The small English town of Budleigh Salterton is located win the southern part of Devon in England. The town of Budleigh Salterton is located about fifteen miles to the south of Exeter. The town is located in an area that is well known for its outstanding level of natural beauty.
The town of Budleigh Salterton is located at the mouth of the river that is known as Otter. The town is located at the point where the estuary forms a bed of reeds and some marsh ground and these are important areas for migratory birds. This area is actually a site that is known for its special scientific interest.
Over the years the town has been associated in one way or another with some famous people. The famous people that are connected to the town include Walter Raleigh who was born just a couple of miles to the north of the town. The actress Belinda Lee was born within the town.
There is a vast number of festivals and events which are held in or around the town of Budleigh Salterton and these include the gala week, music and drama festival, literary festival, budstock, sundown and operatic musical to name a few things. The gala week within the town is a serried of fundraising events and they are usually held during the last week of May. The music and drama festival is an inaugural festival, which usually takes place in August. The festival took place for the first time in 2005 but it is now a very popular event.