Seaton has been a popular destination for holiday makers and day trippers for generations, so why not plan a visit for this year? There are plenty of attractions to keep you entertained in and around the town as well as the beach for paddling, sun-bathing and exploring.

If you’re looking for some ideas of free things to do in Seaton, take a look at this list of free and budget activities you can enjoy while in town.

Visit the beach

Seaton beach is a wonderfully accessible place to spend a few hours, the beach itself has wheelchair access, so everyone can enjoy a day on the seafront. It’s a great place for families too as there are cafes, ice cream huts and amenities all along the beach for refreshments.

Learn about the town’s history

Not only is the town’s museum free to visit but you can also find out about the town’s history by visiting Seaton Labyrinth and Geological Timeline. Creating to celebrate the town’s 1000th anniversary, the labyrinth can be found at Cliff Field Gardens, where you can follow the story of the earth from the start through to now.

Go for a walk

While in Seaton you can find plenty of walks but one of the most popular is the South West Coast Path. The South West Coast Path is Britain’s longest and most popular national trail and the views from the Seaton sections of the path are spectacular. Seaton’s Tourist Information Centre is one of the Coast Path’s passport stamping point for walkers who are collecting them.

Go wildlife spotting

Seaton is home to Seaton Wetlands, a natural area made up of several nature reserves including Seaton Marshes, Black Hole Marsh, Colyford Common and Stafford Marsh. Throughout the reserve you’ll find hides and plenty of spots to sit and watch the wildlife, plus the whole reserve is accessible.

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