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Wildlife in Devon

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  • 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

  • Paignton Zoo // Paignton

    Modern zoo with conservation at heart. Zoo is split into six habitat themed zones with big cats, elephants, primates, snakes, lizards & birds and more

  • Situated on the edge of Dartmoor, next to a river populated by wild otters, the sanctuary has enclosures of both British and Asian short-clawed otters.

  • Exmoor Zoo // Exmoor

    Specialising in smaller animals, Exmoor Zoo is famous for housing the Humboldt penguin and boasts over 200 exotic species of animal.Activities on offer include animal handling, face painting, quizzes

  • Set in 30 acres of woods and parklands you can see over 250 species of plants and animals, including primates, falconry and sea lions.

  • Living Coasts // Torquay

    Focusing on the conservation of coastal and marine life, enjoy the marine birds including penguins, and experience underwater viewing and interactive activities.

  • Miniature Pony Centre // Moretonhampstead

    A captivating family attraction with miniature ponies and much much more. Set in 20 acres of parkland in the heart of Dartmoor National Park.

  • The Donkey Sanctuary // Sidmouth

    The Donkey Sanctuary is home to around 500 donkeys. Set in unspoilt farmland and countryside,

  • Nature reserve situated at the mouth of the River Exe in South Devon

  • Decoy Country Park // Newton Abbot

    Decoy was once a clay quarry but now supports a wealth of wildlife, with the main habitats found here including ponds, streams, fen, wet woodland and heathy woodland.