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Seaton beach
Seaton Tramway

Seaton is a seaside town in in East Devon in the West Country of England.


Seaton is a seaside resort with a seafront. It surrounded by beautiful coastlines and countryside, the area has now been awarded World Heritage Site Status; famous for its geology and fossil finds.

The town of Beer whose name comes not from the alcoholic beverage but from the old English word bearu, meaning forest, is nearby. The town rings a small cove with a big beach, with no harbour to speak of. Boats are pulled up onto the beach.

Get in[edit]

By train[edit]

The nearest train station is Axminster, which is on the route from Waterloo to Exeter.

By bus[edit]

There is also a goodbus service (X53) along the Jurassic Coast.

Get around[edit]

Map of Seaton
Beach at Beer

Seaton is on the South West Coast Path One option is to head east along the Under-cliff Path to Lyme Regis, another is to head west to Beer.


  • 1 Seaton Tramway. A tram line that runs along the estuary of the River Axe to Colyton. Seaton Tramway (Q2262420) on Wikidata Seaton Tramway on Wikipedia
  • Seaton Museum, Town Hall, Fore Street. late May to October: M-F 10:30AM-12:30PM and 2:15-5PM. Has collection of artifacts and old photographs.
  • Seaton Jurassic. Jurassic experience.
  • 2 Beer Quarry Caves, Quarry Lane, Beer, +44 1297 680282, . Open every day until Sat 31st October. From April to September Tours Start at 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 12:30PM, 1:30PM, 2:30PM and 3:30PM. Adult £7.50, child 5 to 16 years and senior citizen £5.50, family 2 adults + 2 children £23.50, under 5's free. Beer Quarry Caves (Q814069) on Wikidata Beer Quarry Caves on Wikipedia
  • 3 Pecorama, Nr Beer, +44 1297 21542. Apr-Oct: daily 10AM-5PM; limited winter opening. A museum of model railways, Pecorama's prize feature is the Beer Heights Light Railway, a miniature railway that runs through the building's gardens. adult from £10. Pecorama (Q18161764) on Wikidata Pecorama on Wikipedia


Jubilee Clock Tower
  • Relax on the beach or seafront.
  • Take a tram to Colyton.
  • Beer Beach. The beach at Beer is pebbled, with long rubber mats leading towards the water.



  • Lots of shops along the 'Fore Street'


  • Frydays. Fish & chips. Only open Fridays'
  • Seaton Fish Bar. Fish & chips
  • Gina Mala: Italian and Thai restaurant.


  • Osborne's Coffee and Wine Bar.


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