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Abbey Bridge A mediaeval bridge here served Tavistock Abbey It was replaced in 1733 to accommodate the new turnpike road system this bridge was widened in 1860 to carry increased traffic following the opening of the Great Western Railway station nearby

Abbey Bridge, Tavistock, United Kingdom

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The site has many different landowners. The National Trust owns the most, with about a third of the coastal strip in its care

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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Erosion is a good thing ! It reveals the rock layers that record 185 million years of the Earth's history here, and creates the cliffs, beaches and landslips that make this coast to special

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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The South West Coast Path runs through Orcombe Point and the Jurassic Coast. This National Trail is over 1000km (630 miles) long, from Minehead in north Somerset to Poole Harbour in Dorset

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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The River Exe travels over 80km (50 miles) from high on exmoor to the sea at Exmouth. Its name comes from the Celtic word Isca, which simply means 'water'!

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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The scenery, wildlife, heritage, coast and countryside between here and Lyme Regis make up the east devon area of outstanding natural beauty. This landscape has been protected since 1963

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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Only a handful of people live close enough to the coast to be within the World Heritage Site. What an amazing thing to add to their address !

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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During the Second World War the Home Guard operated two large guns at Orcombe Point to protect the coast. The men also practised throwing hand granades on the Point !

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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The site stretches 155km (95 miles) from Orcombe Point to Studland Bay in Dorset. Every step you take along the coast transports you through more than a thousand years of geological time !

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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Local people stood on Orcombe Point to watch an English ship fight and beat a Dutch one in the bay in 1792. The Dutch dead were buried on Dawlish Warren and then haunted it for years.... 1792

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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Stone hand axes found in East Devon reveal that humans have been living here for 250,000 years. People who found these axes in the 17th century thought they were thunderbolts !

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom

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About 30,000 wildfowl and wading birds come to the Exe Estuary every winter. That's roughly one bird for each person who lives in Exmouth !

Marine Drive, Exmouth, United Kingdom