Enjoy an Autumn Break in Exmouth 

As the days grow shorter and a gentle chill fills the air, there's a special kind of magic that descends upon Exmouth. With its picturesque landscapes, charming seaside ambience, and vibrant tapestry of autumn hues, Exmouth is an idyllic destination for those seeking a tranquil yet enchanting autumnal escape...
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In this blog post, we’ll take you on a journey through Exmouth’s autumn charm, offering insights into the best accommodations to snuggle up in and the must-visit attractions that make this coastal town an ideal destination for an autumn getaway. Whether you’re a nature enthusiast, a foodie, or simply someone who relishes the serenity of coastal living, Exmouth has something to offer every autumn adventurer. So, pack your scarves, grab your camera, and get ready to fall in love with Exmouth! 


Lympstone Manor 

Nestled amidst the rolling hills and overlooking the Exe Estuary, Lympstone Manor transforms into a haven of autumnal beauty when the leaves begin to turn. The lush gardens surrounding the Georgian manor burst into a riot of rich reds, vibrant oranges, and golden yellows, providing an enchanting backdrop for leisurely strolls.  

Inside, the hotel’s luxurious interiors exude warmth, with crackling fires and cosy nooks inviting guests to unwind. Dining takes on a new dimension as the Michelin-starred restaurant showcases seasonal delights, pairing them with world-class wines. Autumn at Lympstone Manor is a symphony of nature and luxury, creating unforgettable memories. 

Alpine Park Cottages  

As summer surrenders to autumn, Alpine Park Cottages in the heart of beautiful East Devon becomes a haven for those seeking a tranquil escape amidst nature’s vibrant transformation. 

Surrounded by rolling hills and lush woodlands, the self-catering cottages offer cosy retreats with log-burning stoves, perfect for warming up after crisp countryside walks. The vibrant foliage paints a breathtaking tapestry of reds, oranges, and yellows, providing a picturesque backdrop for outdoor adventures. Whether you’re exploring nearby Dartmoor National Park or simply savouring the serenity of a private cottage, autumn at Alpine Park offers a welcoming mix of outdoor living and rustic charm, promising an unforgettable seasonal retreat. 

Quentance Farm 

Quentance Farm invites you to experience the captivating beauty of autumn amidst a designated area of natural outstanding beauty.  

Join the horses, chickens, cats and dogs that roam this lovely farmhouse as this charming retreat comes alive with seasonal splendour. The farm’s welcoming self-catering accommodation, adorned with rustic woodwork and inviting hearths, provides the perfect refuge after brisk walks or bike rides through the nearby woodlands.  

Whether you’re savouring local cider on your private porch or embarking on coastal adventures along the Jurassic Coast, Quentance Farm promises an unforgettable autumn escape in Exmouth. 

Classic Cottages 

Looking for a cosy countryside cottage to hunker down in for the autumn and escape the world?  

From family sized cottages with sea views to romantic woodland cabins for two, Classic Cottages have something for everyone.  



The Blue Plaque Trail 

Exmouth’s Blue Plaque Trail offers visitors a delightful journey through history. As the autumn leaves rustle overhead, follow this self-guided tour through the town’s picturesque streets, discovering the stories of notable figures and events that shaped Exmouth. Exmouth is justifiably proud of its rich history, and this trail will help you to understand why! 

Otterton Mill 

What could be cosier than an artisanal bakery serving hearty bakes, hot coffee in an orchard picnic area and live acoustic music – all set within idyllic setting of a historic working watermill? 

Stroll through the vibrant gardens adorned with colourful foliage, enjoy artisanal bread, revel in seasonal dishes at the mill’s award-winning café and explore the ancient mill workings. The soothing sound of the river accompanies your visit, adding to the serene atmosphere. 

Blackmore Theatre 

Home to the Exmouth Players, the Blackmore Theatre is a real gem, nestled away in the town’s historic Bicton Street. If you’re looking for engaging community theatre this is the place to go. 

Everything from Whodunnits to Pantomimes have been staged here over the years, in one of the region’s best intimate theatrical spaces. 

Exmouth Excape Rooms 

Looking for an all-weather option for the unpredictable autumnal weather? 

Exmouth’s Excape Rooms offer a unique indoor type of entertainment, immersing you in a fun, challenging themed scenario, bringing the story to life. Think ‘Crystal Maze mystery room’ and you’re on the right lines! 

Whether you’re an expert Escape Roomer or a nervous novice, you have just 60 minutes to decipher the clues, crack the codes, solve the puzzles and EXCAPE! 


Autumnal Events 

Sat 23-27th September: Halloween Half-Term Fun, World of Country Life 

Sat 30th September: Running Events Devon, Toffee Apple Challenge, Exmouth  

Sat 7th October: Octoberfest, The Strand   

Wed 18th October: Murder Mystery Dinner, Pavilion  

Fri 27th October: Guided Bird Watching Cruise, Stuart Line Cruises 

Fri 3rd November: Firework Cruise, Stuart Line Cruises 

Sun 19th November: Mozart By Candlelight, Pavilion 

Exmouth’s unique charm truly shines in autumn when the crowds thin out, and the weather remains pleasantly mild. An autumnal break in Exmouth is an experience that promises relaxation, adventure, and the chance to reconnect with nature.  

With its diverse range of accommodations and a wealth of attractions to explore, Exmouth invites you to immerse yourself in the beauty of the season while creating lasting memories. Whether you’re seeking serenity or adventure, this coastal gem on the south coast of England has it all. So, pack your bags and get ready to embrace the magic of autumn in Exmouth. It’s a journey you won’t soon forget. 

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