Exploring Budleigh Salterton through its walks is an immersive experience, unveiling a tapestry of scenic landscapes, historic landmarks, and tranquil settings.

The most iconic stroll in Budleigh Salterton is undoubtedly the breathtaking coastal path. This scenic route offers mesmerising views of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site renowned for its geological significance. The undulating cliffs, dramatic rock formations, and the soothing sound of waves crashing against the shore create a serene backdrop for an invigorating walk.

One of the highlights along the coastal walk is the striking red Triassic cliffs of Otter Sandstone, which stand in stark contrast against the deep blue of the sea. This geological marvel provides a fascinating insight into the Earth's ancient history, offering glimpses into millions of years of geological evolution.

For a more relaxed and leisurely stroll, the charming town itself beckons with its quaint streets and peaceful atmosphere. The High Street, lined with independent shops, cafes, and galleries, invites visitors to explore its unique offerings. Walking through this area allows for a delightful blend of retail therapy, culture, and appreciation of the town's architecture, which spans various periods, including elegant Georgian and Victorian buildings.

Venturing slightly inland, Otter Valley Park offers an enchanting riverside walk. Following the serene River Otter, this idyllic trail provides a peaceful escape into nature. The lush greenery, diverse wildlife, and the soothing flow of the river create a tranquil atmosphere that is perfect for relaxation.

Moreover, Budleigh Salterton's walks offer something for everyone, including dog-friendly routes along the beach and countryside, making it an ideal destination for canine companions and their owners.

No matter which walk you choose in Budleigh Salterton, the town's undeniable charm and natural beauty will leave a mark. Whether seeking adventure, relaxation, or a deeper connection with nature and history, Budleigh Salterton's walks offer a captivating journey for all who explore them.

Things to do in Budleigh Salterton this half term

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Spending time in Budleigh Salterton this half term? Here are our suggestions of fun things to do that won’t cost the earth and will give you a chance to explore this charming seaside town. Visit the beach Budleigh beach is huge! Plus, it is mostly pebbles, so no need to worry about getting sand in…

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5 things you might not know about Budleigh Salterton

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If you’re thinking of visiting East Devon this spring, Budleigh Salterton, with its beach, charming town centre and nature reserve is a great place to set up base. Want to know more, here are some things you might not have known about Budleigh Salterton. Budleigh Salterton wasn’t always known by…

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Bibliophiles – head to Budleigh!

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Literature lovers should head to Budleigh Salterton for a taster of their famous Literary Festival with Spring Weekend taking place on 1 st and 2 nd March. This year’s Spring Weekend features the likes of Marcus du Sautoy, Simon Armitage, Hannah Barnes, Sam Peters, Sir Robin Niblett and Clive Myrie…

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What’s on this half term in East Devon

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Visiting the East Devon area this half term? Or spending time specifically in Budleigh Salterton? Here are some suggestions to keep you entertained this February half term. Days out at the beach Well first up, Budleigh Salterton Beach is a must visit for beach days. It might be a bit cold in…

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Famous faces from Budleigh Salterton

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We all know Budleigh Salterton is a charming place to spend some time, and while some of us love visiting as part of our holidays to Devon, others are lucky enough to actually live there and enjoy the sights and sounds every day. Here are some of the notable residents that have had the joy of…

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New Milestone Reached in Lower Otter Restoration Project

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Another significant milestone has been reached in The Lower Otter Restoration Project. On Friday 24th November, the brand new 70 metre ‘Elizabeth Bridge’ was officially opened by on. Charles Fane Trefusis of Clinton Devon Estates and Mark Rice, Environment Agency Area Director. As part of the…

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