Exeter

Devon’s capital city is renowned for its historic buildings, beautiful open spaces and fantastic high street.

Topsham

Topsham is a quaint and historic estuary port retaining an eclectic cluster of specialist shops and fine restaurants.

Exmouth

Known as the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, Exmouth is a hub for water sports and great for relaxing too.

Ottery St Mary

Ottery St Mary’s picturesque buildings and its magnificent church has inspired writers like JK Rowling, Coleridge and Thackeray.

Budleigh Salterton

The beautiful seaside town on the Jurassic Coast has a 2 mile long beach perfect for families and a vibrant town centre.

Sidmouth

Poet Laureate John Betjeman was captivated by Sidmouth, describing it as a town “caught still in a timeless charm”.

Connaught Gardens

First opened as a public park in 1934, Connaught Gardens is wonderful for a relaxed stroll with sea views.

Blackbury Camp

The hill fort on this site was built in the 4th Century BC and was used by an Iron Age tribe for hundreds of years.

Dumpdon Hill Fort

This impressive Iron Age fort stands atop one of the largest and most striking hills in the Otter Valley.

Pebblebed Heaths

The Pebblebed Heaths are an exceptional and endangered example of lowland heath, vital to local wildlife.

Honiton

This lively market town is famed for its lace and pottery and is also steeped in history and surrounded by beautiful countryside.

Branscombe

The ‘longest village in England’ is one of the most relaxing villages you’ll find to visit along the Jurassic Coast.

Beer

Beer’s shingle beach boasts a fleet of working fishing boats, while the white chalk cliffs provide a natural suntrap.

Seaton

The South West Coast Path and Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve are both within walking distance of the town of Seaton.

Colyton

Colyton’s circular street arrangement, winding lanes, historic buildings, shops and heritage tram have so much charm.

Axminster

A town famed for its carpets, Axminster is a community filled with quaint character and charm.

Lyme Regis

Lyme Regis’ historic harbour and Cobb wall, beach and location on the Jurassic Coast make it a must-visit.

South West Coast Path

The stretches of the path along the East Devon coastline are particularly spectacular thanks to the area’s amazing history.

The Jurassic Coast

The Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site is a hugely diverse and beautiful landscape with global importance.

The East Devon Way

This 40-mile footpath is the perfect way to uncover the best of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. 

Welcome to a Region of outstanding Beauty

East Devon stretches along the Jurassic World Heritage Coast from Lyme Regis through the picturesque fishing villages of Beer and Branscombe, then on to the quintessentially British sandy beach at Exmouth. Extending inwards from the coast, you will find gems such as Topsham and Colyton, and bustling towns like Honiton, full of independent shops that you will love to explore, all situated among finest countryside with breath-taking views.

East Devon
Highlights

With its blend of vibrant communities on the coast and inland, East Devon always has something going on that’s perfect for every taste and budget. Get out on the water, experience some culture, try some local cuisine or find something to keep the kids entertained — you’ll always be spoilt for choice during your visit!

Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market 2021

Exeter Cathedral Christmas Market 2021

18 November – 18 December 2021
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Taste East Devon Festival

Taste East Devon Festival

11th – 19th September 2021
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