Those who love the beach but do not love crowds will appreciate a holiday to Otterton. A holiday rental home in Otterton provides a comfortable, affordable rental that is a bit more remote than some other locations yet still very close to beaches and many other popular attractions.
With beaches nearby, there is plenty to do whilst on holiday to Otterton. Sandy beaches are just 12 km away and provide fun filled days of swimming, sunning, surfing, kite flying and all of the other activities for adults and children on holiday near the sea. There are also beautiful hikes, nearby golf courses, riding arenas and enough galleries, historical buildings and children’s attractions to keep you busy during your entire stay.
No matter what interests you most, there will be something for you near Otterton. The children will insist on a visit to Crealy Adventure Park. There are rides, a petting zoo and much more. Best of all, much of the attraction is protected from the weather. That means that Crealy Adventure Park is a great choice for those inevitable rainy days.Otterton Mills allows you to see a working corn mill in action. Whilst the mill is in operation, you should call ahead to be sure it is working on the day that you plan to visit. Wonderful meals are also available at the mill. The Donkey Sanctuary has been saving donkeys for decades. You can visit and see up close and personal how the staff at the sanctuary care for the donkeys. You can interact with the animals and learn about how you can help.
Those wishing to enjoy the nearby beaches and wonderful hiking opportunities in Otterton should plan their visit for the spring or summer months. July and August are the warmest months of the year with average high temperatures of 21 degrees. Those who like it a bit cooler may enjoy a holiday during the spring when the average highs are between 16 and 19 degrees. The winter, whilst quite cold, is milder than some other parts of the country. During the coldest parts of winter the average high temperatures are 8 to 9 degrees. Travellers to the area should bring along rain gear no matter what time of year they visit. Each month brings some rainfall, so there is a chance that you will face a few rainy days during your holiday to Otterton.
With Exeter Railway Station just 12 km from Otterton, travel to and from the area is quite convenient. Those flying into the area may fly into Exeter Airport (EXT). Just 12 km from Otterton, this airport is a good choice. From there, travellers can take a coach or taxi the rest of the way. Those looking for a bargain airfare can also try Cardiff International (CWL) which is about 80 km from Otterton.