Exmouth is where the River Exe meets the sea. The River Exe has made its way through delightful Devon countryside and the vibrant
City of Exeter from its birthplace at Exe Head - an area of Exmoor
moorland called The Chains. Exmouth is at the start of East
Devon's "Jurassic Coast" - A UNESCO World Heritage site. Exmouth
is an attractive seaside resort perfect for family holidays with 2 miles of golden sand and fascinating rock pools. Exmouth Estuary is a site of special scientific interest and a habitat for wading and migrating birds.
Surrounded by beautiful countryside and made famous by P G
Woodhouse and Noel Coward, Budleigh Salterton offers you peace and
quiet, an abundance of inland and coastal public footpaths and a
long pebbly beach with a rich wildlife habitat- Ottermouth is where the River Otter meets the sea.
Gateway town to the Jurassic coast, full of old-world charm.
Sidmouth prides itself on it’s excellent service. Award-winner of
many floral displays, home of fine regency buildings, superb
gardens, leisurely walks, attractive promenade, spectacular cliff
top views, clean pebbly beaches give way to rock pools and golden
sand at low tide.
Sidmouth with its elegant Regency architecture has strong literary
connections and inspired poet laureate Sir John Betjeman to write “ leisure to live and breath and look - unfold for me this seaside
history book.” Sidmouth home to one of Europe’s biggest annual
music song and dance festivals. The main visitor attraction is Sidmouth Donkey Sanctuary.
A small seaside town with a sandy mile long beach. Seaton Tramway
is a unique narrow gauge electric tramway, running on a 3 mile
line from Seaton to Colyton via Colyford offering views over the
A quaint coastal fishing village with a stream running down the main street to a romantic cove, where fishing boats rest on the beach, surrounded by high white cliffs.
Beer Caves and the Devon tourist attraction of Pecorama.
Branscombe could be described as the prettiest village in all of England and has a delightful beach where rock pools emerge at low tide.
Antique lovers adore Honiton, famous around the world not only for
it's wonderful lace. Honiton is the West Country home of numerous
antique shops - thirty at the last count.
Honiton lays claim to having one of Devonshire's finest landscape
views - from Honiton Hill far reaching views right over the Otter
Valley towards Dartmoor National Park and Exmoor National Park. Nearby villages include Cotleigh - Broadclyst - Plymtree - Broadhembury - Payhembury and over the main A30 road - Aylesbeare
- Newton Poppleford - Gittisham - Sidbury.
Relax in the unspoilt and protected Blackdown Hills, rent a horse drawn caravan in The Otter Valley. In the pleasant town of Ottery St Mary visit the historic manor house of Cadhay and Otter Nurseries.
A small ancient market town surrounded by attractive villages, Shute, Musbury, Membury and Furley. Axminster has plenty of amenities, a swimming pool and a weekly livestock market. Axminster is perfectly located to explore both coastal and rural delights of South Somerset and West Dorset while you relax in East Devon.
To visit: Axminster Carpet Factory, The National Trusts Shute
Bacton and Collingwood Meeting House. Just over the county
boundary near Chard in Dorset or Chard in Somerset is Forde
Abbey's glorious gardens. Lyme Regis leads you from Devon into Dorset's delights.