Seaton Devon Holidays

Local Info

SEATON...

Seaton is situated at the mouth of the River Axe, Overlooking the sheltered waters of Lyme Bay, our town offers a large pebble and sandy beach, walled promenade, a pretty harbour and pedestrianised town centre, with an attractive mixture of Victorian and Edwardian architecture.
Sheltered by the white cliffs of Beer Head and the red sand stone of Haven Cliff, This lively seaside town appeals to holidaymakers of all ages, with its beautiful public gardens, Putting and Bowling greens, Tennis courts and a variety of interesting shops. Seaton is also home of the Electric famous Tramway, which runs along the Axe Estuary, and the new nature reserve where Herons, cormorants, kingfishers and a wide variety and quantity of ducks and waders can be found.
At the other end of the bay, explore the rock pools at Seaton Hole or take the scenic cliff path to Beer. For those wishing to enjoy car-park free days, Seaton is the focus of excellent bus service, taking you through thwe pretty rural countryside to a wide variety of destinations. There are dozens of lovely walks in the area, and if you are feeling really energetic then the South West Coastal path to Lyme regis via the famous `Under, Bindon and Haven cliff Nature reserves through some unique scenery.

BEER...

Beer nestling in a sunny valley, with its soaring white cliffs forming both a sheltered cove for its fishing fleet and a sun trap for its visitors, this pretty little village with it quaint main street following the natural stream running down one side, which leads down past the Shops, Galleries, pubs and restaurants to the charming beach. Here you can hire a boat, swim in the clear sea, enjoy a tasty snack at beach restuarants or simply pull up a deck chair and laze in the sun.
Beer has been famous sinch Roman times for its Stone quarried local at beer quarry & Caves, The stone was used to build well known buildings such as Windsor Castle, The Tower of London and Exeter Cathedral. In 1837, Beer native and Devon's notorious smuggler, Jack Rattenbury - by then retired as a law - abiding fisherman, published his memoirs, based on more than 50 years of avoiding the excisemen. Just a couple of years later the village's talent and renowned lace makers supplied £1,000.00 worth of trimmings for Queen Victoria's wedding dress.
Once discovered Beer is the sort of place holidaymakers return to year after year, for it combines all the charm of bygone days with the modern comforts holidaymakers have come to expect. A favourite pastime is watching the fishermen landing their catches, and there are regular angling trips throughout the season, While in August, Visitors are invited to join in the fun of Regatta Week including the famous barrel rolling.
A popular nearby attraction is Pecorama, based around a fine miniature and model railways, with childrens playground and superb gardens.

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