rink, offering year-round enjoyment!