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 parks have been recognised as some of the best in Dorset. 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.

What our guests say

  • Very peaceful Park

    The wildlife is stunning, we were visited by the ducks on a regular basis which was lovely. Our visit was very enjoyable and we will definitely be back in the future!

    Sarah W - Pitch Up
    Sandyholme

  • 5 out of 5 isn't enough!

    This is simply our favorite touring park along the south coast. The location couldn't be better with views to die for and an abundance of fresh sea air. The park is spic and span and extremely well kept with very friendly staff.

    Big Caravan Adventures - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • Best holiday ever!

    This is by far the best Holiday Park I have been to. The views are breath taking with easy access to the beach and nice coastal walks to West Bay. If you're looking for a relaxing holiday in a stunning location, then this is the place to come.

    Alison D - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • Fantastic holiday once again

    We have been coming here now every year for about 10 years. Its our favourite place and the Park has everything we need.

    Andy M - TripAdvisor
    Highlands End

  • A little bit of heaven!

    Golden Cap is a little bit of heaven. The views are awesome, right next to the sea. It's all relaxed and low key just how we like it.

    Esther Woodhouse - Facebook
    Golden Cap

  • Idyllic setting

    Quiet site in a beautiful setting with exceptionally clean toilets and showers

    Anthony M - Pitch Up
    Graston Copse

  • Would definitely recommend

    Close to beach, a nice local pub, dog friendly and a very relaxed atmosphere.

    Dan M - Pitch Up
    Golden Cap

  • A tour of Dorset!

    An excellent Park as a base to visit the Dorset coast, Jurassic Coast, Chesil Beach, Lyme Regis, Lulworth Cove and Durdle Door, to name a few.

    Arthur D - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse

  • Fantastic Park

    10 out of 10 is not enough for this Holiday Park. We have been here 3 times and we love it more and more every time. The park has all you need, with some pitches overlooking the sea and a great restaurant.

    Shirley Thompson - Tripadvisor
    Highlands End

  • A hidden gem

    The location is amazing, right on the beach and all the facilities are good. It's a hidden gem this one, one of the best parks in the country

    Mark Tee - Tripadvisor
    Golden Cap

  • Lovely tranquil campsite

    The location was great as we could easily walk to the village or local beaches through the beautiful countryside. I would recommend this campsite to families for a peaceful and safe stay.

    Sarah - Tripadvisor
    Graston Copse