Places to Visit
Hunger Hill Yurts are in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, a landscape of wooded combs, vast areas of heath land, fertile river valleys and breathtaking ridges and hilltops. It is a living, working landscape shaped by many years of farming activity.
The local area forms the oldest part of the Jurassic Coast ,England's first World Heritage Site Accessible via the South Coast Path National Trail which offers walker's stunning views, with a bird's eye view of many coastal features. Hunger Hill Yurts are next to the Aylesbeare R.S.P.B bird sanctuary. The reserve is on an area of pebble heath land which is bursting with wild life. We are also on the route of the 'East Devon Way'. The East Devon Coastal Path offers numerous walks between the towns and villages along the coast. There are beautiful walks along the River Otter, up to Ottery St Mary and down to the sea at Budleigh Salterton. It’s wonderful walking country!
Take a ride on an old London Tram at Seaton More info
Go for a bike ride – check out the many cycle routes advertised in the area More info
BBQ on the beach at Budliegh. Go for an evening swim and watch the sun go down.
From the Yurts walk all the way down the River Otter to the sea – 2.5 hours walk. Stop off for the best cream Tea you will ever have at Otterton Mill More info
Follow the costal path from Beer to Branscombe and marvel at the spectacular views! Park in the car park on the hill at Beer and follow the path towards Beer Head. 5km there and back.
Lunch at the National Trust’s Old Bakery at Branscombe. Follow the foot path from there through the pretty valley past the old Mill to the beach. 30 mins walk More info 01297 680 333
Visit the Donkey Sanctuary and follow the foot path down through the woods to Weston beach More info EX10 0NU
Topsham is a pretty town with lovely shops on the River Exe. From there you can catch a ferry across the river to the pub at Turf Locks. There are lovely walks up and down that side of the river More info
Walk the coastal foot path from Budliegh to Exmouth.
Go Ape at Holden Hill - EX6 7XR More info
Visit Bicton Gardens – great for young children! More info
Kilerton House and A La Ronde Local National Trust houses More info
Fish and chips on the cob - Lyme Regis - 012974423 More info
Museum at Lyme Regis. Science, Art and landscape More info
Local History at Budleigh museum. Fairlynch Museum More info
Walk from the Yurts up the River Otter to the Golden Lion Pub at Tipton St John More info
Fossil hunting at Lyme Regis More info
The Norman Lockyer Observatory More info
Visit Beer caves- it’s a rainy day activity More info
Watch the fisherman land their catch on Budleigh beach. Look out for the black skull and cross bones flag.
Pebble art on Budleigh beach.
Spot the wild life in the field – look out for badges, rabbits, buzzards, sparrow hawks, squirrels, crickets and more More info
Cook dinner over a real fire – borrow the camps stew pot, BBQ a fish, roast marsh mallows...
Historic walk around Exeter with the Red Coast and a tour of the underground passages. More info
Hire a bike at Halden Hill and go for a cycle in the forest - More info
Take a walk along the East Devon Way - through stunning countryside. Hunger Hill is on the route! More info
Water sports – kite and wind surfing in Exmouth More info
Go for a coastal walk with a Llama More info
Horse riding on Woodbury Common www.devonriding.co.uk or call 01395 442035
Rent a bike or canoe from Exeter docks and paddle down the canal to the Double Locks pub and then on to Turf Locks pub More info
Take a cruise along the Jurassic coast from Sidmouth or Exmouth More info