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Colyton Heritage Centre

Located in the very heart of this historic town, The Merchant’s House Dates back to the early sixteenth Century.  The house was once the home of a wealthy cloth merchant.  It has many fine features including an elegant decorative ceiling, Tudor fireplace, half timber walls and medieval wall painting. Exhibitions of local interest. Family History Service […]

Peace Memorial Playing Fields – Coly Road

Colyton is proud of its sporting legacy and many of these sports take place at the Peace Memorial Playing Fields. The facilities are of a high standard and continue to be enhanced. Apart from the obvious attraction of football, there is now archery practise, two well maintained tennis courts and an excellent children’s playground. Two buildings […]

Civil War in Colliton Towne 1644

Following the success of the Monmouth Rebellion Living History Day in 2015, our next planned event for Colyton looks to be even more exciting. It will be held on Saturday 10th June 2017 throughout the town. The theme will be ‘A Day in the Life of Colyton Townsfolk – English Civil War’. After extensive research, […]

Oak Bark Tannery

Colyton is home to ancient crafts – the Tannery’s history can be traced back to Roman times, and is the only remaining working traditional oak bark tannery in England. J&FJ Baker’s unique leather is favoured by distinguished shoemakers and top stables for its quality, durability & finish. Visits by arrangement.

East Devon Ramblers

The East Devon Group is affiliated to Ramblers, Britain’s walking charity, at the heart of walking as it says on its logo. We are an enthusiastic and friendly walking group, based in beautiful East Devon, and, if you are interested in walking, we invite you to walk with us. Walking with the East Devon Group […]

Barritshayes Farm Cottages

Our holiday cottages set amidst rolling Devon hills only a few yards from the ‘East Devon Way’ and close to the historic small town of Colyton. We are only a short journey from the coast including Beer, Seaton, Branscombe and Lyme Regis. Barritshayes Farm Cottages Our guests have complete access to our 8 acres of […]

Whitwell Farm Self Catering Holiday Cottages

Our Grade 2 listed self catering holiday cottages in Devon were awarded “4 Stars” by Cottages.com this year, and are situated in a secluded area well away from noise pollution in the picturesque Axe Valley, which is on the South Devon coast between the resorts of Sidmouth and Lyme Regis which are part of the […]

Legacy to Landscape; linking King Johns Oak to the future

The project invites local people to get involved in an exciting new project celebrating the local landscape of Colyton and Shute area and its fascinating wildlife and history. The project aims to reveal the rich heritage of this hidden landscape that has remained virtually unchanged for centuries. Already a recent survey in the Umborne Valley […]

Tritchayne Farm Cottages

Jane Urquhart purchased Tritchayne Farm Cottages in 2015 and felt she was the luckiest person in the world. One mile from Colyton off the Umborne Road, the cottages are converted farm buildings (The Old Dairy sleeping four, the Bull Pen sleeping three, the Calf Pen sleeping four and the romantic Hay Loft sleeping two) all […]

The Cobblers Restaurant and B&B

The Restaurant Join your hosts, Russel and Caroline for lunch, dinner or Sunday Lunch Carvery. Lunch is served from 12 noon and dinner from 7pm and open for lunch from Thursday to Sunday and Dinner from Thursday to Saturday. Tables for five or more must be reserved by 11am for lunch and 6pm for dinner. […]