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  • Thurlestone Beach

    Set in an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), Thurlestone beach is a peaceful crescent of coarse sand. There's plenty of rock pools and a few rocks, including the famous Thurlstone Rock - a large rock arch.

  • East Portlemouth beach

    Just across the river from Salcombe, East Portlemouth is a world away from the hustle and bustle of the town's beaches. The beach lies just within the mouth of the Kingsbridge estuary making it a safe, sheltered spot.

  • Westward Ho!

    Looking back across the beach towards the North Devon resort of Westward Ho! (The exclamation mark is actually part of the name). Westward was at its height during the Victorian era and is a little faded these days.

  • River Exe at Topsham

    Sunrise over the River Exe as it passes through Topsham, a few miles to the south of Exeter. Tophsam was once a major seaport but those days are long gone and the estuary is too shallow for larger vessels these days.

  • Jacob's Ladder Beach, Sidmouth

    A wintry view of Jacob's Ladder beach in Sidmouth. The beach is so called because of the set of wooden steps from which this photo was taken.
    Separated from Sidmouth's main beach by Connaught Gardens, Jacob's Ladder beach is a quieter alternative...

  • Braunton Burrows

    Braunton Burrows is the largest sand dune system in England, and as such has a particularly important ecological status. The dunes are home to many rare plants and animals.

  • Ottery St Mary church

    The parish church of St Mary's is a rather grand affair and is often referred to as a 'mini Exeter Cathedral'. There are certain similarities, for example the cruciform plan with twin towers forming transept. Even the interior has a few nods to the...

  • Crediton Church

    Crediton parish church, or to give it its full name - the "Church of the Holy Cross and the Mother of Him who hung thereon". This is a particularly grand parish church and this belies the fact that in the 10th century there was a cathedral on this site...

  • Exmoor Coast View

    Looking out over Wringcliff Bay from a clifftop location on the edge of the Valley of the Rocks. This section of coast borders Exmoor and the valley runs from here down towards Lynton and Lynmouth.

  • Hesketh Crescent - Torquay

    Hesketh Crescent in Torquay. Built in 1846, it was originally called Meadfoot Crescent owing to the fact it overlooks Meadfoot beach.

    Most of the houses have since been divided up into apartments with the Osborne Hotel in the middle