Things to do nearby

Guided Fossil Hunts In Lyme Regis

The Jurassic Coast is the most popular place in Britain to collect fossils. The best way to experience the Jurassic Coast is on a guided fossil hunting expedition. Book a guided fossil walk and you will learn about the geological history and fossils of the world famous coastline.

Forde Abbey

Forde Abbey is a privately owned former Cistercian monastery in Dorset, England, with a postal address in Chard, Somerset. The house and gardens are run as a tourist attraction while the 1,600-acre (650 ha) estate is farmed to provide additional revenue. Forde Abbey is a Grade I listed building.

Little Orchard Alpacas

enjoy a relaxing walk through the orchard and learn first-hand about our friendly and adorable alpacas

Dog Friendly Beaches

The Jurassic Coast is the perfect location to explore with your canine companion. There are plenty of dog friendly beaches you can use, whatever the time of year.

Chard Museum

Chard Museum is a small local museum in Chard, Somerset, England. It opened in 1970, in a converted 16th century listed building, with collections of exhibits about local history and displays related to the lives of notable local residents.

Nearby Walks

From dramatic coastal hikes to fossil hunting and national park walks, Devon has something for everyone. Discover the county on foot with our favourite walks.

Nearby Cycling Routes

The Trafalgar Way tells the story of the messenger who travelled back from the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 with the first official news of victory at sea, and the tragedy of Lord Nelson’s death.

With miles of National Cycle Network, open heathland and woodland trails, cycling is a fantastic way to explore the East Devon AONB.