|Lying on the eastern bank of the Exe estuary, Topsham was an important coastal port serving Exeter until, in the 19th century, large steam ships found they needed deeper water.|
|It is now a
convivial seaside resort that attracts both
artists and birdwatchers.
The oldest properties include the ancient Bridge Inn and a row of Dutch-style houses dating to the 1700s.
Topsham’s splendid museum is housed in a group of 17th century buildings that overlook the beautiful Exe Estuary.