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Places To Visit

There is so much to see and do in Exmouth and Devon. If you are staying at TLC Exmouth Bed and Breakfast for a holiday then we are happy to book excursions for you. Here are a few of our favourite places to visit and family-friendly days out to enjoy during your stay. 

Royal Marines – Lympstone

Only a short drive from TLC is the Commando Training Centre Royal Marines known as CTCRM  in Lympstone. If you’re looking for accommodation for a Family Day, Pass Out Parade or Function etc., then TLC can tailor your stay to ensure you’re on time for any of their events. We will happily help in any way we can as the Royal Marines are close to our hearts!

CTCRM Royal Marines Lympstone


If you want lessons,  to hire equipment or hold a party event, Exmouth Watersports can cater for all your needs Windsurfing, Kayaking, canoeing and Stand Up Paddle Boarding. There are other companies operating along the coastline. We can help if required.

Red Rock Watersports - Exmouth Watersports

Pebblebed Vineyard

Pebblebed Vineyards now extends to about 22 acres located on two sites at Ebford and nearby Clyst St George, near Topsham just to the South of Exeter in Devon. Our modern winery is at Marianne Pool Farm, Clyst St George.

Pebblebed Vineyard

Otterton Mill

An idyllic setting beside the River Otter is one of Devon’s most beautiful coastal valleys, a warm welcome awaits you at Otterton Mill – the place in Devon to experience the ancient traditions of flour milling, bread baking and much more. This is by far one of the best places in Britain for a cream tea!

Otterton Mill

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral is an old yet the most beautiful Cathedral in England. Located in the centre of the city it sits proud for nearly one thousand years. The building itself is a remarkable feat of engineering, design and craftsmanship. It has the longest stretch of unbroken Gothic vaulting in the world and stunning stained glass windows. A must visit!

Exeter Catherdral

Exmouth Marina

Exmouth is an independent marina, and it prides on providing an efficient, friendly service to visitors and contract berth holders alike. With berths that can accommodate vessels of up to 15 metres in length, from ribs and jet-skis to yachts and even fishing boats, they can help find the perfect place for a boat, long- or short-term!

Exmouth Marina

Lympstone Manor

Set in a charming Georgian country house on a 28-acre estate along the Exe Estuary, this upscale hotel is  2.5 mile from TLC Exmouth Bed and Breakfast. Michael Caines MBE is at the helm, and showstopping Michelin-starred food. Lympstone Manor truly is a fine dining Country House Hotel in every way.

Lympstone Manor Michael Caines

Exmouth Beach

Exmouth Beach is a blue flag beach with a two mile stretch of sand, backed by a wide promenade lined with shops, restaurants and pubs. All manner of watersports are available, including zones for jet skis. Plentiful parking. Donkey rides and swing boats in summer

Exmouth Beach

The Jurassic Coast

The Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site is England’s first natural World Heritage Site – it is known as The Jurassic Coast. It covers 95 miles of truly stunning coastline from East Devon to Dorset, with rocks recording 185 million years of the Earth’s history.

Orcombe Point Jurassic Coast

Stuart Line Cruises

We have been sailing the waters around Exeter and Exmouth since 1968 and have remained a family business even to this day. We now have 3 boats which we operate in the distinctive colours that have become part of the view along the coast. We have trips departing from Exmouth, Topsham, Sidmouth and Exeter. Visit our website to discover how to find us or view our timetable for a list of all our trips.

Stuart Lines Cruises

Exe Estuary

The Exe Estuary is a hub of activity with a wide variety of recreational pursuits available, commercial uses and miles of pristine cycle path all alongside some fantastic wildlife.

The Exe Estuary

Cycling – The Exe Trail

Part of National Cycle Route 2, the Exe Trail can take you for a gentle couple of miles to the villages of Lympstone or Topsham. It can also be used with ferrys to create a circular route via Topsham or Exeter to Starcross, before returing to Exmouth. If you’d like to hire a cycle, see the three local hire shops on the third page of our Activities link.

The Exe Trail

The Pavilion Exmouth

Exmouth Pavilion is a charitable not-for-profit organisation established in 2006 as a resource for the community. The Pavilion aims to build on the existing range of cultural, sporting and physical activities throughout East Devon and South Somerset and is host to many shows and comedy evenings and other entertainment daytime and evening shows. Be sure to check out there webpage as you may be in for a treat if visiting the area!

The Pavilion

Darts Farm

Darts Farm, near Exeter in Devon. We are the home of local Westcountry food and drink and beautifully crafted luxury gift, home and lifestyle products. Darts Farm, Topsham, Exeter, Devon, EX3 0QH.

Darts Farm

Woodbury Common

Woodbury Common in East Devon, England is an area of common land that is predominantly heathland adjacent to the village of Woodbury, Devon. It is bordered to the south by the edge of the towns of Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton, the hamlet of Yettington to the east, and the A3052 to the north. It is part of the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, and is a Site of Special Scientific Interest.

Woodbury Castle

Devon’s two national parks;
Dartmoor and Exmoor

We are so lucky to have Dartmoor and Exmoor, two of the most beautiful National Parks in the UK right on the doorstep of Exmouth.

Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks

A La Ronde

Quirky 18th-century house with fascinating interior decoration and collections. This unique sixteen-sided house was described by Lucinda Lambton as having ‘a magical strangeness that one might dream of only as a child’.

