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Make a holiday rental home or holiday cottage in Beer, Devon your home away from home

A rocky shingle beach sits against the expansive hills of Devon inviting anyone to this oasis by the sea with its many ancient historical haunts, idyllic narrow streets, and quaint feel.

Places to holiday in Beer, Devon

Find one the the most beautiful places in England, sitting on the Jurassic Coastline and given the prominent title of Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. All this beauty is amongst an area known for its smuggling activity which only adds to the intrigue of the region. Watch birds in the Axe Estuary, sit on the shingle beach, or take a walk next to the sea or through the hilly topography of Beer or on the South West Coast Path, in close proximity to the village. Activities in the water are many with windsurfing, sailing, scuba diving, or deep sea fishing whilst staying in a guest house or Beer self catering cottage.

Areas away from the oceans water are beautiful with narrow winding streets and historical architecture throughout many of the communities many village buildings with copious restaurants, cafes, and markets in neighboring villages. Find local artisans making the village specialty of lace or find lively pubs in the neighboring village of Seaton.

Things to do in Beer, Devon

Uncover the origins of some of the most famous structures in all of the UK. Stone from the village of Beer is seen in buildings like Westminster Abbey and Windsor Castle, as well as several other architectural gems around the UK. Beer Quarry Caves a Natural World Heritage Site has an ancient history dating back to Roman Times and is prized for its hardening upon exposure to air. A small museum has several ancient artifacts like coins and pottery. Equally intriguing is the underground area which is compared by some to an underground cathedral.

Areas of significance a short distance from the village of Beer include Branscombe. This coastal village is home to the Manor Mill which is believed to date back to Celtic times as a fishing village. A renovated mill, bakery, and iron works are also of interest in the small area. Further history is located in the village of Axminster. A church dating back to the 1100's has a series of unique crosses around the property, as well as an ornate screen carved from wood which is original to the church.

Venture a short distance inland and find a fine example of Elizabethan architecture, in neighboring Ottery St Mary and find its interesting manor home. This centuries old home dates back to the 1550's and has been passed between various families over the years. Many unique areas of the home are notable however the roof is quite interesting with its arch-braced roof. Gardens surrounding the property are also quite beautiful.

Weather in Beer, Devon

This small village in Devon has a comfortable climate with moderate winters and cool summers given its seaside location. Waters surrounding this coastal area are warmed by the Gulf Stream which creates this pleasant weather.

Airports in Beer, Devon

Exeter Airport (EXT) is in closest proximity to Beer with flights available from Air Southwest.

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Cottages in Beer (Devon) - Self Catering (300+)

 

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Perfect for all our needs in the ideal location. Cosy, perfect for relaxing. Beds amazingly comfy!

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Beautiful cottage in the quiet village of Powerstock. The narrow roads to go anywhere within 3 miles takes a little getting used to, but doesn't take long! We bumped Into a stray cow at one point! But an absolutely stunning house, perfect for relaxing and some R&R. It's full of character, had all he things you could possibly need including a radio and lots of books and kids toys! The garden is stunning and perfect for sitting out with a cold lager! The local Pubs are also nice, the horseshoe is the nearest, stunning view out the back and then there's the Marquis of Lorne which is a short drive or a steep brambley walk from behind the horseshoes. Both lovely although we preferred the Marquis, however opening times to both are a bit few and far between (don't expect an afternoon pint!). Recommend Lyme Regis for a visit, a quaint seaside town with a beautiful bay and amazing fish and chips! We also loved Abbottsbury, where they have the swannery, subtropical gardens and a farm which our 2 year old loved. Bridport is the local town which is also nice, we used Morrisons a lot there. Just up from there is west bay where Broadchurch was filmed, we took a 'gentle cruise' around the Jurassic coast from there, but it wasn't that gentle! Although myself and my husband loved it, it was more of a speed boat than a gentle pootle (my parents were glad they stayed back with our daughter!). The best local beach (they are all shingle apart from Weymouth and a small bit at Lyme), we found, was in Burton Bradstock. Easy parking to get your beach stuff down to and a lovely cafe and ice cream shop. We also really enjoyed Weymouth. A large seaside town, but lots to do for kids including donkey rides! We all said we could have stayed at least 2 weeks longer!
  • Review Submitted: Jul 11, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2017

Modern and specious

4 of 5
The overall experience was good , great location 5 minturles from a child friendly beach, property had good facilities including a large hot tub , I would say from a parents point of view that the owners invest in some blinds / curtains for the two children's rooms and possibly a override switch for the motion sensor on the landing to stop light going through to the top floor , but as said before overall experience was great , property was well cleaned and obvious to see there has been continued improvements and U.K. Rep in the property
  • Review Submitted: Jul 08, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2017