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Combe Raleigh is a small, picturesque and peaceful East Devon village 2.5 miles east of the market town of Honiton. Combe Raleigh holiday cottages lie within easy reach of superb beach and coastal attractions. Combe Raleigh is located in a beautiful part of Devon, with rolling hills, green fields, and woodland all around. Take a walk or cycle through the local area, following one of the many footpaths and bridleways that surround the village.


Surrounded by lush green fields, Abbotts Manor is a gorgeous Grade II listed Georgian manor set in an AONB in Combe Raleigh. The large, pet-friendly cottage in East Devon offers beautiful views, elegant detailing, a children’s play area, a campfire area, a games room, an open fire and style.

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Here are some of the things to see and do in Combe Raleigh and the surrounding area:

1. Tour Combe Raleigh Mill

This historic watermill dates back to the 16th century and is one of the best-preserved mills in Devon. Visitors can take a tour of the mill to see how flour was made in the past, and learn about the history of the local area.

2. Enjoy Playtime for all ages at Escot Park

This beautiful country estate is located just a few miles from Combe Raleigh and offers a range of outdoor activities, including tree-top walks, zip lines, and a maze. The park is also home to a range of exotic animals, including red pandas and otters.

3. Play a Round at Honiton Golf Club

This picturesque golf course is located just a few miles from Combe Raleigh and offers stunning views over the surrounding countryside. The course is suitable for golfers of all abilities and welcomes visitors throughout the year.

4. Explore The Blackdown Hills AONB

Combe Raleigh is located on the edge of the Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, which is known for its stunning landscapes and wildlife. Visitors can explore the area on foot or by bike, taking in the stunning views and enjoying the peace and tranquillity of the countryside. In early summer, its beach  woods are carpeted with bluebells.

5. Shop at Honiton Market

The town of Honiton, which is located just a few miles from Combe Raleigh, is known for its historic street market which spans both sides of the main road through the town and takes place every Tuesday and Saturday. Visitors can browse a range of local produce, crafts, and gifts, and soak up the atmosphere of this charming market town. Pause at The Honiton Dairy for one of their icecreams topped with a big spoonful of Devonshire clotted cream.

6. Explore the East Devon countryside

The Blackdown Hills Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty is nearby and offers plenty of opportunities for hiking and wildlife spotting. Picnic at Blackberry Camp inside the ancient ramparts of this prehistoric fort. In spring its a mass of bluebells. 

7. Hit the Beach

Well, beaches actually: Holiday cottages in Combe Raleigh lie within easy reach of beaches at Sidmouth, Branscombe, Beer, Exmouth and Budleigh Salterton. In summer, try a spot of mackerel fishing from self-drive boats in Beer.

8. Visit local attractions

There are several interesting attractions within easy reach of Combe Raleigh holiday homes, such as Escot Park, Honiton Museum, the Thelma Hulbert Art Gallery and neighbouring Beehive Arts Centre. For children, the Crealy Adventure Park and the Pecorama model railway and gardens are both nearby.

Enjoy the local food and drink

East Devon is known for its delicious food and drink, including locally sourced meat, seafood, icecream and cider. Visit one of the local pubs or restaurants to sample some of these culinary delights, or take a tour of a local farm to learn more about how food is produced in the area.