Axminster Vacations

45 miles (72 kilometers) to the east of Devon, is Axminster, an excellent place to add to your itinerary. A popular spot for visitors, Axminster is about 19 miles (31 kilometers) from Exeter International Airport.

Many of Devon’s key attractions can be found near to Axminster, making it a popular place to stay or visit on a day trip. Two of the most popular attractions here are the fascinating Dinosaur Land and the fantastic Philpot Museum. Two other popular spots nearby Axminster are the Lyme Regis Beach and the Donkey Sanctuary.

There are a number of picturesque outdoor attractions here as well so don’t miss the nearby green spaces. Watch as the birds wheel overhead, skim rocks in the shallows and catch some sunshine at nearby the West Bay Beach in Bridport.

Sports fans should head to nearby County Cricket Ground, Taunton to see the Somerset County Cricket Club in action. On match days the area around the stadium becomes a sea of white and maroon, as cricket fans join together to cheer on their beloved team.

To really get to know this fascinating part of the world, consider booking your accommodation at one of the area’s hotel or serviced apartment options. The Kerrington House - Guest Accomodation, the Hensleigh, Bridport and the Five Dials Inn, Ilminster are just three of the best places to stay while you are enjoying this special area.

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