Welcome to Budleigh Salterton


We would like to welcome you to Budleigh Salterton, on the Jurassic Coast

The Dorset and East Devon Jurassic Coast - world heritage site

Budleigh Salterton is situated towards the western start of the majestic World Heritage Jurassic Coast, in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Our picturesque town has a 2 mile pebble beach and safe, clean bathing water.

Budleigh Salterton and its beach - on the Jurasic CoastBudleigh Salterton remains one of Devon’s most unspoilt and charming towns, containing many interesting shops and other attractions for visitors who want to spend a delightful holiday in the town – or who wish to enjoy a day in the friendly and relaxed atmosphere which so typifies this tranquil and historic retreat from the stress of everyday living.

From the gently flowing brook in the high street, museum and friendly cafes, shops and pubs, Budleigh Salterton has so much for visitors to the town. In the surrounding area, you will find countryside to coastline, gardens to golf courses, adventure parks to caravan sites, sea trips to guided walks.


You can flip through the pages of our guide online – click here to open your copy.

Printed copies of our Guide are  available – contact the Information Centre for details.

Explore Budleigh with our circular walk – you can view or download and print our walk guide as a PDF file here.

Access to the M5 and mainline rail links is excellent and the City of Exeter is only a 12 miles away.

Budleigh Salterton has a breathtaking bay with a pebble beach in an area of Outstanding Natuaral Beauty, offering safe clean waters for bathing.

Its facilities include:  3  Beach Cafes;  Fishing;  Lime Kiln Car park; Children’s Play area; Seafront with level walking; Toilets for the disabled; Dogs allowed on parts of the beach May to Sept (leaflets available), and Part of the South West Coast Path.

Did you know

In J.K. Rowling’s ‘HARRY POTTER’, the place “Budleigh Babberton” is named after Budleigh Salterton.



We’re stockists of the Budleigh at War DVD, a first-hand account of wartime life in Budleigh Salterton.CCI_000037

Nick Loman’s delightful production of ‘Budleigh at war’ provides a 45 minute escape route to an age still full of old world charm and life’s simpler pleasures.

Price: £12.95 or £15.00 with postage and packing. Please call Budleigh Salterton Tourist Information on 01395 445275 to place your order.


This website is provided by the Budleigh Salterton Information Centre (TIC)


The photos for this year’s calendar were sent in by local residents and the winners have been selected by our team. Our calendars can be purchased in the TIC for £1.

Thanks to everyone who took part and here are the winners:
Michaela Jones
Kerry D Photography
Maureen Lister
Emma Minter
Sam Pym
Mike Hilliar
Alex Walton Photography
Peter Scott

Rob Hilliar


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