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Budleigh Salterton


Budleigh Salterton is a seaside town in Devon. It's situated about 7 miles down the coast from Sidmouth and a short distance of Exmouth. The town takes its name from the salt pans that were once used to collect salt from its shores. Partially set on distinctive red cliffs and fronted by a pebble beach, the local sea walls were depicted in the painting, The Boyhood of Raleigh, by artist Sir John Millais.



Visitor Attractions - The town is situated within an area of outstanding natural beauty and is a short distance from South West England's World Heritage Jurassic Coast. This magnificent coastline stretches from Dorset to East Devon for more than 95 miles and offers some truly breathtaking vistas.

Visitors will find a number of historical places of interest, such as the Fairlynch Museum. Housed in a thatched 19th century building, the museum exhibits a large collection of 18th century costumes and an extensive range of archeological items, including prehistoric/bronze age tools. There's also a good collection of Roman pottery, excavated from nearby Otterton Point.

The Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, in nearby East Budleigh, also offer a fine day out. Their home to thousands of plant species from all over the world, arranged in a selection of themed gardens. The 18th century estate also includes a number of attractions such as a woodland railway, a collection of children's play areas and a museum which exhibits restored rural machinery.

Food and drink - Tobias Restaurant on the high street offers a combination of a la carte and bistro styled cuisine sourced from a number of local suppliers. The service is friendly and the atmosphere informal.

Alternatively, for great fish and chips, try the Premier Cafe take-away and restaurant on Chapel Street. All food is cooked to order and grilled fish is also served. Vegetarian are catered for too.

The Salterton Arms is one of the livelier pubs in town with a cosy, mock-tudor interior with open-fire. Traditional pub food is served and there's a small collection of cask ales.

The 16th century Feathers Hotel is also full of character, with its stone fireplace and old-world bric-a-bac on the walls. An extensive menu of home-cooked dishes are served and a few real ales are offered.

Budleigh SaltertonBudleigh Coast Bicton Park Nature Reserve Budleigh Beach
Images of Budleigh Satlerton and its visitor attractions

Budleigh Salterton Beach: Pebbles
Lifeguarded: No
Water grade: Guideline Standard

Budleigh Salterton cottages and self catering properties


Cottages 4 YouCottages 4 You - 5 Budleigh Salterton cottages and self catering properties to rent from this rental company. Their collection features seafront apartments and terraced properties from £300 per week. All are inspected on a regular basis and graded according to standards and amenities. Discounts are also provided for a good collection of holiday properties.


Holiday RentalsHoliday Rentals - 5 Budleigh Salterton holiday cottages for rent from Holiday Rentals including a spacious holiday home and a cottage complex located near heritage coast. Low season booking rates start at the £320 mark and user reviews are also included. Visit the site to check for availability and to contact the owners directly.


Holiday LettingsHoliday Lettings - 1 Budleigh Salterton cottage property currently from £370 per week during low season. There's also more than 1000 Devon holiday destinations including resorts such as Torquay and Dartmouth. A large proportion of their self catering properties are situated close to the picturesque coast and reductions are included for a reasonable number.


Sykes CottagesSykes - A collection of 5 self catering properties within a 10 mile radius of Budleigh Salterton. Their range includes log cabins, stone cottages and terraced barn conversions. Pets are allowed in most cases and some of the properties are located within an area of outstanding beauty. Booking rates start at £190 for low season, seven day breaks.


Cottages directStilwells - A small collection of self catering holiday properties and cottages in Budleigh Salterton. Their range includes barn conversions, barn conversions and apartments. Rates are as low as £240 in some cases with a good selection of deals offered. Other Devon locations include Exmouth and Ilfracombe. They also provide Salcombe cottages.
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Budleigh Salterton Visitor Attractions - Top 5

Beer Quarry Caves
Beer Quarries, Beer, Seaton
Tel: 01297 680 282
Email: john@beerquarrycaves.fsnet.co.uk
Website
: http://www.beerquarrycaves.fsnet.co.uk


Bicton Park Botanical Gardens
East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter, Devon, EX9 7BJ
Tel: 01395 568 465
Website: https://www.bictongardens.co.uk


Fairlynch Arts Centre and Museum
27 Fore St, Budleigh Salterton, EX9 6NP
Tel: 01395 442 666
Website: http://www.devonmuseums.net


Jurassic Coast
Dorset and East Devon
Tel: 01305 224 132
Email: s.a.king@dorsetcc.gov.uk
Website: http://www.jurassiccoast.com


Otterton Mill
Otterton, nr Budleigh Salterton, Devon, EX9 7HG
Tel: 01395 568 521
Email: escape@ottertonmill.com
Website: http://www.ottertonmill.com
Budleigh Salterton accommodation - popular places to stay in Budleigh Salterton
Heath Close Bed and Breakfast Bed and Breakfasts
Heath Close B & B
Feathers Hotel Pub Accommodation
The Feathers Hotel
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