World of Country Life
Only a 20-minute walk from the camp
Devon’s GOLD award-winning all-weather day out for the whole family! You can ride on the deer train or take a goat for a walk! Get up close to the animals in the pet centre or burn off some energy in one of the three different soft play areas, Pirate Ship Adventure or outdoor adventure playground. There’s also a museum of farming and an indoor Victorian Street, featuring a dairy, cottage & pub! The vintage & classic car collection features vehicles that have appeared in Downton Abbey, Mr Selfridge & Parade’s End. Then there’s the steam engines and Reg Imray motorcycle collection. To top it all off there are daily ferret, lamb or duck racing shows and the excellent Hawkridge Bird of Prey flying display. Refuel at Farmer Lee’s Food Barn restaurant or grab some local food to go from the Pasty Shack! With so much to see, come rain or shine, can you do it all in a day?!
Stuart Lines Cruises
Trips depart from Exmouth docks, around 45 minutes walk from the camp.
So much of Devon is available by road but what about the stunning scenery and wildlife only visible by boat? Ensure you don’t miss out, take a trip with Stuart Line Cruises, Exmouth. Throughout the year you can sail on the River Exe, home to thousands of migrating winter birds and year round residents. During the Summer you can sail the Jurassic Coast Line viewing 250 million years of history or leave the car behind and sail to a local resort such as Torquay or Brixham. There’s no excuse not to discover the history, beauty and wildlife of Devon!
Exmouth Land Train
Hop on and hop off the Exmouth Land Train to visit the town centre with its range of independent shops, the seafront with 2 miles of golden sand and excellent eateries and view stunning scenery across Lyme Bay.
Some school groups have used the land train to get into the town or back from activities such as a boat trip.
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre
Hawkridge Bird of Prey Centre can offer an afternoon with the birds at the centre from 1 – 4pm.
Starting with the public flying display (which the students will watch).
Then they will get to meet, handle and fly a selection of birds themselves.
Cost will be £15 per person with a min 10 and max 20, supervising teachers are free.