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 […]
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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 […]
Welcome to the THE TINDERBOX, a delightful shop set in the heart of Colyton, the most rebellious town in Devon. Selling handmade and finished loose chocolates, a mouthwatering selection of packaged confectionery and an eclectic range of gifts and curios, mostly sourced in the beautiful West Country, lifting the lid on THE TINDERBOX promises to […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 is a three year project involving the community and celebrates a hidden area of landscape in an area of East Devon, based on the 1781 map of the Shute Estate. This historic map covers the landscape of the Colyton and Shute area, west of Axminster. Legacy to Landscape is funded by the […]
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 […]