Exmouth & Topsham Holiday Cottages
Did you know...Topsham Museum houses the ‘Gone with the Wind’ nightdress?
Exmouth is South Devon’s original seaside town, and has attracted holidaymakers since the eighteenth century. Its sandy beach, striking coastal views and quaint town centre continue to lure those in search of a relaxing, friendly break all year round. Topsham, just outside of Exeter, matches Exmouth’s bubbly charm with its unique, nostalgic architecture surrounding a historic port. Whether visitors opt for Topsham or Exmouth holidays, each resort has plenty to discover! The Topsham and Exmouth holiday cottages available from Blue Chip Holidays enable guests to experience the areas in style.
- La Ronde is a 16-sided house in Topsham, built in the 18th century
- Lady Nelson lived in Exmouth during Lord Nelson’s affair
- Award-winning shellfish is farmed from the River Exe
Topsham & Exmouth Tourist Information
It’s easy to see why Topsham and Exmouth holidays have long been favourites. Exmouth’s traditional promenade and priceless views of Dawlish and Torbay have drawn generations for family breaks by the sea. Exmouth Beach marks the start of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, and the South West Coast Path is a great way to take in the views of these dramatic orange cliffs from the Triassic Period, or why not take a river cruise for a view of them from the sea?
Exmouth and Topsham holidays also offer many unique bird watching opportunities, and bird spotting cruises are operated to help enthusiasts glimpse some of the area’s impressive bird life. For those with an eye for history, the Blue Plaque Heritage Trail is a chance to wander back in time and discover Exmouth’s past. This walk includes Nelson House, where Lady Nelson stayed during Nelson’s affair. Whether visitors prefer cycling, strolling or angling – the area has the equipment available for hire and the perfect place to enjoy.
Exmouth & Topsham Family Attractions
Guests of Blue Chip’s holiday cottages in Exmouth and Topsham will find plenty of family-friendly attractions to discover. A visit to The Exmouth Model Railway never fails to delight, and is a must-see for the young and the young at heart!
A La Ronde is an eccentric and intriguing 16-sided house built for two spinsters during the eighteenth century. With quirky rooms and fascinating decor, it even includes a shell-encrusted gallery! This house captures the imagination of its visitors with its true fairy tale feel. The World of Country Life at Sandy Bay in Exmouth is a great family day out in any weather, and is open between April and October. As well as the opportunity to greet the resident animals up close and even feed them, the many attractions include safari tours and a collection of steam engines.
Beach Holidays in Exmouth
Exmouth beach stretches for two miles and its welcoming sands are ideal for those on beach holidays in Exmouth. Exmouth beach is popular for water sports, and equipment can be hired locally for those who fancy a go at windsurfing. For those keen for more family-friendly pastimes by the shore, Exmouth beach offers plenty of rock pools and is excellent for sand castles - so there is plenty to entertain visitors of all ages!
The beach has its own toilets – which are open all year round – and is lifeguarded during the summer. It also has disabled access and facilities, its own parking, as well as a cafe and shop to keep its visitors well supplied.