On the west side of the beach is the River Otter with lots of wildlife.The pathway is suitable for anyone.Its a lovely small river and so peaceful.The other side of the river has some beautiful red cliffs with trees growing on them, a beautiful site,you can see all the birds in and around the river, its also a pleasant walk to nearby Otterton.more
This is the beautiful thatched museum in the middle of Budleigh Salterton.Exibitions include History,Costumes,Lace and all about the Otter Valley.The displays are changed yearly.The famed painting of 'The boyhood of Sir Walter Raleigh' by the Victorian artist Sir John Millais was painted just over the road by the sea front on an old wall still...more
At the end of the High Street and off just about every side street you will find the beach.Budleigh Salterton is a pebble beach and is not that long. You'll often find boats beached along the coastline.Views up the coast and towards the cliffs are great, I expecially like the collection of trees in the distance.more
There was a lot on offer but we only wanted something light. We enjoyed our lunch of very tasty baguettes and panini with chips and side salad served with a smile. Having a baby with us in a cosy area didn't cause glum faces as sometimes happens. Being sweet toothed I couldn't resist the homemade sticky ginger pudding and my mum loved her apple...more
New venue and new owners. A must try.Food is amazing and all home cooked. 5* all round.A well run family pub that is friendly and welcoming. Seabass is the best i have ever had. The fish is all localy caught which i was very pleased with and it is supporting our town with localy bought produce.more
A new name to town (2004). Corleone's is a well priced Italian serving good food in a pleasant surrounding. The location is quite grand as it was one of the oldest tearooms in Budleigh Salterton which shut down earlier in the year, hence wooden panelling and an old fashioned style.Food was good, service good as well. Very good pasta - just chose...more
Budleigh Salterton is accessible by bus from Exeter, Exmouth and Sidmouth. Service number 57 operates three times an hour from Exeter, four times an hour from Exmouth and once an hour from Sidmouth, Mondays - Saturdays; on Sundays twice an hour from Exeter and Exmouth, four times a day from Sidmouth. Journey time 35 minutes from Exeter, 15 minutes from Exmouth, 25 minutes from Sidmouth.
Fore street has some beautiful good quality shops,restuarants and cafe's there is also the creamery that sells the best ice cream topped with clotted cream in devon.Then you have the high street which runs parallel to the sea again with some wonderful shops,restuarants and cafe's.
This is the high land near to Budleigh Salterton, mainly gorse, heather and trees. Fresh air and brilliant views. My Gran used to take us here when I was small to run about and do what kids do with woodland and space!The picture is best viewed in it's own window (it's another widescreen view!). In the distance is the River Exe estuary leading...more
It you pass Corleone's Italian Restaurant in the High Street look down at the damaged tiles near the door. These tiles were damaged by the blast of a bomb which struck here during Second World War.I'm not sure what damage was done to the town, but I guess this is a now part of the local history.more
If you are looking for a sandy beach then you need to go down the coastline towards Exmouth for the best sand in the area - soft, white and sandy. Sidmouth up the coast is also a pepple beach.However why not check out a pepple beach for a change! Budleigh Salterton has an excellent pepple beach and it's great to look for interesting pepples,...more