Devons top attractions

02 Aug 2022

Family day Out 


Looking for ideas for days out across Devon?  There are a host of amazing days out in the South West, where you’ll be treated to the best views of our stunning Devonshire scenery on your way. Whatever you’re into, whether you’re travelling solo, as part of a couple or group, or with the family, the many attractions on offer in Devon have something for the young and the young at heart!

Our friends at Devon’s Top Attractions hand pick the best of the South West- and the great news is you can access most of these by bus! So for a great value, sustainable day out check out the guide below to plan you’re next great day out.


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Devon's Top Attractions 2022 Areas Postcode Stagecoach Bus Route service numbers
Heritage, Houses & Gardens
Clovelly North Devon EX395TA 319
Dartington Crystal North Devon EX387AN 5B
RHS Garden Rosemoor North Devon EX388PH 5B (Torrington)
Coldharbour Mill Mid Devon EX153EE 373)
Bicton Park Botanical Gardens East Devon EX97BC 58C 357
Royal Albert Memorial Museum (RAMM) Exeter EX43RX H1
Exeter Cathedral Exeter EX11HS All Exeter city services, 1,2,4,5/5A/5B/5C,6/6A,7,9/9A, X38, 39, 55, 56, 57, 58, 155 into the city
Powderham Castle South Devon EX68JQ 2 2B
Bygones Torbay TQ14PR 12-35A-35B
Kents Cavern Torbay TQ12JF 12
Buckfast Abbey South Devon TQ110EE X38

Activity Centres
Haldon Forest Park Exeter EX67XR X38-39
River Dart Country Park South Devon TQ137NP X38

Theme Parks & Farms
The Milky Way Adventure Park North Devon *EX395RY 319 (Short walk)
The Big Sheep North Devon EX395AP 319
Quince Honey Farm North Devon EX363RD 155
World of Country Life East Devon EX85BY 98A, 95 (seasonal)
Crealy Theme Park & Resort Exeter/East Devon EX51DR 9-9A
Babbacombe Model Village Torbay TQ13LA 12
Pennywell Farm South Devon TQ11OLT X38-walk

Animals & Nature
The Donkey Sanctuary East Devon EX100NU 9A
Blackpool Sands South Devon *TQ60RG 3

Boats & Trains
Seaton Tramway East Devon EX122WD 9-9A
Stuart Line Cruises East Devon EX81FE 57 (walk) 95 (Seasonal)
South Devon Railway South Devon TQ110DZ 92,88

Visit Plymouth Plymouth PL12AA Falcon, X38, All Plymouth local services
*Use the postcode until you see the brown tourist signs and then follow these.