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Colyton Theatre Group

Entertaining the community, Colyton Theatre Group was formed in 1975 and has been going strong ever since. The Constitution states that ‘the aim of the Group shall be to produce plays, etc. for the entertainment and education of the public and to foster interest and ability in the performing arts’. That might be the case but it […]

King Johns Oak Timeline Cards

 ‘Counting the Rings of History’ activity    An exciting and useful resource for schools, young peoples groups and families to use when exploring the landscape. A pack of cards with a difference, helps bring history to life, by  illustrating and describing significant events  which may have been seen by  King Johns Oak over the past nine […]

Soanes Cycles

Established in 1902 as Liberty Cycles, Soanes Cycles is one of the oldest cycle shops in the whole of Britain, with over 100 years experience. They are located just off Market Place, in Queens Square. Not only they offer a range of bicycles second to none in East Devon, but their products are of exceptional […]

Coly Cabs – Call Vic

Vic’s friendly face is known to many in Colyton. He now provides not only a local taxi service, but access to airport and cruise terminal journeys as well. Your very own local taxi service where trust and value for money come first.  Just contact Vic and he will see what he can do to take […]

The Garden Shop and Café

The Garden Shop – ‘an oasis of calm in a sea of chaos’! If you are after a little retail therapy, we have an impressive range of gifts, many of which are Fair Trade, indoor plants, home-wares (including some designed here in Colyton by Dolly Hot-dogs, an ideal souvenir!), and even presents for men! We […]

Holyford Farm Cottages

Situated approximately one mile from Colyton, and a similar distance from the sea, these two self-catering holiday cottages are set in a very peaceful location on the edge of Holyford Woods. Both are within the grounds of the owners’ home, a Grade II listed farmhouse, The Stables Cottage (sleeping up to 5) forms the majority […]

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 […]

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 […]