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River Exe

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Address: Exmouth, England

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One of my favourite places

Simple natural beauty. Every time you visit you see something unique: fishermen catching fish from a rod off the shore; commercial fishing boats, chugging out at six and returning... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
Exmouth, United Kingdom
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Exmouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Simple natural beauty. Every time you visit you see something unique: fishermen catching fish from a rod off the shore; commercial fishing boats, chugging out at six and returning home at sunset with the seagulls at their stern; the white triangles of sailing boats racing at four different clubs; a cormorant drying its wings on a navigation buoy; cruisers setting... More 

Thank MrsLaraHoward
Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wherever you look there are amazing views , it is the most beautiful estuary, visit the towns and villages and see all different aspects of the same river . Exmouth , Lympstone , Topsham all lovely places to visit . Autumn brings wading birds so it's a delight for bird watchers . Travel by the local boat and follow the... More 

Thank Susan H
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153 reviews
42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I cycle the Exe estuary and visit many places along this stunning river. Amazing beauty from Exmouth as far as you wish to Exmoor, with an abundance of wildlife, stunning scenery, history, cafes, canal inns and leisure activities along the way. Try the Exe Estuary route from Dawlish, through Starcross, Powderham, Topsham ferry and Exeter, if ambitious, you can cycle... More 

Thank Culture-Zoo
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101 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 26, 2016

We were on a Shearings trip and had this trip optional well worth it and a great day out and very good value for money, and very interesting, things you find out that you never knew

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Thank Mick T
Bexhill-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

A boat ride gives you a closer look at the wildlife along the river. The sandbank 'island' is where the Onedin Line TV series was filmed. Historic houses along the side,none where Francis drake lived.

Thank Jacky C
Brighton, United Kingdom
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98 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Myself and a good friend had the good luck to book a flat (Airbnb) right by the mouth of the Exe. The tidal race has to be seen to be believed, large boats struggle to get out of the river and into the sea, and small boats spin round to port where twisted by the current. Beyond the fastest flow... More 

Thank lumponmyhead
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244 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

Nice river to walk along, and also to take a boat trip on. We were lucky enough to see a seal, so worth a look.

Thank djl-uk
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47 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 11, 2016

A leasurly stroll a bike ride or a trip on the train, maybe even a boat trip on the stuartline cruise. always delivers a calming mood and a great experience.

Thank MargaritaDevon
East Budleigh, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2016

Lovely trip in the water taxi, even saw seals. Views were lovely. Food was stunning, service was amazing. The staff were all so friendly, efficient and knowledgeable about the menu and the food. It is not a cheap night out but it is worth every penny. Stunning location, we went for our anniversary and it was perfect from start to... More 

Thank Taltots
Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 20, 2016

Nice trip across to exmouth, albeit wet and windy pity the crew had the personalitys of a cabbage leaf

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