Things to do in the area
Explore the Jurassic Coastline! Walk through time spanning the Triassic, Jurassic and Cretaceous periods - 95 miles of stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset.
Arrange a tandem or freefall parachute jump, fly in a bi-plane or enjoy a scenic flight over Devon – only 5 minutes drive from Lakeview Manor.
Allhallows Lace Museum
Local geology, the world wars, political history and Honiton Lace.
Try your hand at pottery, buy pottery, see how it done or have a party there.
Beer Quarry Caves
Started by the Romans, the stone being used for St Paul’s, Winchester and Exeter Cathedrals, Westminster Abbey, Tower of London and Hampton Court.
Miniature village, climbing camp, big foot maze, crazy gold, large indoor play complex, nature trail and acres of informal gardens. Special area for the under 5’s. Open all year.
Branscombe Bakery, Forge and Mill
The last traditional bakery to work in Devon, until 1987. The forge is the only thatched working forge in the country. Manor Mill is the only remaining grist mill in full working order.
Animals, farming, nature, magic, action and adventure, lots to do indoors if it is bad weather. Open all year.
Drive your own digger and dumper truck. Suitable for all the family.
Dinosaurland and Fossil Museum
Large Collection of fossils including many found along the Lyme Bay cliffs. Fossil finding tours available. Open all year.
Founded in 1969 and now home to 8000 donkeys throughout the country.
Exeter’s Underground Passages
Passages date from the 14th century and were built to bring in fresh drinking water into the city.
Fruit and country wines and tradional cider makers. Open all year.
Living Lyme Bay sea creatures and local maritime history.
Motoring Memories Museum
Recapturing our motoring past at the Old Colyford Filling Station
Founded in 1912 Guided tours and lectures on specific afternoons and evenings
Working watermill and museum. Regular art and craft exhibitions
Ride on the Beer Heights Light Railway, model railway exhibition, play area, crazy golf and fitness trail.
Seaton Electric Tramway
See birds on the mudflats, spectacular view of the Axe and Coly valley from the comfort of a tramcar. Explore the historic town of Colyton and ride back via any tram.
Stuart Line Boat Trips
based in Exmouth. Tel: 01395 222144.