Exmouth

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Exmouth

Leave the site and head north, turn left on the A38 towards Exeter and onto the M5 towards Taunton, leave at junction 30, A376 and at the roundabout take the 4th exit. Continue toward Exmouth to next roundabout and a further 2, next take 1st exit B3178 arriving Exmouth park in the town. Spend the day  exploring the many places of interest, enough for everyone’s taste with beaches, shops, old fisherman’s pubs and history.

An East Devon port town and seaside resort, regarded as the oldest in Devon. In earlier times the main attractions were scenic views and the medicinal salt waters renowned for its health recovery powers. In the town and seafront, there is much architecture, buildings mainly Victorian, Georgian and Edwardian, steeped in history. Sir Walter Raleigh sailed many of his voyagers from Exmouth Harbour and Lord Nelson’s wife is buried in the Littleham churchyard.

R.N.L.I have been based here since 1803, the old lifeboat station now a fund raising display centre, whilst the new station which opened in 2009 is situated  at the Eastern end of the beach, viewing is allowed at both. Stroll around the towns Victorian Strand Gardens an immaculate setting with displays of flowers. Enter the seafront, 2 miles of promenade with wonderful views towards Dawlish, pass the Queen Victoria Diamond Jubilee Clock Tower. Exmouth is part of the Jurassic Coast World Heritage Site, in the river Exe estuary lies in a large part of the nature reserve noted for its wading and migrating birds.

 Exmouth Lifeboat Station

Exmouth Lifeboat Station

Exmouth Clock Tower

Exmouth Clock Tower

Exmouth

Exmouth