Days Out

If you are looking for ideas on what to do on days out whilst staying at Fursdon House, then the following will give you a good start.

Tarr Steps, Liscombe, Exmoor, TA22 9EX – ancient clapper bridge and stunning scenic walks.

Becky Falls Woodland Park, Manaton, Dartmoor, TQ13 9UG, 01647 221259 – stunning scenic walks. Exeter to Exmouth – cycling (see below) and walking.

Darts Farm Bicycle Hire, EX3 0QH, 01392 878209.

Forest Cycle Hire,  Cycle hire centre based at the stunning 3,500 acre Haldon Forest Park near Exeter

Tarka Line Scenic Railway, Exeter to Barnstaple – self-guided walks, cycling, “rail ale” tours etc.

South West Coast Path – explore the UK’s longest and best-loved coastal trail.

Surf South West – excellent surf school in Croyde, North Devon.

Tiverton Canal Co. – Tiverton, EX16 4HX (15 mins), 01884 253345 – horse-drawn barges etc.

Crealy Adventure Park, EX5 IDR, 01395 233200.

Go Ape, Kennford, EX6 7XR, 0845 6439215.

Paignton Zoo, Paignton, TQ4 7EU, 0844 4742222.

River Dart Adventures, Ashburton, TQ13 7NP, 01364 652511.

Dartmoor Zoological Park, PL7 5DG, 01752 837645.

Quadworld, Bradninch, EX5 4LB, 01392 881313.

Exeter Tenpin Bowling, EX2 8BY, 0871 2223675.

Raceworld Go-Karting, Woodbury Salterton, EX5 1EW, 01395 233397 – indoor.

Mid-Devon Leisure, Closest leisure centres are Exe Valley (Tiverton) and Lord’s Meadow (Crediton) – with pools.

Vue Cinema, Exeter, EX1 2DD (20 mins), 0871 2240240.