Local Family Attractions in South Devon
Just a short drive from the Thurlestone Hotel, you will find some cracking family days out and things to do in South Devon. From top adventure parks to exciting outdoor activities and animal attractions, there is plenty to choose from. Here are some of our favourites, along with distances from the hotel in miles shown in brackets...
zoos and aquarium
Dartmoor Zoological Park, Sparkwell (18 miles)
Over 200 animals, set in 30 acres of parkland
National Marine Aquarium, Plymouth (20 miles)
A visual spectacular of the Atlantic Ocean
Paignton Zoo (22 miles)
Explore 80 acres of natural habitat and over 3000 animals!
Living Coasts, Torquay (25 miles)
A unique coastal zoo
Totnes Rare Breeds Farm (16 miles)
Many rare and endangered species Petting Farm and British Wildlife
Dartmoor Miniature Pony Centre, Moretonhampstead (40 miles)
Lots of animals and activities in 20 glorious acres
Pennywell Farm, Buckfastleigh (19 miles)
Devon’s friendliest day out! Enjoy hands on animal action and lots of play areas.
Award winning indoor and outdoor fun
Buckfast Butterfly Farm & Otter Sanctuary (20 miles)
Many exotic butterflies & moths, birds, fish & terrapins
Woodlands Leisure Park, Dartmouth (12 miles)
Go wild with the best rides in Devon – An action packed day of indoor and outdoor fun for all the family
Crealy Adventure Park, Exeter (45 miles)
Devon’s magical kingdom – With lots of action rides with indoor and outdoor fun
National trusts and gardens
Occombe Farm, Paignton (21 miles)
Free day out at a working farm. Lots of daily events and nature trails
River Dart Country Park, Ashburton (26 miles)
90 acres of lakes, woodland and parks along the River Dart with adventure playgrounds
Morwellham Quay, Tavistock (34miles)
Fun filled historical adventure in the heart of a World Heritage site and an area of outstanding natural beauty.
Garden Tour Breaks
Sunday 13th May - Friday 18th May 2018
Discover Devon's most beautiful gardens at their very best with our special Spring Gardens package for 2018
For our Spring Gardens Tour we will be concentrating on a wonderful selection of the best private gardens in the area some of which will be opening exclusively for out Thurlestone Guests.
We will venture to some of the favourite gardens in the area, including "South Devon's best kept secret" Fast Rabbit Farm; Lukesland to the Magnolias, Camellias and Rhododendrons; Higher Ash Farm, Delamore House and visit Hill House Nursery to view and purchase a range of plants, many that are unusual and rarely seen.
For further information please call our reservations team on 01548 560382
Early Spring Offer
Inland Rooms from £185.00
per room per night
Sea View Rooms from £235.00
per room per night
(based on two people sharing)
To include bed and breakfast and full use of our Voyage Spa Facilities.
Offer available from the 8th April - 30th April
Childrens rates available, terms and conditions apply.
Contact Reservations for availability and all our rates on 01548 560382
Spoil your loved one throughout February and March and relax in luxurious surroundings of Thurlestone Hotel.
Any two nights from the 4th February – 29th March 2018
Enjoy two nights' Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, full use of the Voyage Spa facilities, a 25 minute spa treatment each, and bottle of Bubbly and chocolates in your room on arrival.
£465 per couple based on two people sharing in a Classic Sea View Room
(free upgrade on arrival subject to availability)
To book this wonderful package please call our reservations team on 01548 560382 or email email@example.com and quote romantic breakaway. Please note the spa treatments must be booked at the time of reserving accommodation.
Terms and conditions apply, subject to availability,
Childrens Movie and Pizza Night
Come and watch a fun animated film in our children's playroom,
supervised by our fully qualified staff.
£12.00 per child
Includes a film, drink, popcorn, and homemade Pizza.
The film "The son of big foot" starts @ 4.00pm
Suitable for 5 – 8 year olds
Booking is essential please email
Easter Sunday Lunch
Join us for a three course Easter Sunday Lunch in our award winning restaurant the Trevilder.
Sit back and relax and enjoy our panaormic views looking over Thurlestone Bay.
To book please call our reservations team on 01548 560382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Childrens Easter Afternoon Tea
2.30pm - 5.00pm
Easter Egg Hunt 2.30pm –3.30pm
Children's Afternoon tea to include: Jam Sandwich, Cheese Sandwich, Ham Sandwich,
Cream Egg Brownie, a Scone and a Hot or Cold Drink
£10.00 per child
Pre booking is essential please call 01548 560382 or email email@example.com
Royal Wedding Afternoon Tea
Celebrate the marriage of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle and join us for a very special Afternoon Tea in our award winning restaurant the Trevidler, from 2.00pm - 5.00pm
Includes a full Afternoon Tea, with English / American themed cakes and a glass of Prosecco.
Booking is essential please call 01548 560382
Murder Mystery Dinner
On Saturday 9th June join us at Thurlestone Hotel for an evening of murder mystery "The Body in the Bunker". Includes entertainment with moonstone threatre and a three course dinner. Booking is essential please call 01548 560382
Book any two nights between the 9th April—24th May
£345.00 per person
Includes two nights dinner, bed and breakfast in a classic sea view room.
Full use of our Voyage Spa Facilities, a 25 minute spa treatment each
A delicious Devon Cream Tea per person and our Thurlestone Signature cocktail per person.
To book this wonderful package please call our reservations team on 01548 560382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org and quote Thurlestone Experience. Please note the spa treatments must be booked at the time of reserving accommodation.
Terms and conditions apply, subject to availability,
Gin and Jazz Afternoon
Sunday 8th July 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Join us for a relaxing afternoon of Gin, Jazz and Canapés in our beautiful landscaped gardens
All for £10 per person.
(Includes a G and T or a Gin cocktail on arrival)
To purchase your ticket for this special event or for further information please call our reservations team on
Voyage Spa Escape
Enjoy a 40 minute treatment each and finish off with a glass of prosecco.
Choose one of the following treatments:
40 minute discovery facial and head massage
40 minute prescriptive manicure
40 minute massage
£50 per person
Includes full use of the Voyage Spa facilities.
Offer available from 1st— 31st March
Terms and conditions apply, offer can not be used in conjunction with any other offer, subject to availability
To book please call reservations on 01548 560382
A 40 minute Yoga Lift facial inspired by a Japanese massage techiniqueaims to fight against signs of ageing, leaving skin feeling firmer, plumper and more radiant.
This fantastic facial leaves your skin feeling immediately firmer, plumper and radiant skin!
*Fights against the signs of ageing*
*Activates elastin synthesis*
Treatment time = 40 minutes
Offer available from the 1st - 30th April
Terms and Conditions Apply, Subject to availability
Please call 01548 560382 to reserve your time in the Voyage Spa
Relax and unwind at the end of the day
£35.00 per person
Full use of spa facilities including towels, robe and slippers from 5.00pm to 8.00pm
Followed by a two-course dinner at The Village Inn (reserved at the time of booking)
10% discount also available off spa treatments – subject to availability
Sunday to Thursday Package unavailable during school holidays