Aylesbeare is a village and civil parish in the East Devon district of Devon, England, east of Exeter. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 527. Known for the Site of Special Scientific Interest on Aylesbeare Common  that is managed by the Royal Society for the Protection of Birds, Aylesbeare was in the news during 1978 as the scene of the disappearance of Genette Tate.
Aylesbeare is on the northern side of the East Devon Pebbled Heathlands. Locally known as Woodbury Common, the heathlands are made up of 8 parish commons, including Aylesbeare Common.