27.10.23: Exmouth in Bloom Celebrate their success in this year’s Bloom competitions.

Exmouth in Bloom held their annual Celebration  Evening  attended by over 90 people at The Masonic Lodge on Thursday. 

We celebrated our  incredible success in this year’s RHS Britain in Bloom Awards, winning  Gold and Champion of Champions in South West in Bloom and Gold in the National Finals. 


Devon County Councillors, Jefff Trail, Richard Scott and Christine Channon, Exmouth’s Mayor, Olly Davey and four past Mayors of Exmouth along with representatives from East Devon District Council and Exmouth Town Council joined  more than 30 Bloom volunteers and people from local community groups who made valuable contributions to the success of Judging days


 South West in Bloom Discretionary awards were presented to representatives from Bystock Pools for their  outstanding Conservation  work  and to Adam James, Gardening Team Leader from Exmouth Streetscene who received a Community Champion Award.    

19, It’s Your Neighbourhood (IYN) projects were recognised and presented with framed certificates.  15 of these were awarded the top grade of Level 5 ‘Outstanding’. Congratulations to them all.

Awards were also given to local residents who entered this year’s Sunflower Growing Challenge.  The Tallest Sunflower, grown by Aaron Kinsman Nesbitt from Littleham School Gardening Club, grew to a whopping 14’ 3”  and  the Largest Flower Head was 16” was grown by Faith Snell, also from Littleham School Gardening Club. Resthaven  Care Home were awarded the trophy for Sunflowers in the Garden category.

Closing remarks from DCC Councillor Jeff Trail BEM  highlighted the importance of the local councils working together and praised the work  of the Exmouth in Bloom  volunteers who bring joy and mental well-being with their colourful floral displays all year round. 

A huge ‘thank you’ goes to EVERYONE who has made these results possible.


More photos from the Awards evening follow below:-