Raised Beaches and Strandlines of South Devon.
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Published by Field Studs.Cncl. .
Written in English


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PaginationF4.50. 60ill.
Number of Pages60
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Open LibraryOL22439763M
ISBN 101851530150

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  Nearby is a great example of a raised beach, some meters to the south beside Shennell Cove. There's another raised beach at Thatcher . South Devon has some of the best beaches in England – crystal clear waters, large sandy beaches and beautiful secluded coves. With over miles of stunning coastline running from Seaton to Plymouth, South Devon has over 50 beaches just waiting to be explored and enjoyed - . This potential is demonstrated by the sequence of raised beaches on the Sussex coastal plain (Keen, ; Bates et al., , ). The raised beaches of southwest Britain show altitudinal separation of beach deposits at Minchin Hole, Portland, and in the Torbay area (Bowen et al., ). However, local and regional height variations often. South Devon has a large and varied selection of beaches, from larger spacious beaches to remote and quiet coves. The scenery is excellent here and there is good walking on the coast. The most popular beaches are on Bigbury Bay including Bigbury which is an excellent large family beach and nearby Bantham Sand which is popular with surfers.

Croyde Bay Beach. Arguably one of North Devon’s most popular beaches, Croyde Beach is smaller than some of its sister stretches along the northern coast, but it’s always bustling with tourists and locals alike. North Devon’s most famous surf spot, it has wildlife-filled rock pools dotted all over either end of the golden strand, Baggy Point rising high in the near distance for those mid Author: Caoilfhionn Rose. About this Item: Devon Archaeological Society, Exeter, 8vo., The Raised Beaches and Strandlines of South Devon. A.R. ORME. Used. Softcover. Find any book at the best price; By using the Web site, you confirm that you have read, understood. Devon is one of the UK's most popular tourist destinations, and with good reason.. Facing the Bristol Channel and the Atlantic Ocean, the north coast is largely designated as an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. Devon offers plenty to tempt visitors who value unspoiled, natural attractions, including beaches with golden sand, dramatic cliffs, quiet bays, endless sand dunes, and the. Sun, sea and golden stretches of sand are hard to beat for a holiday destination and South Devon has no shortage of fantastic beaches for a great seaside getaway. We’ve picked 6 of the best beaches in South Devon that will accommodate visitors of all ages, whether you’re keen to laze in the sun, explore rock pools, build sandcastles or test your watersport skills.

  Extracts taken from Rob Smith's book Secret Beaches South-West. One of the reasons Rob wrote the book was to raise awareness of the terrible problem of marine litter being washed ashore – and forming the plastic islands in our oceans. He is also the founder of the Tidy Tourist campaign – a project to help keep Britain's beaches clean. Sandy Beaches If you fancy a change from the park's own beach there are plenty of other sandy beaches in the area to explore. Exmouth - the closest beach to the park, Exmouth beach is a gorgeous long stretch of sand with beach-side parking and plenty of facilities.; Dawlish Warren - on the opposite side of the bay, Dawlish Warren is a pedestrianised area with plenty to do. The vast array of trees, rocks and cliffs make it one of South Devon's most sheltered beaches, but it still receives plenty of sun and sea breeze. You can either take a stroll along the warm shingle beach, or hire a boogie board and wetsuit and dive into the blue. Below the estuaries are the huge surfing beach at Westward Ho! Further west is the small village and beach at Bucks Mill, the picturesque village Clovelly and the headland at Hartland Point. South of Hartland Point is the harbour and sandy beach at Hartland Quay. North of Hartland Quay are the quiet pebble beaches at Blackpool Mill and of Hartland Quay on the Devon/Cornwall.