Looking for a fun-filled May half term? Visit Exeter for a week packed with creative activities, wildlife trails, outdoor cinemas, wonderful cruises and much more...

Canonteign Falls

Spaces are filling for Canonteign Falls' alpaca experience on 30th May! Meet, hand feed, interact one-to-one and walk with a Lakemoor Alpaca, not to mention you'll have plenty of photo opportunities! Price is £25 per alpaca, tickets must be bought online in advance here.

Wildwood Escot

Fancy getting outdoors and exploring this May half term? Visit Wildwood Escot this and embark on the nature trail. Solve the clues hidden on plaques around the park and win a prize! If you're feeling creative, you can make your very own unique souvenirs in the Saxon Village - from jewellery making to rune carving! 

Royal Albert Memorial Museum

There's plenty to keep the kids entertained over May half term at RAMM! Keep an eye out for creative workshops over the break, including:

Stuart Line Cruises

Sail along South Devon's glorious coastline with Stuart Line Cruises, to experience the English Riviera Air Show. This is an all-day cruise on 3rd and 4th June, departing Exmouth Marina. Reserve your spaces here

Powderham Castle

Sit back, relax and watch top films under the stars at Powderham Castle! Fancy dress encouraged - there will be a prize for the best dressed! Book your tickets here.

  • Saturday 27th May - Grease (PG)
  • Sunday 28th May - The Greatest Showman (PG)
  • Monday 29th May - Elvis (12)
  • Tuesday 30th May - Top Gun (12)
  • Wednesday 31st May - Dirty Dancing (12)

Seaton Tramway

Head to Seaton Tramway and climb aboard the Seaton Pearl Pirate Tram on 31st May! Don't miss the Dinosaur Tram Adventure on 28th May or the Space Tram on 29th May, where the captain will teach you all about about space and engineering. Find out more.

Crealy Theme Park and Resort

All Crealy's water attractions will be open during May half term! Don't miss the regular fun including rollercoasters & family rides, indoor & outdoor animal attractions, indoor & outdoor adventure play plus Sooty Land.

The Donkey Sanctuary 

Enjoy the great outdoors, with The Donkey Sanctuary's wildlife hunt! Uncover nine wildlife species that are hiding around the sanctuary and claim a prize on completion, the trail runs until 2nd June! Price is £5 per trail.

RHS Garden Rosemoor

Learn how to grow your own food at RHS Garden Rosemoor during May half term, with their grow-your-own-themed trail, pot-a-pea in a paper pot, seeded paper making workshops and more! Find out more

Coldharbour Mill

Don't miss Coldharbour Mill's coronation steam day on 29th May! Get involved in creative family activities including coronation crown crafting, children’s storytelling and more! Explore the factory floor and the 110 year old Lancashire boiler, which will be lit throughout the day...

World of County Life

There's heaps of fun at The World of Country Life this May half term! Expect a full programme of daily activities including goat walking, lamb and calf bottle-feeding, birds of prey flying display and much more! Let the kids burn off some steam, with the indoor and outdoor play equipment...

Exeter Phoenix

Feeling creative? Exeter Phoenix has a jam-packed May half term full of activities, along with performances and film showings:


Canonteign Falls
National Park
Canonteign Falls

Canonteign Falls is a stunning natural attraction in the heart of Devon. Visit us for peaceful walks among the waterfalls and lakes and family fun in the gardens and playgrounds. Escape the crowds and experience the highest waterfall in Dartmoor National Park.

Wildwood Escot
Animal Collection
Wildwood Devon

Let the kids go wild at Wildwood Escot, with amazing animals, a magnificent maze, outdoor adventure play, indoor soft play, terrific traversing walls, heart-stopping drop-slide, a 40 metre zip line, and authentic Saxon village!

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery - RAMM
Royal Albert Memorial Museum Queen Street Exeter

Exeter’s world-class museum has stunning displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities. The displays reveal Devon and Exeter’s rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds and insects delight children and the World Cultures galleries display stunning items from all over the world.

Immerse yourself in over 600 years of history at Powderham.

Immerse yourself in over 600 years of history at Powderham, the family home of The Earl of Devon. Enjoy the flexibility of our UNLIMITED seven-day free return on all full-priced tickets, ensuring you make the most of your visit.

Stuart Line Cruises
Boat Trip
Geology Day Trip

A family owned passenger boat business operating from Exmouth. With sailings along the East & South Devon coastline & River Exe. A large variety of trips available from scenic river cruises to all day excursions. Operating all year round.

Seaton Tramway
Seaton Tramway logo

For a great day out in Devon, visit Seaton Tramway a attraction featuring a narrow gauge electric tramway running 3 miles from Seaton to Colyton via Colyford.

Crealy Theme Park & Resort
Theme Park / Waterpark
BMX Show at Crealy Theme Park

Discover award-winning family fun at Crealy Theme Park & Resort in Devon, home to over 60 rides and attractions, with spectacular entertainment, live shows, Sooty Land and animals galore.

The Donkey Sanctuary
Animal Collection
The Donkey Sanctuary

Bring out the best in your herd and make memories that last a lifetime at The Donkey Sanctuary. Meet hundreds of adorable rescue donkeys for FREE and discover so much more besides.

Coldharbour Mill
Coldharbour Mill external

Coldharbour Mill situated in Uffculme, Devon is one of the oldest woollen mills in the UK having been in continuous production since 1797. Originally owned by world-renowned textile producers Fox Brothers, the Mill took fleece from all over the world and transformed it into yarn, cloth and textiles.

RHS Garden Rosemoor
RHS Garden Rosemoor

Discover 65 acres of magical gardens nestled between Dartmoor and Exmoor. Find an extensive range of plants and gifts in our garden centre. Stunning gardens set in glorious landscapes make a gorgeous day out for all. With plenty to do from family events, to art and shopping - there is always a reason to visit.

World of Country Life
Adventure Park/Playground
Child with a goat

World of Country Life is Devon’s GOLD award winning family day out, whatever the weather!

Exeter Phoenix
Arts Centre
Exeter Phoenix - front of building

Exeter Phoenix is a vibrant, world-class multi-artform venue in the heart of Exeter's city centre. Each year we host hundreds of events and artistic activity spanning many disciplines.



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