Things To Do

The local area of the South Hams has many hidden treasures. Below is a list of recommended sites offering fun days out, and the occasional “once in a lifetime” experience.

The South West Coast Path Some of the most breathtaking walking in the British Isles, and they pass our front door. www.southwestcoastpath.com

Woodlands Family Theme Park Let the kids let off some steam, the local leisure park with indoor play centres, outdoor adventures, Zoo-Farm, and Falconry Centre. www.woodlandspark.com

Pennywell Farm Something for the little ones of the group, including animals, activities, shows, displays and rides. www.pennywellfarm.co.uk

Sharpham Vineyards The local vineyard based on the River Dart, producing stunning wines which we sell in our pub. They also make fabulous cheeses from milk produced from there own Jersey cattle. Organise a full tour, or just a simple self-guided trek www.sharpham.com

South Devon Chilli Farm Growing over 10,000 chilli plants every year, you can wander among the fruiting chilli plants, sample all of the sauces, preserves and chocolate made on the farm and take away chilli seedlings, plants and seeds.www.southdevonchillifarm.co.uk

Paington Zoo With more animals than anyone else in the South West, you're in for a really wild time - A great day out for the kids and all the family.www.paigntonzoo.org.uk

Living Coasts Living Coasts is an all-weather coastal zoo and aquarium located in Torquay. www.livingcoasts.org.uk

National Marine Aquarium The National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth, Devon, is the UKs biggest Aquarium. You can even spend the night there and sleep with the sharks!!!! www.national-aquarium.co.uk

Skirmish Your gateway to an action-packed paintball day! Skirmish Exeter provides the No1 paintball venue in Devon. Paintball Exeter provides Junior paintball, Corporate paintball & Stag & Hen Parties. www.skirmishdevon.co.uk

Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat trips Enjoy one of the finest heritage steam railway journeys in Europe and glorious boat trips on the River Dart.www.dartmouthrailriver.co.uk

Local ceramic studios A choice of two ceramic studios where you can let your creative sides flourish, The Art Cafe in Kingsbridge, and China Blue in Totnes.www.theartcafe.biz,  www.china-blue.co.uk

If you think theres a local activity we've missed that deserves a mention, please feel free to email us at info@startbayinn.co.uk