It’s hard to find a village more postcard perfect than Otterton, with thatched cottages and traditional farmhouses it’s a rural retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Stroll through the narrow streets enjoying village life, explore the surrounds hills and countryside or enjoy a picnic on the banks of the River Otter. The village centre is just a 10-minute walk away.
A beautiful coastal town with a regency feel, Sidmouth offers a little something for everyone. Sidmouth is home to a beautiful beach which offers water sport facilities rockpools galore at low tide. Explore the heights of Jacobs ladder, enjoy a cream tea in one of the towns charming cafes. Sidmouth is a 4 mile drive away or a 3 mile walk which takes in beautiful scenery but has the challenge of climbing ‘Peak Hill’ as part of the route.
Budleigh Salterton is a charming picturesque and friendly town, with a relaxed atmosphere. With a two-mile pebble beach, it’s the perfect spot for a refreshing dip in the stunning clear waters of the sea or some fun in the water playing at the river mouth as the river otter joins the shore line. The streets are packed with a variety of independent shops, luxury ice-cream parlours, quality cafes and a nationally renowned fish and chip shops ensures it’s the perfect location to enjoy. Budleigh is a 3 mile drive to the town or a 2.5 mile walk along the coastal path and then following the river otter as it joins the sea.
There are so many places to discover in East Devon – making it the perfect staycation destination this summer. With miles of beautiful beaches and an abundance of countryside to explore you’re totally spoilt for choice! A short drive away in the town of Exmouth, with its golden sandy beaches, seafood restaurants and even nostalgic arcades, it a great day of activities for all. For a little more luxury or culture head into the ancient city of Exeter to visit the cathedral, museums, cafes and explore the quayside.