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Tel code: 01297 | code search
Postcode: EX12 | code search
Population: 500
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

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Axmouth is an attractive small coastal village near to the River Axe in Devon, home to nearly five hundred people. The pretty colour washed cottages are peppered throughout, and the Norman church of St Michaelís has evocative Medieval Wall paintings to share. The ancient harbour today sees colourful yachts and fishermen take centre stage of many a canvas, a stroll around the harbour at sunset or sunrise is good for the soul, or maybe a walk along the Downland Cliffs or South Coastal Path will share stunning views and interesting wildlife. Above the village are the remains of an Iron Age Hill Fort, and for a link with the Romans the Fosse Way ends nearby. Animal Lovers will enjoy The Donkey Sanctuary which has five hundred furry reasons to visit, or for all things marine, the Marine Aquarium has lobsters, crabs and all things fishy, or how about Dinosaur Land where the Museum, Guided Walks and exhibits will certainly impress. For a link with history the Old Bakery, working Forge and Mill, tells a fascinating story where the secrets are unravelled. Or how about the imposing Medieval Manor House Shute Barton complete with Turrets and boasts the largest fireplace in England at 22í across.

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Swallows Eaves Hotel (0.98 miles)

Swallows Eaves Hotel

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Set in the glorious countryside of East Devon, Swallows Eaves is a small, privately owned, wisteria-clad hotel set in the pretty village of Colyford, close to Lyme Regis, Sidmouth and ... More

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The Eyre Court (1.10 miles)

The Eyre Court
Welcome to the Eyre Court Hotel which is under new management and new attitude. Seaton's Eyre Court Hotel is ideally positioned only 150 metres from the famous Jurassic coast seaside and conveniently placed in the middle ... More | visit website
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Harepath Holidays Limited (1.20 miles)

Harepath Holidays Limited

Harepath Holidays at Peacehaven is a family run holiday business situated in the lovely East Devon Countryside near Seaton. We enjoy lovely views over the Axe Estuary and beyond to the sea.

Our facilities include an ... More | visit website

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Colyton Holiday Cottages (1.93 miles)

Colyton Holiday Cottages

Set in beautiful unspoilt, rolling countryside near the River Coly, we are able to offer a choice of bed and breakfast accommodation in the 15th century thatched White Cottage or provide self-catering in one of ... More | visit website

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Jean Bartlett Cottage Holidays (2.12 miles)

Jean Bartlett Cottage Holidays
The Visitors' choice for self catering holidays in the West Country since 1980.

We currently offer some of the finest self catering cottages in the UK. With over 120 properties covering coastal and inland areas within the East Devon ... More | visit website
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Bay View Guest House (2.12 miles)

Bay View Guest House

Wonderfully positioned right on the seafront in the picturesque fishing village of Beer, Bay View Guest House offers high quality accommodation in an idyllic location just a stone's throw from the beach. The South West Coast Path ... More | visit website

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Anchor Inn (2.14 miles)

Anchor Inn

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A traditional Inn over looking the sea on the East Devon coast. good menu choice specialising in fresh fish. Cosy open fires in the winter and a cliff top garden ... More

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Belmont House B&B (2.18 miles)

Belmont House B&B
Belmont House Bed and Breakfast is set in the heart of the delightful Devon fishing village of Beer, a narrow cove between gleaming white headlands, with a gurgling stream running through its centre. Just two ... More | visit website
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Dower House Hotel (2.21 miles)

Dower House Hotel

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Country house hotel with Restaurant and Bar set in over 2 acres of walled grounds with stunning views over the Axe Valley from our large decked terrace. Located only 3 ... More

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Spillers Farm B&B (2.24 miles)

Spillers Farm B&B
Situated in some of East Devonís most spectacular countryside, Spillers Farm B&B accommodation and holiday cottage is a haven of peace and tranquility. Nestling in the beautiful village of Musbury, near Axminster, in the Axe ... More | visit website

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