Days Out From Twistgates
Use Twistgates Farm as your base and you have the whole of Devon and the South West on your doorstep. Many delightful attractions and days out easily accessible. To get a feel for what is going on right now, and to see the latest photos, check out our FACEBOOK page and INSTAGRAM account (links below) and read our BLOGS (link above).
Plenty of good walks from your front door including circular walks to the closest villlages of Upottery and Churchinford (with a shop and 2 pubs between them). We can provide routes, maps and suggestions to help you plan all your adventures near and far.
Our nearest towns are Honiton, Wellington, Taunton and the cathedral city of Exeter (with its historic Quayside, Underground Passages and RAMM museum). Excellent choices for restaurants and cafes, shops and things to do.
Many National Trust properties within a short drive from Twistgates Farm, as well as the beautiful gardens at Burrow Farm and Forde Abbey.
We are spoilt for choice for locally produced food – Award winning ice cream, artisan breads, meats, cheeses, beers, ciders and wines. Nearby pubs and restaurants feature these and you’ll find details in the cottages.
It’s an easy drive to beaches in East Devon including Sidmouth, Budleigh Salterton and Exmouth, as well as Lyme Regis and Charmouth in Dorset.
Attractions that appeal to children, and approximately 30 mins drive from Twistgates Farm, include Seaton Jurassic, Wildwood Escot, The Bear Trail, The Donkey Sanctuary and, at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery, holiday activities and workshops.
Look at our Facebook page and follow our Blog to find out more about annual events and festivals taking place in the area. Our favourites include the Honiton Agricultural Show, Blackdown Hills Beer and Music Festival, Sidmouth Folk Festival and the Devon County Show.