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County - Devon | Map
Tel code: 01297 | code search
Postcode: EX13 | code search
Population: 6000
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Folk Customs:
Burning the Ashen Faggot
Hatherleigh Carnival Tar Barrels
Kingsteignton Ram Roast
Passing the Port
Pretty Maidís Charity
Tar Barrels & Rock Cannons of Ottery
The Barnstaple Shilling
Turning the Devilís Stone

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Fairwater Head Hotel
"Good Points: the food in the restaurant was superb and service was excellent Bad Points: Shower was very poor - pressure problem

Date visited: 2009-07-06 ..." More

Fairwater Head Hotel
"Good Points: Beautiful location. Excellent menu and superb food quality Nice room Quiet and peaceful..just what we wanted!! General review: Very nice and pleasant stay..just what we required

Date visited: 2008-06-22 ..." More

Kerrington House Hotel
"Everything from the furnishings to the breakfast to the hospitality was absolutely perfect. Short cab drive from the train station in Axminster.

Date visited: 21-23 June 2007 ..." More

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Axminster is a quiet market town on the river Axe in East Devon. One of the earliest Saxon settlements in the county probably founded near the end of the 7th Century, However, itís origins date back to Celtic times around 300 BC. Axminster is considered to be one of the remaining unspoilt market towns of today surrounded by beautiful countryside. Most famous for its carpets, the original Axminster factory was opened in 1855, though the business failed within 80 years. Visitors to the factory can witness the carpet making process invented by the Axminster carpet founder, Thomas Whitty. The streets in Axminster all converge on the main central town Square. Here on Axminster Green stands the Minster church of St Mary upon its Saxon foundations. The churchís fixtures of interest are a pulpit and reading desk dating from 1633. For those interested in local history, the Axminster museum is an ideal day out. The exhibits and collections range from traditional agricultural tools, archaeology, old photographs and carpet making. The museum is housed in the Old Courthouse, Church Street. Axminster has plenty of pubs and inns offering traditional food and accommodation, and there are holiday cottages for rent in the area.

Accountant

Kadel Solutions Limited
Thomas Westcott

Attraction

Axminster Heritage Centre
Burrow Farm Gardens
Lyme Bay Cider Co. Ltd.
Shute Barton

Camping

Andrewshayes Caravan Park

Classes

Yoga - Yoga with Diana

Cottage

Yardarm Cottage

Dentist

Axminster Dental Practice

Doctor

Axminster Medical Practice

Estate Agent

Gribble Booth & Taylor
Morgan York
Palmer Snell
Snell R & C

Inn

Tuckers Arms
Tytherleigh Arms

Market

Axminster Country Market

Pub and Bar

Castle Inn
Cavalier Inn

Golden Hind
Lamb Inn
New Inn
Old Inn
Red Lion Inn
The Ridgeway Inn
Tuckers Arms

Restaurant

Fairwater Head Hotel
Fordwater Restaurant
Golden House
New Inn
The Italian Place
The Ridgeway Inn
Tuckers Arms

Solicitor

Milford & Dormor

Taxi

Axminster Taxis
Axminster's 1st Call Taxis
Males Taxis

Theatre

The I E Theatre

Tour Guide

Paynes Premier Travel

Sports Clubs

1st Chard Wheelers (Cycling)
Axminster Town CC (Cricket)

Shops

Cloud Nine Florist The
Archway Bookshop
Boots
D & J Goff
Ian Morton Ltd
Bennett & Rogers
Lyme Leisure
Complete Meats
Acorn Gift Shop
The Sweet Shop
Macsorsons Fishmonger
Hallmark Cards
Pets At Home

Places to Stay near Axminster

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Netherleigh B&B (2.06 miles)

Netherleigh B&B
Sue & John welcome you to our family run B&B in Axminster. Netherleigh lies in the beautiful Axe valley, an area of outstanding natural beauty. We are only a few miles from the Jurassic coastline ... More | visit website
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Deanswood Bed & Breakfast (2.71 miles)

Deanswood Bed & Breakfast
Deanswood has a peaceful location in East Devon, around 5 miles from the stunning World Heritage coastline. The local area is home to a range of pretty towns, and River Cottage HQ, where Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstallís ... More | visit website
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Spillers Farm B&B (2.87 miles)

Spillers Farm B&B
Situated in some of East Devonís most spectacular countryside, Spillers Farm B&B accommodation and holiday cottage is a haven of peace and tranquility. Nestling in the beautiful village of Musbury, near Axminster, in the Axe ... More | visit website
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Tuckers Arms (3.18 miles)

Tuckers Arms
Set in the glorious countryside of East Devon 'where countryside meets coast'. Dalwood is the ideal touring centre from which to explore the beauties of Devon, Dorset and Somerset.

The Tuckers is listed in the ... More
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Fairwater Head Hotel (3.21 miles)

Fairwater Head Hotel
If you're looking for a short-break, a room for the night or a romantic, intimate wedding venue, you'll find the Fairwater Head Hotel the perfect place to relax, entertain or dine in style.

Tucked away in peaceful open ... More | visit website
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Tytherleigh Arms (3.41 miles)

Tytherleigh Arms

The Tytherleigh Arms is a family run 16th Century coaching Inn. There are 6 ensuite letting rooms. One Four Poster Honeymoon Suite with Bathroom, two twin rooms, two double rooms and one family suite that ... More | visit website

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Beech Grove House (3.80 miles)

Beech Grove House

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Luxurious bed and breakfast. 5* silver award. Relaxed contemporary country house, set in 2.5 acres of parkland style gardens on the borders of east devon and west dorset. NO CHILDREN; ... More

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Colyton Holiday Cottages (4.08 miles)

Colyton Holiday Cottages

Set in beautiful unspoilt, rolling countryside near the River Coly, we are able to offer a choice of bed and breakfast accommodation in the 15th century thatched White Cottage or provide self-catering in one of ... More | visit website

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The Fernhill Hotel (4.44 miles)

The Fernhill Hotel

Located on South Englandís Jurassic coastline, just outside the popular fossil-hunting beaches of Charmouth and the historic seaside town of Lyme Regis is the Fernhill Hotel. Its elevated position in acres of woodland gives enviable ... More | visit website

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Dower House Hotel (4.47 miles)

Dower House Hotel

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Country house hotel with Restaurant and Bar set in over 2 acres of walled grounds with stunning views over the Axe Valley from our large decked terrace. Located only 3 ... More

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