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Day out Devon: World of country life

A bit of context: we spent few hours at the World of Country Life on our way back to London from Cornwall. Perfect stopover, right after baby’s morning beauty nap.

Highlights for the grown ups: the vintage collection agriculture tools, outfits, carriages, vintage trains right after the entrance. Fascinating stories, videos and characters. 2nd vintage collection further down and also indoors, cars and motorcycles.

Highlights for the 3.5 years old: the bumpy slides were a big hit. So was the pirate’s ship indoors, lots of sand, rope bridges and playareas. And of course the giant pillow to bounce on, the farm frenzy soft play and the trampolines.

Highlights for baby: lots of animals from ducklings, to goats and alpacas, birds of prey, sheeps, donkeys, wallabies and their babies. Bits of falconry show. The playarea with swings, rope bridges and nature play.

Highlights for all of us: train safari ride within the park with a stopover to feed the llamas and deers. Very cute and friendly, amazing table manners for all of them . We all had a blast getting hands tickled with their funny tongues and cuddled quite a few. One of our best experiences with animals, warmly recommending!

So in a nutshell, great outdoors and indoors options, friendly and funny personnel. We were also extremely lucky with the weather, sunny and balmy 17 degrees, wish we had more time to enjoy, there’s so much great stuff for a gorgeous day out packed with fun and variety!

PS: Many thanks to World of Country Life for the complimentary passes. Pictures, monkey business and opinions entirely ours.

10 comments on “Day out Devon: World of country life

  1. Zen Babytravel
    September 15, 2017

    Country Kids

  2. Coombe Mill
    September 16, 2017

    What a great stop over on your way back from Cornwall. I’ve not heard of this one but it would be very interesting to me. Was that a tractor and trailer you were feeding the deer from? We like to hand feed our animals but don’t encourage the children to feed the deer by hand when they are in their field as they have antlers that could do someone a mischief if the deer got spooked. Perhaps if we drove the tractor and trailer through the field as this looks we could feed them that way. Currently we place the food on the floor for them and stand back to watch. Our alpaca are happy to take corn from the children’s hands. I love how there is something here for everyone, such a lovely way to set your post out showing all that is on offer.

    Thank you for sharing with me on #CountryKids

  3. cheryl pasquier
    September 16, 2017

    The perfect day out – lots to do whatever your age 🙂 #countrykids

  4. Michelle Twin Mum
    September 16, 2017

    I always love a stopover on a long journey, it makes such a difference to the kids happiness. We tend to stop at NT places as then there isn’t a cost as we are members but this looks lovely and you had great weather. Mich x #Countrykids

  5. Dean B
    September 16, 2017

    I’ve never heard of World of Country Life but it looks like a perfect day out especially if you have little ones. Looks like yours had so much fun! 🙂 #countrykids

  6. Helen
    September 17, 2017

    I love days out at places like this, so much for all the family. Sounds like you had a lovely time x
    #countrykids

  7. Emma T
    September 18, 2017

    I’ve not heard of this. It’s nice to be able to stop off en route, and farm places are great for all he family. #countrykids

  8. I think it’s always great to stop off on a long journey and take in the attractions. This one sounds a lot of fun. #CountryKids

  9. Louise
    September 20, 2017

    What a fabulous day out and I love how much there was to keep all ages entertained here. Always good when there is plenty to do indoors and out too 🙂 #countrykids

  10. thejoyoffive
    September 20, 2017

    That train ride looks amazing and I know my lot would love those big slides #countrykids

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