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Devon - Seaton

Seaton is a seaside town in East Devon on the south coast of England. It faces onto Lyme Bay, to the west of the mouth of the River Axe with red cliffs to one side and white cliffs on the other. Axmouth and Beer are nearby. A sea wall provides access to the mostly shingle beach stretching for about a mile, and a smallharbour.
Seaton sits on the 96-mile (155 km) long Dorset and East Devon Coast World Heritage Site, more commonly known as the Jurassic Coast. From here it is possible to visit rock strata dating from three geological periods in a 185 million-year ‘geological walk through time’.
A farming community existed here 4,000 years before the Romans arrived and there were Iron Age forts in the vicinity at Seaton Down, Hawkesdown Hill, Blackbury Camp and Berry Camp. During Roman times this was an important port although the town's Roman remains have been reburied to preserve them. In Saxon times Seaton was known as Fluta or Fleet, the Saxon word for creek. The town of Fleet was founded by Saxon Charter 1005 AD. The first mention of Seaton was in a Papal Bull by Pope Eugenius in 1146.  

Guest House/B&B Self Catering Hotel

Branscombe House

Tel: 01297 680477

Branscombe House is very easy to find in this idyllic part of the country. Situated on the western edge of the village it has been converted and extended from two original cottages to become a delightful country home of character, successfully combining the comforts of modern living with traditional décor and antique furnishings. There are 3 good-sized bedrooms. All are tastefully decorated with high quality fabrics and antique furniture. Ample off road parking is available. All rooms have flat screen televisions and free WI-Fi.

Branscombe lies peacefully between Exeter and Lyme Regis within easy reach of the M5. The approach to Branscombe through many winding lanes gives tantalising glimpses of sea and cliffs. Whether visitors plan to discover an historic house or a National Trust property, walk coastal paths or simply enjoy the tranquillity of wildlife and scenery, Branscombe House provides the perfect setting for a touring holiday or relaxing week-end break.

Listed as a Luxury Bed & Breakfast on Britain's Finest. 

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