oldest resort in Devon and the largest town in East Devon, Exmouth is a traditional
family seaside resort with two miles of golden sands which are cleaned daily.
Evidence of its popularity in the mid 18th Century can be seen in the many fine
Georgian houses. Today beautiful parks and gardens run parallel to the broad Esplanade
and a wide range of attractions includes the model railway, boating pools, cricket,
putting green, crazy golf and children's playground. What's more, every kind of
accommodation is available from self-catering to high quality hotels.
perhaps Exmouth's most famous feature is its estuary. As well as being popular
for water sports and with users of small craft, the estuary is a paradise for
naturalists and bird-watchers. In the winter months it is home to tens of thousands
of wildfowl and wading birds, including Brent Geese and the largest flock of Avocets
(the symbol of the RSPB) in the country. Specially constructed hides, numerous
shoreline observation points and regular bird-watching cruises provide hours of
unique entertainment in an area which has now been declared a Site of Special