Outdoor Events

Outdoor events and Festivals in and around Devon. To include your own event or festival here please use our contact form and let us know about your event. These attractions will make your Devon holiday a holiday to remember.

The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is proud to present the National Fairground Collection. It is a facility unique in the UK, designed to capture the magic of a bygone age through exhibits, vintage engineering and stunning artwork displays. The Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre is a 45,000 square foot indoor attraction that provides a unique opportunity to view our Fairground Heritage in a beautiful rural location.
Open 7 DAYS A WEEK
From: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Location:
The Fairground Heritage Centre
Milford
Lifton
Devon PL16 0AT
See Website for more information or Telephone: 01566 783425

Dates:
17/03/2017 to 29/10/2017

Open Daily from 10am until 6pm (April - October)
The BIG Sheep - Family All Weather Attraction
Welcome to North Devon's most popular family attraction, with some of the best rides, shows and all weather entertainment in the area. Keep the whole family entertained and enjoy the best day of your holiday baa none!
For more information see Website or Phone: 01237 472366

Dates:
01/04/2017 to 29/10/2017

Discover areas you may not have been before or learn something new about Lanhydrock.
14:00 - 16:30
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed
Call 01208 265278 for days Lanhydrock is open and for more information

Dates:
01/06/2017 to 26/10/2017

Our 2017 season runs from 11 – 19 February (Spring Half Term Week) and then 17 March through to 29 October .
Open 10:00am to 5:00pm
Big Summer Fun Week Saturday 19 – Bank Holiday Monday 28 August 2016
Spine Tingles at Dingles Saturday 21 – Sunday 29 October 2016
Halloween Spooktacular – Dingles After Dark Saturday 28 October 2017
Venue Location
The Fairground Heritage Centre
Milford
Lifton
Devon PL16 0AT
See Website for more information

Dates:
02/07/2017 to 29/10/2017

Incunables is a term that refers to early books printed in Europe before 1501. Lanhydrock has 28 of this type of book, unusually high for a private collection. This exhibition in the historic Gallery will draw on the library collection in order to show some of our early printed works. This will be the first time that our incunabula will be shown in a single exhibition.
11:00 - 17:00
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed

Dates:
02/07/2017 to 31/10/2017

If you'd like to find out more about Lanhydrock's beautiful listed garden, then come along to one of our free garden tours.
Volunteer guides lead you around the formal garden twice a day on most weekdays, sharing their knowledge and answering your questions.
11:00 - 11:30
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed

Dates:
03/07/2017 to 31/10/2017

Discover areas you may not have been before or learn something new about Lanhydrock.
See Website for days event takes place
14:00 - 16:30
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed
Call 01208 265278 for more information.

Dates:
06/07/2017 to 26/10/2017

Incunables is a term that refers to early books printed in Europe before 1501. Lanhydrock has 28 of this type of book, unusually high for a private collection. This exhibition in the historic Gallery will draw on the library collection in order to show some of our early printed works. This will be the first time that our incunabula will be shown in a single exhibition.
11:00 - 17:00
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed

Dates:
31/07/2017 to 31/10/2017

If you'd like to find out more about Lanhydrock's beautiful listed garden, then come along to one of our free garden tours.
Volunteer guides lead you around the formal garden on most weekdays, sharing their knowledge and answering your questions. We may have one or two tours on a given day so please ensure you call in advance to check availability - 01208 265950
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed
11:00 - 11:30 and 14:00 - 14:30

Dates:
01/08/2017 to 31/10/2017

Over 80 of the South West’s most talented artists are involved in this exciting and colourful exhibition of naturalistic pictures, prints and cards created using a variety of media. The focus is on gardens and plants as well as landscapes, seascapes and wildlife pictures and the range of images is eclectic in both style and price. All the work exhibited is for sale and the exhibition is stewarded by at least one of the participating artists each day.
Event times: Every day during exhibition from 11am - 5pm
Member: Free, plus a family guest
Non-member: Normal admission prices apply

Dates:
07/09/2017 to 24/09/2017

Starting with the country fair and ending with meet the builder's day the festival of crafts will be showcasing the craftsmanship found on Dartmoor, past and present.
11:00 - 16:00
Free event (admission applies)
Booking not needed
For more information please Call: 01647 433306 or visit Website

Dates:
16/09/2017 to 24/10/2017

10 mile multi-terrain run through the estate
15:30 - 18:00
Admission applies
Booking essential
Event ticket prices
All With licence, £13.00 advance booking
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Date:
23/09/2017

Join us for a guided snorkel safari session with local marine experts
Booking essential.
Medical declaration to be signed by all.
All kit provided.
3:00pm - 5:30pm
£... more..

Date:
23/09/2017

Come along for Cotehele's annual apple day combined with a lively and lovely fair.
Working with Miss Ivy Events this festive weekend features artisan stalls, live music with Macquarrie... more..

Date:
23/09/201724/09/2017

Meet the finest wedding exhibitors Devon & Cornwall has to offer at our annual show set in this unique location. 60+ Devon & Cornwall wedding suppliers.
FREE entry to BRIDE and... more..

Date:
24/09/2017

Join us for a guided tour of some of the best rockpools in the UK!
No need to book, just turn up on the day, £3 per person (children aged 3 years and under go free).
National Trust car... more..

Date:
10/09/201724/09/2017

Family wildlife survey to see which mous-tery meadow residents may vole-unteer to shrew up. Can you find the hidden small mammals?
Joint event with Devon Mammal Group.
Numbers limited... more..

Date:
24/09/2017

A short guided walk around the wild places in and around the University of Exeter's Streatham Campus.
Whether you're a new student, a local interested in exploring the campus, or a member of... more..

Date:
26/09/2017

Collect some seeds from our fantastic herbaceous borders and then sow them at our plant nursery
A great opportunity to learn collection and sowing techniques from Lanhydrock's award-winning... more..

Date:
28/09/2017

Discover how the team care for the items in the collections, from miniature model ships, to stuffed birds and grand state coaches. See the tools used and learn the techniques they've mastered and... more..

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