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Exmouth Home Town
Greg Caygill with Exmouth seafront behind
Exmouth - a seaside resort for the whole family
Read Greg Caygill's personal tour of Exmouth in East Devon.

Having been to school there and lived away for many years, Greg says it's great to live in this beautiful part of Devon again.
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Exmouth seafront stretches for two miles.

The east Devon coast provides a walk through 185 million years of the earth's history.

The estuary of the River Exe is renowned nationally and beyond as a site of special scientific interest.

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Exmouth is located on the coast of East Devon where the River Exe meets the sea.

Only 10 miles from Exeter and the M5 motorway, Exmouth is a great base to explore this part of the coast and its inland towns and villages.

Exmouth is a beautiful family resort with a two-mile long seafront, lovely cliff walks with stunning views of the bay.

It lies in the centre of East Devon's glorious countryside with Woodbury Common and beautiful towns and villages nearby.

Exe Estuary
Sunset over the Exe Estuary

The town enjoys lovely views and stunning sunsets alongside the River Exe and the nature reserve, internationally renowned for its wildlife.

Exmouth has an excellent beach for the family to swim and play or just to relax, or enjoy its many activities.

Even in mid winter the sea edge car spaces are often crowded with parked vehicles whose occupants are admiring the view.

The Plantation Walk, also known as Madeira Walk starts below the Beacon.

It is a lovely shaded walk amongst trees, bushes and flowers that extends behind the sea front, home of the Exmouth Cricket Ground and Bowls and Lawn Tennis Clubs.

The seafront promenade leads visitors to the beginning of the Dorset and East Devon World Heritage Site.

This internationally important coastline is designated as England's first and only Natural World Heritage Site and is surrounded by countryside rich in its history and topography.

Jurassic Coast
The Jurassic Coast in East Devon

The coast provides a walk through 185 million years of the earth's history and stretches from Orcombe Point at Exmouth in Devon to Dorset.

The oldest rocks are found in the west, around Exmouth.

Coastal cruises operate from Exmouth along the World Heritage Site and the Exe Estuary.

There are beautiful floral displays throughout the town and its well equipped centre makes Exmouth the ideal place to relax and shop.

It even has its own little Theatre, The Blackmore.

The town centre, which is level and compact, successfully combines the traditional with the modern, both in architecture and in activity.

Blue Heritage Plaques are displayed on the buildings and places of local importance and interest.

Blue Heritage Plaques are displayed on the buildings and places of local importance and interest.

Places such as, Mona Island, the houses on The Beacon, have been pin pointed along four town walks.

A free leaflet is available, giving insight into the history and stories of the town.

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