There is a comfortable sitting area by a log burning stove, where guests are invited to plan each day’s activities.
We will be pleased to offer advice and guidance on a variety of interesting activities and scenic drives in this little known and unspoilt part of the Blackdown Hills.
Fossil hunting with an expert guide can be arranged for you at Charmouth beach near Lyme Regis. These seaside towns are on the Jurassic Coast which is a “World Heritage Site.”
We have a number of reference books, a comprehensive range of Ordnance Survey maps and booklets detailing areas of local interest, at your disposal.
In addition we provide a good selection of up-to-date tourist information leaflets, together with a large wall map, to study areas further afield.
Within half an hour of Pyle House
- Lyme Regis and the Jurassic Coast
- Fossil Hunting at Charmouth beach and below Golden Cap
- Dramatic coastal walks in East Devon and West Dorset
- Lovely river valleys of the Otter and Axe
- Honiton's antique shops and Lace Museum
- Barrington Court (NT),Montacute House(NT) and Forde Abbey
- Willows and Wetland Centre on the Somerset Levels
- Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage HQ near Axminster
- River Cottage Store and Canteen in Axminster
- Perrys Cider Mills, Dowlish Wake, Ilminster
Within an hour of Pyle House
- Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks
- Picturesque seaside villages of Beer and Branscombe
- Coastal towns of Sidmouth and Budleigh Salterton
- Seaton Tramway, Donkey Sanctuary and Beer Caves
- RSPB sites and boat trips on the Exe estuary
- The Quantock Hills and Hestercombe Gardens
In North Devon, you can enjoy the sandy beaches and Atlantic surf at Woolacombe and Croyde, or explore the coastal towns of Lynton, Lynmouth and Porlock on the Severn Estuary.
Torbay, Dartmouth and South Hams are to the west, with RHS Rosemoor and Dartington Glass near Bideford.
To the east, you can visit the resorts of Weymouth, Swanage and Poole.