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.
Golf Breaks at Thurlestone
Bespoke golf weekends at Thurlestone to include a round of golf at Thurlestone Golf Course, Bigbury Golf Course and on our very own 9 hole par 3 course.
Based on two people sharing an inland room, subject to availability, golf tee times must be pre booked.
For further information or to book please call 01548 560382 or email email@example.com
Relax and unwind with our wonderful Spa Breakaway.
Enjoy two nights’ Dinner, Bed and Breakfast, full use of the Voyage Spa facilities, a 40 minute spa treatment each, and a bottle of Bubbly and a cream tea on the day of your choice.
Available throughout September and October
Prices from £360 per person
To book this wonderful package please call our reservations team
on 01548 560382 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
Salcombe Gin School Staycation
Enjoy a one night stay at Thurlestone Hotel & Spa, a luxury hotel and spa situated on the gorgeous South Devon coast and a Gin School lesson for two at Salcombe Gin’s outstanding distilling laboratory for adults. . Whether you’re looking for total relaxation or a taste of adventure, Thurlestone Hotel offers an idyllic retreat. Their beautifully appointed sea view and luxury rooms are perfect for seaside breaks, while guests also love their excellent food, spa and leisure facilities.
Relax at this idyllic retreat which is just a short taxi ride away from our distillery and enjoy a Gin School lesson for two to share, where you will take charge of a beautiful mini copper pot still to develop and distil your very own 70cl bottle of gin.