Always plenty to do
There is plenty to do in the local area – discover the secrets of the beautiful Blackdown Hills, visit the cathedral city of Exeter, the charming fishing village of Beer or head slightly further afield to see the rugged splendour of Dartmoor or Exmoor.
Devon and nearby Dorset and Somerset have so much to offer you are spoilt for choice. We have put a few ideas together for you.
Please follow our Facebook page for more local events nearby. Click on the “EVENTS” button to see what is on while you are in the area. REGULAR LOCAL EVENTS Ottery Tar Barrels, takes place on 5th November every year, it’s not for the faint-hearted! Devon County Show always takes place during the 3rd week in May. 16th,
Eating out in East Devon at local restaurants, pubs and cafe’s you are sure to enjoy local produce. Below are just a few of the local eateries that we and previous guests recommend. The Sidmouth Arms in Upottery. Tel 01404 861252 The York Inn in Churchingford. Tel 01823 601333 Candlelight Inn, Bishopswood. Tel 01460 234476 Jack in the
With bridleways and footpaths on your doorstep and country lanes meandering through the Otter Valley, Odle Farm is an ideal base for walkers. Most of the surrounding countryside is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and the following websites will help you make the most of exploring both coast and countryside. There are
Visit the many Gardens, Houses and National Trust properties nearby to discover the local history of the area. There are several National Trust Properties and Gardens to visit in the area, Killerton House, Knightshayes, A La Ronde, Montacute and Barrington Court to name a few. Burrow Farm Gardens, is just 10 minutes away from Odle Farm. Discover East Devon’s secret garden
Fun for all the family can be found while staying at Odle Farm. Read on for some great days out and take home some great holiday memories. For all lovers of nature and the great outdoors, Wildwood Escot is a unique experience and offers a great outdoorsy day out. Amazing Animals, magnificent Maze, outdoor Adventure
Fishing – Mackerel fishing from Lyme Regis Something different – Peak Hill Llamas, walking with llamas. Get Outdoors – Go Ape, Orienteering, Bike Trails and Walking trails, something for everyone at Haldon Forest. Cycling – Hire a bike to pedal from the city to the seaside, or hire a boat and paddle to the pub! We offer easy, relaxing,
Lyme Regis – home to the pretty seafront and Cobb featured in the popular film The French Lieutenants Woman.
Beer – The shingle beach still boasts a small fleet of working fishing boats and the surrounding picturesque white chalk cliffs provide a natural suntrap sheltering the cove from prevailing westerly winds.
Sidmouth – Regency seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley.
The market town of Honiton with its renowned antique shops, coffee houses and restaurants is ten minutes drive away, while the cathedral city of Exeter or the Market town of Taunton are both within half an hour for more “serious” shoppers. The nearby East Devon Coast has been awarded the highest accolade “World Heritage Site Status” and is called “The Jurassic Coast”.