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in the county of Devon

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About Exmouth

This attractive holiday resort first gained popularity with tourists in the 18th-century and today it's long sandy beaches still attract large numbers of holiday-makers who return here, year after year.

The waters of the River Exe meet with the open sea at Exmouth and ferry passengers from Starcross on the far bank of the Exe, land near a small dock that is linked with one of Exmouth's most illustrious periods, when in the 16th-century it's small port became an important maritime centre and was used by Sir Walter Raleigh, the Elizabethen explorer

To the eastern end of the shore the beach becomes quite rocky and at this point over a hundred acres of land belong to the National Trust. To the north of the town is the A La Ronde, a house built in 1798 and decorated with shells and feathers. It was built by two sisters, and it's rooms are arranged around an octaganol hall. It is quite unique and well worth seeing. Exmouth has many attractive buildings including a terrace of elegant Georgian houses known as the Beacon. The wide Esplanade is backed by pleasant gardens adorned with shady trees, gracious lawns and flower beds. It is a lively resort and offers a great deal to the visitor. There are boat trips on the Exe and Sea fishing trips. Local attractions include; The wonderful world of miniature and the World of country life. There is abundant night life, excellent shopping, and a range of hospitable inns and public houses.

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Dawlish beach, Devon

Dawlish (102 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

(3.4 miles, 5.5 km, direction SW of Exmouth)

Dawlish is an attractive holiday resort on the Devon coast, it lies between the picturesque estuaries of both the River Exe and the River Teign...

The frozen Exeter Canal

Exeter (228 Pictures)

a Historic City in the county of Devon

(8.8 miles, 14.2 km, direction NW of Exmouth)

Exeter is a bustling city in the heart of the county of Devon. It's mix of modern and functional with old and cultural makes for an interesting place to live, and to visit...

St. Michael & All Angels Church, Pinhoe near Exeter in Devon.

Pinhoe (4 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

(8.9 miles, 14.3 km, direction N of Exmouth)

Pinhoe now fringes the urban sprawl of Exeter, but there was a time when it was a place standing alone with its own identity...

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Babbacombe (62 Pictures)

in the county of Devon

(10.7 miles, 17.3 km, direction SW of Exmouth)

With its lovely Blue Flag beaches, pleasant gardens, pedrestrianised shopping areas, and friendly ambience, Babbacombe makes an enjoyable resort for a family holiday...

Cockington, Devon

Cockington (96 Pictures)

a Picturesque Village in the county of Devon

(12.3 miles, 19.8 km, direction SW of Exmouth)

This idyllic thatched village perfectly reflects the harmony and glory of a by-gone age, for here you can walk in ancient parkland, or take a romantic drive around Cockington in a.....

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Dawlish

Dawlish Warren (12 Pictures)

(1.4 miles, 2.3 km, direction SW)

Often referred to as a mile long sandpit, Dawlish Warren sits at the mouth of the River Exe where river and sea become one. It.....

A La Ronde in Exmouth, Devon

A La Ronde (3 Pictures)

(1.9 miles, 3.0 km, direction N)

This fascinating 16 sided house is a relic from 1796. It was built for two spinster cousins Jane and Mary Parminter and was to.....

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Powderham Castle (13 Pictures)

(2.9 miles, 4.7 km, direction NW)

Built over 600 years ago, Powderham Castle is the historic home of the Earl of Devon. The Castle is still lived in by the.....

Fairlynch Arts Centre & Museum, Budleigh Salterton, Devon

Fairlynch Arts Centre & Museum (1 Pictures)

(4.0 miles, 6.5 km, direction E)

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Exeter Cathedral, Devon

Exeter Cathedral (90 Pictures)

(8.9 miles, 14.2 km, direction NW)

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Babbacombe Model Village, Devon

Babbacombe Model Village (7 Pictures)

(9.9 miles, 15.9 km, direction SW)

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The Chapel at Killerton

Killerton (45 Pictures)

(12.2 miles, 19.6 km, direction N)

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