{"LocationDetails":{"Id":120,"Name":"East Devon","Description":"\u003ch1\u003eOur guide to East Devon holiday cottages\u003c/h1\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe gateway to the Jurassic Coast, East Devon is home to 185 million years of history, and it has a character that\u0026rsquo;s unlike any other destination. Thousands flock to the Devon County Show near Exeter every May, and the event\u0026rsquo;s a celebration of everything we love about Devon. Heavy horses clip clop, the smell of the flavours of the county hang heavy in the air and visitors, locals and even royals make their way to the showground to enjoy three days of action.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eDon\u0026rsquo;t be fooled by the region\u0026rsquo;s sleepy beauty \u0026ndash; things are just as eventful during the winter. In fact, the annual Tar Barrels event sees the eyes of the nation fall on Ottery St Mary every Bonfire Night, and if you haven\u0026rsquo;t stood back and watched grown men race through the streets with blazing barrels on their backs then you haven\u0026rsquo;t lived! The event\u0026rsquo;s been a tradition since the seventeenth century and grows in popularity every year, and part of the fun is following the action through the winding streets of the town along with the rest of the crowds.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eCycle your way along the Exe estuary and you\u0026rsquo;ll pass chocolate box resort after chocolate box resort. The reflections of Georgian buildings shimmer in the estuary in the historic port of Topsham, and the flavours and smells of the county waft from the delis that line the water. Neighbouring Exmouth is home to a two mile sandy beach, and if you fancy seeing more of the region during your holiday you can hop aboard one of the cruises that take visitors along the Jurassic Coast and in search of the area\u0026rsquo;s wildlife.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eWherever you stay, make sure you visit the city of Exeter while you\u0026rsquo;re in East Devon. With the elegant ruins of a Roman past dotted around the main shopping hub, the city has a unique character and plenty of shops for those of you keen to spend the holiday budget! Exeter Cathedral is open to visitors throughout the year, and the cobbled streets and low-beamed pubs make the perfect backdrop to a day exploring.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","Alias":"east-devon","MainImageLocation":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/emily.judge/2018/11/East Devon.jpg/carousel.jpg","PointOfInterests":[{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Powderham Castle","Body":"\u003cp\u003ePerched on the Exe Estuary just outside the city of of Exeter, Powderham Castle is an historic family home with 600 years of history to its name. Powderham manages to combine a fascinating and informative day out with lots of fun, so it\u0026rsquo;s a lovely family attraction.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eVisitors can learn the history of the castle with a guided tour, picnic in the huge grounds, enjoy the sprawling gardens and play areas and visit the authentic Victorian kitchen \u0026ndash; all in one day! Powderham also hosts many events and activities throughout the year, such as a Bird of Prey attraction, concerts and themed days.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eWork on the castle started in 1391, and it still belongs to the ancestors of its founder Sir Richard Courtenay today. It\u0026#39;s now the home of the East and Countess of Devon and it\u0026#39;s packed with stories from over the centuries. The guides know the castle inside and out, and they\u0026#39;ll tailor each tour to suit the age groups of the party. The castle\u0026#39;s architecture is one of its most striking features, and outside there\u0026#39;s a deer park which is home to 600 fallow deer.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you\u0026#39;ve got small children make sure you walk them over to the Walled Garden and Play Area and Pets Corner, the friendly pets are always happy to greet friendly visitors. The adventure play castle - Courtenay Fort- provides entertainment while the grown ups sit and rest, and there are nature trails throughout the grounds.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6426,"LocationLongitude":-3.46267,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/04/Powderham Castle.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/lympstone/powderham-castle","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/04/Powderham Castle.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The China Garden","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThe China Garden Restaurant in Exmouth has dished up impressive Chinese meals to the people of Exmouth for 40 years. Boasting breathtaking views across the Exe Estuary, The Lai family at China Garden serve cuisine inspired by China, Malaysia, Hong Kong, Indonesia and Singapore.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you prefer a more informal Chinese meal or are watching your holiday budget, there are Endless Feasts from Monday to Wednesday each week and a buffet option every Sunday. The menu ranges from Chinese classics to contemporary ideas, and the restaurant\u0026rsquo;s elegant setting makes this a great setting to enjoy good food during a stay in Lympstone accommodation.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6206,"LocationLongitude":-3.41528,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/chinese.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/lympstone/the-china-garden","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/chinese.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Green Door","Body":"\u003cp\u003eIf a special occasion falls during your stay in Lympstone accommodation, or if you just fancy treating that special someone, The Green Door Restaurant in Woodbury strives to provide a unique dining experience with local produce.