Sitting on two miles of golden sand in East Devon, Exmouth is a haven for family holidays. Known for its vibrant atmosphere and great wildlife (especially the rock pools, which are rare in this part of England), there is always something to fascinate visitors, from the beaches to the open expanses of Woodbury Common.
Although flats to rent in Exmouth, Devon have been hugely popular for beach holidays since the 18th century, the town has never become a generic seaside resort. The town’s great character has never been lost, making it a fantastically relaxing place to be. There are some two miles of golden sand on which to relax, play with the family or walk with the sand between your toes. The coastline is of course a huge attraction for those taking self catering Exmouth accommodation, and as part of the Jurassic Coast (a World Heritage Site), there are some incredible sites to be seen as you walk the coastal paths from Exmouth holiday accommodation.
Families taking self catering holiday accommodation in Exmouth, Devon are well catered for too. The large marina complex means going sailing is easy, and there are also amply opportunities to try wake-boarding, kite-surfing and water skiing in the Exe Estuary. One of the finest ways to see the region is by taking one of the frequent boat trips that leave from the marina.
Ornithologists flock to holiday accommodation in Exmouth, Devon, as the River Ex estuary is a natural haven for a great range of migratory birds and waders throughout the year. There is also a designated cycle path running from the town to Budleigh Salerton, as well as many marked hiking trails both along the coast and inland. The East Devon Way and the South Devon Coastal Path are both musts for any keen walkers staying in self catering Exmouth accommodation.
Exeter lies just a few miles along the coast from Exmouth, which not only makes flats to rent in Exmouth, Devon very easily accessible, but also provides a fantastic day out. There is a huge amount to explore and enjoy in Exeter, whether you are interested in the Norman Cathedral or would like to enjoy the excellent shopping.
Being so close to Exeter, self catering accommodation in Exmouth is very easy to reach. There are frequent flights arriving into Exeter Airport (EXE) from across the UK, as well as rail services. Having the use of a hire car during your stay in a flat to rent in Exmouth is recommended.