Things to Do
A visit to Seaton offers a diverse range of options to suit every preference, whether you're seeking relaxation or adventure. Immerse yourself in the history and heritage of the Jurassic Coast or simply unwind and recharge amidst the natural beauty that surrounds you. With a wealth of activities and attractions at your fingertips, there's something for everyone in Seaton. The only challenge is deciding what to do first!
History and heritage to discover
For history enthusiasts, embark on a journey through time along the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Explore ancient fossils and uncover the secrets of the Earth's past. Delve into the local heritage, discovering fascinating insights into the region's rich history and cultural significance.
If relaxation is your goal, Seaton offers tranquil spaces where you can unwind and rejuvenate. Bask in the serenity of the beach, feel the soothing rhythm of the waves, and let your worries melt away. Take leisurely walks along the shore or find a cosy spot to curl up with a book and enjoy the peaceful ambience.
Adventure and activity
For those seeking adventure and outdoor pursuits, Seaton boasts a variety of thrilling activities. Dive into exhilarating water sports, such as kayaking or paddleboarding, and make a splash in the crystal-clear waters. Explore the picturesque coastal paths, hiking or cycling while immersing yourself in breathtaking views and scenic landscapes.
Nature enthusiasts will be delighted by the abundance of natural gems waiting to be discovered. Wander through enchanting nature reserves, spotting a myriad of bird species and wildlife. Marvel at the diverse ecosystems and embrace the beauty of the surrounding countryside.
Seaton truly has something for everyone. Whether you're seeking history, relaxation, adventure, or a connection with nature, this captivating destination invites you to create your own unique experience. So, plan your visit to Seaton and embark on a journey filled with exploration, relaxation, and endless possibilities.
The natural capital of East Devon
Wherever you are in Seaton, you’re never too far from natural wonder or local wildlife. Embrace the call of the sea and explore the South West Coast Path or enjoy a picnic or two on the beach. The beach is flat and accessible, thanks to a scheme which allows wheelchairs and mobility scooters to access the sea front. The beach has beautiful views across Lyme Bay and is just a short walk from the town centre shops.
Explore the natural spaces by visiting Cliff Field Gardens where you’ll find the Labyrinth, which commemorates Seaton’s rich history and where you can join the South West Coast Path – the town’s Tourist Information Point is a passport stamping point for those walking the Jurassic section of the national trail.
Families love returning year after year, drawn by the accessible beach and the incredible play park and attractions. These combined with the town’s safe and friendly spirit explain why it is so well loved.
Seaton is home to several of the region’s top attractions, including Seaton Tramway which runs through three miles of unspoiled countryside and Seaton Wetlands. The wetlands are the ideal spot for exploring and watching for wildlife and features accessible trails and there are off road mobility aids available to hire.
As the gateway to the Jurassic Coast, it isn’t just history and coastal events that take place here -the whole town is a hub for culture and art events. There is an annual art exhibition, plus the Artisan Market where you can buy handmade items – perfect for a unique gift. You can even catch live music, theatre performances and film screenings by visiting Seaton Gateway – so you don’t have to rely on the sun being on your side through your whole visit.
Whether you want to unwind, go on a hike or spend time with the entire family, Seaton is here to welcome you home.