Seaton is a charming seaside town in East Devon on the south coast. It’s located at the mouth of the River Axe and is characterised by its intriguing geological phenomena, including have red and white cliffs on opposite sides of the town. It sits on a World Heritage Site and offers plenty to do for those looking for a quiet seaside escape. HomeAway provides a variety of comfortable holiday apartments in Seaton in a diverse range of settings at affordable prices. Holiday rentals in Seaton have all the amenities. Some holiday cottages in Seaton offer sea views with their own personal gardens and patios. They’re furnished using the latest fashions and offer the best in waterside luxury. Holiday rentals in Seaton are just perfect for romantic getaways, family holidays in the sun, and honeymoons.
Seaton holiday accommodation sits in the calm and picturesque East Devonshire countryside. It’s within a stone’s throw of the Jurassic Coast (so named because the rocks date back to the time of the dinosaurs and its many fossils) and offers easy access to the small Devonshire towns of Beer and Axmouth.
-Beer Quarry Caves is a complex of manmade underground caverns created when England’s ancestors spent their time quarrying for the highly prized Beer Stone. This quarry dates back to the time of the Roman Empire. It’s only a short journey away from most holiday apartments in Seaton and tour guides regularly take groups of visitors deep into the caverns.
-Pecorama is a celebrated landscape garden encompassing numerous themes. Set just above Beer and Lyme Bay, these renowned gardens take on a number of different forms. The Moat Garden has waters which flow into the Rainbow Garden’s multi-coloured flowerbeds and over granite boulders, with the Roof Garden set in a ruined tower. It’s a place to get lost and enjoy ambling amongst artistic foliage.
-Seaton Tramways is a famous heritage tram which travels between Colyton, Colyford, and Seaton. It carries up to 100,000 passengers each year and offers open-top views for viewing the spectacular scenery of the majestic Axe Valley.
-Branscombe Bakery, Forge and Mill is the last working grist mill in the country. Manor Mill is open to tourists wanting to sample some of England’s history. The Branscombe Forge was also the last traditional Devon baker, before it was closed and turned into a museum in 1987.
-Dinosaurland and Fossil Museum is a museum for the collection of fossils discovered, and which are still being found, along the Lyme Bay cliffs. Visitors can even explore the Lyme Bay cliffs for themselves with a guided fossil finding tour, conducted by a professional archaeologist.
Seaton is an ideal location for a British holiday. Like most of Devon, it has lovely mild winters with daily temperatures just under 10°C. In the summer, the North Atlantic Drift influences temperatures heavily, with average highs reaching just under 20°C in August.
Getting to holiday apartments in Seaton is simple as it’s well-serviced by reliable travel links. East Devon is reached by the M5, whilst Junction 29 will take drivers towards Devon, before finally coming off the A358. Rail travellers can take a fast train to Exeter’s St David’s from the Midlands or London’s Waterloo and Paddington stations. St David’s has two local train services ferrying travellers around a selection of East Devonshire towns, including Seaton.