Local Attractions

There are many places of interest to be discovered in East Devon, including beautiful walks, golfing, horse riding and other pursuits. Sports facilities are also available in Honiton, including a leisure centre with swimming pool whilst Exeter provides extensive leisure and retail opportunities.

Why choose Otter Valley Park in Honiton, Devon for your retirement and residential park home?

Honiton is truly one of the friendliest market towns in the South West. Famous for its lace and pottery, Honiton has now become one of the most prosperous and lively shopping centres in East Devon.

As the gateway to Devon you will always find something of interest in Honiton and its surrounding area. With this unique destination being within easy reach of both of the National Parks – Dartmoor and Exmoor – along with easy access to one of England’s most stunning coastlines, Honiton is an excellent base for people wishing to experience and settle in the West Country.

Honiton is a pleasant residential and market town with a population in excess of 13,000. It is the shopping centre for a large part of East Devon and a place with good schools, several churches and opportunities for sport and recreation. Originally known for the serge that was manufactured here, Honiton became famous for its lace, the excellence of which became known the world over. Today lace is still made on a small scale as a recreation but the town now has other varied light industries.

A visit to Honiton will be met with a warm welcome and the time that you spend here will have a lasting memory.

If you fancy a visit to the beach, the coastal town of Sidmouth is only a short half hour drive away from Otter Valley Park. It’s the town that captivated the Poet Laureate, John Betjeman, and it will captivate you, too. Beautiful gardens and leisurely walks, Regency history and fine hotels, clean beaches and friendly shops…. It’s all here in this lovely seaside town that nestles beneath majestic red cliffs and the green hills of the glorious Sid Valley and you will discover, too, why so many return.

For more information on how you can enjoy the beautiful East Devon, call our Otter Valley team to find out more about our residential and retirement homes.