By Rail: Seaton is just 5 miles from Axminster Station with trains running every hour to London Waterloo. Honiton station is 11 miles away.
By Road: The A303, M5 are all within easy reach.
By Air: Exeter Airport is just 20 miles drive away.
Public transport: There are good bus and rail connections around Seaton.
Buses: The X53 Jurassic Coastal Service connects Seaton with towns along the Jurassic Coast for some great days out.
Local buses 52A and 52B Services connect to Sidmouth, Honiton and Exeter. Stagecoach 20 runs from Seaton to Taunton. Local route 899 connects to Sidmouth, and 885 to Axminster via Colyton.
Timetables are available at Seaton TiC. For routes, bus pass details and specific timetable information, check Devon County Council’s website.
Getting Around Seaton
With wide esplanades and part pedestrianized town centre, getting around Seaton’s beach and town centre is generally easy.
See our map for locations of Seaton car parks:
- The Underfleet, Long Stay, Seaton EX12 2LX
- Orchard Road, Short Stay, Old Beer Road Seaton EX12 2P
- Seafront, Short Stay, Esplanade, EX12
Seaton Tourist Information Centre, sell cost-effective weekly car park permits which can be used in East Devon owned car parks. For exact locations of all East Devon car parks see www.EastDevon.gov.uk/CarParks
Coach Drivers’ Information
We encourage coach operators to visit Seaton. The facilities for visiting coaches are excellent with good sized coach parking facilities within a few minutes level walk to the sea front. The coach park is immediately opposite our Tourist Information Centre and Seaton Tramway attraction, which is ideal for day trippers.
Please see our map for locations of public toilet facilities, including those for disabled visitors.
The Seaton Tourist Information Centre provides assistance for visitors with disabilities. Wheelchair and mobility scooters are welcome in the town and the TiC offers details of where to hire them. Radar Keys for access to disabled facilities can also be obtained. t: 01297 21660, e: email@example.com
Seaton’s Esplanade has a lovely flat promenade which stretches all the way from the Harbour to the Chine on West walk. Its smooth surface and easy access allow everyone to take in the beautiful scenery of our unique coastline and pebble beach.
Throughout East Devon, you will find disabled bays for parking. Disabled drivers pay the same rate as other car park users.
SouthWest TrainsAssisted Travel Team give assistance in planning your journey. Their customer service staff is trained in disability awareness and work to make sure travelling by train is as accessible as possible.
Using wheelchairs and powered wheelchairs on buses
Devon has an increasing number of easy access low-floor buses that can accommodate wheelchairs. These buses have ramps and on-board wheelchair parking. Stagecoach Southwest’s helpdesk service t: 01392 42 77 11 gives details of bus services that operates easy access vehicles.
Seaton (no casualty) 01297 23901
Axminster 01297 630400
Honiton (minor injuries unit) 01404 540540
Sidmouth 01395 512482
Royal Devon & Exeter (Large A&E dept) 01392 411611
Townsend House Medical Centre Seaton 01297 20616
Seaton & Colyton Medical Practice 01297 20877
Crossroad Christian Fellowship
2 Homer Lane, Seaton EX12 2ES
Family worship: Sundays at 10.45am with creche + Sunday school.
Seaton Baptist Church
Seaton Primary School, Valley View, Seaton EX12 2HF
Morning worship service: Sunday 10.30am
Seaton Methodist Church
Valley View Rd, EX12 2ST
Weekly service 10.30am
Sunday service, third Sunday of month 6.30pm
t. 01297 24494
Seaton Christadelphians Church
2 Harepath Road, Seaton EX12 2RP
Breaking of Bread Service: Sundays 11am
Bible Hour at 5pm: Sundays
Bible Class Thursdays 3pm
Manor Road, Seaton, EX12 2AJ
Mass Times: Weekday: Wednesday 10am
Sunday1st mass: Saturday Vigil 5.30pm
Holyday of Obligation: 5.30pm sat evening
Confessions: Saturday 5-5.15pm
t: (01297) 32135
St. Gregory’s Church of England
Colyford Road, Seaton
Regular Sunday Services : 8am, 10.30am and 6.30pm
Weekly Tuesday Service : 10am followed by Coffee
GREGS MUSIC MAKERS – Music group for families with babies and toddlers: Thursday weekly : 10am – 11.30am
SUNDAY SCHOOL TORCHBEARERS: Weekly on a Sunday during Term-time – 10.30am – 11.30am Church Centre.
t: 01297 23656
United Reformed Church
Cross Street, Seaton, Devon EX12 2LH
Services Sunday 10am – 12pm + 6.30pm – 7.30pm
t: 01297 552445
Seaton with its surrounding countryside in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty offers some lovely places for walking with your four legged friends. Both the South West Coast Path and the East Devon Way have some beautiful walks. Dog bins are found frequently throughout the area for use.
Seaton Beach is dog friendly with dog bins provided: while the main stretch of beach is only open to dogs from October to May (see map), the west end and east sections allow dogs year round.