Located in the scenic destination of South Devon, this pretty holiday location has enjoyed a buoyant tourist trade throughout the last two centuries. Its beautiful stretch of coastline is part of the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and is arguably one of the most breath-taking areas to visit in the UK. You could spend your entire holiday enjoying the breadth of coastline and searching for fossils as the cliffs in this area are over 250 million years old and are certainly hiding some exciting geological secrets.
A hive of activity throughout the summer months, Exmouth is well known for the wide range of water-sports and activities that can be enjoyed along its shores, including windsurfing, kite-surfing and sailing; visitors can also embark on a pleasure trip by boat, up the River Exe and along the stunning coastline.
Situated in the town, there’s a diverse selection of shops including popular brands as well as independent boutiques and craft shops. The Pavilion also plays host to a number of events and concerts throughout the year. If you’re enjoying a holiday in Exmouth over New Year, don’t miss out on the annual party on the seafront which is a fantastic way to count down the clock. Everybody comes out in fancy dress before watching fireworks over the ocean. It’s the perfect way to see in the New Year and has been listed in the top five places to spend the evening in the UK.
Exmouth is also well known for its fantastic dining. Enjoy delicious fresh produce straight from field to fork or sea to spoon. There are several places to enjoy a delicious traditional Devon cream tea too, just make sure you have it the proper way, cream topped with jam! Whether you’re looking for an award winning restaurant for a special occasion or celebration, or a local café for a bite to eat for lunch, Exmouth has it all and a warm welcome too.
For a fantastic family day out visit World of Country Life and enjoy the many exhibits in the museum with a large range of historical artefacts from farming and transport on display. It’s not just the museums to enjoy with play areas for the kids and the opportunity to get up close and personal to the animals including taking a goat for a walk.
There are several places to enjoy a delicious traditional Devon cream tea too, just make sure you have it the proper way, cream topped with jam!
A la Ronde is a fascinating 18th century National Trust property, which uniquely has sixteen sides to the house. The interior of this house is just as unique with some astonishing paintings, emu eggs and shell gallery featuring over 25,000 shells. The gallery can be explored with a high quality 360 degree virtual tour allowing you to take control and discover the gallery in the way you want.