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River Exe

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Address: Exmouth, England
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an amazing experience and fantastic service and views

if you get the chance and the weather isn't too bad then you will adore this place. The food is sensational and the service is amazing. You will not regret going here. The food... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed December 5, 2014
snackeater
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Torquay, United Kingdom
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Torquay, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2014

if you get the chance and the weather isn't too bad then you will adore this place. The food is sensational and the service is amazing. You will not regret going here. The food int fast but it is tasty!

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Port Talbot, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Lovely cruse on river ,captin told us interesting information. Muled wine and a blanket.only 5 pounds well worth it.

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Neath, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

We enjoyed our River Cruise, the commentator has a lovely clear voice, very knowledgeable and made it interesting. This cruise is well worth the money, we paid £5 because we were on a Coach Trip, if not the cost is £6. We sat on the top and a blanket was supplied if needed. We needed this blanket on the way... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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216 reviews 216 reviews
80 attraction reviews
137 helpful votes 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

From our caravan at Dawlish Warren we walked to Starcross, the route is almost completely along footpaths or cyclepaths with very little walking in the road. At Cockwood there are two pubs for refreshment , and the Atmospheric Railway pub at Starcross, as well as the West Bank charity shop serving tea and coffee. The ferry trip across to Exmouth... More 

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Stavanger
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34 reviews 34 reviews
8 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

It was very peaceful and beautiful with lots of bird life and boats to look at. The residential area around the seafront (harbour development) was interesting to walk around and had a nice atmosphere.

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Wareham, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Great walk up the Exe from Exmouth to Topsham. Stop at Lympstone for Coffee or a drink at The Swan . Topsham very quaint lots of small shops ,restaurants lovely old buildings . Bus or train back to Exmouth.

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Faversham
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57 reviews 57 reviews
12 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2014

We went on the 1100h boat which was not full,however as this was the day of the Dawlish air show the next cruise @ 1300h was packed. yes for a 75min cruise it was good & we passed some interesting wrecks.

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bham
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Had a fab boat trip on the river with Stuart line cruises. It took about 90 minutes and was really relaxing.

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Exeter
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27 reviews 27 reviews
13 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

I have enjoyed going on various ferry trips on the Exe over the years. It is really beautiful and well worth doing. Surprisingly green from the water once past the dock area and all the flats built there, it is very attractive.

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Sydney, Australia
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116 reviews 116 reviews
43 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

I used the ferry service a couple of time. I walked from Exmouth to Babbacombe and used the ferry to get over to Starcross. I also walked to Powderham Castle from Exmouth via Starcross. Only available during the summer season. The fare of £4.50 one way and £5.50 return seems a tad unbalanced to me. Friendly staff.

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