Old Maps of Brixham

Historic Maps of Brixham and the local area.

I lived in Brixham between 2003 and 2015, before moving back to God's Country. I occasionally swam in this pool, refreshed daily by the in-flow and out-flow of the tide. 'Twas the coldest pool I have ever used! Nice though, early in the morning when not over-crowded... It was under threat of closure by Torbay Council when I left in 2015 - thank you Torbay Council!

Coming to Brixham from just outside of London as an 11 year-old was a real culture shock. New smells (fish!) new sounds (seagulls) and new faces (the inhabitants of the south west certainly have distinct facial features...to say nothing of the accent). The total freedom of the countryside was something new and exciting also. Long (...Read full memory)