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Things to do in the local area & Devon

Tucked away but not cut off

Great days out on your doorstep

Surrounded by quiet country lanes, rolling countryside and in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, Lakeview Manor is one of the most idyllic places in Devon, with room to roam carefree. But don’t mistake tranquillity with having nothing to do. Far from it. This part of Devon is bursting with great attractions, pubs, historic houses, beaches, walks… Whether your passion is for fishing or food, sport or the sea, watching wildlife or riding the waves, it’s all right here waiting for you.

Coast / Beaches

The beach at sunset

Restaurants & Pubs

Here’s a list of our favourite restaurants in the local area, most are just a 10-15 minute drive from us.


There are an abundance of cycle trails in Devon.  From our front door we have a range of cycle rides of different lengths and difficulty.

Spectator Sports

  • Sailing
  • Cricket – Somerset at Taunton
  • Football – Exeter & Yeovil Town
  • Horse racing – Exeter & Taunton
  • Rugby – Exeter Chiefs
  • Stock Car & Banger racing – Smeatharpe

Tea Rooms & Cafes

  • Toast (Honiton)
  • Boston Tea Party (Honiton)
  • Otterton Mill (Near Sidmouth)
  • The Old Court House (Colyton)
  • The Old Bakery (Branscombe)
  • Royal Oak Farm (Stockland)
  • Georgian Tea Room (Topsham)

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