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Father’s Day in Devon

Father’s Day is a great excuse to get out and explore everything that Devon has to offer.  With the South West Coast Path, beautiful farmland and countryside, and stunning beaches to explore, there is more than enough to keep the dads entertained.  If you are looking for something extra special, lots of attractions are putting on events just for the dads out there on their day.  For recommendations of what to do this Father’s Day in Devon, check out Your Devon Escape’s recommendations below.


Dartmoor Zoo is offering free admission for all dads this Father’s Day in Devon.  Bring the whole family for a fun-filled and memorable Father’s Day.  Explore the thirty-three-acres of zoo, meandering through the big cats, monkeys, deer and more!  If dad is an animal lover, why not ‘gift’ him an experience day at the Dartmoor Zoological Park.  Make sure to book online to not miss out on the fun!


Don’t miss out on a Father’s Day to remember this Sunday at Woodlands Leisure Park.  Treat your dad to a day of thrilling attractions and farm animals in the backdrop of Devon’s beautiful scenery.  Enjoy running around the soft play, waterslides, toboggan run and more.  It will be an action-packed day sure to tire your father out.  Come together as a family for a fun-filled and memorable Father’s Day in Devon.  Make sure to book online at least one day before to enjoy your dads go free experience at Woodlands Leisure Park!


Open Saturdays throughout the year in Bovey Tracey, this is an excellent gift idea if your dad is a whiskey drinker.  Producing some of the finest whiskey in the country, learn the craft of whiskey, how it is made, and the history of the distillery.  It is the perfect afternoon activity for any whiskey or gin lover.  And, of course, enjoy some samples too!  Pre-booking is essential so book today for that perfect Father’s Day gift.


Treat your dad to a Father’s Day in Devon like no other.  Start the day with a coffee and some breakfast bites to get you prepped for the day’s adventures.  Enjoy the falconry display followed by an archery and air rifle experience.  Book online today and to not miss out on this unique Father’s Day experience on Your Devon Escape.


On the 17th and 18th of June, enjoy a party on the pitch at Exeter Chiefs.  With Ronan Keating, Blue, Rick Astley and more performing, it is an event to not miss. Bring your summer festival vibes to Sandy Park and enjoy the two days of music and dancing.  Surprise your dad and buy tickets today!


Sandridge Barton is a local vineyard sitting in the beautiful Dart Valley.  Enjoy a stroll through the countryside, woodland and vineyards which produce the grapes for Sandridge Barton and Sharpham wines.  As you wander, learn about the vines and why this landscape is perfect for growing grapes.  If wine is your dad’s thing, why not book in for a tasting and enjoy samples of all the delicious wines they produce.  Enjoy some Sharpham cheese with your wine and indulge in a grazing board.  Or book into the delicious Circa and treat yourself to the perfect Father’s Day lunch.  Be sure to grab your favourite wines and cheeses on the way out for future picnics or for grazing in one of our lovely properties.

If none of this takes your fancy, there are plenty of other activities to do in South Devon.  You could visit one of the many beautiful beaches or check out the South West Coast Path.  Check out our journal for recommendations in the area!  Or head to Dartmoor National Park and explore the beautiful tors, reservoirs and maybe spot a pony or two.  Or if you enjoy a cycle ride, take a trip down the Exe Estuary Trail, or discover the wonders of Haldon Forest.  If dad enjoys the water, why not get in touch with Sea Kayak Devon or The Paddle Shack and get him out on the water.  There is so much to do this Father’s Day in Devon, be sure not to miss out!

For more ideas for what to do on Your Devon Escape, why not check out our journal for recommendations.  Or make us all jealous on Your Devon Escape by sharing your adventures with #yourdevonescape or tag us on Facebook @YourDevonEscape, on Instagram @your_devon_escape or TikTok @yourdevonescapeltd.

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