The relaxed and atmospheric house is set in the 1950s, and contains many of the family's collections, including archaeology, Tunbridgeware, silver, botanical china and books. Outside you can explore the large and romantic woodland garden, with a restored vinery, wild edges and rare plantings, which drifts down the hillside towards the sparkling Dart estuary. Our Visitor Experience Manager is CEVAS accredited and can accompany any group around the property.
The adventure starts with H2Outdoor! We offer a range of fantastic adventure activities in stunning North Devon scenery with top class equipment and instructors.
Kents Cavern is the most important Stone Age dwelling in Britain and this makes it a unique natural resource.
The deepest river gorge in the South West, with spectacular 30m waterfall
Pre-school and primary school groups can enjoy the 20 acres of beautiful Dartmoor parkland at the Miniature Pony Centre.
The Mount Batten Centre is one of the foremost Outdoor Education centres in the South West.
The family home of the Earl and Countess of Devon, steeped in 600 years of history, provides an ideal environment where children can learn about life in Victorian times.
Skern Lodge is an outdoor activity and development training centre based in Appledore, North Devon, providing education, learning and fun through adventure.
We offer schools a day visit to our museum with qualified (teacher status) museum staff .
We offer a fun educational school package that allows children learn about dinosaurs at the same time as seeing and interacting with life-like exhibits.