Family and Kids in Exeter

Looking out for what can you do with kids and family in Exeter? Here are the things that you should not miss out on a family vacation with kids, toddlers, or babies. Discover the ultimate places for kids in Exeter, be it water parks, theme parks, or playgrounds. Children will have fun, learn new things, get good food and will not get bored in long queues. Keep reading to know about awesome places and activities to enjoy with your kids in Exeter.
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Let's explore our list of kid-friendly attractions in Exeter for perfect family outings and getaways.

  1. Visit to experience unparalleled fun for kids
    Exeter Quay

    Family and Kids

    The Exeter Quayside, commonly known as Exeter quay is popular with locals and tourists alike for various reasons. Along with its fascinating history, this place has a lot to offer to anybody who visits. All the main pubs and the restaurants of the city are saturated here, making the adjoining waterfront even more vibrant and lively. If you are looking for an amalgamation of modern and tradition...Read more
  2. A place for children with all kinds of interests
    Powderham Castle

    Family and Kids

    Situated on a formerly marshy and flat ground on the west bank of the River Exe estuary, Powderham Castle is the home to the Earl and Countess of Devon. Closed for private and hired events for most part of the year this castle is definitely worth paying a visit to, if your schedule happens to match with the days it is open to visitors. The walls of this palace are painted with rich hi...Read more
  3. A guaranteed fun space for the kids
    Bicton Gardens

    Garden, Botanical Garden

    Spread over nearly 300 years of horticultural history, these beautiful gardens are set in a very scenic Otter Valley. Set between the ancient city of Exeter and England's Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site; the superbly planned park combines 18th century like views with modern amenities to provide all year round enjoyment for everyone- children and adults alike. Situated in these gardens is a c...Read more
  4. Amazing Exeter attraction for kids
    Old Firehouse

    Family and Kids

    Leaky Cauldron`s setting in Harry potter is inspired from Old Firehouse. Need we say more? The Old Firehouse is otherwise also very popular with both students and locals alike. Due to its great atmosphere, great drinks and exquisite food- old firehouse has earned a reputation of a go-to place for most days with locals. The Head chef here has been trained to the highest level in French, Italian ...Read more
  5. Can keep your kids busy for days
    Boston Tea Party

    Family and Kids

    Boston Tea Party is a modern independent British café which has managed to serve good things in lovely spaces that satisfy your tummy & warms the heart. Affordable, feel-good, ethically sourced & of excellent quality; the food here is made from scratch onsite everyday by people who aspire to make their customers happy. Boston Tea Party, Exeter is one of largest Boston Tea Parties...Read more
  6. Perfect for kids day out in Exeter
    Go Ape Haldon

    Family and Kids

    Go Ape is basically the number 1 group to offer forest activities. You can experience the Haldon Forest situated very close to Exeter by planning out your own adventure with them. You can experience Tree Top Adventure, Forest Segways, Tree Top junior and Zip Trekking along with a lot of fun activities if you plan an adventure with them. Go Ape runs in the United States as well as in the United ...Read more
  7. Fun place to go for kids
    Exeter Golf And Country Club

    Family and Kids

    Exeter Golf and Country Club has earned a reputation of one of the finest golf and country clubs in the South West since 1895. The Wear Park Restaurant here serves lunch and dinner. With its specialty being Sunday lunch- you can also try Prosecco cocktails and afternoon tea. Along with the widely known Wear Park Spa offering a wide range of treatments and spa days, Exeter Golf and Country ...Read more
  8. A cool place to see with kids
    St. Nicholas Priory

    Family and Kids

    The history of the Benedictine Priory of St Nicholas dates back to the Norman Conquest of England during the battle of Hastings in 1066. William the Conqueror had made a vow on the battlefield during this time and to fulfil that he founded Battle Abbey in Sussex. After 2 years, he went on to besiege the city of Exeter, which was home to Gytha the mother of the slain King Harold. After her hasty...Read more
  9. A fantastic place for refreshing break for children
    Exeter Castle

    Family and Kids

    The Castle of Exeter is located at the highest point of the city. Due to the reddish colour of the volcanic rock on which it stood, it came to be known as Rougemont Castle locally. Richard III visited Exeter castle, he was really taken aback by the strength and beauty of the castle. Once a military fortress; lost that title after surrendering to General Fairfax in 1646. Today, although most of ...Read more
  10. One of the awesome things children enjoy the most
    Exeter Catacombs

    Family and Kids

    Hidden under the city wall, the catacombs were meant to accommodate 1,400 coffins in every vault on each side of a central and a long passage. The coffins were made to slide into a brick lined vault while the priest on duty would do the needful by conducting the service. Next to it in a small, walled off area stood a bricklayer who would wait until the end, when he would then block up the entra...Read more
  11. The best option for younger visitors
    Brook Gallery

    Family and Kids

    In 1997, the Brook Gallery came into existence. Since then it has moved from strength to strength gaining an excellent reputation across the United Kingdom. Over the time they have earned a reputation of selling limited editions and original prints. They have also established themselves as the ambassadors for Fine Art and for the artists. They don't have any qualms about being selective about t...Read more
  12. A place where kids enjoy and have fun
    Stone Lane Gardens

    Garden, Park

    “If you adore birch and alder and the wilderness areas these pioneering trees frequent then Stone Lane Gardens is not to be missed. It’s not just a National Collection, it is a reminder of a world too precious to be ignored.” Roy Lancaster Stone Lane Gardens is a spectacular water garden spread over 5 acre woodland on one of Dartmoor National Park that does not fail to en...Read more
  13. A place perfect for families with kids
    Poltimore House

    Family and Kids

    Poltimore House is of utmost importance to Exeter and Devon, historically and architecturally. It was an extremely beautiful place in 1900 and there have been various attempts to restore it to its exact original form. It was home to the Bampfylde family for around five centuries. In 1921 it went on to become Poltimore College, a girls' school. In 1940, it became the war-time home of Dover ...Read more
  14. A favorite place to take the kids in the city
    Church Of St Thomas The Apostle

    Family and Kids

    The Gervase Exe Bridge had a church at the St Thomas end, similar to St Edmund's Church at the opposite end. However, flowing river on this side often flooded the church situated on the bridge and eventually swept it away. In 1412, the new church of St Thomas Becket was built on a safer high ground. In 1549 the vicar, Robert Welshe joined the Catholic rebels and the Prayer book rebellion who la...Read more
  15. It's just one of those places to visit and hang out
    St Catherine's Chapel And Almshouses

    Family and Kids

    The well known chapel and almshouses were founded by Canon John Stevens DD, (Doctor of Physick), in 1457, to initially house thirteen poor men. A surviving petition has brought light upon the fact that Stevens had bought "a parcel of ground, void at the time of purchase and not built upon, adjoining to the closure of (the) cathedral church". The almshouses and chapel were constructed in 1458. T...Read more