15. South West Coast Path (South Devon)

147. Wembury to Plymouth

Monday 26th September 2016 The weather is pretty poor, complete cloud cover and the beginnings of some rain. Also a bit windy. Got a taxi to Wembury (531488) and set off down the track towards the ferry at Warren Point. Reach the Rocket House (GR535480), a cottage above the River Yealm, and turn right on… Continue reading 147. Wembury to Plymouth

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146. River Erme to Noss Mayo

Sunday 25th September 2016 Left home at 5.45am and drove to Noss Mayo, arriving about 10am (getting a speeding ticket on the M5). Took a taxi to Mothecombe. Taxi dropped me off right at the end of the lane by the beach and ferry (GR614476). Went through a kissing gate on the right signposted Coastal… Continue reading 146. River Erme to Noss Mayo

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145. Cockleridge to Kingston

Sunday 10th July 2016 Stayed for the week with Lyn at 6 Riverside, Kingsbridge. Got an expensive taxi, £35, to Bigbury to start the walk. The weather has not been great lately, but not too bad this morning, just a bit windy, slightly cloudy and a bit sunny. Good walking weather really. From Mount Polly… Continue reading 145. Cockleridge to Kingston

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144. Hope Cove to Bantham Ferry

Wednesday 18th May 2016 Left Paxhaven in rain and wind but it is supposed to be getting better. That was an excellent B&B with Ken and Pauline as hosts – everything excellent about it. The path climbs up over a small headland and then drops down into Thurlestone which has two beaches both with storm… Continue reading 144. Hope Cove to Bantham Ferry

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142. East Prawle to East Portlemouth

Monday 16th May 2016 Left Welle House and retraced my steps back down the road to Prawle Point car park (GR775354). Beautiful weather again, clear skies, sunny and quite warm even at 9 o’clock. Rejoined the proper coast path at the bottom of the road and turned right to pass between Prawle Point and a… Continue reading 142. East Prawle to East Portlemouth

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140. Dartmouth to Torcross

Tuesday 23rd February 2016 Got up early and set off from the car park through Dartmouth to Newcomen Road above the lower ferry. Pass the plaque on the wall commemorating the fact that this is where Newcomen created his engine. On up the road and its continuation Warfleet Road into Warfleet, passing on the way… Continue reading 140. Dartmouth to Torcross

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139. Sharkham Point to Dartmouth

Monday 22nd February 2016 Tony drove me to just before the car park at Sharkham Point (closed for resurfacing) and I set off in the rain (Tony & Diane returning home). At the end of a car park pass through a hedge and turn right along an open area overlooking the sea (GR932546). Soon see… Continue reading 139. Sharkham Point to Dartmouth

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138. Paignton to Sharkham Point

Sunday 21st February 2016 (From memory – no recording except photo locations) Drove to Sharkham Point, left my car in the car park and continued in Tony’s to Paignton (GR894604). Followed the path round Roundham Head to Goodrington Sands. Towards the far end of the beach cross the railway (GR893591) and continue on paths close… Continue reading 138. Paignton to Sharkham Point