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Attractions and places of interest

South Devon has many visitor attractions and places of interest for those who enjoy exploring and something a little different.
(Distance from Thurlestone)

Slapton Ley Field Centre (12 mile)
National Nature Reserve – Walks and Trails, Lots of free family activities
www.slnnr.org.uk
www.field-studies-council.org/slaptonley

Sharpham Vineyard (16 miles)
A working estate on the banks of the River Dart, sample award winning Wine and Cheeses
www.sharpham.com

South Devon Railway (16 miles)
(Totnes to Buckfastleigh) Enjoy the scenery along the River Dart
www.southdevonrailway.co.uk

Paignton & Dartmouth Steam Railway (18 miles)
(Kingswear to Paignton) Enjoy the stunning Torbay coastline
www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk

Becky Falls, Bovey Tracey (25 miles)
Stunning scenic walks for all ages and abilities, lots of animals to feed and the 70ft sheer drop of the falls
www.beckyfalls.com

Cockington Court, Torquay (23 miles)
Manor House, Country Park and Craft Centre
www.cockingtoncourt.org

Torquay Dinosaur World (25 miles)
Indoor fun with prehistoric models, fossils and interactive play
www.torquaydinosaurworld.co.uk

Babbacombe Model Village, Torquay (26 miles)
Hundreds of animated models and display scenes
www.model-village.co.uk

Kents Cavern, Torquay (26 miles)
Guided tours around prehistoric caves
www.kents-cavern.co.uk

House of Marbles, Bovey Tracey (29 miles)
A working glass and game factory and museum
www.houseofmarbles.com

Cantonteign Falls, Chudleigh (34 miles)
England’s highest water fall, descending 220ft, plus assault course and walks
www.canonteignfalls.co.uk