Exe estuary


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Exe estuary
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Exmouth lfeboat

Starting from the west sees the Exmouth lifeboat returning to harbour at speed.



Exmouth sea front

Exmouth has a long sea front, this is part of the eastern end looking west.  The town and the mouth of the River Exe are beyond the headland, Dawlish Warren across the water.


Orcombe rocks, Exmouth

Looking east to Orcombe Rocks, the start of the The Jurassic Coast .



Evening sun on Orcombe Rocks

A closer view of Orcombe Rocks with the winter sunset accentuating the red of the Devonian sandstone.


Yacht aground on sand bar at Exmouth

A yacht was aground on this sand bar off the river mouth at Exmouth - it refloated on the incoming tide.


Part of Exmouth beach

A view of another part of the beach at Exmouth.


Dawlish Warren seen from Exmouth

Looking across the mouth of the Exe to the tip of Dawlish Warren, there's some photos on and from the Warren on the Dawlish page.


Boats on the River Exe

There are lots of moorings in the river in the lee of Dawlish Warren.


Entrance to Exmouth Docks

The entrance to Exmouth Docks - now a Marina.



Fishing boat landing her catch at Exmouth

This part of the harbour is used by fishing boats such as this one landing her catch of whelks.



Exmouth Docks - now a Marina

The dock itself is now a marina surrounded by new flats.


Turf lock

Turf lock  Just across and up the River Exe is Turf lock, where the Exeter Ship Canal joins the river, on the left the lock viewed from the river and on the right boats moored above the lock.  There is a pub, the Turf Hotel, by the lock which isn't accessible by road - river, canal or foot are the ways of getting there for a beer.

Turf Hotel, Exeter Canal

Turf Lock

A view of the Turf Hotel on a very busy Good Friday and another of the boats moored above the lock.


Topsham seen across the Exe

Further up the Exeter Ship Canal there is a passenger ferry across the River Exe to Topsham, this view of Topsham was taken from by the ferry jetty.


Looking up the Exeter Ship Canal

The view up the canal from the nearby bridge with more modern transport infrastructure in the distance - the M5 motorway.


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