Tourist Information in Exeter and East Devon
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Axmouth Town Information

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The Harbour Axmouth Photo © Pam Goodey
The Harbour Axmouth - Photo: Pam Goodey CCL

  A picturesque seaside village with thatched cottages and an ancient harbour, Axmouth nestles in the Axe Valley and was once a thriving port whose inhabitants included bands of smugglers.
Home to the Sea Discovery Centre, its 12th century church contains rare 15th century depictions of Christ and St. Peter.

Nearby, a local nature reserve has been created around a vast landslip that saw eight million tons of cliff top rock disappear into the sea on Christmas Day 1839.

The church at nearby Musbury contains a memorial to the Drake family.

Axmouth Church Photo © Dave Skinner
Axmouth Church -
Photo: Dave Skinner CCL