The famous Eden Project - a scenic 1 hour 40 minute drive away and heralded as 'the largest greenhouse in the world'. Not to be missed - click here to visit website
The Lost Gardens of Heligan - A 20 minute drive from Eden and described by the Times as 'The Garden Restoration of the Century'. A must to visit - click here to visit website
Trains, Trams and Boats - Take a day excursion with Paignton and Dartmouth Railway and River Link. Travel on the steam train from Paignton (about 1 hour and 15 minutes from Combe) to Kingswear, then cross on the passenger ferry to explore Dartmouth before taking a one hour circular river cruise.
OR take the Seaton Tramway from Seaton to Colyton along the beautiful Axe Estuary.
Paignton Zoo and Living Coasts – an exciting opportunity to find out about conservation and the world’s endangered species.
The National Maritime Museum in Falmouth transports you into the world of small boats and Cornish maritime history.
The Tate Gallery, St Ives - Displays of modern and contemporary art, exhibitions, event and activities. Also visit Barbara Hepworth’s gallery and gardens in St Ives.
For the Foodies
Northcote Manor, Burrington - enjoy lunch at this lovely 18th century house when visiting the North Coast
The Drewe Arms at Broadhembury - set in one of the prettiest Devon villages, about 15 minutes drive from Combe, this pub has won an award for the Best Seafood Pub in Great Britain. For a mouthwateringly wonderful lunch, its a must for all seafood lovers!
The New Angel, Dartmouth - John Burton Race's celebrated quayside restaurant with views over the harbour. Silky sauces, Devon Beef, fabulous Dartmouth fish.
There's also The Carved Angel Café and Ask, a great Italian restaurant to name but a few in Exeter.