Days out

Afternoon racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse – Friday 16 September

Event Date: 
16/09/2016 - 11:45am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Kick-start the weekend with an afternoon of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Friday 16 September. A great afternoon out with friends, group bookings are available when booked in advance. Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry. Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Thursday 15 September. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Racing starts at 13:50 with gates opening at 11:50.

Explore Poltimore House and grounds on Heritage Open Day

Authored by Poltimore House
Posted: Fri, 09/02/2016 - 4:41am

Poltimore House and Grounds are open with free entry on Sunday 11th September from 11 - 4pm.

There will be a children's trail and quiz (50p entry), an archery demonstration with the chance to try it for yourself for a small fee and Tudor dancing.

Come and see for yourself all that has been achieved at this historic Exeter house.  

Our visitors quite often say "oh but you haven't done anything".

Heritage Open Day at Poltimore House

Authored by Poltimore House
Posted: Sat, 08/27/2016 - 2:41pm

Poltimore House and Grounds are open with free entry on Sunday 11th September from 11 - 4pm.

There will be a children's trail and quiz (50p entry), an archery demonstration with the chance to try it for yourself for a small fee and Tudor dancing. Come and see for yourself all that has been achieved at this historic Exeter house.  

Our visitors quite often say "oh but you haven't done anything".

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Authored by Mary Youlden
Posted: Wed, 08/24/2016 - 1:05pm

Your essential guide to what’s on in an around Exeter this bank holiday weekend (26-29 August).

MUSIC

Live Music
Friday, Exeter
John Gandys, Gandy Street: Reckless, 9pm, free.
Ship & Pelican, Heavitree: Booster, 9pm, free.
The Lord Nelson, Topsham: Wired, 9pm, free.

Evening racing

Event Date: 
31/08/2016 - 3:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Break up the working week with an evening of thrilling jumps racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Wednesday 31 August. A great way to enjoy a day out with the family before the summer holidays draw to a close, children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student photo ID / NUS card enjoy free entry. Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Tuesday 30 August. Tickets will also be available to buy at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Racing starts at 17:05 with gates opening at 15:05.

Spend a Saturday afternoon at the races

Event Date: 
20/08/2016 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

A great day out this summer holiday season, enjoy an afternoon of thrilling racing at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Saturday 20 August.

Treat the family to a day out in Devon – children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Racing starts at 14:00 with gates opening at 12:00. The last race takes place at 17:30.

Tickets are available online until 17:00 on Friday 19 August. There will be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Celebrate 150 years of racing excellence at Newton Abbot – Wednesday 10 August

Event Date: 
10/08/2016 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse to celebrate 150 years of racing at their 150th anniversary fixture on Wednesday 10 August.

To mark this special occasion there will be a free goodie bag for the first 200 adults and a free gift for the first 200 children through the gates on the day, as well as free face painting for children in the Family Enclosure.

Racing starts at 14:10 and gates open at 12:10. The last race is 17:10. Tickets are available at the racecourse’s online ticket store until 17:00 on Tuesday 9 August.

Jumps racing at Newton Abbot

Event Date: 
25/07/2016 - 12:15pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Celebrate the start of a new week with an afternoon of horseracing in Devon at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Monday 25 July.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 14:15 and gates open at 12:15. The last race is at 17:30.

Join us as the summer holidays get underway – Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

Tickets are available at our online ticket store until 17:00 on Sunday 24 July. 

Law firm's favourite Devon days out for under £10!

Authored by George Dawson
Posted: Wed, 07/20/2016 - 8:42pm

Staff from a leading South West law firm have complied a list of their favourite family days out for under £10 in Devon. Families who visit all six will receive a cute and cuddly teddy bear, aptly named Tamar.

The Summer Passport is part of local law firm Stephens Scown LLP’s Love Where You Live campaign which showcases and celebrates the best things about living in the South West.

Trampoline Park to open in Devon

Authored by Oly Harrison
Posted: Wed, 04/27/2016 - 6:36am

There’s something to put a spring in your step this summer as the largest trampoline park in Devon and Cornwall is due to open in Plymouth in June.

A relatively new concept in the UK, the trampoline park concept originated from the USA and Australia before hitting Europe around 5 years ago. The popularity of the sporting activity has increased hugely over the last year with 30 UK parks opening in the last 12 months alone.

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