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Morwellham Quay - Tavistock - award-winning attraction, forms part of a World Heritage site, featuring historic port, copper mine, working Edwardian Farm, narrow-gauge Mine Railway, heavy horses and museums of costume and mining, hands-on activities, demonstrations, tours, Craft Courses, pub, - "Morwellham Quay has easy wheelchair access to toilets & reception. Please note that due to the nature of the site there are some uneven pathways, steps & slopes",
www.morwellham-quay.co.uk

 

Pennywell Farm - Buckfastleigh - Meet the animals, Shire and Clysdale horses, rabbits, guinea pigs, mice, chicks and ducklings, miniature ponies and donkeys, ride the new Red Rocket and Tractor and Trailer rides, activities, shows, displays, "piggy cuddles, bottle feeding and pig racing happen every day", cafe, shop - "We have made every effort to make sure that all areas of the farm are accessible", accessible toilets
www.pennywellfarm.co.uk

 

Plymouth Mayflower Museum - The exhibition, set over three floors, uses interactive graphic panels to explore tales of merchant families, the fishing industry, the military harbour and emigration to the New World - Ramp/Level Access...There are accessible toilets in the WC block opposite the Mayflower Visitor Centre"
www.plymouth.gov.uk
www.visitplymouth.co.uk/things-to-do/mayflower-museum

 

Seaton Tramway - narrow gauge heritage trams run between Seaton, Colyford and Colyton travelling alongside the River Axe estuary through two nature reserves and giving an unrivalled view of the abundant wading bird life, cafe, gift shop - "Folding pushchairs and wheelchairs can be accommodated on most trams. Some trams have space for non-folding wheelchairs or mobility scooters accessible by ramp. At least one of these accessible trams runs each hour but please call us to check on exact running times...Ten wheelchairs can be accommodated as a group on tram 17 - please call us in advance to book"
www.tram.co.uk

 

South Devon Railway - steam trains with heritage rolling stock, a seven mile line, built in 1872, which runs along the stunning valley of the River Dart between Buckfastleigh and Totnes. The South Devon Railway Museum can be found in the former goods shed at Buckfastleigh station, plus cafe and model railway and gift shop - "All our stations are suitable for access by disabled people who are warmly welcomed...There is plenty of car parking at Buckfastleigh. Our trains have disabled access and reserved spaces for wheelchair users" (please see their website for size restrictions),
www.southdevonrailway.co.uk

 

The BIG Sheep - Bideford - Rides, Shows, Animals & Family Entertainment, "North Devon's largest Indoor Playground with Slides, Ball pits, Gladiator swings and soft play areas dedicated to toddlers" animal shows are seasonal - "The BIG Sheep is very easily accessed by wheelchairs with a number of parking spaces for registered disabled persons immediately adjacent to the main entrance...Restaurant and picnic tables to accommodate wheelchair users", some ride restrictions, large print for maps / timetables available, accessible toilets
www.thebigsheep.co.uk

 

Thelma Hulbert Gallery (THG) - Honiton - contemporary art & craft exhibitions, permanent collection of Thelma Hulbert’s work, workshops, Learning Room with kids’ art & craft materials, shop & refreshments area - fully accessible to wheelchair users, ramp access, platform lift to the first floor, "staff and volunteers have ongoing Dementia Friendly training", accessible toilets, baby changing facilities
www.thelmahulbert.com

 

Watermouth Family Theme Park and Castle - Ilfracombe - "a Victorian Castle full of eclectic treasures, nostalgic displays and curios, a theme park including rides and play areas, and beautiful landscaped gardens", several rooms set up to demonstrate how life would have been in the Victorian times - "The majority of the Castle and Gardens are accessible to wheel chairs users, (we have a route to follow), and all our pathways are tarmac, but, some are steep in places and it is recommended that you are accompanied by someone willing and able to help in these areas...Disabled toilets and baby changing facilities can be found in the Castle courtyard and in the Gardens."
www.watermouthcastle.com

 

Woodlands Family Theme Park - Totnes - " the largest Family Theme Park in Devon", indoor play centres, outdoor adventures, Zoo-Farm, and Falconry Centre - "Woodlands Family Theme Park is situated in a valley with steep hills; this can be difficult for wheelchair users, they would need a strong pusher...please note some electric wheelchairs cannot cope with the incline", accessible toilets, baby changing facilities
www.woodlandspark.com

 

World of Country Life - Exmouth - (seasonal) Slides & rides, Kids indoor play, Kids outdoor play, "We have a wide range of furry & feathered friends to interact with, ranging from wallabies to Shetland ponies, rheas to chirping finches...collection of massive steam engines, a superb array of immaculate vintage vehicles, vintage tractors and the famed Reg Imray classic motorcycle collection." restaurant and takeaway, shop - "easily accessible via wide paved paths. We also have wheelchairs available for loan...an accessibility map available from reception that shows the best wheelchair and buggy friendly routes around the park", accessible toilets
www.worldofcountrylife.co.uk

 

 

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