The Local Area

Lyme Regis
Stunning Lyme Regis is an ever popular holiday destination for all ages and is just 10 minutes down the road. Featuring the 13th Century Cobb Harbour, both pebble and sandy beaches and a thriving town centre, Lyme Regis is not to be missed.

River Cottage HQ
Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage HQ is less than 10 minutes away with a huge range of cooking and dining experiences and events. (The River Cottage Canteen at Axminster is also nearby).

Axmouth and Seaton
The small seaside town of Seaton is situated at the mouth of the Axe River. It features a mile long curved pebble beach, plus a range of local independent shops and restaurants. It is also served by the tramway from Colyford.

The picturesque fishing village of Beer, just three miles from Colyford has a sheltered cove, a lovely characterful village centre with shops, pubs and restaurants.

Branscombe, one of our favourites, has beautiful walks with panoramic views of the coastline, a great stretch of beach and picturesque village with a church, forge and an old thatched country pub.

Budleigh Salterton
Budleigh Salterton is a quaint seaside town with a two mile pebbly beach and many shops, cafes and restaurants and lovely walks – pictured here is the much photographed Otter Head.

Backed by sandstone cliffs, this is a seaside town that has preserved its old world charm. It is also known for its annual folk festival which takes place in July.

Seaton Tramway
Colyford is on the famous Seaton to Colyton Tramway route. This is very popular with tourists and runs a regular service from Spring to Autumn. Colyford Tram Station is only 500m away.

Jurassic Coast
The Jurassic Coast is a World Heritage site that covers 95 miles of coastline from East Devon to Dorset. The entire length of the Jurassic Coast can be walked on the South West Coast Path. The coastline has rocks from the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods, with many outstanding geographical features including lagoons, cliffs and fossil beaches.