An ideal sheltered beach in a cove at Durdle Door, England
Colorful doors accentuate light colored buildings in the beach resort town of Exmouth, England
A colorful beach shop on the seaside town of Exmouth, England
Exmouth, England, is a port town, civil parish and seaside resort, sited on the east bank of the mouth of the River Exe in Devon. The town is the gateway to the World Heritage Jurassic Coast and has two miles of sandy beach.
Teignmouth, England, is a large seaside town, fishing port and civil parish in the English county of Devon. The River Teign is an impressive 31 miles long and winds its way down from Dartmoor to the sea at Teignmouth.
At low tide, it appears below that boats are marooned in the river.
Dawlish is an English seaside resort town on the south coast of Devon, England. The name Dawlish derives from a Welsh river name meaning black stream. There was also a Roman translation of Dolfisc, meaning ‘Dark river’ and ‘The Devils Water’.
Despite the cloudy day at Paignton Harbor in England, the beach cabanas add bright color
Low tide reveals the rocks and algae at Paignton Harbor in England
Birds flock to the sheltered cove in Paignton Harbor, England
Colorful row homes in pastel colors line the street overlooking Paignton Harbor, England
Paignton is a seaside town on the coast of Tor Bay in Devon, England. Together with Torquay and Brixham it forms the borough of Torbay which was created in 1998. The Torbay area is a holiday destination known as the English Riviera. The harbor was established in the 18th century and the local council has managed it since 1935. Today it remains a hive of activity, especially during the summer months and a vast range of different users enjoy the benefits of this unassuming maritime gem.
Formerly written Peynton, Payngton and Paington, the name is derived from “Paega” an Anglo-Saxon personal name, “ing” meaning “the people of” and “ton” an enclosure, estate or homestead, the original Anglo-Saxon settlement.
A banana flower adds to the tropical feel in the Rainforest Biome at Eden Project, England
Inside the two biomes at Eden Project (in England) are plants that are collected from many diverse climates and environments. The covered biomes are constructed from a tubular steel (hex-tri-hex) with mostly hexagonal external cladding panels made from the thermoplastic ETFE.
The Rainforest Biome is the largest indoor rainforest in the world with over 1,000 varieties of plants.
Dubbed the Eighth Wonder of the World by some, the Eden Project in England is a dramatic global garden housed in tropical biomes that nestle in a crater the size of 30 football fields. More than just a huge, tropical garden, Eden is a gateway into the relationships between plants and people. Not only a mind-blowing visitor attraction, Eden is also fast-becoming a unique resource for education and knowledge towards a sustainable future. The project is located in a reclaimed china clay pit, located 2 km from the town of St Blazey and 5 km from the larger town of St Austell.
Gyllyngvase is one of the four beaches associated with Falmouth, Cornwall, England, south of Pendennis Castle. The man-made beach at Gyllngvase is wide crescent shaped, gently shelving sandy beach with rockpools to explore and is popular with bathers due to the generally calm conditions.
Pendennis Castle is an artillery fort constructed by Henry VIII near Falmouth, Cornwall, England between 1540 and 1542. It formed part of the King’s Device program to protect against invasion from France and the Holy Roman Empire, and defended the Carrick Roads waterway at the mouth of the River Fal.
Falmouth, England is famous for its harbor; it is the deepest natural harbor in Western Europe and reputed to be the third largest in the world. While Falmouth’s maritime activity has much declined from its heyday, the docks are still a major contributor to the town’s economy. It is the largest port in Cornwall. Falmouth remains a cargo port and the bunkering and repair of vessels and the transfer of cargo also keep the port’s facilities busy.
A beautiful, Victorian country manor nestled in woodland gardens with a sea views, just a few miles from the busy port of Falmouth in Cornwall, England
Falmouth is a town on the coast of Cornwall in southwest England. It’s known for its deep natural harbor on the Fal Estuary, and beaches like Swanpool and Gyllyngvase. Falmouth was where Henry VIII built Pendennis Castle to defend Carrick Roads in 1540.