Budleigh Salterton Beach, Devon

Budleigh Salterton Beach tide times

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Things to see and do near Budleigh Salterton Beach

If you're planning a visit to Budleigh Salterton Beach, you'll find that there are plenty of things to see and do in the surrounding area. Here are just a few ideas to help you make the most of your trip.

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  • Explore the coastal path – Budleigh Salterton Beach is part of the South West Coast Path, a 630 mile long trail stretching around the coastline of Devon and Cornwall. From the beach, the path winds up the cliff to the medieval village of Littleham and to the estuary of the River Otter.
  • Visit the Pebblebed Heaths – A designated National Nature Reserve, the Pebblebed Heaths feature a unique combination of open heathland, marshland and grassland, making it a great spot for bird watching and wildlife spotting.
  • Explore the town – Budleigh Salterton is a charming town with a variety of independent shops, cafes, pubs and restaurants. It's perfect for a leisurely stroll, and is a great spot to pick up souvenirs or grab a bite to eat.
  • Visit the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival – Held every summer, the Budleigh Salterton Literary Festival is a great opportunity to hear talks from famous authors, enjoy music and theatre performances, and take part in book signings and workshops.
  • Check out the Red Rock – Just off the beach, the Red Rock is a dramatic sea stack that is a great spot for rock pooling and exploring the area's rich marine life.
  • Go kayaking – With its sheltered bays and quiet coves, Budleigh Salterton Beach is a great spot for kayaking. You can take an organized tour or hire your own kayak and explore the area at your own pace.
  • Enjoy the views – The beach affords stunning views of the luxury holiday homes that line the cliffs and make up the Budleigh Salterton skyline.
  • Visit Otterton Mill – Located just outside of Budleigh Salterton, Otterton Mill is a working watermill that has been in operation since the 14th century. It's a great spot to learn about the area's history and enjoy a spot of tea and cake.
  • Visit the Jurassic Coast – Budleigh Salterton Beach is part of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that stretches from East Devon to Dorset. You can explore the area's rich geological history along the coast and visit some of the area's fossil-rich cliffs.
  • Go crabbing – Budleigh Salterton Beach is a popular spot for crabbing and you'll often find locals and tourists trying their luck with a line and a bucket.
  • Try coasteering – Coasteering is a great way to explore the area's rugged coastline and take part in activities such as climbing, swimming, and jumping from the cliffs.
  • Take a boat trip – From Budleigh Salterton Beach, you can take a boat trip around the estuary of the River Otter, spotting wildlife and admiring the views.
  • Visit Sandy Bay – Just a few miles from Budleigh Salterton Beach is Sandy Bay, a picturesque beach with grassy cliffs, golden sand, and a stream running through it.
  • Play golf – The Budleigh Salterton Golf Course is a great spot for a game of golf and offers stunning views of the beach and surrounding countryside.
  • Walk the Cliff Top Path – Following the coast from Budleigh Salterton to Exmouth, the Cliff Top Path is a great way to take in the views, spot wildlife, and admire the area's dramatic cliffs.

There are many things to see and do near Budleigh Salterton Beach. Whether you're interested in history, nature, or outdoor activities, you'll find plenty of ways to enjoy your time in the area!