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Clyst St Mary village, Devon

Clyst St Mary is a small village alongside the River Clyst about 3 miles to the southeast of Exeter, close to Junction 30 of the M5 motorway. The main claim to fame for the village is that Clyst St. Mary was one of the main centres of the Prayer Book (or Western) Rebellion of 1549. After the rebels were defeated, the village was burned to the ground by Lord Russell.

With a population of just 849 in the 2011 Census, the village lies in the EX5 postcode district.

The village church has sections dating from the 13th Century and is dedicated to St. Mary. Its present layout stems from an enlargement carried out in 1818 and more extensive additions in 1869. The five arched bridge is thought to be the oldest in Devon. It was recorded in 1238 with some sections rebuilt in 1310. Nearby Winslade Manor dates from the 18th Century.

Local Accommodation


Cottage Holidays

There is a great choice of cottages for rent in the local area. Take a look at the beautiful cottages in Exeter, Sidmouth, Exmouth and Cullompton.

Holiday Parks

Holiday Parks

Stay at a nearby Holiday Park and keep the kids amused all day! Parks in the vicinity include those at:




arrowBudleigh Salterton



Plenty of hotels are available locally. Consider those in the local towns:


	arrowOttery St Mary


	arrowBudleigh Salterton


Caravan Holidays

In the vicinity is a choice of camping and caravan sites offering high quality, affordable holiday accommodation. Consider camps in Newton Abbot, Moretonhampstead, Paignton and Brixham.

Nearby Attractions


There's plenty more to explore in this area, too! Find more attractions and things to do nearby:

Budleigh Salterton

	arrowLily Farm Vineyard

	arrowOtterton Mill


	arrowBicton Park Botanical Gardens

	arrowManor Pavilion Theatre

	arrowRadway Cinema


	arrowA la Ronde

	arrowSavoy Cinema

	arrowExmouth Pavilion

	arrowWorld of Country Life

Ottery St Mary

	arrowCadhay Gardens

	arrowCadhay House




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