Have fun and enjoy your holiday in East Devon...

PLACES TO VISIT

The camp site is less than 15 minutes drive from the popular seaside resorts of Sidmouth, Seaton, Branscombe and Lyme Regis

 

The Donkey Sanctuary       Sidmouth                  Honiton                  Lyme Regis          Beer Quarry Caves

NEARBY  PUBS

The farm is only a couple of miles from The Hare and Hounds, a bustling, rural pub famous for its carveries.  The nearby towns of Honiton, Seaton and Sidmouth also have a wide selection of local watering holes

 

GOLF

Honiton Golf Club is an 18 hole course about 2 miles from the camp site and offers reasonable green fees, or you could try the public golf course: Otter Valley Golf Centre.


HORSE RIDING

Situated only a couple of miles away Devenish Pitt are BHS approved for horse riding.  Beginner and experienced riders can enjoy the wonderful East Devon AONB countryside from horseback.


FISHING

The seaside town of Lyme Regis offers a selection of charter fishing excursions, or rent your own boat at Beer! 


NORMAN LOCKYER OBSERVATORY

Only 5 miles from our campsite this small observatory was built in 1912 by an amateur astronomer, the Norman Lockyer Observatory is open on various date throughout the year for star gazing.


SHOPPING

The historic market town of Honiton is only 10 minutes away by car and has two markets a week on Tuesdays and Saturdays.  We are also only half an hour from the county capital of Exeter (train service available from Honiton).


WALKING AND CYCLING

Being very near the 'Jurassic Coast' there are is a whole scope of coastal walks and inland cycling routes; the nearest being only a stone's throw from our camp site (see below).

We have a variety of laminated 'hiker friendly' local walks available to loan, for free for site users: just ask at reception.

We are also less than a mile from the East Devon Way, a very popular and well-known local excursion. 


Other Places of Interest

-Seaton Wetlands - Is a freshwater grazing marsh, with scrapes, ditches and ponds that attract considerable wildlife interest.

-Pecorama - Includes a display of many model railways, gardens, a shop, and the Beer Heights Light Railway.

Dates for your Diary
Event/Place

Budleigh Music Festival

Honiton Charter Day

Honiton Hot Pennies

Honiton Show

Sidmouth Folk Week

Beer Regatta

Honiton Hill Rally

Budleigh Literacy Festival

Honiton Carnival

Ottery Tar Barrels

Honiton Christmas Carnival


Date

13th-21st July

21st July

24th July

2nd August

3rd-10th August

11th-17th August

26th-27th August

19th-23rd September

20th October

5th November

8th December

CAMPSITE WALKS

Walks through the country lanes and bridleways are to be enjoyed, but best of all is the farm walk and talk given by Gerald (usually on Sundays) as he strolls around to see the stock, spotting what nature has to offer, varying with the seasons.

 A popular walk, not too far from the campsite

 Bovey Down Farm's close proximity to the East Devon Way

 

Boveys Down Farm - 01404 871480