Check out my tried and tested Wednesday Playgroups!

Here you will find times, cost, details about the group and what to expect, plus directions and contact details. You’re welcome!

Exwick Tots

Time: 10 – 11:30am

Cost: £2

Exwick Tots is an informal drop in group for all caregivers and their children.

Come for a chat and a play – everyone is welcome.

Drink and snacks included!


Nappuccino, The Baby Room, Ladysmith Infant School.

Time: – 3.30pm

Cost: £3

Come and find out about cloth nappies, Slings and Breastfeeding. book a spot here… or just drop in.

We offer…. a Pregnancy Book library, Breastfeeding support, Bra fitting, FREE Cloth Nappy trial kits, breastpump hires, household refills, Sling library and much more! Come to ask questions and get support. Last orders for sling demos is 2.45.

We serve Tea, Coffee, Fruit Teas, Decafs and soft drinks. Gill is a fantastic baker and my ginger biscuits are always a hit!

The Baby Room is within the grounds of Ladysmith Infant School and is on the G Bus route. 

Pre mobile babies only, but if you need to bring a preschool aged child whilst you get support then please do. 

Jen Harris 07886 626093 

Ducklings - Countess Wear Village Hall

Time: 10am – 12 noon

Cost: £1.50 per child

OPEN!! Booking required – Max of 15, booking required via Facebook page  Covid safe loads of cleaning etc! 

Ducklings is a toddler group for parents and children from 0 to school age. 
We meet on a Wednesday morning 10am – 12noon during term time only. The objectives of the group are primarily for young children to socialise and play, and gain confidence before entering school life.

A friendly and informal playgroup for babies and toddlers up to school

age. Plenty of toys and play space for little ones to burn off some energy and also a great chance to meet other parents and carers.

Everyone’s welcome so please feel free to drop in for a play, chat and a tea or coffee.

 Jess  07900473507 or via Facebook or visit their website.

Newton Nappies, Newton St Cyres

Time: 9.30 – 11.30

Cost: £2.00

OPEN! yay!

Newton Nappies is a parent run baby and toddler group based in Newton St Cyres.

We meet every Wednesday at the village hall 9:30-11:30. ( during term time) It costs £2 per family which includes a snack and drink for children and a hot drink for adults.

The group has craft activities as well as toys for both toddlers and babies ( we have a safe area for small babies to play) and have close links with Crediton children’s centre.

Anna Bonnett via their Facebook Page….

Belmont Chapel, Western Way

Time: 1.30PM – 2.30PM

Cost: Free

BOOK VIA EMAIL – There are 8 ‘non mobile’ baby spots you can book. Covid safe, 

A support group for new families in a warm and loving environment. Belmont know how to look after new families and are the best at lending an ear. 

Amy Davis  –

Tiny Tots

Time:  10.30– 12noon

Cost: £1 per family


Right in the heart of the city! Northernhay St is opposite the Museum.

I’ve not been, but there are rumors of a ‘bottomless pit’ of coffee! Sounds fab!

More details to follow….if you’d like to review this group for me please drop me a line…

01392 427063

Newcourt Community Centre

Time: 10:00 – 11:30

Cost: £1.00


Sponsored by Trinity Church but run by the community, this safe group meets in a shiny brand new building! The Newcourt Community Centre is beautiful! There is parking outside and it’s on the J bus route and the train route!
They offer seasonally themed arts and crafts, a safe baby zone, book corner, slides, tool bench work station, home corner and trains. There is a walled weather garden for nice days, they serve a healthy snack, tea and coffee and usually home made dairy free biscuits!
Mums report that the staff remember who you are, are friendly and welcoming, its a buzzy group in a light airy clean room, they also enjoy singing time after freeplay time. 


Pinn Lane, United Reform Church, Pinhoe

Time: 9.30am – 11.30am

Cost: Adults £1 + £1 per child over 6m.


This is a small and friendly group who meet in the church hall of the United Reformed Church in Pinhoe.
The room is bright and sunny and has carpet on the floor which is lovely for crawling babies. We love our craft! Bird boxes and conker marbling for starters….there is a baby corner and lots of toys. 
In the summer there is an outside space which is a safe and enclosed level lawn.

The usual snacks and Tea and Coffee for grown ups. The group finishes with song time. Sounds like this group have a great social life too – mummy only trips to the pub etc!

The hall is easy to find, there is a turning to Old Pinn Lane about 100 yards after the railway station when coming from the mini roundabout.
There are parking spaces on the road.

Term Time only

Here is their busy facebook page….

Heavitree United Reform Church

Time: 9:45 – 11:45

Cost: £1.50 (£2 for more than one child)


This playgroup is in the heart of the community, you can get in via the stairs or the door at the back of the church next to Isca Funeral Services where there is a new ramp.

Marlen 07580763720

St Leonards Church Toddler Group, Topsham Road​

Time: 1.30pm – 3pm

Cost: £2.00


This is a super friendly group which meets in the Church Centre on Wednesday afternoons (1.30 – 3.00 pm) and Friday mornings (10.00 – 11.30 am), term time only. All preschool children, babies and their carers are welcome.

Each session, includes a craft or activity, plenty of toys, refreshments and a time of singing. There is a baby area too.

Friday mornings tend to be very busy and Wednesday afternoons are quieter.

Each year they hold our Easter Event which includes a short service in the church, an Easter craft, hot cross buns and ends with an Easter egg hunt.

At Christmas there is a similar event but it also includes party food and a present for each child.

It’s a great group for a chat and a cuppa, and have the opportunity to meet new friends! It’s a truly warm welcome.

Ruth – 01392 286990

St Thomas Baptist Church, Dorset Avenue

Time: 9.30 – 11.15

Cost: £1


A warm welcoming group, parents, carers, grandparents and childminders are all welcome at this group. It’s nice to see on their blurb that ‘expectant mums’ are welcome too (as if you’d turn her away anyway! but it’s good to point this out!) 
There are loads of toys, a fabulous snack time, singing and craft.
Term time only.

Join their facebook group to find out more