Gateway To The Jurassic Coast
One of the most picturesque holiday resorts on the south coast.
Exmouth is one of the oldest and most picturesque seaside towns in Devon. The town is the gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and has two miles of sandy beach, which is perfect for water sports and walks. Exmouth is on the South East coast of Devon where the river Exe meets the sea. Close to Exeter, this vibrant town offers plenty of walking and cycling routes and water sports as well as local shops and restaurants to enjoy all year round.
Owned by the National Trust it is one of the most popular visitor attractions in Exmouth, enter a magical world, a sixteen-sided house inspired by the incredible adventures of two ﬁercely independent spinster cousins, Mary and Jane Parminter, who went on a tour around Europe. From walls lovingly decorated with hundreds of feathers and shells to quirky diamond shaped windows, this house is truly unique.
Hawkridge bird of prey centre prides itself on providing a complete, informative and memorable bird of prey experience 365 days a year. Set within 100+ acres of beautiful Devonshire countryside and surrounded by the magniﬁcent deer park that is the World of country life and the renowned Jurassic coast. The Bird of Prey walk is extremely popular, accompanied by a falconer, you will take the bird out into the deer park where it will be released. Enjoy a leisurely stroll through the countryside, watching as she soars over the deer park out into the countryside and down along the cliff path which forms part of the beautiful Jurassic coastline before returning to your glove for food.
The Dorset and East Devon Coast has been officially ranked alongside the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon as one of the natural wonders of the world. Orcombe Point, Exmouth marks the start of the World Heritage Site and is signiﬁed by a ‘Geoneedle’ (a pointed stone needle). Here the rocks are 250 million years old and red in colour. This is due to the desert environment that existed in that area, these rocks show the Triassic period and are the oldest section of the coastline.
Visit the Visit South Devon website to find out more about the local area