Porlock Weir to Minehead


porlock-weir-to-minehead-001.jpg  Our coach got down to turn - only just - but there is a local service bus down to help make this a linear walk. 10 miles to Minehead by the route we took.The little harbour at Porlock Weir.

We started at Porlock Weir

Our coach got down to turn - only just - but there is a local service bus down to help make this a linear walk. 10 miles to Minehead by the route we took. The little harbour at Porlock Weir.


porlock-weir-to-minehead-002.jpg  You can see the route ahead running along a line of trees on the other side of the bay, and then running back right from just before the headland up a steep hill.

The path starts by running through the edge of woodland heading towards Porlock Village

You can see the route ahead running along a line of trees on the other side of the bay, and then running back right from just before the headland up a steep hill.


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This path is well signposted - there are lots of alternative routes


porlock-weir-to-minehead-004.jpg   This path is well signposted - there are lots of alternative routes. Walking through the woodland towards Porlock

This path is well signposted - there are lots of alternative routes

This path is well signposted - there are lots of alternative routes. Walking through the woodland towards Porlock


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Another glimpse over the valley


porlock-weir-to-minehead-010.jpg   Another glimpse over the valley. One of the older houses in the village of Porlock.

Another glimpse over the valley

Another glimpse over the valley. One of the older houses in the village of Porlock.


porlock-weir-to-minehead-017.jpg  We turned left over the bridge.

An attractive modern bridge over the stream as the path leaves the village

We turned left over the bridge.


porlock-weir-to-minehead-019.jpg  We turned left over the bridge. An attractive modern bridge over the stream as the path leaves the village. We turned left over the bridge. Looking back at the hillside behind Porlock Weir.

An attractive modern bridge over the stream as the path leaves the village

We turned left over the bridge. An attractive modern bridge over the stream as the path leaves the village. We turned left over the bridge. Looking back at the hillside behind Porlock Weir.


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And looking back at Porlock Village as the path starts to climb


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And looking back at Porlock Village as the path starts to climb And looking back at Porlock Village as the path starts to climb Reaching the top of the only steep hill up on this section


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We took the path left just before the beacon


porlock-weir-to-minehead-041.jpg   We took the path left just before the beacon. And then headed down at this sign - towards the harbour at Minehead.

We took the path left just before the beacon

We took the path left just before the beacon. And then headed down at this sign - towards the harbour at Minehead.


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This is a good track gently dropping down the side of a steep wooded hillside


porlock-weir-to-minehead-045.jpg   This is a good track gently dropping down the side of a steep wooded hillside. Finally looking down into the harbour at Minehead.

This is a good track gently dropping down the side of a steep wooded hillside

This is a good track gently dropping down the side of a steep wooded hillside. Finally looking down into the harbour at Minehead.


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The path finally zig-zags down steeply to come out at this monument to the coast path