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Devon’s First Seaside Resort (E Devon Branch)
Fri. 10 March 2023 at 2:30 pm
£3 – £4
Devon’s first seaside resort – and what happened next!
A talk by Mike Tracey.
The photograph below shows Exmouth in its early days as Devon’s first seaside resort. Mike Tracey will talk about the growth of seaside resorts in the UK and explain how and why Exmouth became the first one in Devon. He will describe the facilities and entertainment provided for the early visitors and assess the various external factors which promoted its development alongside the general growth of other resorts in Devon and elsewhere.
Admission £3 members, £4 non-members, by payment card (preferred) or cash at the door.