Fall bucket list

Autumn is so magical; with browning leaves, crisp mornings and pumpkins galore. I always protest it beginning, but once it’s here I just wish it could go on forever! Fall may seem brief, but the memories we make last forever. Here’s my rundown of the things we want to do & places we want to visit as a family before the season’s up.

The Cornish Bakery

The cutest independent coffee chain. The coffee & food here is SO GOOD.

The cutest independent coffee chain. The coffee & food here is SO GOOD.
cafe Sidmouth

Sidmouth Beach

Autumn beach days are so lovely. Woolly hats and jumpers on, hot coffees to stave off the cold and chips & sausage rolls by the sea.. nothing better!

Autumn beach days are so lovely. Woolly hats and jumpers on, hot coffees to stave off the cold and chips & sausage rolls by the sea.. nothing better!
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The Clock Tower, Sidmouth.

The views from the clock tower are always beautiful, but at this time of year they are just spectacular. A must visit for anyone travelling to Devon.

The views from the clock tower are always beautiful, but at this time of year they are just spectacular. A must visit for anyone travelling to Devon.
cafe Sidmouth

Greendale Farm Shop

Greendale is our closest farm, and they have a bloody ostrich! He’s called Oscar. I know 🤣 the kids love stopping off here to see the animals, and you can pick your own pumpkins here during the fall too alongside a wealth of other locally grown produce!

Greendale is our closest farm, and they have a bloody ostrich! He’s called Oscar. I know 🤣 the kids love stopping off here to see the animals, and you can pick your own pumpkins here during the fall too alongside a wealth of other locally grown produce!
farmers market Exeter

Four Elms Fruit Farm

Four Elms fruit farm is so lovely to visit anytime of year, but it’s particularly lovely when the apples are ready to harvest. Apple picking in the winter is always a super fun family day out! And the food & coffee there is SO good

Four Elms fruit farm is so lovely to visit anytime of year, but it’s particularly lovely when the apples are ready to harvest. Apple picking in the winter is always a super fun family day out! And the food & coffee there is SO good
food Sidmouth

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

With the changing season Bicton is such a treat. The vast grounds and hundreds of different varieties of tree make for some beautiful scenery this time of year. And should the weather not hold out for the duration of the trip, there’s soft play areas to keep the littles entertained!

With the changing season Bicton is such a treat. The vast grounds and hundreds of different varieties of tree make for some beautiful scenery this time of year. And should the weather not hold out for the duration of the trip, there’s soft play areas to keep the littles entertained!
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Exeter Cathedral Cafe

Exeter cathedral is such a beautiful monument, the children love looking around all of the details and at the gorgeous stained glass windows. A lovely quaint cafe to brunch at!

Exeter cathedral is such a beautiful monument, the children love looking around all of the details and at the gorgeous stained glass windows. A lovely quaint cafe to brunch at!
café Exeter

Darts Farm

Darts farm is wonderful for pumpkin picking during autumn!

Darts farm is wonderful for pumpkin picking during autumn!
farmers market Exeter

The Donkey Sanctuary

Is any activity list involving Devon complete without mentioning the donkey sanctuary? I think not!

Is any activity list involving Devon complete without mentioning the donkey sanctuary? I think not!
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The Byes

The byes are absolutely BEAUTIFUL this time of year. I could wander up and down by the river all day and watch the squirrels and the fish. The boys love running around under the trees and rolling up and down the hills. There are even some secluded areas where dogs aren’t allowed so you can picnic with the littles in peace without worrying about them bombarding some poor pet owner 🤣

The byes are absolutely BEAUTIFUL this time of year. I could wander up and down by the river all day and watch the squirrels and the fish. The boys love running around under the trees and rolling up and down the hills. There are even some secluded areas where dogs aren’t allowed so you can picnic with the littles in peace without worrying about them bombarding some poor pet owner 🤣
park Sidmouth

The White Horse Cafe

THE BEST chippy in Sidmouth. Probably in Devon. Possibly even in England. If you’re in the area looking for a bite to eat be sure to stop off there! They have tons of high chairs so super child friendly, just ask at the counter!

THE BEST chippy in Sidmouth. Probably in Devon. Possibly even in England. If you’re in the area looking for a bite to eat be sure to stop off there! They have tons of high chairs so super child friendly, just ask at the counter!
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