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Where to find mazes in Devon 2024

Where to find mazes in Devon 2024

If your family loves a puzzle, get yourselves well and truly lost among the hedges and maize-lined pathways of these mazes in Devon:

Mazes at Devon attractions

The Labyrinth at Canonteign Falls
The Labyrinth at Canonteign Falls. Photography by Emma Solley

Here’s the Devon attractions the include a maze:

  • Canonteign Falls‘ labyrinth was created by maze artist Adrian Fisher with the Torus sculpture at its centre by David Harber.
  • Woodlands Family Theme Park in South Devon has a wooden walled maze. This is included in the attraction’s entry price.
  • Pennywell Farm in South Devon has a willow maze. This is included in the attraction’s entry price.
  • The Milky Way in North Devon has one of the largest mazes in the South West. It covers 3,000 square meters
  • Watermouth Castle in North Devon is a family theme park with a maze as one of its many attractions
  • Wildwood Escot/Devon Activity Centre in East Devon has a beech maze. This is included in entry to Wildwood Escot and for activity centre users.
  • Sooty Land at Crealy in East Devon has a mirror maze. This is included in the attraction’s entry price.
  • The Donkey Sanctuary in Sidmouth has a hedge maze. The sanctuary is free to visit.

Maize mazes in Devon this summer

Kids walking through maze a The Jolly Group

The summer holidays mark the start of maize maze season in Devon. Some mazes were still growing when I published this guide, so check back here and the farms’ websites for the latest on opening times and prices.

Here’s the usual spot to find maize mazes around the county – drop me a line if you know of any I’ve missed:

Maize mazes in South Devon

Here’s where to find South Devon’s mazes:

South Devon Maize Maze

Get lost in this Search & Rescue-themed life boat maze to celebrate the 200th anniversary of the RNLI. 

As well as the maze you can pick you own sunflowers, enjoy a mini maze and take part in quizzes. There is live music and family entertainment on selected dates too. Check the maze’s Facebook page for the latest information.

When: from 24 July to beginning of September 2024. Open every Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 5pm.

Admission charge: £7 per person. Children aged under three go free.

Where: Churchstow, Kingsbridge, TQ7 3QH. What 3 Words: ///haircuts.tides.cheerily

Find out more about what’s on at South Devon Maize Maze.

Maize maze at the Surfing Cow

Head to the scooping parlour to buy your maze tickets and a delicious ice cream, milkshake or sundae made here at the Surfing Cow at Battisborough Farm near Plymouth.

Keep an eye on the Surfing Cow social media for updates.

When: TBC. Please check with the Surfing Cow about their last maze day of the season.

Admission charge: TBC

Where: Surfing Cow Ice Cream, Battisborough Farm, Holbeton, Plymouth, PL8 1JY

Find out more about what’s on at The Surfing Cow.

Maize Maze at The Orange Elephant

Find the maze in the summer meadow across the road from the The Orange Elephant ice cream parlour.

When: TBC

Admission charge: access the maze when you buy a ticket to the summer meadow. Check this season’s prices with the Orange Elephant when you arrive.

Where: Taverners Farm, Lower Brenton, Kennford, Exeter, EX6 7Y

Find out more on theThe Orange Elephant website.

Maize maze in Mid-Devon

Here’s the maze I’ve spotted in Mid-Devon:

Orway Porch Farm maize maze

This maze is usually open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays right through the summer holidays. There’s also a picnic area and refreshments to buy. Dogs are welcome too.

When: TBC

Admission charge: TBC

Where: Orway Porch Farm, Kentisbeare, Mid-Devon, EX15 2EY

Find out more on the Orway Porch Farm Facebook page.

Maize mazes in East Devon

Take your pick from these mazes in Exeter and East Devon:

Maize maze at Darts Farm, Topsham

Dart’s farm’s maize maze usually comes with a trail sheet. Pick you own sun flowers also opens from late August.

When: open seven days a week

Admission charge: TBC

Where: Topsham, EX3 0QH 

Find out more on the Darts Farm website.

Maize Maze at The World of Country Life

Visit this popular East Devon attraction and you’ll find the maize maze included in your entrance ticket.

When: the maze will be ready from the end of July.

Admission charge: included in the attraction’s admission price.

Where: West Down Lane, Sandy Bay, Exmouth, EX8 5BY

Keep an eye on The World of Country Life‘s website for more information.

Maize maze in West Devon

Here’s where to get lost amongst the maize in West Devon:

Strawberry Fields’ Maize Maze at Lifton Farm

Visit Strawberry Fields often planet a maize maze. Keep an eye on its website for more information

When: TBC

Admission charge: TBC

Where: Strawberry Fields, Lifton, PL16 0DE

Find out more and book on the Strawberry Fields events page.

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