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Attractions in Westward Ho

  • The UK's largest aquarium has tanks featuring a variety of ocean habitats including a 15 by 5 metre shark tank. The aquarium is also an education, conservation and research facility

  • A vast man-made complex of underground caverns created by centuries of quarrying the famous Beer Stone.

  • The fossil rich coastline of South East Devon makes up part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The rocks here represent 185 million years of the Earth's history.

  • Set between Exeter and the Jurassic Coast of East Devon Bicton Gardens date back nearly 300 years.

  • Working Benedictine monastery reknowned for producing Buckfast Tonic Wine. The abbey was established in 1018 and rebuilt in 1882. Website contains extensive information on monks and abbey.

  • Farm Animals, falconry centre, goat walking, deer park, vintage cars, Victorian street adventure playground, steam engines and more

  • Lundy Island lies 11 miles off the north Devon coast, three miles long and half a mile wide, a place of outstanding natural beauty, skies full of birds, pirate haunts and more.

  • Gnomes running wild in 4 acre reserve in North Devon. Gnome hats are loaned free of charge together with fishing rods!

  • Military museum covering mostly World War Two, but with exhibits from the Boer War up to the Gulf War. Tanks, bpmbs and more

  • 16th Century watermill with 18ft overshot wheel. Serves cream teas and pottery produced on site.

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