Often overlooked when thinking about a family holiday, car trips are still one of the most rewarding holidays available in the UK. One of the many benefits of staying in the UK for a holiday is that everything is in easy reach without having to go anywhere near an airport. There are many places which are well worth a visit and South Devon hosts many wonderful sights and attractions.
In addition to the many attractions which are available, South Devon boasts some of the most stunning scenery in the country. If you take a drive through the countryside, you will be greeted with breathtaking views across the wide, uninterrupted landscape. The coast also provides many photographic opportunities and is sure to please the whole family, especially young children. There are many beaches in South Devon, most of which are easily accessible by car, meaning that you will be able to visit a wide range of these during your trip. Kents Cavern in Torquay boasts tours of the famous caves and also show you the site of the earliest evidence of humans on the UK mainland.
If you wish to see some of the most popular attractions of the area, then the Babbacombe Model Village is well worth a visit. Some of the architecture involved in the building of this is fantastic and it is somehow even more impressive as it is on such a small scale. Children will enjoy seeing some of the moving exhibits, for example trains and windmills and the adults will be able to appreciate the whole wonder of the place
Many children are interested in animals and if this is the case, then Paignton Zoo is definitely worth a visit. There are many wildlife sanctuaries in the area to visit, including the Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth, the National Marine Aquarium in Plymouth and the Miniature Pony Centre in North Bovey. Not only are places like these worth visiting, but they are also extremely education for children and adults alike.
There are some theme parks which are within easy reach, including the Woodlands Family Theme Park. There is something here for people of all ages, so nobody will feel left out.
No matter which of the attractions you decide to visit, with so many reasonable options with regards to car hire in Exeter you are sure to be able to find something that will suit you and your family. There are options for everybody; whether you want a relaxing holiday based around nature, or a thrilling break centred around thrills and adventure. You are bound to have a trip to remember for years to come.