Carers Week 10 – 16 June – Putting carers on the map

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Published: 28 May 2024

For all those people caring for a family member or friend, Carers Week takes place in June every year and is a national celebration of carers and an opportunity to raise awareness of the important role they play in our society. The theme this year is ‘putting Carers on the map’.

The events mentioned below are open to anyone with a Carers ‘Passport’ card. If you care for a family member or friend with health / care needs and have not got a Carers Card, contact us at Signposts or on 01803 666620.

National Trust offer

Thanks to our partners Devon Carers and National Trust, carers are offered free entry to the attractions listed below. Bring your Carers Passport Card and collect a voucher towards a drink at the Devon Carers’ stand.

Monday, 10 June

National Trust’s Castle Drogo (between Exeter / Okehampton)
Address: Drewsteignton, near Exeter, Devon, EX6 6PB.
Opening hours: 10am – 4pm

National Trust’s Arlington Court (near Barnstaple)
Address: Arlington, near Barnstaple, Devon, EX31 4LP.
Opening hours: 11am – 3.30pm

Wednesday, 12 June

National Trust’s Killerton (near Exeter)
Address: Broadclyst, Exeter, EX5 3LE.
Opening hours: 10am – 4pm

Thursday, 13 June

National Trust’s Greenway (near Paignton)
Address: Greenway Rd, Kingswear, Brixham TQ5 0ES.
Opening hours: 10.30am – 3.30pm

National Trust’s Lydford Gorge (near Tavistock)
Address: Lydford, near Tavistock, Devon, EX20 4BH.
Opening hours: 10.30am – 3.30pm

Friday, 14 June

National Trust’s Buckland Abbey (near Yelverton)
Address: Yelverton PL20 6EY.
Opening hours: 10.30am – 3pm

Local offers

10 – 16 June

Bygones, Fore Street, St Marychurch, Torquay – Carers and their cared for person pay a special rate of £5.75 each with Carers Card.

Livermead House Hotel, Torquay – 10% discount off meals, please show your Carers Card to obtain the discount.

11 – 16 June

Torre Abbey & Gardens – Free entrance for carer and cared for person with Carers Card.

Tuesday 11, Thursday 13, Saturday 15 June

Torquay Museum – Free entrance for carer and cared for person with Carers Card.

If you are a carer, do join us for Carers Week, and most importantly thank you for everything you do.