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THINGS TO DO WITH KIDS IN DEVON, DORSET, SOMERSET AND BEYOND

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Fingle Bridge, Dartmoor - paddling, walks and cycling. Take a picnic, or visit the pub!*

#fingle bridge walk #walkswithchildren #riverwalk #devon #dartmoor #childfriendly #paddling #picnic #buggyfriendly #dogfriendly #freedayout *COVID:19 update – at time of publishing (August 2020), Fingle Bridge Inn is open for takeaway and outdoor seating only and the National Trust public toilets remain closed. Please check the Inn’s website and the National Trust website for updates on opening. The car parks are still open and the National Trust requests that visitors to Fin

Ice cream & country views (with safe outdoor space to play) at Diamond's Tea Room, near Axminster

#axminster #lymeregis #Playarea #childfriendlycafe #tearoom #garden #views #icecream #creamtea #familyfriendly #icecreamparlour #dogfriendly Post updated June 2020: COVID-19 This lovely, hidden Devon tea room/ice cream parlour has changed hands since our visit last summer, and it's now called Diamond's Tea Room - still serving that pretty special ice cream made at the dairy farm below, along with light lunches, cakes, milkshakes and cream teas! It's currently open for takeaw

Black Hall Lodges: Family-friendly lodge holiday with hot tub and pool in Wales/Shropshire

#childfriendlyholiday #lodgeholiday #hottubholiday #Wales #Shropshire #UKbreak #familyfriendly #holiday #staycation #swimming #playgrounds #gamesroom #dogfriendly #walking #cycling #greatoutdoors I can’t really take the credit for finding this particular gem of a family-friendly UK break, but I’m pleased to be sharing it with you as it’s one of those places you might only discover via word-of-mouth recommendation. I have the power of mums on Facebook to thank for pointing me

The Donkey Sanctuary Sidmouth - meet the animals, welly walks, outdoor play & a family restaurant

#donkeys #farm #wellywalks #buggyfriendly #dogfriendly #playarea #maze #animals #southwestcoastpath #freedayout #dayoutwiththekids #familyfriendly #childfriendlycafe #freshair #eastdevon #sidmouth I feel like every family should know about The Donkey Sanctuary near Sidmouth, not just because it’s a charitable cause, but because it’s a great family day out with lots of scenic welly-walking opportunities (most of which are buggy-friendly), friendly donkeys to meet, a play area,

Branscombe buggy friendly walk to the beach and the Sea Shanty café

#childfriendlywalk #buggywalk #bikeride #dogfriendly #playground #dayoutwiththekids #nationaltrust #beach #branscombe #eastdevon #jurassiccoast #childfriendlycafe #tearooms #watermill #forge #streamside **NOTE - the Sea Shanty beach cafe (mentioned later in this post) will drop down to reduced opening hours from 27th October 2019 - open Saturdays & Sundays 10-4pm only - until late Spring.** I think I’ve just discovered a new favourite ‘Sunday family day out’! It’s a pleasant

Hunters Lodge - Child-friendly pub with a playground, on the A35 between Lyme Regis and Axminster

#Pubplayarea #pubwithaplayground #childfriendlypub #playground #beergarden #kidsmenu #familyfriendly #dogfriendly #eastdevon #westdorset #lymeregis #axminster At the start of the school summer holidays I had a vision that I would work my way around the beer gardens of the south west, boldly testing them out for child-friendliness in the name of the blog, and also doing a fair amount of basking in the sunshine with a cold drink in hand. Unfortunately, the weather hasn’t quite

A buggy-friendly woodland welly walk around Langdon Hill (near Bridport & Lyme Regis)

#circular #woodland #childfriendly #walk #buggyfriendly #pushchairfriendly #playarea #picnicspot #eastdevon #westdorset #wetweather #rainyday #puddles #wellywalk #bikes #cyclepath #dogfriendly Child-friendly, buggy-friendly walk. Things to do with kids in the Lyme Regis area. Some days it’s so wet that you’ve just got to accept it, don your wellies and waterproofs, and send the kids on a trek around the forest to hunt for muddy puddles. Today was one of those days. I woke up

 

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