As we come to the end of the Easter holidays, there’s still plenty for the whole family to enjoy in and around Britain’s Ocean City. Here’s our top five suggestions of things to try this weekend.

Take a walk on the wild side

Head to Dartmoor Zoo for a fun day out and meet the huge collection of animals that live there, from wolves and tigers to meerkats and monkeys. The zoo has also recently welcomed the addition of three new exotic bird species to the aviary. Plus there’s a fun Easter Egg trail to follow until Sunday 24 April.

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Try axe throwing

Fancy a competitive afternoon trying something new? The Celtic Tossers on Mayflower Street offers an exciting way and surprisingly active way to spend an afternoon. They’ll teach you how to throw an axe and give you a safety briefing before the competition begins! 

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Learn about fashion in Plymouth

Head to The Box for Plymouth’s first exhibition dedicated to fashion: Dress Code: Fashion Stories from The Box. On display you’ll see a 300 year silk gown, a paper dress from the 1960s and even a stunning handmade latex dress.

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Discover more about the Tamar Bridge

Head to the Bridging the Tamar Visitor Centre for free family activities this Saturday – just drop in between 10am to 12pm, or 2pm to 4pm to explore the future of transport and see what might be crossing the bridge in the next 100 years.  

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Bounce around

If you’re feeling energetic, head on down to Super Tramp Plymouth this weekend and enjoy a fun day out, whatever the weather. There’s more than 50 trampolines to bounce on!  

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