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.

News & Reviews


Country Walks around Colyton for Spring

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.

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.

Colyton Butchers - Back to Basics!

Colyton Butchers are pleased to announce that they are doing their bit to protect our environment.  They have reverted to wrapping their meats and poultry in traditional butcher’s paper, dispensing with non-biodegradable plastic film.  A simple idea that is an example to us all.

Colyton Artisan Crafts Market - A wonderful day

New Homes for Colyton - Consultation


lans to build up to 80 new homes on Colyton’s former CeramTec factory site were unveiled at a public exhibition in the Town Hall on 6th February. If you missed the event, here is your chance to see it online and you can also make your comments in a special section.

Legacy to Landscape

Another great initiative from Legacy to Landscape, a three year project involving the community and celebrates a hidden area of landscape in an area of East Devon, based on the 1780s map of the Shute Estate.


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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.