Visitor Attractions in and around Budleigh Salterton

  • Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre

     27 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 6NP

    Fairlynch museum - new displays in 2017

    Grade II listed Fairlynch museum and arts centre offers:

    • ARCHAEOLOGY and GEOLOGY of the Lower Otter Valley including a display of specimens from the Budleigh Salterton Pebblebeds
    • One of the most extensive collections of COSTUME in the South West;


    • Period TOYS



    • RAILWAY memorabilia

    • Relax in our beautiful GARDEN

    • LOCAL HISTORY collection: a vast amount of research material on Budleigh Salterton, the surrounding area, and famous local residents of the past

    • Service Point for DEVON RECORD OFFICE

    Fairlynch Museum, Budleigh SaltertonOpen Friday 14th April – Sunday 29th October, daily except Mondays 2.00pm –  4.30pm.

    FREE ADMISSION – Donations welcome.

    Telephone 01395 442666
    Or, for more information, visit the website at

    (Registered charity number 306636)

  • Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

    Budleigh Salterton EX9 7BJ

    Open all Year (except Chritsmas Day and Boxing Day)

    Bicton Park Botanical Gardens - Devon's most magnificent historical gardens

    • Railway
    • Museum
    • Indoor and Outdoor Play Areas
    • Shop
    • Restaurant
    • Plant Centre10 miles SE of Exeter between Exmouth and Sidmouth.
      SAT NAV: EX9 7BG

    Visit our web site:

    For more information

    Telephone: 01395 568465

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  • Otterton Mill

    ROtterton Mill - relax at Otterton, nr Budleigh Saltertonelax, unwind, explore, enjoy…

    At Otterton Mill, we celebrate the very best in local food and art, ancient traditions, world-class music and our beautiful, natural environment

    • historic working watermill
    • Famous artisan bakery
    • award-winning cafe-restaurant
    • specialist Devon food shop
    • leading live music venue
    • arts, crafts, gifts and wildlife shop
    • chickens and nature reserve
    • exciting special events

    …all set in an area of outstanding natural beauty

    arts, crafts, music, food, mill

    Open 10.00am – 5.00pm, 7 days a week FREE ENTRY

    Telephone 01395 568521 Web:

  • Lily Farm Vineyard

    Lily Farm Vineyard, Knowle, Budleigh SaltertonDalditch Lane, Knowle, Budleigh Salterton

    Bookings for a Guided Tour followed by a free sample wine tasting at our local vineyard can be made through this Tourist Information Centre – tel. 01395 445275.

    Tours run April – September at 2.30 pm
    every Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
    Price £8 per person.

    Lily Farm has an on site shop and outdoor café.

  • Salem Chapel

    Salem Chapel. East Budleigh, DevonEast Budleigh   EX9 7EF

    Dissenters’ Chapel, 1719

    The historic buildings are suitable for:

    • Weddings
    • Blessings
    • Funerals
    • Exhibitions
    • Concerts
    • Talks and meetings

    For further information and bookings, please contact the key holders:
    Telephone 01395 445236 / 446189
    or the email

    Find out more about Salem Chapel on the History page of this website

  • Budleigh Salterton Riding School

    Budleigh Salterton Riding School, DevonDalditch Lane, Budleigh Salterton, Devon EX9 7ASSituated on the edge of Woodbury Common Heathland, in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with fantastic views over the coastline.

    OAK LODGE CAFE open to all and available to hire for special events / parties / conferences – high quality accommodation also available.

    • British Horse Society Qualified instruction for all ages and abilities.
    • Lessons and hacking on high quality horses in beautiful area
    • Budleigh Salterton Riding School2 large all-weather menages with jumping facilities
    • Riding holidays for all levels of experience
    • Pony days, adult and children’s courses, children’s parties

    Self Catering Holiday Accommodation also available (Click here for more information)

    Proprietors: Chrissy Howick and Rob Batson,
    By telephone on 01395 442035
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  • Cadhay

    Cadhay House, Garden and Tearoom; Ottery St Mary, DevonOttery St. Mary, Devon EX11 1QT

    • House, garden and tearoom
    • Open Fridays, 2pm – 5.30pm, May to September
    • Also late May and Summer Bank Holiday: Saturday, Sunday and Monday
    • Groups welcome by prior arrangement

    Guided tour: adults £7; children £3 Garden: adults £3; children £1 Last house tour: 4.15pm

    Tel. 01404 813511
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  • World of Country Life

    Exmouth, Devon EX8 5BY
    (Just 20 minutes from Exeter, follow signs to Exmouth)

    World of Country Life, Exmouth, Devon

    Devon’s all-weather whole family day out.

    • Animals
    • Play Areas
    • Museums
    • Entertainment

    Telephone 01395 274533
    Visit our website and book tickets online at:

  • Pecorama

    Pecorama - gardens, games and trains at Beer, DevonBeer, Devon EX12 3NA

    Pecorama – in the village of Beer – a short drive from Budleigh Salterton

    • Steam Train rides
    • Beautiful gardens
    • Model railway exhibition
    • Indoor and outdoor play areas
    • Spectacular Views
    • Special events
    • Entertainment (high season)

    See the website for details of opening hours

    Telephone 01297 21542
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  • The Donkey Sanctuary

    Sidmouth, Devon EX10 0NUThe Donkey Sanctuary, Sidmouth

    A charity registered with the Charity Commission for England and Wales, No. 264818

    Tel. 01395 578222