Locate attractions to visit including theme amusement parks, adventure parks, arts, crafts, picture galleries, cultural attractions and castles, living history attractions, ancient monuments, houses and gardens and museums to visit throughout the
whole of the South West.
Cullompton Devon. Tel 01884 840960 Built 200 years ago by
Thomas Fox to spin woollen and later worsted yarns, shows a rare example of
Georgian architecture. See the impressive array of power sources including the
1821 water wheel, 1910 Pollit and Wigzell steam engine, picnic areas, restaurant
and gift shop.
Bovey Tracey Devon. Tel 01626 835285 Enjoy our museums of
glass, games, marbles and Bovey pottery. Watch glass blowing when work is in
progress as it shapes items including paperweights, wine glasses, scent bottles
and of course the huge Victorian replica marbles. See our spectacular
Ilminster Somerset. Tel 01460 55195 Cider making takes place
in the autumn months but the presses and cider making equipment are on view all
year round together with photographic displays of the cider making process. In
the 16th century barn there are old farm tools and making equipment for you to
Lifton Devon. Tel 01566 783425 The Dingles Fairground Heritage
Centre is home to the national fairground collection. There are superb displays
of fairground art and memorabilia and a large array of vintage rides, stalls and
shows. Our vintage fairground rides operate at special events and at some other
Taunton Somerset. Tel 01823 432151 A great premier attraction
featuring village trades, a working water wheel, tea room and beautiful gardens.
We have fun interactive displays, clear and simple interpretations of the mill
equipment and its use, gifts and mementos on sale and an attractive mill stream
Near Tiverton Devon. Tel 01884 855671 Family fun in the Exe
valley come rain or shine. Take the train through our nature area alongside the
River Exe as much as you like, drive your own train if your under 10, take the
1/2 mile long miniature line, go and see our Victorian station and look at our
premier model railway!
Seaton Devon. Tel 01297 20375 Discover east Devon's beautiful
Axe Valley by tram, it's electrical. As well as being a passenger on our trams
you can take driving lessons too. Travelling alongside the River Axe estuary
through two nature reserves and giving an unrivalled view of the abundant wading
Stoke St Gregory Somerset. Tel 01823 490249 The Visitor Centre
offers a warm welcome and insight into the willow growing and basket making
industry, past and present. You will find a vast selection of basketware to buy,
handcrafted on site by skilled craftsmen using home grown willow from the
Lydney Gloucestershire. Tel 01594 845840 Whether it is to
bring back memories or show children the magic of trains from a bygone era, come
and let us re-create that wonderful atmosphere of a country railway for you. And
don't forget to have a chat with the driver, guard or any of our volunteers, for
you can be sure of a cheery reply!
Shepton Mallet Somerset. Tel 01749 880417 Slow the pace of
life with a trip at the East Somerset Railway. Nostalgia comes to mind, with
thoughts of “yester-year”, guards with flags and whistles, doors closing, the
sight and smell of steam in the air, then we are off into a bygone era watching
the rolling Mendip Hills drift slowly by.