Seaton, Cornwall

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Seaton is located in Cornwall
Seaton shown within Cornwall
OS grid reference SX304544
Civil parish
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town TORPOINT
Postcode district PL11
Dialling code 01503
Police Devon and Cornwall
Fire Cornwall
Ambulance South Western
EU Parliament South West England
UK Parliament
List of places
50°21′53″N 4°23′06″W / 50.3648°N 4.3851°W / 50.3648; -4.3851Coordinates: 50°21′53″N 4°23′06″W / 50.3648°N 4.3851°W / 50.3648; -4.3851
Sketchmap of the River Seaton and neighbouring rivers in Cornwall

Seaton (Cornish: Sethyn, meaning little arrow (after the river)) is a village on the south coast of Cornwall, England, United Kingdom. It is situated at the mouth of the River Seaton approximately three miles (5 km) east of Looe and ten miles (16 km) west of Plymouth.[1] The village is in the civil parish of Deviock.[2]

The village stretches inland along the River Seaton valley.[1] It has a pub, a beach café, and some shops. Seaton beach is mostly shingle and stretches from the river to the village of Downderry which approximately a mile to the east.

Seaton Valley Countryside Park, one of four Country Parks in Cornwall, is immediately to the north of the village. The park includes a nature trail that can be followed for nearly two miles north to Hessenford.

A Monkey Sanctuary with a colony of woolly monkeys and other rescued primates is situated two miles to the west.



  1. ^ a b Ordnance Survey: Landranger map sheet 201 Plymouth & Launceston ISBN 978-0-319-23146-3
  2. ^ [1] Cornwall Council online mapping. Retrieved June 2010

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