Tourist Information in Exeter and East Devon
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Budleigh Salterton Town Information

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Budleigh Salterton Photo © Andy Peacock
Budleigh Salterton - Photo: Andy Peacock CCL

  A multi-faceted seaside resort that grew as a result of salt panning in the estuary of the River Otter, this picturesque Devon town lies in the shadow of spectacular cliffs.
It was while staying at a house near the beach that the 19th century artist Sir John Millais started his famous painting, ‘The Boyhood of Raleigh’, which is featured on the town’s sea wall.

The estuary itself is now a salt marsh and has become an important haven for wildlife and seabirds.

Otter Estuary Nature Reserve Photo © Mick Melvin
Otter Estuary Nature Reserve -
Photo: Mick Melvin CCL