Breathtaking :

A landscape 250 million years in the making

Explore

If you are looking for outdoor adventure or fun and interesting ways to enjoy the countryside, we have all kinds of places and open spaces for you to explore and ways to get closer to nature.

It’s easy to find walks and trails to enjoy, activities for all ages, great local food and rich local history – take a journey through the East Devon AONB and discover what makes it so special.

OUTDOORS & ACTIVE

Whether you prefer walking, cycling, running or playing, everyone feels happier and healthier when they spend time in nature being more active. 

There are all kinds of places to enjoy your favourite activities and plenty of options for finding things to do that will get you outdoors and into the fresh air.

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Towns and villages

From cosy thatched cottages to impressive regency homes, the towns and villages of the East Devon AONB offer tradition, character and lots more…

East Devon Way

Discover the hidden gems of East Devon and explore this much loved walking route that links 40 miles of public footpaths, trails and bridleways. 

Heritage and culture

Tales and traditions, ancient monuments, historic buildings and artefacts. People have been living and working in Devon, shaping the landscape for centuries.

Local produce

Delicious food and drink is easily found in our pubs, cafes, farm shops and independent stores thanks to our local farmers, artisan producers and place by the sea.

Accommodation and travel

From farmhouses, chalets, caravans and hotels to buses and bikes, find places to stay and sustainable travel options in the East Devon AONB. 

Nature Reserves

Take a trip to one of East Devon’s stunning local nature reserves. Tranquil woodland spaces, meadows, heath and wetland all a haven for wildlife and ideal for a family outing.

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East Devon AONB Projects

We lead, partner and support projects that focus on a wide range of themes, including landscape and heritage, environmental quality and climate, biodiversity, recreation and tourism.

Outdoors & Active

Whether you prefer walking, cycling, running or playing, everyone feels happier and healthier when they spend time in nature being more active. 

East Devon Way

Discover the hidden gems of East Devon and explore this much loved walking route that links 40 miles of public footpaths, trails and bridleways.