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Teignmouth Estuary, Devon

Top 25 Anchorages > South > Teignmouth Estuary

Motorboaters braving the bar at the entrance to the Teignmouth Estuary will be handsomely rewarded with some lovely anchorage spots that they can revel in, as Shaldon Bridge prevents most yachts from accessing the upper reaches of the estuary.

Teignmouth is an historical harbour, which has been a trading port for over three centuries, and which was a major centre for crews and ships for the Newfoundland fisheries. It’s still a busy commercial port so give way to ships at all times.

Watch out for

Underwater obstructions such as oyster racks that usually lie outside the channel, these are marked by black diamond marks on red buoys.

Great for
Escaping yachties

Local tip
Coombe Cellars and the Passage House Inn are both good pubs that are accessible by boat

Teignmouth Estuary Devon | Top 25 Anchorages: The South | Motor Boats Monthly |

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