Tiverton is a charming town in Devon that makes the ideal destination for either a short or longer break. There is a wide choice of hotels and guesthouses in this part of Devon so you'll easily be able to find something that matches your budget. Founded by the Saxons back on 650AD, modern Tiverton's location in mid-Devon puts it close to a wealth of attractions. It also has a number of colourful annual festivals to enjoy when you visit. From golf courses to nightclubs and stately homes, there's something for everyone.
There are numerous attractions to enjoy in and around Tiverton when you're based either in the town or nearby at hotel or guesthouse accommodation. Exmoor Zoo is an especially popular destination for a fun day out if you're bringing kids along, and if you head further down towards south Devon and Torquay you can visit Kents Cavern a short stroll from the main coastal path. Take a trip on the Kingswear Castle Paddle Steamer, the only one of its kind fired by coal in the United Kingdom, and admire the glorious riverside scenery of the River Exe. Head up to the north coast and you'll discover the delightful Lynton and Lynmouth funicular clifftop railway, which is a joy to take a ride on. You can combine it with a short drive to Woolacombe, a family-friendly beach that's been voted the top beach in Europe.
Activities in Tiverton
Woodlands Leisure Park is billed as the South West's biggest family theme park and makes a great destination whatever the weather. The 90-acre park has won no fewer than 65 awards, national and international. The kids especially will love the park for its three state-of-the-art Watercoasters and the stunning Avalanche Ride and Toboggan Run. There are also action challenges and family rides in the park, and indoor fun factories that have their own rides. Come here for the day when you're visiting Devon and you have all the fun and excitement you need within easy reach of your hotel or guesthouse.
Tiverton and the surrounding countryside is full of interest, whether you're into history, outdoor activities, culture or simply want to spend a peaceful day out in some glorious natural surroundings.