The Village of Beer: East Devon

History Archive

Starre House

Posted: 23-11-13

This house was built in the 16th century by William Starre who came from Bradfield in Devon and was believed to be a textile manufacturer. No descendants...

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Bovey House

Posted: 23-11-13

The Manor House of Bovey stands in a unique position at the head of a long coombe which reaches the sea, and in whose mouth nestles the...

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Smuggling

Posted: 23-11-13

In the late 18th century and early 19th century, smuggling provided many citizens of Beer with an income on both sides of the law. According to George...

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The Ship Canal and Harbour

Posted: 23-11-13

In 1792 an Act of Parliament was passed for the construction of a harbour at Beer. This Act was renewed in 1820, appointing new Commissioners and authorising...

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Picturesque Scenery On Tap
Beer Beach
  • Beer Beach

    Beer beach is a natural suntrap and the waters in the bay are very sheltered with the imposing limestone cliffs giving protection from the wind. Because it is a ‘working beach’ the picturesque paraphernalia of the fishing industry with its brightly coloured wooden boats, nets, winches and neon-coloured floats add to its charm with the […]... Read More

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A Visit To Remember
Beer Regatta
Something For Everyone
Beer Pecorama
  • Norman Lockyer Observatory

    Stargazers will love a visit to the Norman Lockyer Observatory. Founded in 1912 by Sir Norman Lockyer, the observatory was a centre for... Read More

  • Escot Park

    For all lovers of nature and the great outdoors, Escot is a unique experience and offers a great family day out. Set in... Read More

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All Within Reach
Beer Youth Hostel
  • Dolphin Antiques and Collectables

    An Aladdin’s cave of affordable antique, vintage and collectable items can be found at the Dolphin Antiques and Collectables Centre, situated behind the... Read More

  • Bank House

    Situated in the centre of Beer village, just 150 yards from the beach. The three en-suite rooms have a TV, local information guide... Read More

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Welcome To The Community
Beer Village Community
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Keeping You Updated
Beer Village News
  • How it all Started

    The origins of the original www.beer-devon.co.uk began with a local man called Phil Curtis and just so his sterling work is not forgotten... Read More

  • A Big Thank You

    www.beer-devon.co.uk would like to thank the generous local contributors that donated resources and time, helping to make this new website possible. Adrian Oakes... Read More

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