Haldon Forest Park, near Exeter, Devon
Go and explore the great outdoors at Haldon Forest Park when you're on your luxury large group holiday or weekend break with Sleeps12; you can easily spend the whole day here because there are 3,500 acres to explore, all owned and maintained by The Forestry Commission. Stretch your legs on one of the walking trails, whether you want a gentle amble or a full on hike; hire bikes and go mountain biking. Horse lovers will be happy as there are over 10 miles of designated riding trails and a quarter of a mile gallop stretch; nature lovers can follow the Butterfly Trail and tick off the species they find.
If you've a head for heights head to Go Ape Tree Top Adventure, or if you’re not so keen go and have fun on the Segway trail (call 01392 832531 for further information).
There are charged car parks with gates locked when the park is closed. Exeter is just 15 minutes away for a food stop on the way back - otherwise take a picnic.
Open Apr-Oct 8.30am-dusk Oct-Apr 8.30-5 pm Closed Christmas Day
All information correct at the time of writing.