Local Attractions



Sandy beaches to enjoy. www.exmouth-guide.co.uk


An elegant Regency town, host to the famous Folk Festival. www.visitsidmouth.co.uk

Budleigh Salterton

Beaches composed of unique pebbles. www.visitbudleigh.com

Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site

Covers 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset. www.jurassiccoast.com

South West Coastal Path

You can join the Path at coastal towns, villages and car parks or even from the beach. www.nationaltrail.co.uk/southwestcoastpath

Paignton and Dartmouth Steam Railway

Travel Torbay's spectacular coast and the beautiful River Dart. www.paignton-steamrailway.co.uk

Boat Trips

River Exe cruises operate throughout the year. www.stuartlinecruises.co.uk

Bird Watching

The River Exe is a haven for wild life. www.rspb.org.uk


South Devon Railway

Buckfastleigh to Totnes. www.southerndevonrailway.org

The Garden House

A breathtaking garden near Tavistock. www.thegardenhouse.org.uk

Bicton Park and Botanical Gardens

Historic gardens, museum and children's play area. www.bictongardens.co.uk

The Donkey Santuary

Meet 400 donkeys in the tranquil countryside near Sidmouth. www.thedonkeysanctuary.org.uk

Paignton Zoo

3,000 animals. www.paigntonzoo.org.uk

Canonteign Falls

England's highest waterfall. www.canonteignfalls.co.uk


Crealy Adventure Park

A day out for all the family. www.crealy.co.uk

Go Ape

High wire forest adventure. www.goape.co.uk

Quad World

All terrain off-road fun for all the family. www.quadworld.co.uk


Wet and wild for all the family. www.quaywest.co.uk


Exeter Golf and Country Club, Woodbury Golf and Country Club. www.exetergcc.co.uk


Darts Shopping Village

Famous throughout the South West and just up the road from Chatfield. www.dartsfarm.co.uk


With its new Princesshay Centre. www.exeterandessentialdevon.com/site/places-to-visit/exeter

Otter Nurseries

Large garden centre. www.otternurseries.co.uk

Further Afield

The Eden Project

A day trip to appreciate the bio-domes and exotic plants. www.edenproject.com

The Lost Gardens of Heligan


Historical Interest

Powderham Castle

Historic family home of the Earl of Devon. www.powderham.co.uk


A glimpse into the past at Ottery St Mary. www.cadhay.org.uk

Buckfast Abbey

Magnificent abbey with a thousand years of history; tranquil gardens. www.buckfast.org.uk

National Trust


A La Ronde

Eccentric 16-sided house with extraordinary interior. Near Exmouth.


Restored watermill.

Castle Drogo

The last castle in England; a fantasy fortress in the heart of Dartmoor.

Killerton House

Welcoming house with celebrated garden, estate and costume collection.

Knighthayes Court

Fabulously decorated Victorian Gothic house with celebrated garden.

Lydford Gorge

Deepest gorge in the South West and 90ft waterfall.