Ottery St Mary information hub for this beautiful East Devon town steeped in history and tradition
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Ottery St Mary - East Devon

Set in the beautiful valley of the Otter, from which it takes its name. It's one of the most historic towns in Devon.

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Ottery St Mary is a town and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England. The town takes its name from the River Otter on which it stands. The River Otter was named after the Otters which many years ago were found on the river banks.

This website has been created for the local community.

We hope that you enjoy looking through and reading all about Ottery. If you have any feedback this is always welcome or if you have any news, photos or events you’d like to share with the local community, please do not hesitate in contacting us and we will happily publish it on the site.

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By Sandra Wright | In What's on

This is a project that is working through the small catchment just outside Ottery St Mary, starting at the East Hill Strips woodland and then working with...

Ottery St Mary Cadhay Fete...

By Sandra Wright | In What's on

Saturday 24th August and Friday 23rd August Friday 23rd - Battle of the Buskers *+(&pm - 10pm) This exciting new pre-Summer Fair event is being run for the...

Life drawing sessions in...

By Sandra Wright | In What's on

Are you a local artist or keen enthusiast who has there own art equipment? There are two Life Drawing sessions soon at Ottery St Mary at the Institute...