Exmouth is great choice if you are looking for that cosy winter getaway in the New Year. It is one of the oldest seaside towns in the county and has one of the longest promenades in Devon and Cornwall.
With over 2 miles of golden sands, this makes a fantastic location for a winter walk on the beach plus you can take your four legged friends as this beautiful beach is dog friendly until 30th April. Exmouth is also renowned as a great location for watersports including paddle boarding, windsurfing, sailing and kite surfing to name just a few. At the end of this amazing beach is the gateway for the Jurassic Coastline if you are looking for that coastline walk with dramatic views, you need look no further.
Exmouth is located on the Exe Estuary and if you are looking for more of a relaxing winter break then a Stuart Line Cruises boat trip is a must. Open all year, you can take a cruise of the River Exe and see for yourself the local nature reserve and historical sights on offer from the warmth of their river boats. The Exe Estuary is also famous for its cycling; if you are feeling energetic then you can cycle all the way from Exmouth to Exeter City Centre and then perhaps catch the train back as there is a direct line from Exeter Central back to Exmouth. If you need to hire a bike then Exmouth Cycle Hire is conveniently located in the centre of town.
There is also plenty to do in the evening in Exmouth, a visit to Ocean is a great attraction in Exmouth for entertainment and family fun! Ocean has a state of the art bowling alley, soft play areas, arcade machines and a range of food options, it’s the best placeto keep everybody happy.
Exmouth Pavilion has a fantastic line up of events from Pantos to tribute acts and even Murder Mystery evenings.
If food is your thing then you will not be disappointed in Exmouth, as there is plenty of excellent dining experiences to be had, with great local produce prepared by the best chefs. Michael Caines, one of Britain’s best know chefs, has opened Mickeys Beach Bar and Restaurant at Sideshore Watersports Centre and serves amazing local cuisine. For a bowl of award- winning mussels, a visit to The Point Bar and Grill Restaurant is a must. To wash down all of this amazing food you must try the local drinks – fantastic local craft beers from Crossed Anchors Brewery and Powderkeg can be found in many bars and restaurants in Exmouth, or if you want something stronger, then Exmouth’s own Copper Frog Distillery is a must.
For more information on the great food and drink offering in Exmouth please visit our food & drink page here.
Exmouth has a great range of accommodation for your winter break, whether it is a luxury stay at Lympstone Manor or a family break at Devon Cliffs, there is plenty of accommodation to choose from. Just take a look at our range of accommodation options here.