Seaton Wetlands

Colyford Road, Seaton, EX12 2SP

01395 517557

A countryside haven home to an abundance of wildlife next to the River Axe

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17.3 miles from Highlands End
15.1 miles from Golden Cap
20.6 miles from Graston Copse
40.5 miles from Sandyholme

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Explore Seaton Wetlands and enjoy beautiful marshland and reedbeds alongside the River Axe. There are five bird hides and nearly 4km of level trails and boardwalks, suitable for wheelchairs, bikes and pushchairs. Visit the Discovery Hut for wildlife information, refreshments and pond-dipping equipment hire. There are exciting events throughout the year for all ages to enjoy. An off-road mobility scooter can be hired with advance notice.

There are a number of different areas – Colyford Common with its peaceful bird hide, viewing platform and a circular route around the reedbeds; Stafford Marsh with a wildlife garden, picnic area and Discovery Hut; Black Hole Marsh with 360 degree panoramic views over the intertidal lagoon where you can see the Seaton Tramway pass as well as spotting birds, ducks and kingfishers; and Seaton Marshes with its freshwater grazing marsh with scrapes, ditches, the Borrow Pit Pond and a bird hide.

Only assistance dogs are allowed, there is on-site parking, entry is free and there are toilets including accessible and baby changing. There is a fantastic Seaton Heritage Trail Map available to pick up from Seaton Wetlands or available online, which starts at Seaton Jurassic and is a 5 mile circular walk covering the seafront, cliffs, the wetlands, Jubilee Gardens, Couchill Common, Honeyditches Roman Site and more.

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Our Awards & Accreditations

Our parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset and the South West. We're extremely proud of the awards and it's easy to see why our guests return year on year. You can be safe in the knowledge that you're staying at one of the best parks in the county! Please note awards vary by Park - there is more information on the pages for each park.

dorset tourism awards gold 2021/222021 travelers choice tripadvisor awarddavid bellamy blooming marvellous pledge for nature 2022david bellamy conservation gold award 2020/21taste of the west south west england award 2022david bellmay conservation award honey bee friendly park awardgolden cap holiday park commended south westthe queens green canopy platinum jubilee logoplastic free champion surfers against sewage

What our guests say

  • The Most Magical Campsite

    We have just come back from the most magical few days staying at Highlands End. In fact, it was so good we extended our stay by a few days whilst on park. We are new to campsites and this was beyond my expectations

    Mr Scott - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Happy second visit

    Perfectly clean, ample space, lovely views, close to everything, what more could be asked for?

    Dan Pipper - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Well maintained and quiet

    Lovely clean and tidy site. well maintained and quiet in walking distance to Hive Beach and West Bay only a couple of miles away over the coastal walk.

    Linda S - Google Reviews
    Graston Copse

  • Friendliest park on the Dorset coast

    Possibly the friendliest park on the Dorset coast. Staff are exceptional, very helpful and keep the place spotless. The views are fantastic. Showers and toilets are very modern and extremely clean.

    Mr Leck - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic

    This is a lovely quiet, friendly, well maintained site with very friendly, helpful staff who are knowledgeable about the local area and more than happy to pass on useful information to make your stay as enjoyable as possible.

    Nigel White - Tripadvisor

  • Wonderful three night stay

    Our pitch was spacious and quiet. The facilities were clean and a generous number of showers etc whatever time we needed them. A very picturesque site and plenty to do straight from the van without the need to drive

    Rachel L - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • Beautiful weekend away

    This park is in a wonderful location. The local village is beautiful and only a 15 min walk along the river. The beach is then another 15 minutes along - again a beautiful walk. We were blessed with amazing weather so we spent the afternoon on Hive Beach.

    Clairey16 - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Ideal base for exploring

    Ideal base for exploring Dorset , everywhere we wanted to visit was within easy reach . Site itself was very good, nice and quite and clean and staff very friendly.

    James S - Tripadvisor