Child Friendly Holidays in Devon

If you're looking for a family holiday in stunning rural surroundings with plenty of activities for children on the doorstep, then look no further than Farm Stay's child friendly cottages and B&B's in Devon!

Devon has some of the best weather the UK has to offer, meaning you and your family can enjoy the outdoors and make the most of the glorious surroundings.
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Devon is a very popular destination for a family holiday, and with its stunning scenery, beautiful beaches and wide range of activities for children it is easy to see why... 

If you’re looking for a great day out for all the family, a visit to The Big Sheep in Bideford is a must! This famous attraction is a good mix of entertainment with nature, and has something to entertain any age group. Kids can burn off excess energy and play safely on a great selection of slides and imaginative soft play climbing areas, tumble towers, mazes & obstacles. You can also enjoy many outdoor activities, taking a ride on farm safari rides, a lakeside train or sail around the lake in giant swan pedalo boats. And the highlight of the visit will be the Sheep Race - a hysterical sporting event complete with sheep and jockeys!
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The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth is a very popular place to take the children - and what's more it is free to get in! It provides refuge for over 500 donkeys and you are free to spend as much time as you wish meeting the donkeys and taking strolls along its unique field walks. There is also a maze, video room, nature centre, and family picnic areas.

The South Devon Railway is seven miles of Steam Train fun, where toddlers can hop aboard on special Thomas the Tank Engine days, while train enthusiasts of all ages can admire locomotives and see how steam engines work at the museum (or just partake in the cream teas and riverside walks!). To make a full day out you can also get admission into two further attractions that the train ferries you between. Hop off at Totnes Rare Breeds Farm to see hedgehogs, pygmy goats and squirrels and Dartmoor Otters and Buckfast Butterflies to spot otters underwater and walk through sub-tropical butterfly enclosures.

As well as organised activities there is also plenty of scope in Devon to simply take the kids to any of the hundreds of local beaches for the day and let them loose with sand castle building, paddling, shell collecting, etc.

Child friendly accommodation isn't hard to come by with Farm Stay. Our properties are of a high standard, and the kids will love staying on a real working farm. Mum and Dad can relax knowing that the family is well catered for and everyone can concentrate on having a good time!

Here are Farm Stay’s selection of Child Friendly Holiday properties in Devon.  

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Bulleigh Park Farm

Newton Abbot, South Devon

Relax in this little golden part of South Devon with tranquil views. Stylish cottages with off road parking....

AA 4 * rating
£165 -£845 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-6 in 2 Units
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Huxtable Farm

Barnstaple, Devon

Escape back in time to this beautiful, award winning, medieval farmhouse (beams & log fires) Off the beaten...

Visit England 4 * rating
From £60 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-4 in 6 Rooms
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Jacks Cottage

Totnes, Devon

A beautifully presented detached barn converted to an exceptional standard, situated near Totnes, in the...

£450 -£900 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-4 in 1 Unit
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Hawley Farm

Axminster, East Devon

Quietly situated, three listed newly converted barns on livestock farm. Quiet peacfull.Well equipped and...

AA 4 * rating
£300 -£1299 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-17 in 3 Units
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Pickwell Barton Cottages

Woolacombe, Croyde, Devon

Award winning cottages, surrounded by award winning food, drink, activities and adventures. All this on a...

Visit England 4 * rating
£300 -£1695 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2,4,6 -8 in 3 Units
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Stickwick Manor and Cottages

Bovey Tracey, Newton Abbot, Devon

Stunning Georgian Manor and charming 'country living' cottages, on the edge of Dartmoor. Wi-fi, woodfires,...

£305 -£3946 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-24 in 3 Units
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Godford Farm

Honiton, Devon

Barn cottages on working farm, just 2.5 miles from market town,10 miles to coast. Games Barn, play orchard....

Visit England 4 * rating
£300 -£750 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
1-8 in 2 Units
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Knowle Farm

Nr Totnes, South Devon

Donkeys, pigs and farm pets galore, indoor toddler soft play area, indoor heated pool, tennis and much more....

Visit England 4 * rating
£370 -£2455 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-8 in 6 Units
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Spreacombe Gardens

Nr. Woolacombe, Braunton, North Devon, Devon

4 miles from Woolacombe beach. 6 well equipped cottages in the peaceful, wooded Spreacombe valley. Dogs...

Visit England 3 * rating
£325 -£780 per week
Type:
Self Catering
Sleeps:
2-5 in 3 Units
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Smallicombe Farm B&B

Colyton, Devon

Relax and enjoy the sights and sounds of the Devon countryside in idyllic rural setting yet close to the...

Quality in Tourism 4 * rating
£95 -£135 per room per night
Type:
B&B
Sleeps:
1-4 in 3 Rooms
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