White Cross Car Park is located at the very end of East Hill Strips. Found by following the Sidmouth Road out of Ottery St Mary towards Putts Corner, and following the signs to your right into East Hill Strips. The car park is located at the very end of the road. Managed by the Forestry … Continue reading White Cross, East Hill
On all of my recent walks lately, I've been thrilled to see little signs of spring. There is so much more wildlife around, the bird song is noticeably more varied and cheerier than it was, and there are pretty little flowers decorating the hedgerows! Snowdrops have arrived and shown us that lighter days and warmer … Continue reading Snowdrops around Exeter
West Hill is known as a 'woodland village,' and is easily reached off the A30. There are lots of footpaths and woods to explore, with the river walks of Ottery St Mary and Tipton St John close by too.This 2km stroll is perfect for getting out into the countryside when you haven't got too much … Continue reading West Hill Wander
We booked onto this trip after seeing it advertised as part of the Heath Week celebrations in East Devon. The (free) car park and meeting point was easy to find following the directions on the booking information and, due to our tardiness we boarded the tractor trailer straight away. The ride was bumpy but extremely … Continue reading RSPB Pond Dipping and Tractor Ride – Aylesbeare
http://www.exmouthlandtrain.co.uk/Such a fun way of visiting a familiar place in a new way! We found this a perfect outing for our family group as it allowed us all to enjoy something together without the need for everyone to have good mobility or lots of energy.The best place to park and start your trip is The … Continue reading The Land Train, Exmouth
http://eastdevon.gov.uk/countryside/countryside-sites/the-maer-local-nature-reserve/A great park just a stone’s throw from the beach! There is a large pay and display car park off Maer Road (that is also the first stop for catching the Land Train), a short walk from the play equipment on The Maer. As well as fantastic space to run around, play ball games, walk the … Continue reading The Maer, Exmouth.
https://www.ladrambay.co.uk/A great place that’s open to locals! It’s a bit of a drive from Exeter but more than worth it. Located just outside the East Devon village of Otterton, Ladram has it’s own shingle beach and a host of activities and facilities. You have to pay to park/enter but can then visit the beach, amazing … Continue reading Ladram Bay
https://www.pecorama.co.uk/ Pecorama in Beer is a great place, more than worth the drive from Exeter. Whilst it’s not a cheap day out, it is good value for money, and you can save a little by booking online in advance. There is ample free parking, though the overflow spaces are just in a field. There’s several … Continue reading Pecorama