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River Teign, Devon

The River Teign is a river, 30 miles long, located in the county of Devon, England. The Teign rises near Cranmere Pool, on Dartmoor and flows past Castle Drogo towards Newton Abbot . Here it becomes tidal before finally joining the English Channel at Teignmouth . It is crossed near Teigncombe by a prehistoric clapper bridge, which is an ancient style of bridge made from large slabs of granite. The area is home to a wide variety of wildlife including herons, dippers, grey wagtails, mallards and kingfishers as well as bluebells and daffodils. The river is a popular spot for fishing, and is home to salmon, brown trout and sea trout.

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Blackdown Hills
Jurassic Coast
Bristol Channel
Tamar Valley
Exmoor
Dartmoor
River Exe
River Tamar
River Dart
Hartland Point
Slapton Sands
Salcombe Hill
Burgh Island
Lundy
River Axe
East Lyn Valley
East Lyn River
River Taw
River Torridge
River Tavy
River Sid

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Parents wonder why the streams are bitter, when they themselves have poisoned the fountain. - John Locke
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Siege of Derry Begins - 1689, Opening of the Natural History Museum - 1881, Republic of Ireland established - 1949
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