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe extensive menus range from light lunches to 5 star dinners and traditional Sunday roasts, all in the relaxing and sophisticated atmosphere created by the owner, Mark. If you want to enjoy the homemade tastes from The Green Door in the comfort of your Lympstone accommodation \u0026ndash; they also operate a takeaway service too! Breakfasts and lunch are also served in The Green Door cafe, so whenever you fancy popping in \u0026ndash; there is a menu to suit.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.674,"LocationLongitude":-3.40475,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/04/1364812706.JPG/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/lympstone/the-green-door","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/04/1364812706.JPG/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"The Galley","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThis delicious fish and seafood restaurant rides high in the TripAdvisor reviews, so we must recommend it if you\u0026rsquo;re self-catering in Devon\u0026#39;s Topsham. The simple, chic menu changes each day and makes use of local produce, so expect impressive seafood on an exciting menu.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe restaurant is situated on Topsham Quay, and its views over the River Exe make it perfect for a romantic meal or to mark a special occasion. The Galley offers an a la carte menu at lunch and dinner, and children are always welcome. One reviewer raves about \u0026lsquo;three faultless courses\u0026#39; and the owners strive to serve visitors \u0026quot;the best of Devon on a plate\u0026quot;.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe menu reflects all the tastes of the season, so it changes throughout the year and there\u0026#39;s always something new to try.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6816,"LocationLongitude":-3.46465,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/04/1364820562.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/exmouth-topsham/the-galley","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/04/1364820562.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Georgian Tea Room","Body":"\u003cp\u003eGeorgian Tea Room \u0026amp; Restaurant is one of those eateries with a loyal TripAdvisor following that grows with every visitor. Its quaint English charm attracts visitors from overseas keen to try a cream tea in true English style and they\u0026rsquo;re never disappointed. The tea room also serves up freshly made sandwiches and homemade cakes (that we\u0026rsquo;re assured are delicious), and the reviews promise a warm welcome and unrushed service.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eNow it would be an injustice to underestimate the cream teas in our description so we\u0026rsquo;ll describe them for you. We\u0026rsquo;re talking warm scones that crumble on the inside, a selection of different flavoured jams to choose from and clotted cream\u0026hellip;and did we mention that they\u0026rsquo;ve been awarded the title of \u0026lsquo;Best in Devon\u0026rsquo; in the past? The coffee lovers don\u0026rsquo;t get forgotten either as there are free top ups for coffees.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003e\u0026nbsp;The tea rooms are housed in a Georgian property surrounded by lawns, and to enjoy a warm day while you tuck in is a highlight of a holiday in Devon. Topsham is a pretty town just outside Exeter and many visit its market on Saturday mornings. We\u0026rsquo;d recommend Georgian Tea Room \u0026amp; Restaurant during a day in this friendly corner of East Devon.\u0026nbsp;\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6857,"LocationLongitude":-3.46696,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2014/01/cream tea.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/exmouth-topsham/georgian-tea-room","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2014/01/cream tea.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Les Saveurs at the Seafood Restaurant","Body":"\u003cp\u003eThis is one for fans of Channel 5\u0026rsquo;s Marco Pierre\u0026rsquo;s Kitchen Wars \u0026ndash; Les Saveurs at The Seafood Restaurant won the competition in April 2013 and the owners were titled \u0026lsquo;The Best Restaurant Couple in the UK\u0026rsquo;. The competition focused on how couples work together to serve up great meals, and Olivier and Sheila demonstrated their skills throughout the series and came out on top.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe restaurant also has an AA Rosette Award for Culinary Excellence to its name and prides itself on putting Exmouth\u0026rsquo;s food scene on the map (and the television!). The restaurant enjoys a quiet location in an old fashioned Exmouth backstreet close to the town centre and its new decor makes it the perfect setting for a special meal.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAs much of the restaurant\u0026rsquo;s fish and produce as possible is sourced locally, and the its sophisticated menu will be sure to make a visit one to remember. 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This is the place to catch a glimpse into the Devon of days gone by, when flour milling and bread baking were part of everyday life.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe mill\u0026rsquo;s peaceful setting means it\u0026rsquo;s a relaxing day out and a chance to enjoy history in a beautiful setting, and there are crafts and demonstrations throughout the day too. Visitors can pick up a unique, handmade souvenir in the gift shop, browse local artwork in the gallery or even enjoy live music in this picturesque location.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eOtterton usually mills twice each month, producing 12 tonnes of flour every year. There aren\u0026rsquo;t many places where you can buy a bag of fresh wholemeal flour produced in the way it\u0026rsquo;s been made for more than a thousand years, and Otterton Mill\u0026rsquo;s shop stocks just that.