In the surrounding Devon and Cornwall countryside there are a wide range of places to visit and things to do. There is something for everybody, whether you are looking for an activity weekend or holiday or looking to try game or clay pigeon shooting on the estate.
Activities include: shooting, fishing, horse riding, golf, sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, walking, cycling, rock climbing and more. A stay at the Lodge would not be complete without a spot of fly fishing (available on site).
Nearby places of interest include: Dartmoor, Tavistock, Lydford Gorge, Castle Drogo, Cothele, Morwellham Quay, Bude & the North Cornish Coast, The Eden Project and more.
Morwellham Quay: This is an award-winning museum and visitor centre based around the historic port and mine workings on the River Tamar. Visit the lost world of Victorian miners with a magical miniature train ride through the mine and a tour of the old riverboats that transported tin.
Woodlands Leisure Park: A great family attraction with indoor and outdoor rides.
River Dart Adventures: This park has extensive adventure playgrounds set among the woodland and offers ‘Dare Devil' activities, which are high adrenaline, instructor led, and fun for all ages. These include a Mega Zip Wire, High Rope Course, Canoeing and an Indoor Climbing Wall.
Quaywest Water Park: With water heated to 80° you can relax on the gentle Surf Lagoon or experience the exhilarating Screamer or the Wild Kamikaze. There is so much for everyone to enjoy from tube slides, body slides, triple drop slides & freefall slides.
Dingle Steam Village: This is a great place to find out more about our industrial heritage. The Village has working and static exhibits of steam engines and vintage machinery.
South Devon Railway: View unspoiled Devon countryside, while enjoying a ride on a stream train.
Babbacombe Model Village: Based in Torquay, this is one of Europe's premier model villages with models, gardens and famous landmarks all in 1/12 scale.
Bygones Victorian Museum: Step back in time and wander around a life size Victorian Street. This attraction also has a giant model railway, World War 1 trench and Anderson Shelter.
Living Coasts: This is Torquay's coastal zoo, with free-roaming penguins and the opportunity to see other animals such as puffins and learn more about coastal plants.
Becky Falls: Situated high on Dartmoor, Becky Falls Woodland Park provides some of the most scenic and enjoyable walks in the south west as well as loads of fun for all the family throughout the seasons.
Kents Cavern: Based in Torquay, Kents Cavern is one of the most important Palaeolithic caves in Northern Europe and the oldest recognisable human dwelling in Britain. It holds beautiful and spectacular geological formations and significant prehistoric finds, some over 700,000 years old.
Tuckers Maltings: This is England's only working malthouse open to the public.
Castle Drogo: This was the last castle to be built in England (built between 1910 and 1930). It has panoramic views of Dartmoor and is one of the most remarkable works of Sir Edwin Lutyens.
Historic Market Town of Tavistock: The historic market town of Tavistock, birth place of Sir Francis Drake, is a short drive away with good shops, cafes, bars and restaurants and the daily indoor market.
Historic Town of Totnes: Totnes is the second oldest borough in England, and is full of interesting attractions, such as museums, a riverside with steamer quay, an ancient Guildhall and Church, a Norman Castle and the North and East Gates.
Okehampton Castle: This is the site of the ruins of the largest castle in Devon, which includes the Norman motte and the keep's jagged remains. There is a riverside picnic area of exceptional beauty and some enchanting woodland walks.
Rick Stein: Food lovers can visit the celebrity chef's restaurant and café.
The Eden Project: The Eden Project is one of the most spectacular experiences in Britain.
The closest mainline train stations are at Exeter and Plymouth. During the summer months there is an occasional local train service connecting Exeter to Okehampton. There is an hourly bus service from Exeter Coach Station which connects with all National Express Services. Flybe and Air South West have a scheduled service from London and Manchester to both Exeter and Plymouth airports.
Exeter St David
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