Local attractions

The Stables are set in tranquil rural Devonshire countryside yet within six miles is the Cathedral City of Exeter. It's buildings, underground passages, waterways and shops - just waiting to be explored. The delightful coastal towns of Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton are approximately 10 miles away and Exmouth with its great sandy beaches 8 miles.

There are numerous walks along the coasts and estuaries, at Woodbury and Aylesbeare commons or just along the country lanes. Within 1.5 miles is Westpoint, the South West Showground. Also close are several quality golf courses, Bicton Gardens, swimming pools and theatres. Other coastal resorts and Dartmoor are within half an hours drive. Higher Holbrook Farm is ideal for those looking for a peaceful holiday by the seaside or in the countryside, touring Devon or visiting Exeter for business or pleasure.

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The South Wests leading venue for exhibitions, concerts, shows and fairs



With a touch of buzzy, big city atmosphere, a large student population and a thriving arts scene, Exeter is one of the liveliest cities in the southwest.


Paignton Zoo

1200 Paignton Zoo is home to thousands of amazing animals and plants.



Dartmoor National Park covers an area of 368 square miles. The largest, and wildest, area of open country in southern England. Nearly half of this is open moorland,with a further 11% covered by forests and woodland.



One of Devon's leading visitor attractions located high on the hillside above the picturesque fishing village of Beer , PECORAMA is home to the famous PECO Model Railway Exhibition and the Beer Heights Light Railway.



A mixture of fascinating architecture including the Dutch style merchants houses is home to antique shops, tea rooms, pubs and restaurants of character. Topsham The town has much to offer with stunning views of the Exe estuary.


Closest Beaches


Branscombe is one of the most relaxing and picturesque of East Devon's many villages. Believed to be the longest village in the country, it sweeps down along a spectacular valley, past colourful cottages down to the sea.



Beautiful gardens and leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops.



Beer is a pretty seaside village built around a small cove on the south coast.


Budleigh Salterton

Situated in the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), on the coast of Glorious East Devon, the spectacular red cliffs of Budleigh and neighbouring Exmouth form the majestic beginning of the Jurassic Coast.



The East Devon Coast from Exmouth to Dorset has been officially ranked alongside the Great Barrier Reef and the Grand Canyon as one of the natural wonders of the world.