The M5, A303, A35 and A30 all provide easy access to Seaton.
On Foot or Cycling
Numerous footpaths and walks connect other towns and villages to Seaton. Once you’ve arrived, you’ll find the town’s flat esplanade and part-pedestrianised centre easily accessible.
Seaton is well known as the home of Outdoor Adventure and hosts the annual CycleFest. There are numerous cycle routes and easy access roads into the town centre, along with plenty of places for a pit stop in the town.
Coach Drivers’ Information
Seaton encourages coach operators to visit. A good-sized coach parking bay is located opposite Thury Harcourt close to Seaton Tramway, Seaton Jurassic and within a few minutes level walk to the seafront - ideal for day trippers.
Exeter Airport is just 17.5 miles away from Seaton.
Devon County Council offers an excellent interactive map for routes to Seaton and around Devon
see For bus pass details and specific timetable information check Devon County Council’s website or call Devon Bus – Traveline 0871 200 2233. Timetables are also available at the Tourist Information Centre inside Seaton Jurassic.
Local Routes on Sundays:
Axmouth or Sidmouth to Seaton use 9A
Seaton seafront is just 7 miles from Axminster Station with trains running every hour to London Waterloo. Honiton station is 11 miles away. A regular bus service is available to take train passengers onwards to Seaton.
Competitors should use the MARKED PARKING as per entry instruction
There are plenty of car parks in Seaton.
Seaton Long Stay Car Park, Seaton EX12 2LX (next to Seaton Jurassic and Seaton Tramway)
Seaton Under fleet Car Park (operational during the summer only)
Orchard Road, Short Stay, Old Beer Road Seaton EX12 2P
Seafront, Short Stay, Esplanade, EX12
Behind the Town Hall, Short Stay, Shoppers’ car park
Supermarkets also offer limited-time free car parking
Parking permits: 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
Access to the Town
Despite some Road Closures on the day, Seaton will be OPEN for Business and we encourage everyone to come into town to visit the races and town centre. There will be one way traffic towards Tescos, still providing easy access.
The road closures on Race Day as follows:
Seaton CycleFest Road Closures/Restrictions | 12.07.2019 | 06.00-19.00:
Assistance will be given to businesses and residents who need to access their properties during those times, when safe to do so.
Esplanade – one way east bound between Marine Place – Fishermans Gap and Junction with Beach Rd
Esplanade – two way traffic BETWEEN Junction with Beach Road AND Junction with Trevelyan Road
Castle Hill – one way traffic BETWEEN Sea Hill (roundabout at Fisherman’s Gap) AND Junction with Beer Rd
Seafield Rd (one way traffic) BETWEEN Junction with Castle Hill AND Junction with Sea Hill
Sea Hill (one way traffic) BETWEEN Junction with Seafield Rd AND Castle Hill (roundabout at Fisherman’s Gap)
Eyre Court Rd (two-way traffic – no through road) - Junction with Sea Hill
Harbour Rd (West end) Junction with Marine Place (Roundabout at Fisherman’s Gap) BETWEEN Roundabout at bottom of The Underfleet AND 20m East of Beach Rd junction
Harbour Rd (East end) two-way traffic flow to be reduced to single direction alternate flow managed by traffic control measures (TLs) BETWEEN Roundabout at bottom of The Underfleet AND East of Beach Rd junction
Beach Rd (entire length) BETWEEN Junction with Harbour Rd AND Junction with The Esplanade
Queen Street (one way permit holders only) BETWEEN Junction with Beer Rd AND Fore Street / Marine Place (Town Square
Fore St (one way permit holders only except top 20m which is two way) BETWEEN Outside of former Golden Lion Hotel AND Queen Street / Marine Place (Town Square)
Marine Place (entire length) BETWEEN Queen Street / Marine Place (Town Square) AND Junction with Harbour Rd (Roundabout at Fisherman’s Gap)
Roundabout known as Fisherman’s Gap - All exits and entrances
Parking is also suspended as follows:
Eyre Court Road
Esplanade east of Beach Road