The Bear Trail

A373, Westcott, Cullompton, Devon, EX15 1RZ

Tel: 01392 881780

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The Bear Trail


The Bear Trail is now closed until Saturday 1st April 2023, when we will reopen for weekends and school holidays until Sunday 29th October 2023. Bookings will open in March 2023. Sign up for our newsletter, at the footer of our website, to be the first to hear when bookings go live.  


The Bear Trail Gift Vouchers

Stuck for a gift idea? The Bear Trail gift vouchers are a fantastic idea for all ages! Just purchase online and you will receive an e-gift voucher*, which the recipient can use to book their choice of date and time for 2023!

Purchase here: BookMyActivity. Valid for 12 months from the date of purchase.



The Bear Trail is Devon's muddiest family assault course. 30 obstacles, including thre new mud pit - unlimited mud! An award winning outdoor family attraction, the Bear Trail has been designed for families to create memories that last a lifetime.  Scramble over the bear nets, zip down the zip wire and tumble through the tunnels. Tackle the assault course together then relax in the Bear Cave Cafe serving delicious wood-fired pizzas, paninis, drinks, treats and more. Or bring your own picnic and enjoy our outdoor or indoor picnic areas. Whether you’re 2 or 82, The Bear Trail is a perfect day out for all ages! We look forward to welcoming you to The Bear Trail. #lovemudlovelife


🐾 Award winning family assault course. 27 obstacles, unlimited mud!

🐾 Open 7 days a week during school holidays. (Weekends in term time)

🐾 Birthday Party packages – voted best party in Devon by The Primary Times

🐾 Private hire (after hours)

🐾 Scout groups and school packages

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Please see our website for pricing and to book



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      Road Directions

      The Bear Trail is on the Exeter to Cullompton road (A3181) at Westcott. It is on the left opposite the Merry Harriers pub.

      You'll find us on this road, just 11 miles from Exeter.



      • Guide Dogs Permitted
      • Parking Areas for Disabled Visitors
      • Ramp/Level Access
      • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


      • On-Site café/restaurant
      • Picnic Site

      Establishment Features

      • Cater for groups
      • Dogs Accepted - Guide dogs and well-behaved dogs on leads accepted
      • Event Venue
      • Toilets

      Key Features

      • In countryside
      • Open by appointment outside normal opening times
      • Outdoor Attraction

      Parking & Transport

      • On site parking
      • Parking (free)

      Payment Methods

      • Delta accepted
      • Maestro accepted
      • MasterCard accepted
      • Solo accepted
      • Special group rates
      • Visa accepted

      Specialist Features

      • Family Fun
      • Marketed towards children
      • Marketed towards families
      • Marketed towards senior citizens
      • Marketed towards student/youth

      Tours and Demonstrations

      • Educational Visits Accepted

      Opening Times

      The Bear Trail (1 Apr 2023 - 31 Oct 2023)

      * We are open weekends and daily during the school holidays. Season times: Saturday 9th April 2022 – Sunday 30th October 2022.


      • Devon TourismVisit Devon Awards - Bronze Visit Devon Awards - Bronze 2017
      • Regional and MiscellaneousPrimary Times Reader Star Award Winner 2016 Primary Times Reader Star Award Winner 2016 2016
      • Regional and MiscellaneousPrimary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Family Attraction Runner Up Primary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Family Attraction Runner Up 2011
      • Regional and MiscellaneousPrimary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Outdoor Play Activity Centre Runner Up Primary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Outdoor Play Activity Centre Runner Up 2017
      • Regional and MiscellaneousPrimary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Overall Runner Up Primary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Overall Runner Up 2017
      • Regional and MiscellaneousPrimary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Party Venue/Entertainer Winner Primary Times Reader Star Award 2017 - Party Venue/Entertainer Winner 2017

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