Dartmoor is a beautiful place to spend a day. With open moorlands, deep river valleys, granite Tors and swathes of Heather it certainly is a unique place. You’ll find Dartmoor ponies, rare wildlife, archaeological sites, amazing views and 450 miles of paths to walk, run, cycle or ride. There is also a zoo.

For beautiful, unique, hand made crafts visit MAKE Southwest Crafts.

Becky Falls. 50 acres of stunning woodland with a 70 ft high waterfall at the heart of the park. Make a day of it with beautiful walks, a woodland cafe, a gift shop and family activities.

For an unusual day out visit House of Marbles. You’ll find interactive marble runs, amazing museums, gift shops, Teign Valley Glass, The Old Pottery Restaurant, a games garden and a brass rubbling trail

South Devon Railway is the longest established steam railway in the South West, celebrating over 50 years in preservation. While you are there why not incorporate a trip to the Totnes Rare Breeds Farm and Dartmoor Otters & Buckfast Butterflies? Also close by is the famous Buckfast Abbey.

With over 2000 animals over 80 acres there’s plenty to keep you busy at Paignton Zoo.

Pennywell Farm is the place to visit if you want to cuddle a miniature pig, walk a goat, race a ferret or pig, bottle feed a lamb or goat kid or go pond dipping.There is also a myriad of other adorable animals to visit, rides to experience and when you are in need on refreshment there is the Coffe Cabin, Noah’s Barn and an ice cream parlour. Finish off the day with a visit to the gift shop for the perfect momento to remember your day.