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThis attraction is open every day of the week and it hosts regular live events, please check the official website for what\u0026rsquo;s on before you plan your visit. There are often sell-out music nights held at the mill, and tickets include seasonal food and entry to the show.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6596,"LocationLongitude":-3.30347,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/users/102/2013/08/otterton-mill.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/exmouth-topsham/otterton-mill","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/users/102/2013/08/otterton-mill.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"A La Ronde","Body":"\u003cp\u003eNow for something completely unexpected- A La Ronde. This 16-sided house is an unmissable family attraction in Exmouth. Built by a pair of eccentric spinsters in the 18th century, A La Ronde is full of surprises both inside and out.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eHave you ever returned from holiday with a whole set of new ideas and plans based on the sights you experienced? A La Ronde was constructed by a pair of cousins after their return from travels around Europe, and judging from its features they saw some pretty remarkable attractions.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe house includes a spectacular gallery completely adorned with more than 25,000 small shells, as well as a feather frieze decoration with the original feathers from native game and birds still visible. The house is an inspiring Exmouth attraction which demonstrates just what we can create with a little imagination and less care for what others think...\u003c/p\u003e\r\n","AtGlance":null,"Categories":[],"Inspirations":[],"HotPick":false,"LocationLatitude":50.6424,"LocationLongitude":-3.40933,"MainImage":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_carousel/2013/04/1364811217.jpg/carousel.jpg","LogoImage":null,"Alias":"devon/exmouth-topsham/a-la-ronde","MainImageSmall":"https://assets.bluechipholidays.co.uk/media/catalogs/public/downloads/preview/custom_1x1/2013/04/1364811217.jpg/carousel.jpg","Locations":[]},{"AdditionalImages":[],"Id":0,"Title":"Exmouth Beach","Body":"\u003cp\u003eExmouth is a large seaside town in East Devon and the popular sandy beach starts at Exmouth harbour and rolls on for two miles of bliss. There\u0026rsquo;s parking nearby and you can pick up a boat trip with Stuart Line Cruises and explore the Jurassic coastline, visit Torquay, Brixham or Sidmouth.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eAlthough it gets busy in the summer there\u0026rsquo;s so much room that this beach doesn\u0026rsquo;t feel overcrowded, and there\u0026rsquo;s a dog ban during the summer months. The dunes that back the beach make great spots to curl up with a book and it\u0026rsquo;s not uncommon to come across beachgoers having a sneaky snooze in them on a warm day!\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe sands at Exmouth beach are ideal for the little ones to rockpool, and while many visitors are content to unroll the towels and set about relaxing the area\u0026rsquo;s also good for windsurfing. 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Branscombe is another Exmouth Beach on the spectacular Jurassic coastline. This pretty shingle beach is reached via a winding lane and the views more than make up for the longish walk down to it.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eRegular fishing trips operate from Branscombe Beach, but if you stay behind while your angler goes in search of a catch you\u0026rsquo;ll find rock pools, a picnic area, a restaurant and toilets to help you enjoy this scenic Exmouth beach. The beach has its own car park close by and a shop to provide the perfect picnic too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eBranscombe beach rolls on for about a mile to Beer Head, and if you walk along to this unspoilt fishing village you\u0026rsquo;ll be rewarded with fantastic views back towards Seaton. Beer is tucked in one of the Devon coast\u0026rsquo;s most sheltered spots, and the Jubilee Gardens on the cliffs make the most of the village\u0026rsquo;s position in a suntrap.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eYou\u0026rsquo;ll be following a path well-trodden by smugglers as you walk between Branscombe Beach and Beer Head too. 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If you time your visit for when the tide\u0026rsquo;s just gone out you\u0026rsquo;re more likely to find sand for the children to play with, and there are lifeguards on duty during the summer.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eFramed by the picturesque Georgian promenade behind it, the beach starts at the River Sid to the east of the town centre and stretches all the way to Chit Rocks and on to Jacob\u0026rsquo;s Ladder. It\u0026rsquo;s one of those stretches of coastline that looks striking no matter how many times you\u0026rsquo;ve seen it, and the dramatic red cliffs on the eastern side of the beach mean you can get some impressive holiday snaps during your time in Sidmouth.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eSidmouth Beach belongs to the East Devon World Heritage Coast Site, and it also connects to the South West Coast Path if you want to discover the area on foot. 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The beach is made up of very large, flat pebbles which may look ordinary but actually date back all the way back to the Triassic period and historic fossils can be found on many of them.