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Half term at Brend Hotels in Devon & Cornwall

We have oodles on offer this half term around our hotels with exhilarating entertainment packages* and discounted entry to many local family attractions as well as all that Devon and Cornwall has to show off: beautiful beaches, thrill-seeking sea activities, stunning stately homes and gorgeous gardens and much more.

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10 days out around Devon & Cornwall this half term

1. The Big Sheep

Nr. Bideford, North Devon

The Big Sheep offers a fantastic range of activities for all ages from an indoor playground to pony rides and even a rollercoaster! Enjoy the largest indoor playground in Devon as well as entertaining live events shown daily.

This half term…

Enjoy a spook-tacular day full of Halloween activities with activities for all the family including: Haunted hayride, arachnophobia ride, haunted house, pumpkin carving, free face painting and many more!

2. The Eden Project

Nr. St Austell, Cornwall 

Explore the stunning Mediterranean and Rainforest Biomes for incredible plants and trees as well as the amazing waterfall that crashes through the South American rainforest. For any adrenaline junkies you can also experience the longest and fastest zip wire in England!

This half term…

Pit yourself against Roald Dahls’s infamous villains, as you encounter themes from five of the best-selling books, also enjoy the Halloween disco with the choice of two different ones to attend too Rave –A-Roo or DJ spookmonster mash.

3. Exmoor Zoo 

Nr. Barnstaple, North Devon

The vast selection of animals includes cheetah, wallaby, a variety of monkey species, amazon blue-fronted parrot and of course the famous ‘Exmoor Beast’. With daily shows and events Exmoor Zoo is a fantastic family friendly day out.

This half term…

Fancy dressed visitors will also receive half price entry plus take on the quiz at the ‘haunted centre’.

4. Lundy Island

Off the North Devon coast

Lundy Island is a remote island in the Bristol Channel with incredible coastal views and offering a unique opportunity to escape modern life. With plenty of wildlife to see above and below the waves including silka deer, Lundy ponies, puffins and even the occasional dolphin on the boat trip over! The ship sails at least three times a week from either Bideford or Ilfracombe, if you’re staying at The Royal Hotel in Bideford it is just a short walk over the bridge to Bideford quay where you can take the MS Oldenburg over to the Island.

5. Arlington Court  

Nr. Barnstaple, North Devon

A family estate held by the Chichester family for five centuries, explore the beautiful house, superb gardens and fascinating carriage museum.

This half term…

Haunting Halloween trail, celebrate the harvest, rag rug drop-in workshop, Halloween crafts and a spooky night walk  

6. National Maritime museum 

Falmouth, Cornwall 

This award winning museum with 15 galleries spread over five floors has excellent exhibits and brings to life the maritime history of our island nation. With plenty of activities to do throughout this half term including lots of drawing, craft-making and a chance to get really creative at the ‘Ma ke and Takes’ table which runs daily, the ‘Awesome Adventurers’ Play Zone is also open daily: join the crew of HMS Adventure to explore the Pacific Islands in the brand-new Play Zone.

This half term…

Live performance, storytelling and new craft activities every week during the school holidays.

7. Flambards

Nr. Falmouth, Cornwall

Flambards offers plenty of activities and entertainment for all ages, including: rides, indoor play area an undercover museum and more!

This half term…

Enjoy a sparkling and spooky family day out this half term with all rides and attractions open from Saturday 21st – Friday 27th with a spectacular display of fireworks taking place on the Wednesday 25th.

8. Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary 

Sidmouth, Devon

A wonderful charity that has been providing sanctuary and care for animals from all over the world for nearly 50 years. Open daily with free admission, get the whole family outdoors this half term for an autumnal walk and meet some of the hundreds of donkeys who are cared for at the Sidmouth site, including giant Poitou donkeys, the adoption donkeys and the gorgeous miniature donkeys.

This half term..

Enjoy pumpkin carving, a spooky Halloween trail and even trick or treats for the little ones!

9. Crealy Adventure Park 

Nr. Exeter, Devon 

Over 60 rides and attractions set in 100 acres of lovely countryside.

This half term…

Meet Scooby-doo plus visit The Creaky Hotel and The Treehouse Trolls, attend Patch’s Eerie bug show, do some trick or treating plus there’s a free pumpkin for every child, a firework spectacular and more!

10. Pendennis Castle

Falmouth, Cornwall

A mighty fortress built by Henry VIII to defend Britain against invasion, the castle boasts an interactive exhibition and fantastic 360 degree views of the estuary.

This half term…

Discover terrifying tales of Pendennis’s past and if you’re feeling really brave take a night Halloween tour, discover tales of ghostly apparitions, dastardly deeds, and ghoulish goings-on. 

 

 

*Selected hotels only

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