Days out

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.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and...

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.

There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the...

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

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. The Devon attractions and activities on the Summer Passport are: Orange Elephant Icecream, letterboxing on Haytor, Woolacombe beach, Haldon Forest, House of Marbles and the Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter...

Trampoline Park to open in Devon

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.

The Super Tramp Park, located in a huge 10,000ft warehouse on Breakwater Road, Plymstock, will feature over 50 trampolines, a dodgeball court, wall...

Afternoon of racing at Newton Abbot

Event Date: 
05/04/2016 - 11:45am
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Spend an afternoon at the races this Easter break at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 5 April.

Why not treat the family? Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry!

There is also a brand new children’s play area for this season, open at every fixture. Gates open at 11:50 and the first race is at 13:50. The last race is at 17:15.

Tickets can be bought at the racecourse’s online ticket store until 17:00 on Monday 4 April.

There will be tickets available at the gates on the day. Tickets are priced at £18 for...

Easter fun at Newton Abbot Racecourse

Event Date: 
26/03/2016 - 3:30pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Enjoy the Easter Bank Holiday with the start of a new racing season at Newton Abbot Racecourse on Easter Saturday 26 March

To celebrate, the racecourse is offering a free Easter egg to the first 200 children through the gates on the day. Make it a family day out for less with free entry for children aged 16 and under as well as students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card.

We’re also opening our brand new children’s play area for children aged 3 to 12, with favourites such as a nest swing, traditional swings, a climbing fort with slide and sprung animals. Gates...

Your guide to What's On this weekend

Your essential guide to What's On in and around Exeter this weekend (15-17 January).

THEATRE

Ballet Theatre UK: The Snow Queen Friday, 7.30pm, Barnfield Theatre, Exeter Join Ballet Theatre UK in their beautiful re-telling of Hans Christian Andersen’s classic fairytale ballet, The Snow Queen. This spectacular production follows the story of Gerda and her quest to find her friend Kay, whom the Snow Queen has placed under an evil spell. Gerda’s fantastic adventure takes her on a journey across the frozen north where she encounters a band of gypsys, enchanted reindeer and a...

Newton Abbot Racecourse Season Finale

Event Date: 
09/10/2015 - 12:00pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse and celebrate the end of another great racing season with their season finale on Friday 9th October.

Popular local band Station Road will be performing after the last race to end the season in style.

Racing for the afternoon starts at 13:55, with gates opening at 11:55. The last race is at 17:05.

Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. Tickets can be bought online until 17:00 on Thursday 8th October. There will also be tickets available at the gate on the day.

Don’t forget – Children...

Don’t discount North Devon for an Autumnal outing

As the days get shorter, temperatures drop, leaves begin to fall and the UK begins to blur into 50 shades of terracotta. It’s tempting to slump into a state of hibernation, watching endless hours of catch-up TV and wrapping yourself in shrouds of artisan throws. But before you write off your weekends and start reeling off reasons not to leave the house. We’ve put together (along with our North Devonian friends over at http://www.leisureshopdirect.com/ a list of autumnal outings you should consider in the coming months.

Watersmeet & Countisbury (Lynmouth)

Watersmeet...

Enjoy an evening of racing

Event Date: 
01/09/2015 - 2:45pm
Venue: 
Newton Abbot Racecourse

Join Newton Abbot Racecourse on Tuesday 1st September and enjoy a thrilling evening of racing at their last evening fixture of the season.

Racing starts at 16:45 with gates opening at 14:45. The last race is at 19:45.

Tickets can be bought online until 17:00 on Monday 31st August. Tickets are priced at £18 for the Paddock Enclosure and £12 for the Course Enclosure. There will also be tickets available to buy at the gate on the day.

Don’t forget – Children aged 16 and under plus students with a valid photographic student ID / NUS card enjoy free entry.

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