There are beautiful walks available from your doorstep. Steps Bridge can be reached on foot through the National Trust Bridford woods, and there are popular walks from there through Dunsford Woods (famous for its wild daffodils). Dartmoor is also in easy reach.
There are many attractive villages and towns in easy reach, including Topsham, Chagford, Bovey Tracey and Ashburton. All are worth visiting.
Exeter is only 20 minutes away, with its shops, theatres, restaurants and cafes.
Don’t miss Exeter Quay with its waterside pubs and restaurants.
Dartmoor is an ancient landscape of stunning views, awe inspiring granite tors, deep wooded valleys with fast flowing rivers, and rugged, wide open spaces.
Other interesting and attractive places in easy reach are
Dartmoor Prison Museum
Canonteign Falls is a magnificent example of a Victorian folly set in a magical natural paradise. The waterfalls themselves descend for over 70m making this one of the most breathtaking attractions in Devon and providing a wonderful day out for all the family.
England’s last great castle, a spectacular house designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens on a spur overlooking the Teign gorge. From the Bunty House to spotter sheets, there is lots to keep your little ones entertained too.
Great walking and cycling trails and fantastic views across Devon from the top of the Haldon Hills. Don’t miss the Haldon Belvedere, the famous Georgian folly with beautiful views over Exeter and the Teign valley.
HALDON FOREST PARK
Exeter’s world-class museum has stunning displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities. The displays reveal Devon and Exeter’s rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds, insects and the World Cultures galleries display stunning items from all over the world.
ROYAL ALBERT MUSEUM
Exeter Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral, and the seat of the Bishop of Exeter, in the city of Exeter, Devon in South West England. It is one of the great cathedrals of England, and one of the finest examples of Gothic architecture anywhere.