Days out in North Devon
The Big Sheep - Farm and Theme Park
Unforgettable day out!
Treat yourself to a fun-filled family day out with thrilling rides, live sheep shows, indoor play zone, the cutest animals and hilarious entertainment.
The BIG Sheep is home to Devon’s largest roller coaster, the Twister, massive indoor play, giant jumping pillows, tractor rides, honeypot bears, swan pedalos and so much more. Visit the Animal Barn and Pet’s Corner or watch the BIG sheep race and place your bet.
Guests at Golden Coast get an exclusive discount of up to 25% off throughout the season. Just click here to book and SAVE, then bring your Verdant Leisure key card to validate your special discount.
Milky Way Adventure Park
If you’re looking for family attractions and things to do in North Devon or North Cornwall, The Milky Way Adventure Park is a great choice!
Ride the cosmic typhoon roller coaster, have fun on the gravity rider donut slide, explore the maze and experience fantastic outdoor displays from the North Devon Bird of Prey Centre, there's something here for everyone!
Guests at Golden Coast can take advantage of a 10% discount off standard tickets during Devon school term times from April to October. All visits must be booked online by clicking here and using the discount code VER10. Your Verdant Leisure key card must be shown on arrival.
Ilfracombe Sea Safari
Experience a fun ride, adventure and educational tour
Come and join Ilfracombe’s original Sea Safari, operating 3 Humber Ribs, and experience one of their award winning safaris. From their popular 1 hour trips, up to their 4 hour Lundy Experience, their vessels carry up to 12 passengers, so they offer a very personal experience without the crowds. Grab your life jackets and join them in search of dolphins, whales, seals and much more!
Holiday guests at Golden Coast Leisure Park can save 10% at Ilfracombe Sea Safari by using the online discount code VERDANT, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Sea Swift Charters
Coastal cruises along the Devon coast
Sea Swift is a bespoke built Catamaran offering wildlife & coastal cruises, with fishing, swimming with seals and much more. This spacious modern vessel was built for versatility in activities along the North Devon coastline, while giving plenty of space and luxury, as it only takes up to 12 passengers.
Holiday guests at Golden Coast Leisure Park can save 10% at Sea Swift Charters by using the online discount code VERDANT, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Segway experience in Ilfracombe
EasiGlide is a the ultimate segway experience! Discover the thrill of your very own 2 wheeled adventure in Devon. Their segway course offers plenty of challenges, and the coastal views are perfect for photo opportunities with loved ones.
Holiday guests at Golden Coast Leisure Park can save 10% at EasiGlide by using the online discount code VERDANT10, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Woolacombe Surf Centre
Exceptional surf lessons for people of all abilities
Woolacombe Surf Centre offer an exciting range of coastal activities focusing around the Atlantic and the vast playground it provides. They specialise in surf lessons and are accredited as a 'Centre of Excellence' by Surfing England. Whether it is your first time, intermediate or advanced, they have the experience and knowledge to meet your needs to get you having fun and progressing to the next level!
Guests at Golden Coast Leisure Park can save 10% at Woolacombe Surf Centre by showing their Verdant Leisure key card.
Keypitts Off Road Adventures
Adrenaline fueled activities whatever the weather!
Keypitts Off Road Adventures in Ilfracombe is an activity centre offering quad biking, axe throwing, mini Land Rovers and 4x4 Land Rover experiences! With over 20 years of experience, this family run farm offers a fun filled day out.
Guests at Golden Coast Leisure Park can save 10% at Keypitts Off Road Adventures by using the online discount code golden, then bringing their Verdant Leisure key card to validate the discount.
Meet the animals
See how many different animals you can spot at Exmoor Zoo! This zoo is home to lots of unique and very unusual animals – Binturong, Singing Dog, Tayra, Sand cat, Hunting Dog, Yellow-throated Marten, to name a few! There are lots to explore.
Guests at Golden Coast can take advantage of a 15% discount by showing their Verdant Leisure key card!
Roar with excitement!
Enjoy a fantastic visit to a family run wildlife & dinosaur park surrounded by natural beauty with a genuine passion for encouraging respect for animals and the natural world.
Guests at Golden Coast can take advantage of 20% off gate prices by showing their Verdant Leisure key card. Book your slot online, mentioning you have a key card, but pay at the gate to take advantage of 20% off gate prices.
Woolacombe Riding Stables
Enjoy a ride whatever your ability, in spectacular scenery with Woolacombe Riding Stables. Choose from a variety of rides across open fields, hills and valleys, as well as sand dunes at the award winning Woolacombe beach.
Guests at Golden Coast Leisure Park can take advantage of a £1 per person per ride discount at Woolacombe Riding Stables by showing their Verdant Leisure key card.
You'll be buzzing when you visit!
Wander around the Nectar Gardens, see millions of bees up close, visit the Honey Factory and take a look behind the scenes at the honey production areas.
The friendly Education Team are ready to guide you through your day and even open up a hive for you at one of the daily Beekeeping Demonstrations.
The unique hexagonal themed Nectar Gardens display thousands of bee friendly plants. Go off-piste on our meadow trails and let the kids buzz around the large indoor and outdoor play area.
The Ultimate Adventure Centre
Top family day out!
Offering the most comprehensive range of outdoor activities available in North Devon, with an Ultimate twist. With a variety of activities, the centre lets you discover adventures you love through the popular Ultimate Day Out and the Stand Alone Activity Sessions.
Situated near the coast you will find a great selection of fun activities for all ages and abilities. These include The (total wipe-out inspired) ultimate assault course, our 35ft tall Aerial Adventure (North Devon’s Largest), Kayaking & Paddleboarding on our onsite lake, Archery, Mountain Boarding and many more.
Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood can take advantage of a 15% discount off standard tickets during Devon school term times from April to October. All visits must be booked online by clicking here and using the discount code VER15. Your Verdant Leisure key card must be shown on arrival.
Tour de Lanes
Hosted electric bicycle tours!
Explore beautiful North Devon landscapes, using the lanes to explore the scenery, beaches, countryside and everything in between. Hosted tours are offered for individuals, couples or small groups of 4x cyclists.
Tour de Lanes offer carefully planned routes, as well as personalised and exclusive tours. Their e-bikes have been carefully selected for their stylish design, sustainability and ease of handling, so they can cater for beginners to those looking for more adventurous tours!
Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood can take advantage of a 10% discount by booking online using the code TDLVER10 or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. Your Verdant Leisure key card must be shown on arrival.
The West Country's Premier Visitor Attraction!
With a mixture of children's activities, and nostalgic blasts from the past, Watermouth Castle appeals to people of all ages. Explore the interior of the castle, and its mix of Victorian treasures and vintage displays, or enjoy the outdoor theme park where you'll find a wide range of rides, attractions, and play structures.
Fly your own aeroplane on the Junior Aviator, get lost in the jungle of The Big River Ride, or race down the mighty Toboggan Run. Or simply stroll around the beautiful landscaped gardens and take in the stunning views of Watermouth Cove and the North Devon coastline.
Guests at Golden Coast and Cleavewood can take advantage of a 20% discount by booking online using the code VERDANT20. Your Verdant Leisure key card must be shown on arrival.
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