Escot Country Park

11:28 15 April 2010

Close to Ottery St Mary, Escot is situated just off the main A30 between Exeter and Honiton at Fairmile.

It is a wonderful place to explore, including woodland walks, a lake, lovely gardens, picnic areas, aquatic centre, birds of prey, otters, wild boar, pets corner, craft and gift shop, the Coach House restaurant, and much more.

Tel: (01404) 822188
Web: www.escot-devon.co.uk.

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