Seaton is a small friendly town situated by the sea on the Jurassic coastline, overlooking the spectacular Lyme Bay! It has a wide pebble beach, with a long flat esplanade which at the eastern end leads to the pretty harbour of Axmouth at the mouth of the River Axe. Rock pools can be explored at low tide at the western end of the beach where the towering white chalk cliffs meet the red sand cliffs.
Seaton is ideally situated for coastal and countryside walks. However, if you wish to explore further then there are Regular bus services to Exeter, Weymouth and the surrounding towns and villages.
From Southland Cottage the walk to the town and beach is approximately 10 minutes., while the pretty fishing village of Beer can be reached following a pleasant 25 minute walk along the stunning cliff footpath.
Seaton has several pubs and a variety of restaurants all within a 10-15 minute walk. Slightly further afield, the surrounding villages of Beer, Colyford, Colyton,Branscombe and Axmouth also offer a number of pubs with restaurants.
Seaton provides a good variety of shops, ranging from gift shops to banks, a Post Office to chemists. There is also a supermarket and a number of smaller food stores including a butcher and bakers both selling local produce. Fot those of you wishing to taste the traditional British Seaside lunch, there is also a selection of fish and chip shops selling locally caught seafood.