Prickly Ball Farm (Hedgehog Hospital)
Tel. 01626 362319 : Website www.hedgehog.org.uk
Newton Abbot Race Course
Tel. 01626 353235
Orchid Paradise with its world famous orchids on display and for sale.
Tel. 01626 352233
Tuckers Maltings - England's only traditional working malthouse open to the public.
Tel. 01626 334737 : Website www.tuckersmaltings.com
The historic town of Totnes with its river cruises to Dartmouth (Tel. 01803 834488) and its weekly Elizabethan markets (01803 862147).
The seaside resorts of Torquay, Paignton, Teigmouth and Dawlish
The nearby market town of Newton Abbot (market days Wednesdays and Saturdays). Farmers Market on some Sundays.
Tel: 01803 697500 : Website www.paigntonzoo.org.uk
Museums in Newton Abbot (tel. 01626 201121), Teignmouth, Totnes and Torquay.
Castles at Compton (Tel. 01803 875740) Berry Pomeroy, between Newton Abbot and Totnes (tel. 01803 866618) and Totnes Castle (tel. 01803 864406).
Kents Cavern at Torquay (deep caves to explore by the adventurous)
Babbacombe Model Village (Torquay).
Tel. 01803 315315 : Website www.babbacombemodelvillage.co.uk
Canonteign Falls (possibly England's highest waterfall at 220 feet).
Tel. 01647 252434 : Website www.cannonteignfalls.com
There are also excellent golf courses nearby including Dainton (tel. 01803 81500), Stover, Hele Park, Newton Abbot Tel. 01626 332661), Torquay and Teignmouth.
Other things to see and do for families (list prepared for French visitors 2010)
Numerous seaside walks and activities including finding secret beaches