Places to Visit and Things to See in Devon near Exeter, Cullompton and Bradninch
Highdown Farm Holiday Cottages are situated right in the heart of Devon and are ideally placed for discovering the rest of this lovely county. We are so lucky to have so many interesting and beautiful places to visit on our doorstep. The stunning coastline, rugged granite tors of Dartmoor and the rolling hills and hidden valleys of Exmoor are all within easy reach. Killerton National Trust House & Gardens and Quadworld are both only a 10 minute drive away. The cathedral city of Exeter with its excellent shopping centre, historic quayside and award winning museum is only 10 miles away.
Quadworld, Braninch, 3 miles
Diggerland, Willand, 4 miles
Killerton House & Gardens, Broadclyst, 5 miles
Crealy Adventure Park, Exeter, 15 miles
Bicton Park & Botanical Gardens, 22 miles
There are some lovely beaches within 45 minutes drive away. Exmouth has a long sandy beach, ideal for making sandcastles, whilst the coastal town of Sidmouth has a pebbly beach and clifftop walks.
The spectacular Jurrassic coastline which includes the pretty villages of Beer and Branscombe are less that an hours drive away.
There are many lovely walks in the area including around the farm, the surrounding villages and at Ashclyst forest
The cathedral city of Exeter is 10 miles away, excellent shopping in Princesshay with all the major chainstores and in Gandy Street you will find some independant shops. The Quay is a lovely place to relax with a variety of antique and craft shops. Visit the award winning museum.
Darts Farm at Topsham includes a farm shop, gifts, childrens clothes and toys and outdoor clothing as well as a restaurant and excellent fish shed.
Places to Eat
The Merry Harriers Westcott EX15 1SA Tel: 01392 881100 Extensive menu, local food. Three miles by car.
The Keepers Cottage, Kentisbeare, EX15 2EB (5 miles) Popular & friendly pub with separate dining areas, serving good home cooked & locally produced food.
Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Stores & Canteen, Axminster, EX13 5AN (22 miles) Tel: 01297 631862 Excellent food, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff. Booking reccommended especially for Sunday Lunch or Evening Meals