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Exmouth Manor Gardens

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Exmouth's Manor Gardens are a great place to lie back and relax in peace on a warm summer's day.

The Green Flag Award winning gardens also have a bandstand and are a focal point during the town's Festival.

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A: Exmouth Holy Trinity Church

por Tom Hurley, 190 metros de distancia

Exmouth's Holy Trinity Church is an excellent landmark from both land and sea, located to the rear of...

Exmouth Holy Trinity Church

B: Exmouth Beacon

por Tom Hurley, 220 metros de distancia

Exmouth Beacon provides fantastic views across Lyme Bay and up the River Exe to Exeter. It also has o...

Exmouth Beacon

C: Exmouth Esplanade in the Snow

por Tom Hurley, 230 metros de distancia

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Esplanade in the Snow

D: Exmouth Seafront - Snowy Zebra Crossing

por Tom Hurley, 230 metros de distancia

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Seafront - Snowy Zebra Crossing

E: Exmouth Strand Gardens

por Tom Hurley, 250 metros de distancia

Exmouth's Strand Gardens are one of the central focal points of Exmouth town centre. As well as being...

Exmouth Strand Gardens

F: Exmouth Snowy Seashore

por Tom Hurley, 270 metros de distancia

It's not often that it snows in Exmouth, and even rarer for it to settle. But the morning of 6th Janu...

Exmouth Snowy Seashore

G: Andrei Burton performing in Exmouth for the Tour of Britain cycle race

por Peter Stephens, 370 metros de distancia

Andrei Burton performing his trials bike show at the end of the Devon stage of the Tour of Britain in...

Andrei Burton performing in Exmouth for the Tour of Britain cycle race

H: Mamhead Slipway, Exmouth, Devon

por Tom Hurley, 520 metros de distancia

Mamhead Slipway is the most accessible of trailing a boat into the Exe Estuary, and also a great loca...

Mamhead Slipway, Exmouth, Devon

I: Strandbeest in Exmouth

por Tom Hurley, 560 metros de distancia

Theo Jansen's extraordinary Strandbeest visited the South West of England during the summer of 2010. ...

Strandbeest in Exmouth

J: Exmouth Dock Development

por Tom Hurley, 580 metros de distancia

The docks development replaces the old working docks in Exmouth. The final phase of the development c...

Exmouth Dock Development

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Europe is presently uniting into one political and economic zone with a common currency called the Euro. The European Union originated in 1993 and is now composed of 27 member states. Its headquarters is in Brussels, Belgium.

Do not confuse the EU with the Council of Europe, which has 47 member states and dates to 1949. These two bodies share the same flag, national anthem, and mission of integrating Europe. The headquarters of the Council are located in Strasbourg, France, and it is most famous for its European Court of Human Rights.

In spite of these two bodies, there is still no single Constitution or set of laws applying to all the countries of Europe. Debate rages over the role of the EU in regards to national sovereignty. As of January 2009, the Lisbon Treaty is the closest thing to a European Constitution, yet it has not been approved by all the EU states. 

Text by Steve Smith.

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