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eBudleigh Salterton Beach is just 12 miles from Exeter and there\u0026rsquo;s parking nearby. You\u0026rsquo;ll find toilets, cafes and shops on the seafront to keep you fed and watered and if you require level access to the beach make sure you park up in Lime Kiln car park. There\u0026rsquo;s a seasonal dog ban on the main beach (which is the section between Lime Kiln car park and South Parade) between 1\u003csup\u003est\u003c/sup\u003e May and 30\u003csup\u003eth\u003c/sup\u003e September, but this is a nice spot for a winter walk with your dog.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe beach is two miles long and its popular with families thanks to its safe bathing waters. 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The museum prides itself on offering something for all ages and you\u0026rsquo;ll find activities and events to bring the artefacts to life for children during the holidays.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThere\u0026rsquo;s an emphasis on Sidmouth\u0026rsquo;s place on the Jurassic Coast, so you can expect to see local fossils and rocks amongst the displays that date back millions and millions of years (some all the way back to the Triassic period). The Land and Man room packs in 240 million years of geological history, and the interactive display of the Jurassic Coastline helps visitors to grasp the mindboggling timescales of the scenery outside.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe museum is found in one of those cottages that appears modest from the outside but seems to be far bigger once you\u0026rsquo;re inside, and the exhibitions make a great way to learn more about Sidmouth before enjoying a holiday in the area. 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At Escot Park you\u0026rsquo;ll find all of those things and more, as the owners of the park are careful to add, change and develop as little as possible.\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\t\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\tThis east Devon estate dates all the way back to Normal times, and it\u0026rsquo;s belonged to the Kennaway family for more than two centuries. Today, Escot is as beautiful as it\u0026rsquo;s been for hundreds of years, and it\u0026rsquo;s the perfect family day out. Lose yourselves in the Beech Hedge maze, wander sun dappled woodlands and watch the little ones enjoy the secret playgrounds dotted throughout the park.\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\t\u003cbr /\u003e\r\n\tThere\u0026rsquo;s an indoor play barn aimed at small children, and the Coach House Restaurant provides fantastic food for the whole family. 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As well as cycle paths, walking trails and family play areas, the park is also home to a picturesque riding trail that connects with the trails along Buller\u0026rsquo;s Hill too.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe trails include a stretch of a quarter of a mile for galloping, and the forest park is one of those special places that will leave you feeling refreshed and relaxed almost as soon as you discover it. Feel free to bring your dog along to the forest park too, but it\u0026rsquo;s important to stick to the designated riding trails. One of the nice things about riding the Harcombe Riding Trails is that they\u0026rsquo;re constantly worked on by Haldon4Horses, an enthusiastic group who dedicate their time to ensuring that access is easy, signs are clear and all other potential riding issues are kept at bay.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eParking won\u0026rsquo;t be a problem either, Harcombe Riding Trails include their own car park, and riders are welcome to make use of the Harcombe horse box park and access the trails nearby. This car park is free of charge, so please use this one instead of the main pay and display one at Haldon Gateway. 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Wide open fields lead to far-reaching views, and visitors can meet and greet the donkeys in their own time and get to know more about the work of the dedicated volunteers.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe donkeys love nothing more than to be made a fuss of by visitors, and one of the nicest things about visiting is that children and adults can enjoy a cuddle with some of the rescued residents. The sanctuary is open every day of the year and dogs are more than welcome to visit too. If you sponsor one of the donkeys you\u0026rsquo;ll be able to find your own one and ask the volunteers all about how it\u0026rsquo;s getting on, and daily talks at 11.30am and 3pm mean all visitors can learn about the donkeys and their pasts.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\u003cp\u003eIt\u0026rsquo;s the public who support the Donkey Sanctuary, and its volunteers believe that they should be able to spend as much time as they want to enjoying the company of the rescue donkeys, so this is an unrushed and relaxing day out for the whole family. 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Each bonfire night sees thousands gather in the small town of Ottery St Mary to watch locals run through the streets carrying flaming barrels of tar on their backs. Still feeling bemused? We don\u0026rsquo;t blame you a bit. This spectacle has snowballed in the last few years after making headlines around the world, and now the crowds are bigger than ever.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eThe tradition of burning barrels in Devon goes back hundreds of years, although nobody knows quite when it started. What we do know is, the thrills of this event have made it world-famous, and it gets bigger every year.\u003c/p\u003e\r\n\r\n\u003cp\u003eIf you fancy braving the tar barrel ritual we strongly advise you to arrive early to ensure a parking space in one of the two main car parks. It\u0026rsquo;s \u0026pound;10 per car in both of them, and there is strictly no parking on any of the town\u0026rsquo;s roads as they\u0026rsquo;ll be closed for the event. 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