Town Event in June 2017

Colyton Roger St Barbe

Stunning scenery everywhere you wander


The Heraldic Banners are back this Summer with twelve new ones

bird’s eye

So much to see in the historic Town Centre

Bluebell Wood

Take a leisurely stroll through the Coly Valley

Seaton Tramway

Enjoy a journey to the seaside on the tram

Church Tower

Admire the beautiful architecture

Colyton Walkers

Enjoy the good life in Colyton and the Coly Valley


Colyton’s circular street arrangement is typically Saxon. Take a stroll along the winding lanes and you will see a wealth of historical buildings. Market Place features a variety of independent shops, and Colyton’s Inns are renowned for their hospitality.

A short walk will take you to the Colyton Tram Station, where you can ride the tram alongside the River Axe wetlands to Seaton. The pretty villages of Colyford, Southleigh, Northleigh and Farway lie nestled in the heart of the Coly Valley, set in East Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Colyton is ideally located for enjoying the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Gateway at Seaton.

Forthcoming Events
News & Reviews


Colyton Carnival Week

Colyton’s annual carnival week promises a fun filled programme of events. Car Treasure Hunt, Arts and Craft Show, Bingo, Whist Drive, Bowls Tournament. The highlight is Petticoat Lane Street Market followed by the Illuminated Parade Winding it’s way through the streets of Colyton.

Colyton & Colyford Memory Café

Colyton & Colyford Memory Café is run by a trained and committed team of volunteers for the benefit of residents. Its purpose is to provide an afternoon of company and enjoyment for people living with any aspect of memory loss. The café is open on the first Wednesday of each month from 2pm to 4pm. There is no admission or membership fee. Everyone is welcome.

Legacy to Landscape

We are also extremely grateful to those of you, who have given your time to lead events which have provided valuable learning experiences and hugely enjoyable events. Please we would be very grateful if you could spare a minute or two to complete the following survey: We value your feedback highly in helping to plan future events as well as improving further project delivery.

Country Walks around Colyton for Summer

Summer is coming and it is time to get yourself outdoors. Hugh Westacott, a keen local walker, has researched and produced eight easy to follow guided routes, of varying distance and ease, to help us share his passion for our beautiful countryside. Print one of the guides off here, dust off your walking boots, and get fit in the process.

New Town Crier required

Colyton needs a new Town Crier. After 15 years sterling service Derek Wenn has decided it is time to hang up his robes and retire. If Are you friendly and outgoing with a loud voice and dramatic flair?

Colyton Heritage Centre - Open for Summer

In a few short years, the Heritage Centre has become an essential feature in Market Place. Our friendly volunteers will guide you through state of the art displays, stunning artefacts and documents. Set in a building of historical note the Centre is an excellent location to start your discovery of Colyton and the Coly Valley.

Walking Discoveries of Colyton - Open for Summer

The Colyton Parish History Society invites you to join our local guides for a walking discovery of Colyton. Even locals can discover what’s behind some walls and how Architectural features can unlock the history of buildings. Learn more about our historic monument with Saxon origin. Walks start on Thursday afternoons at 2pm from the town car park regardless of weather.


Food & Drink
Market Place
Activities & Attractions

Colyton is ideally located for enjoying the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Gateway at Seaton.

The quaint fishing village of Beer, the famous Cob at Lyme Regis, the Georgian resort of Sidmouth, and the Cathedral City of Exeter are all on our doorstep.