Places to visit

Places to Visit

Hunger Hill Yurts are in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a landscape of wooded combs, vast areas of heath land, fertile river valleys and breathtaking ridges and hilltops. It is a living, working landscape shaped by many years of farming activity.

The local area forms the oldest part of the Jurassic Coast ,England's first World Heritage Site Accessible via the South Coast Path National Trail which offers walker's stunning views, with a bird's eye view of many coastal features. Hunger Hill Yurts are next to the Aylesbeare R.S.P.B bird sanctuary. The reserve is on an area of pebble heath land which is bursting with wild life. We are also on the route of the 'East Devon Way'. The East Devon Coastal Path offers numerous walks between the towns and villages along the coast. There are beautiful walks along the River Otter, up to Ottery St Mary and down to the sea at Budleigh Salterton. It’s wonderful walking country!

  • Beautiful natural park land with Otters, beavers, birds of prey and wild boar and a café and death slide - More info
  • Bog walk and visit to the Saxon Village at Escot - More info
  • Explore Hartford Common. Right next to the Yurt field there are miles of walking tracks over this unique pebble heath common. Walk down the track to the lane. Turn right. Walk 50 metres up the lane and you are there!
  • Take a ride on an old London Tram at Seaton - More info
  • Go for a bike ride – check out the many cycle routes advertised in the area - More info
  • BBQ on the beach at Budliegh. Go for an evening swim and watch the sun go down.
  • From the Yurts walk all the way down the River Otter to the sea – 2.5 hours walk. Stop off for the best cream Tea you will ever have at Otterton Mill - More info
  • Follow the costal path from Beer to Branscombe and marvel at the spectacular views! Park in the car park on the hill at Beer and follow the path towards Beer Head. 5km there and back.
  • Lunch at the National Trust’s Old Bakery at Branscombe. Follow the foot path from there through the pretty valley past the old Mill to the beach. 30 mins walk - More info - 01297 680 333
  • Visit the Donkey Sanctuary and follow the foot path down through the woods to Weston beach - More info - EX10 0NU
  • Topsham is a pretty town with lovely shops on the River Exe. From there you can catch a ferry across the river to the pub at Turf Locks. There are lovely walks up and down that side of the river - More info
  • Walk the coastal foot path from Budliegh to Exmouth.
  • Rock pooling at low tide at Sidmouth and Exmouth beach - More info
  • Go Ape at Holden Hill - EX6 7XR - More info
  • Visit Bicton Gardens – great for young children! - More info
  • Kilerton House and A La Ronde Local National Trust houses - More info
  • Pecorama at Beer – if you love railways! - More info
  • Fish and chips on the cob - Lyme Regis - 012974423 - More info
  • Museum at Lyme Regis. Science, Art and landscape - More info
  • Check to see what’s on at the little theatre in Lyme Regis - More info
  • Local History at Budleigh museum. Fairlynch Museum - More info
  • Local history at Sidmouth museum.
  • Walk from the Yurts up the River Otter to the Golden Lion Pub at Tipton St John - More info
  • Fossil hunting at Lyme Regis - More info
  • The Norman Lockyer Observatory - More info
  • Visit Beer caves- it’s a rainy day activity - More info.
  • Watch the fisherman land their catch on Budleigh beach. Look out for the black skull and cross bones flag.
  • Watch the stone balancer at on the beach at Lyme Regis – have a go your self! - More info
  • Pebble art on Budleigh beach.
  • Spot the wild life in the field – look out for badges, rabbits, buzzards, sparrow hawks, squirrels, crickets and more - More info
  • Cook dinner over a real fire – borrow the camps stew pot, BBQ a fish, roast marsh mallows...
  • Historic walk around Exeter with the Red Coast and a tour of the underground passages. - More info
  • Hire a bike at Halden Hill and go for a cycle in the forest - More info


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