In the South west coast of England, East Devon can be located. It is easily accessible by road, rail or air. Road involves taking the M5 which has links with major motorways. If travelling from the South or East take the scenic route from the M3/M25 and then A303/A30. Rail involves access and frequent services from all over the country. The closest airport is Exeter International Airport. It takes flights from various UK airports and various international airports. A small airport Plymouth City Airport also serves flights from London Gatwick, Manchester, Leeds/Bradford, Bristol and Jersey operated by Air South West. Public transport by bus is easy to use and the firm travelline can provide all up to date information.
The landscape is rolling and spectacular. Everywhere you go, the countryside is within view and certainly within easy reach. It is characterised by a vast areas of heath land, fertile river valleys and breathtaking ridges and hilltops. It is a living working landscape which has been shaped by many centuries of farming activity.
Enjoy the most breathtaking views from the South West Coastal Path. Exmouth is one of Englands oldest holiday seaside towns. The first World Heritage Coast Site is located in this region.
Tourists can find ancient monuments, general attractions castles, cathedrals churches of historic or architectural interest, heritage sites, botanic gardens, cinemas, art galleries, museums, stately homes, theme parks, theatres, gardens and palaces and a zoos. There is a lot on offer throughout the year.
The rural way of life and market towns of East Devon make this a vibrant community in which to live. A community project fund has been set up. It organises small grants for local people, to carry out improvements to their own part of the region. It is hoped that it will bring social, environmental and economic benefits.
The organisation COSMIC has been delivering IT services and support to the community for the past ten years. It is home to the Uks best social enterprises. It is a non profiting company which aims to benefit individuals, business and communities. In 1998 East Devon Net was launched. Its has now been redesign it provides a better than ever source of information for everybody, providing a wide range of information, from the opening times of your local doctors surgery to viewing our breathtaking collection of East Devon photographs.
Thankfully East Devon remains a relatively low crime area in comparing to other regions.