Places to Discover

The Valleyside Escapes glamping site is conveniently positioned to explore north and south Devon. Here are a few ideas of local attractions while staying with us.

On our doorstep

Take a walk through the forest and have a riverside picnic. Enjoy a delicious Devon cream tea and some retail therapy next door at the famous Bickleigh Mill and bistro. Hop on a train ride, see the model railway and explore the indoor play coaches and soft play at the Devon Railway Centre. Stroll across the historic Bickleigh Bridge and sip on an ice cold beer or wine on the banks of the River Exe at the Fisherman’s Cot pub.

All just a few minutes’ walk from our luxury glamping site in the Heart of Devon!

Bickleigh Bridge, Devon

A short car journey

Have a great family day out at one of two National Trust properties Knightshayes or Killerton. In Tiverton visit the museum and castle or take a horse-drawn barge along the Great Western canal. Test your stamina and endurance at the Bear Trail or have a thrill on a rollercoaster at Crealy Adventure Park. Go metropolitan in the city of Exeter at the quay, shopping district and glorious cathedral. For ale and cider connoisseurs, there are numerous local breweries including – Hanlons, The Exeter Brewery and Sandford Orchards.

Knightshayes Court, Tiverton, Devon

Further afield

Award-winning white sands and surfing at north and south Devon coasts are within an hour car’s journey from the glampsite. Take a hike or pony ride on the moors at the national parks of Dartmoor or Exmoor.

Devon has so many places to visit you won’t be able to squeeze it all in! Check out the baby breaks blog for their recommendations if travelling with younger children.

There’s plenty of fantastic things to see and do when you stay in one of our award-winning, luxury glamping tents – whatever the weather!

Devon Beach