Rainy days when on Holiday at Hawley farm.

  • Beer Caves have a very interesting tour of about 1hour ten miniutes in these large caves, it is very cold so go dressed up.
  • Seaton Jurassic - a community-led centre that will engage thousands of people with East Devon’s unique geological, coastal and marine heritage
  • A day out looking around the many antique shops in Honiton as this is what makes up a large part of the shops here from old toys to books a lot to see if you are interested this sort of History. The Museum is also great, with a large displays of Honiton Lace.
  • Tickety Boo, Ottery St Mary – a coffee shop and play centre, right in the centre of Ottery St Mary.
  • Honiton Playdome – indoor play centre, leather sofas and free WiFi
  • Thelma Hubert Gallery – offers exhibitions as well as various activities for all age ranges. Check website for calendar
  • Honiton Pottery & Milkshake Bar – fun place to either ‘throw’your own pots, or decorate pieces they have available
  • Pecorama – an absolute ‘must-do’ for anyone who loves trains, the gardens and the indoor play is very popular. A great place for all ages from very small to oldest.
  • Stuart Line Cruises – provided it is not too windy (read: choppy sea), the comfortable Jurassic Coast or River Exe cruises can be enjoyed under cover (from Exmouth)
  • World of Country Life (Exmouth) -this place offers a whole range of attractions; go back into olden days rural Devon Life, enjoy their collection of motor bikes, vast range of animals, or indeed the play facilities
  • Crealy – A family day out, although you may have to give some of the rides a miss when it hammers down, there are sufficient indoor facilities to enjoy a good few hours at what is East Devon’s largest attraction
  • Exeter RAMM (Royal Albert Memorial Museum) – Great, award winning, museum in the heart of Exeter. Various exhibitions (see website for details) and interactive displays and workshops.
  • Lyme Regis Museum – With the bad weather this is a good time to find the fossils as they become uncovered. Learn the geology and about the Jurassic Coast.
  • Dinosaur Land (Lyme Regis) – Lyme Regis where you can find out a lot about the local geology
  • Marine Theatre (Lyme Regis) – We get very good reports back of this theatre
  • Exeter Underground Passages – Discover medieval passageways that run under the city’s streets at this visitor attraction in the centre of the city centre
  • Train ride on the Dawlish Loop – is said to be one of Britain’s most spectacular railway journeys, especially in bad weather when the waves frequently wash over the train. Check out this little YouTube clip (BBC’s Coast) to see what we mean
  • Swimming pool at Axminster– very nice swimming pool with hydrotherapy pool that is very warm!, a 15-minute journey from Hawley Farm
  • Cinema in Sidmouth or Exeter – the Sidmouth cinema is a lovely old-fashioned cinema, there is one at Bridport as well. whereas Exeter offers the full range (Odeon, Vue, Picturehouse)