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Get special deals when you show your Foster Carers identity card!

Your foster carer’s identity card is essential when you’re claiming a concession. If you know of any more discounts, send in the details to

Cotswold Outdoor, Exeter and Plymouth – clothing, footwear and equipment for the outdoors15% off all purchases by foster carers
15% off all purchases by young people registered for the Duke of Edinburgh Awards scheme.
Exeter – Darts Farm Shopping Village, Topsham, Exeter EX3 0QH  01392 878313
Plymouth – 25 Old Town Street, Drake Circus, Plymouth PL1 1DA  01752 672024

Blacks and Millets – clothing, footwear and camping equipment
15% off all purchases with special Discount Card – See websites for your nearest store and details.

It’s always worth taking your Foster Carer’s ID card, even if you’re going to an attraction not listed – you may get an informal discount.

National Trust – visits and days out exploring our heritage and landscape
ID card allows foster carers who have Family Membership to take along whoever they’re looking after at the time, as well as their own children, without having to identify them. It means children and young people in care get in at no extra charge.
Applies to all National Trust properties in Devon, and the rest of the country.

Combe Martin Wildlife and Dinosaur Park Ilfracombe
Groups of 10+ get 10% discount; 20+ get 20% discount; and 25+ get 25% discount
01271 882486

Watermouth Castle Family Theme Park Ilfracombe
Discretionary price of £5 for children with special needs (£5.75 off).  4 or more – 75p off per person.  Revisit for £1.50.
01271 867474

Funder Zone Barnstaple – indoor soft play centre
Children 4 and under, £3.00 (£1 off). Children over 4, £3.50 (£1 off)
01271 328328

Tapley Park Instow – gardens, grounds and play area
£2.50 each for carers, foster children and own family (£1.50 off for adults, children normal price)
Large parties please phone first
01271 860897

Milky Way near Clovelly, Barnstaple – adventure park
£7.50 each, adults and children. (£3.50 off).  Book if you’re going in a group
01237 431255

Dartington Crystal Great Torrington – glassworks and shop
2 for 1 admission – print out the voucher on the website. Adults £5. Children free of charge
01805 626262

Monsters Mansion Tiverton – children’s indoor soft play and party centre
£2.00 per child per session for those accompanied by a foster carer. (Up to £2.500 off)
01884 255692

Miniature Pony Centre and Animal Farm Moretonhampstead
10% discount for carers, fostered children and family members – e.g. 2 + 2 family ticket  £21.60. Special needs £5.50, with free entry for carer.
01647 432400

Go Ape! Haldon Forest, near Exeter – Tree Top Adventure
20% off 10-17’s, 50% off 18+ – Sunday to Friday.
Minimum age 10 yrs. Minimum height 1.4 (4ft 7”). Maximum weight 20.5 stone (130kg)
Sessions must be pre-booked quoting code: HDF001, or call quoting: DCC Fostering.
0845 643 9215

Crealy Clyst St. Mary, near Exeter – adventure park
Adults and children £9.95 each (£3 off). Infants under 92cm free
Exchange receipt at shop  for wristband giving seven day returns
01395 233200

Seaton Tramway Seaton
Group or family rate, whether travelling as a group or individually.
Valid until 12 December 2009, except for Special Events like bird watching or Halloween
01297 20375

Exmouth OO Model Railway Exmouth Seafront
2 for the price of 1, adults or children. Quote ‘2 for 1’ offer
01395 278383

House of Marbles Bovey Tracey – glassworks and shop
Free entry to everyone. Glassworks closed on Mondays
01626 835285

Meadowlands Swimming Pool Tavistock
Free swimming for foster carers, under-5’s free, over-5’s normal price.
01822 617774

South Devon Railway, Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otters, Totnes Rare Breeds Farm Buckfastleigh
Foster carers get the Senior Citizen price on any joint South Devon Railway/ Buckfast Butterflies and Dartmoor Otters / Totnes Rare Breeds Farm ticket.
0845 345 1466

China Blue Totnes – ceramics studio and shop
Paint your own pottery – get it glazed and fired free. Costs depend on size of item, but savings could be around 30%.
01803 860908