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Bristol Channel

Bristol Channel

Characteristics

Description

The Bristol Channel (Welsh: Môr Hafren, meaning 'Severn Sea') is a major inlet in the island of Great Britain, separating South Wales fromDevon and Somerset in South West England.

8/10/2015
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Sites around Bristol Channel
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Sole

The Sole Bank is a sand bank in the Atlantic Ocean, south-west of Cornwall. It is best known for giving its name to a sea area in the Shipping Forecast. Conventionally it is divided between the Great Sole Bank and Little Sole Bank.
8 Oct 15

Lundy Island

Lundy lies off the coast of North Devon, where the Atlantic ocean meets the Bristol Channel with nothing between it and America, a granite outcrop, three miles long and half a mile wide. In the hubbub of the modern world it is a place apart, peaceful and unspoiled.
8 Oct 15

Milford Marina

Marina .
27 Aug 11

Falmouth Falmouth Marina

Falmouth Marina offers berthing for boats up to 20m (2m draft) outside the sill. Inside the sill berthing is available for boats up to 15m (1.5 draft). Annual Berth Holders, monthly visitorsand daily visitors are welcome.Electricity and water is available on the ...
8 Oct 15

Fishguard

Port protected by a breakwater.
27 Aug 11

Fowey

Port .
27 Aug 11

Mullion Cove

The cove is situated on the eastern side of Mount's Bay and on the western coast of the Lizard peninsula. The harbour entrance is open to the south-west but is protected by the natural breakwater of Mullion Island half a mile (0.8 km) offshore. The village of Mullion and ...
8 Oct 15

Southdown Marina

This marina is on the Cornish side of the River Tamar. Having passed Drake's Island in Plymouth Sound and entered the Hamoaze with Cremyll Point to port, you will find Southdown Yacht Club situated on the north side of Millbrook Lake, behind lovely Mount Edgecumbe Park. The location ...
7 Oct 15

Penzance (Cornwall)

Penzance harbour is a popular Mount's Bay mooring point for visitors' yachts and the berth of the Scillonian ferry which travels between Penzance and the Isles of Scilly.Penzance harbour has a wet dock capable of holding craft drawing ft (4.5m) and a drying harbour. The wet dock gates ...
1 Feb 12

Newlyn (Cornwall)

Newlyn is a popular stopover point for boats en route for the Isles of Scilly or for crossing the English Channel to Brittany. Newlyn harbour is accessible at all states of the tide.
The harbour is contained by a long North Pier with its adjacent fish market and the shorter South ...
1 Feb 12

Newlyn

Small port protected by a breakwater.
27 Aug 11

HMNB Devonport

Plus grande base navale d'Europe de l'Ouest, elle possède une superficie de2,6 km2, dont 6,4 km  d'accès à la mer. Elle dispose de 15 cales sèches, et emploie plus de 2 500 hommes, militaires et civils. HMNB Devonport est le port d'attache des navires amphibies et de la moitié ...
18 Mar 14
Local Area

NE Atlantic Ocean

The Atlantic Ocean is the second-largest of the world's oceanic divisions; with a total area of about 106.4 million square kilometres (41.1 million square miles), it covers approximately one-fifth of the Earth's surface.
The Atlantic Ocean has irregular coasts indented by numerous ...
31 Jul 11

Iroise

The NW coast of Brittany, which comprises the NW part of France, is encumbered with dangers. Ile d’Ouessant, in the N part, lies 10 miles offshore with numerous islands and dangers extending SE between it and the mainland. Chaussee de Sein, in the S part, is a dangerous reef ...
9 May 12

Irish sea

1 Jan 70

Fastnet

Grey granite tower. Character:Fl 5's
20 Feb 10

Manche - English Channel

The English Channel (French: La Manche, "the sleeve") is an arm of the Atlantic Ocean that separates the island of Great Britain from northern France.
A number of major islands are situated in the Channel, as the Isle of Wight off the English coast and the British crown dependencies ...
3 Jun 12

Shannon

La cote Ouest de l'Irlande, entre Mizen head (la pointe sud) et Erris Head, offre un des plus beau bassin de croisiere d'Europe, Les courants de maree y sont relativement faibles, la brume rare, et de nombreux ports naturels (a defaut de ports de plaisance equipes!) offrent un nombre ...
1 Jan 17
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