Devon Visitor Attractions
Devon Tourist and Visitor Attractions - many with brief details of disabled access.
Along with the attractions listed on this page you may also find places of interest on the Devon Heritage and Nature pages. We suggest that you also visit the pages for the neighbouring counties to see what else there is in the area.
We support ‘Accessible Countryside for Everyone’ in providing a brief guide as to the access / facilities for the sites listed, where we have them.
Broomhill Art Hotel and Sculpture Gardens - Muddiford, Barnstaple - home of the National Sculpture Prize - one of the largest permanent collections of contemporary sculpture in the south west of England, Art Gallery and Restaurant - grounds - "there are parts that people with limited mobility may find challenging...wheelchair access to the gallery and main building that can be opened on request" Unfortunately we have no other accessibility information for this site
Cobbaton Combat Vehicles Museum - Umberleigh - "collection covers mostly World War Two and the years 1939 - 1945, but with exhibits from the Boer War right up to the First Gulf War", tanks, guns, helmets, artillery, grenades, and bombs to Home Front ration books, gas masks, ARP and Home Guard uniforms and blackout lamps - "The collection has disabled facilities and wheelchair access"
Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park (seasonal) - "Set in over 28 acres of spectacular, sub tropical gardens within the North Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty... As well as lions, wolves, sea lions, otters, monkeys, wallabies, exotic birds and more, we are well known for our impressive life sized animatronic dinosaurs!", shows, ‘Animal Experiences’, Dino Express Train Ride, a tropical house, Bug World and Tomb of the Pharaohs, Soft Play Area - restricted wheelchair access as there are some fairly steep parts of the park, accessible toilets. Unfortunately we have no other accessibility information for this site
Crealy Great Adventure Park - Exeter - over 60 rides and attractions set in over 100 acres, over 100 animals, 30 outdoor attractions, soft-play and animal petting for younger guests - "The vast majority of the rides and attractions at Crealy are designed to be fully accessible to disabled guests" Unfortunately we have no other accessibility information for this site
Dartington Hall - 1,200-acre estate features many fine walks, beautiful buildings dating from medieval, Grade 2* listed gardens, See glass blowing demos, visitor centre, shops, cinema situated in a renovated 14th century barn, cafes, pub - "The Gardens are fully wheelchair accessible, although some steeper paths may need to be avoided. A mobility scooter is available for hire from the Visitor Centre...The Barn Cinema/Theatre, Great Hall and Studios 1, 3 & 31 have wheelchair access and disabled toilet facilities. An infra-red hearing system is available in the Barn and Great Hall.",
Dartmouth Steam Railway - Paignton to Kingswear heritage railway also Paddle Steamer and boat trips - Disabled friendly but some wheelchair access is restricted please see their website
Devon Railway Centre - Tiverton - 2ft gauge railway, unlimited train rides around the centre, under-cover model railway exhibition, crazy golf, riverside picnic area, ball pool and large indoor sand pit, indoor play, cafe - "Due to the historic nature of the Centre it is not all wheelchair friendly" Unfortunately we have no other accessibility information for this site
Funder Zone - Barnstaple - Indoor soft play centre with 4 level play frame. "There are tubes slides, bumpy slides, crawl tubes, ball cannons, rope bridges, spider webs, dangly snakes, gliders, scramble nets, ball pools, log ramps, punch bags, edu blocks and so much more including a specially dedicated area for the under 3’s to enjoy" - Unfortunately we have no accessibility information for this site
Lynton & Barnstaple Railway - Heritage Narrow-Gauge Railway, "More than eighty years after its closure in 1935, you can once more board a train of original L&B carriages at England's highest narrow-gauge railway station - the delightfully named Woody Bay Station - 1,000 feet up on wild Exmoor." tea gardens, lawns, picnic area "Wheelchairs 30” wide or less can be accommodated on the train. Those with larger chairs should contact the railway in advance to discuss arrangements...All our normal service trains have space for customers with mobility impairments, with at least two wheelchair spaces. A wheelchair ramp is available - just ask a member of our staff for assistance" please see their website for station accessibility and facilities
Lynton and Lynmouth Cliff Railway - "Unique Victorian Water Powered Lift...Enjoy stunning views of Exmoor and the North Devon Coastline as you glide up and down the 862 foot length of track; from Lynmouth nestling at the foot of the cliffs to Lynton perched 500 feet above", Cliff Top Cafe - "due to the nature of the railway and its Victorian carriages most wheelchairs will not pass through the carriages unfolded, at thier narrowest point the carriages are only 540mm, not wide enough for a standard wheelchair, and in addition there are three steps through each"
Milky Way Adventure Park - Clovelly, Bideford - "Ride the Cosmic Typhoon Devon’s tallest, fastest & longest roller coaster. Have a wild time in North Devon’s biggest indoor adventure play area with assault courses & slides built for adults & children...over 110,000 sq ft of indoor fun & acres of outdoor activities", Bird of Prey Centre, Sports Centre, cafe - "the site itself is VERY wheelchair friendly, being all on one level and we also provide ample seating throughout the park, both inside and outside...one mobility scooter and a number of wheelchairs which are available free of charge...Archery and laser target shooting fully accessible", accessible toilets