A la Ronde National Trust

Powderham Castle

Is a fortified manor house situated within the parish  of Powderham, 6 miles (9.7 km) south of the city of Exeter.   Powderham Castle enjoys a unique, picturesque setting within an ancient deer park beside the Exe estuary, just south of Exeter. Over 600 years of history can be discovered within the walls of one of Devon’s oldest family homes.

Powderham Castle

World of Country Life

All-weather family attraction including facilities such as playgrounds, trampolines and restaurant.

World of Country Life

Orcombe Point

is a coastal feature near Exmouth, Devon, on the south coast of England. It lies about 10 mi (16 km) south of the city of Exeter, 2 mi (3.2 km) southeast of Exmouth town centre and about 7.5 mi (12.1 km) southwest of Sidmouth.

Orcombe Point

Sandy Bay

is a secluded bay with a sand beach, about 1.6 kilometres (0.99 mi) long, in Exmouth, Devon, England. It is a sandy beach with rock pools at one end, backed by high cliffs. It is part of a long strip of sand which is connected to the beach at Exmouth at low tide. Nearby are the Orcombe rocks, which is a famous spot for fossils.

Sandy Bay Beach

Dawlish Warren Beach

Dawlish Warren Beach, Dawlish Warren is the ultimate family seaside resort – built on a spit of sand with the Exe estuary on one side and the sea on the other with golden sands and clean bathing waters. It has all the attractions of a traditional holiday getaway but in an outstanding natural environment.

Dawlish Warren

Crealy Theme Park

Crealy Theme Park & Resort is Southwest England’s largest family Theme Park attraction and is home to over 60 rides, attractions, live shows and a zoo. Located just outside Exeter.

Crealy Park

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens

The superbly landscaped park combines 18th century tranquillity with modern amenities to provide all year round enjoyment for everyone of all ages including historic glasshouses, a countryside museum, the Bicton Woodland Railway train ride, nature trail, maze, mini golf, indoor and outdoor children’s play complexes, restaurant and shop.

Bicton Park

Bird Watching – Exe Estuary

The Exe Estuary nature reserve is two areas of coastal grazing marsh that are on opposite sides of the river, not far from the historic city of Exeter. One side of the estuary is Exminster Marshes and the other side is Bowling Green Marsh.

Bird spotting exe estuary

The Maer

Nature reserve The Maer Local Nature Reserve. Ideal for a quiet stroll … On the A376 to Exmouth.

The Maer Exmouth

Exmouth Museum

Exmouth Museum was first opened in 1985 and is housed in a 19th century building which was the Council Stables, together with the adjoining foreman’s cottage. We tell the story of Exmouth and its people. Exhibits include a 1950’s Room, a Victorian Kitchen, Wartime, the Beach, Children’s Toys, Railways, Shipping, Antique Lace and Commemorative China. For the children we have Quiz Sheets and our ever popular ‘Find the Cat’ trail.

Exmouth Museum

Exmouth’s Blue Plaque
Heritage Trail

There are some 33 historic blue plaques in Exmouth, explaining the rich and diverse heritage of the town and in August 2017. The plaque commemorating Edith Pratt OBE, who received the honour during World War One, is located at the previous location of Southlands School, now the Swallows B&B. Edith’s plaque was unveiled exactly 100 years to the day after news of her OBE, for service as a member of the Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, was listed in The Times. To help you locate the plaques, you can use the website link above or pick up a leaflet/map at Exmouth Tourist Information Service on The Strand.

exmouth blue plaque trail

Exeter Cathedral

Exeter Cathedral, one of the great cathedrals of England, and one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere . This is a very exciting time in the life of the Cathedral; a time of development and change as we work hard to improve facilities and the experience people have when they visit.


Princesshay Shopping Centre Exeter

We’ve over 70 shops in Princesshay, covering the very best of the high street names as well as some more specialised and independent stores.


Exeter Tunnels

Dating from 14th century, these medieval passages under Exeter High Street are a unique ancient monument: no similar system of passages can be explored by the public elsewhere in Britain.


Devon Cliffs Holiday Park

Our award winning beach, Sandy Bay has been handed the Blue Flag Beach award for 2018. Splash around in our shiny new multi-level outdoor pool. Brave the multi-lane water slides and flumes in our giant indoor pool. Eat up the stunning clifftop views at the South Beach Café, Trundle through a Segway ride or learn a new water sport down on the beach, or gaze down on dreamy Devon from our Aerial Adventure.

Devon Cliffs Haven Holiday Park

Sailing – Exe Sailing Club

 The Club is situated in Exmouth, close to the marina/harbour at the mouth of the beautiful Exe estuary and is the largest sailing club on the Exe. The Club encourages all forms of sailing. It is possible to sail from the club at all states of the tide, although skill is required to cope with fast flowing tides which occur at certain times in the mouth of the estuary.

sailing exe estuary

Wet Weather Activities

 If we’re enjoying some Atlantic rain, you could go with the weather and try some watersports, details of which can be found in our Activities section or for something drier try the following indoor venues: Exeter Catherdral, Pebblebed Tasting cellar, Royal Albert Memorial Museum RAMM, Darts Farm or Beer Caves.

wet weather attractions

Ocean Exmouth

If you’re looking for fun things to do in Exmouth, Ocean has a state of the art bowling alley, soft play areas, and a range of food options, it’s the best place to keep everybody happy!

Ocean Exmouth

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