The village of Woodbury is situated in the east of the county of Devon, in the south-west of England. This is a commuter village for the city of Exeter, which is only a mere 7 miles away to the north-east. Your holidays in Woodbury will be spent in a particularly attractive part of the United Kingdom; in fact, in the middle of the most visited county in the whole country. Self catering cottages in Woodbury and the surrounding area will be quintessentially English and guaranteed to offer all the comfort and amenities you could possibly need for that prefect break away.
If you can bear to prise yourself away from your cosy self catering cottage in Woodbury, there are a myriad activities available in and around the area to keep you busy during your holidays. First and foremost, you will be pleased to learn that Woodbury is only a stone’s throw away from the English Channel coast. This means that there are some great beaches and seaside resorts close to the area (including Torquay and Paignton) for you to enjoy swimming and water sports. You will also be very close to the border of Dartmoor National Park and simply must explore this last wilderness of England before you head home. Other popular activities for you to enjoy on your holidays in Woodbury include indoor swimming, cycling, golf, fishing, gym facilities and horse riding.
On your holidays in Woodbury, you must head for the famous Woodbury Common and Woodbury Castle, as the closest places for you to visit. You will also want to head in to Exeter, as you are so close. Here you will find some excellent shopping opportunities. You should also visit Exeter Cathedral and The Exeter Maritime Museum. Plymouth, the largest city in Devon, is only around an hour’s drive to the west and the East Devon seaside resorts of Sidmouth and Exmouth are also very close. If you are interested in palaeontology at all, head to Lyme Regis, in Dorset, where you will be in awe of the Jurassic coast and are highly likely to find fossils that are around 150 million years old for yourself.
Visitors on their holidays in Woodbury will be pleased to learn that the area is close to the English Riviera: which is reputed to be one of the mildest and most equitable parts of mainland United Kingdom. Summer temperatures will average at around 21 degrees Celsius. Winters are relatively mild at around 7 to 9 degrees. Rainfall is not quite as bad as other parts of the South-west Peninsula, due to the protection from the higher ground of Dartmoor where much of Devon‘s rainfall is dumped.
You have a choice of either road, rail or air for your holidays in Woodbury. By rail, you will use Exeter St David’s station. By road, you will be pleased to learn that the M4 motorway runs exceptionally close to the village. Exeter Airport is within this neighbourhood of Devon (EXT) and has some flights to other parts of the country operated through the airline Flybe. These include Leeds-Bradford (LBA), Manchester (MAN), Edinburgh (EDI) and Newcastle (NCL).