Harpford is a small village in the Otter Valley, East Devon. It lies within 3 miles of the Jurassic coast at Sidmouth, the closest town, and 10 miles east of the city of Exeter. The village is on the eastern side of the River Otter, just across from the larger village of Newton Poppleford. The town of Ottery St Mary is also about 3 miles away to the north, along with various other villages. There is a nice variety of countryside around the area (rolling hills and farmland, streams, rivers, woodland and heathland, within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.