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Heritage Open Days in Devon 2024

Heritage Open Days in Devon 2024

Looking for free ways to entertain the kids in September? My top tip is to check out Heritage Open Days in Devon!

What are Heritage Open Days?

Every September the volunteers involved in history and cultural organisations across England lay on open days to give the public free access to hidden gems around the country. 

You’ll find behind the scenes tours, National Trust places and rarely open private homes on the list of venues that throw their doors open.

Heritage Open Days in Devon

Carriage in the National Carriage Museum at Arlington Court in North Devon
National Trust Carriage Museum at Arlington Court

Below is a list of some of the family favourites and hidden gems that regularly take part in Heritage Open Days. you can explore between 7 and 15 September 2024.

Please check the Heritage Open Days website for full details of which places at taking part. Booking may be necessary for some events and activities.

Heritage Open Days in Mid Devon

Here’s the place to check for events and activities in the Mid Devon area:

Looking for more places to visit? Here’s my guide to family-friendly things to do in Mid Devon.

Heritage Open Days in North Devon 

View of Arlington Court House through trees
Arlington Court House

Check out the website’s of these places to find out what they have planned this September:

Got time to explore more? Here’s my guide to North Devon with kids.

Heritage Open Days in South Devon

Powderham Castle gardens near Exeter
Powderham Castle gardens

Find out what Heritage Open Day activities are planned at these historic places in South Devon:

Here’s some more ideas for days out in South Devon.

Heritage Open Days in West Devon

Kids standing in front of Whitelady Falls in Lydford Gorge
White Lady Fall at Lydford Gorge

Click through to the websites of these historic places to find out more:

You might also like a peek at my tips on things to do in West Devon.

Heritage Open Days in Plymouth

Saltram House in Plymouth
Saltram House

Here’s where to find events around Plymouth:

Find more days out with kids in and around Plymouth including free things to do.

Heritage Open Days in Exeter

Gerald the giraffe at RAMM in Exeter
RAMM in Exeter

Visit these places in Exeter for extra heritage activities and opportunities:

Here’s some more ideas for things to do with kids in Exeter.

Heritage Open Days in East Devon 

Here’s somewhere open for extra activities in East Devon this month:

Fancy a longer look around? Here’s the Devon with Kids guide to places to visit in East Devon.

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Grab your copy of this guide to family-friendly things to do across the county, from coast to coast, in the cities, on the moors and whatever the weather.

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