Around and About Budleigh Salterton
Situated on the coast of East Devon, Budleigh Salterton enjoys the benefits of a beautiful rural setting, surrounded by farmland woodland and commons.Budleigh Salterton lies within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB). Access to mainline railways, both the Paddington and Waterloo lines, together with Exeter airport and the M5 motorway are all within about 12 miles.
The coastline forms the western most section
of Jurassic coast, , and the
cliffs on either side of the town are the unique Red Devonian Sandstone.
The beach which is formed of large pebbles extends for 2.5 miles, from
Littleham Cove to the west, to Otterhead in the east, where the River
Otter meets the sea. Bathing is safe and the water clear, families can
relax here, with the beach side cafes, beach huts (which are available
for hire by the day or week from the TIC)
and the rocks at Ottermouth giving parents and children plenty to explore.
Budleigh Salterton has a population of approximately 5.000, a wide range of small businesses, schools and many community facilities. A prime attraction to both residents and visitors is the varied selection of shops, most of which are independent retailers, and cover all everyday needs and also include some high class speciality shops.
Eating out, from quick lunchtime snacks to special occasion dinners is a real pleasure, as the town and area offers a comprehensive choice of cafes, restaurants, takeaways and pubs.
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