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Why book your family holidays in Devon?

When it comes to the best family holidays in Devon, Your Devon Escape has it covered.  Offering the best properties to explore from, you will want to book a few extra days!

Designed for Families

If you enjoy family holidays in Devon, then you know the county is jam-packed with beautiful beaches, seaside towns, rambling countryside, and amazing attractions.  It has always been a hotspot for family tourism. No matter the weather, the age of your children or their interests.

When you have children, it can often be difficult to find a holiday that suits the needs of every family member. This can make your hard-earned family break feel stressful.  When you book a family holiday with us, you can be sure that your holiday cottage will be child friendly.

Family Friendly Adventure

Devon has endless family friendly adventure destinations for you to check out.  Whether you are looking for an outdoor activity for a summer day or an indoor activity for when it’s wet and windy, there is guaranteed to be something for the whole family.  Offering amusement and theme parks, museums, forests and boat trips, you will never be bored.  Check out our journal for our favourite activities for your family holidays in Devon.

Family Friendly Beaches

Devon boasts a wealth of beautiful beaches that can be enjoyed all year round. Many holding Blue Flag Award statuses.  From sandy beaches to secluded coves, there are endless options to explore on your family holidays in Devon.  Lifeguards are present on lots of the beaches throughout the summer months, so you can paddle and swim in safety.  Try out a local water sport or explore some of the rockpools.  Local businesses offer water sports lessons including surfing, paddle boarding and kayaking from many of the beaches.  We are also lucky enough to be home to a long list of year-round dog friendly beaches.  Check out our favourites here!

National Parks

Devon is home to two national parks: Dartmoor National Park and Exmoor National Park.  Dartmoor is famous for its beauty, mystery, and ponies.  Enjoy a walk, cycle, swim, or horse ride across the extensive moorland.  Take up letterboxing or enjoy geocaching as you explore the outdoors as a family.  Dartmoor is also home to a treasure trail that will keep all ages entertained, involving mystery inspired by the book ‘The Hound of the Baskervilles’.  The trail is one of many that is suitable for pushchairs and wheelchairs.  Exmoor is home to expansive moorland, rolling farmland and wooded valleys.  Explore by foot or by bike on the various trails.  Enjoy farm tours or dip your toes in the water.  Both moorlands offer the perfect day out for a hike, picnic or even a dip in a stream.

Animals Galore

If you want your family holidays in Devon to be a touch on the educational side, then you are in luck.  Home to local farm attractions and zoos, learn about local and exotic animals in this pocket of the world.  Explore the likes of Pennywell or Occombe Farm to learn about the local farming industry in a fun and educational way.  Or head to one of our fantastic zoos, Paignton, Shaldon, or Dartmoor, to learn about animals who live a little further away from home.  Or even take a trip to the Plymouth Marine Aquarium, to learn all about the importance the oceans that surround us.  There is so much to learn and explore on your family holidays in Devon.

If family holidays in Devon are your perfect kind of getaway, then we think you’d love a break with Your Devon Escape.  Ranging in size, with properties ideal for that first holiday as a young family to a big extended get togethers, check out our holiday homes across Devon.

For ideas of what to do on Your Devon Escape, why not check out our journal.  Or make us all jealous by sharing your family holidays in Devon on Facebook, Instagram, and TikTok. Use the hashtag #yourdevonescape.

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