Fall in love with the British Isles all over again by discovering our pick of the best places to drop the hook.
Teignmouth Estuary, Devon
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.
Coombe Cellars and the Passage House Inn are both good pubs that are accessible by boat
‘Summer Loving’ appeared in our August 2009 issue. Buy the full article here.