Out and About at Holmans Wood…
Holmans Wood Holiday Park truly has it all. Idyllically situated in 12 acres of beautifully landscape grounds, close to local amenities and numerous opportunities to discover the Devon countryside, Holmans Wood is the perfect base for your explorations. Whilst your stay at Holmans Wood is no doubt a time for you to relax, it is also an opportunity for you to experience one of the most beautiful areas of countryside. South Devon is rich in both landscape and numerous places to visit.
Make sure you head to the charming wool town of Chudleigh just one mile away for all your local amenities and to discover what Devon has to offer.
Go Outdoors and Get Active
Visit Finlake Holiday Resort just around the corner for some incredible activities, suitable for all ages. Go horseback riding in over 130 acres of stunning Devon woodland, soar across the treetops in an exhilarating high ropes adventure course, or learn a new skill fencing like Captain Jack Sparrow or archery like Robin Hood! There are plenty more activities to experience in Finlake’s Go Active programme – visit finlake.co.uk for more information. For the energetic, experience the challenge of rock climbing and abseiling in the Climbing and Caving Centre set in ten acres of unique grounds, with limestone cliffs and caves. There are some beautiful places to explore, from Ugbrooke House, Lord Clifford’s family home, and Powderham Castle, to Canonteign Falls with its magical combination of waterfalls, woodlands and lakes.
Culture and Cuisine
Nearby Exeter Cathedral is one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture in Britain. Surrounded by cosmopolitan cafés and boutique shops, Exeter makes an ideal location for shopping days or evenings out. Furthermore, the Exeter Barnfield Theatre is home to local, regional, national and international performances including music, comedy and drama. Or perhaps a trip to the Royal Albert Memorial Museum might be of interest; with its galleries and exhibitions it’s well worth noting on the agenda!
Family Fun and Things to Do
Visit Becky Falls near Bovey Tracey for waterfalls and woodland walks, as well as ponies, sheep, goats, lambs, and rescued owls and birds of prey for the whole family to visit and maybe even try out your animal noises! Love animals? Then you’ll also love Buckfast Butterfly Farm and Dartmoor Otter Sanctuary in Buckfastleigh and Paignton Zoo with its incredible variety of exotic creatures.
You and your family can do your best Tarzan impressions as you swing through trees and zoom down zip lines together at Go Ape in Haldon. Quad World lets young and budding race drivers zoom around muddy tracks and trails to their hearts content. Voted ‘Family attraction of th year’, Crealy Adventure Park offers kids of all ages the chance to ride rollercoasters and get up close and personal with wild animals.
What's out & about around Holmans Wood…
- Dartmoor National Park on your doorstep
- Horse riding, hiking and cycling
- Water sports and outdoor pursuits
- Close to award-winning Teignmouth beach
- Historic Exeter and pretty Torquay nearby
- Great restaurants, shops and theatres
- Decoy Country Park