Axmouth village, Devon
Axmouth is a village and civil parish in East Devon, near the mouth of the River Axe.
The actual village lies about half a mile inland. The parish extends to the sea. The village is near Seaton and Beer which are on the other side of the Axe estuary and according to the 2001 census the parish had a population of 493.
Axmouth appears in the Domesday Book of 1086 as 'Alsemude', its Lord being King William. Prior to the Norman Invasion, its Lord was King Edward (the Confessor). Its full entry translates as: 'The King holds Alsemude. It is not known how many hides there are, nor for how much they are gelded. The arable is twelve carucates. In demesne is half a carucate and four servants, eight villeins and twelve cottagers with six ploughs. There are sixteen acres of meadow and eight acres of coppice wood. Pasture a mile long and four furlongs broad.'
Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:
Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns: