6.Bolberry Down, Bolt Tail, Hope Cove, Galmpton,Bolberry, Rew Cross, Soar Mill Cove. 10 miles circular on the South West Coast, Devon

2020:06:15

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The view from the National Trust car park at Bolberry Down. The start of our 10 mile , 16.8 km walk in June 2020. Total ascent: 2139 feet , 637m

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Heading towards Bolt Tail. Field boundaries made of upright slabs of weathered stone are probably ancient.

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Panoramic image, looking towards Bolt Tail and Bigbury Bay

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Looking down the valley at Hope Cove, Outer Hope, and Thurlstone in the distance

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Panoramic image: Bolt Tail,  with the coast as far as Rame Head in the diatance. The silvery cliffs around Ayrmer cove.  Looking down the valley at Hope Cove, Outer Hope, and Thurlstone in the distance

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Thrift on a wall

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Getting closer to Bolt Tail

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The line in front of Bolt Tail is the wall of an ancient fort

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Hope Cove from just outside the fort wall of Bolt Tail

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Panorama of Thurlstone, Beacon Point, Woolman Point,  Outer Hope, Shippen and Hope Cove

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An old thatched house in Hope Cove

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The old lifebota station in Hope Cove

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Hope Cove

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Flowers on the cliffs

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Looking down at Beacon Point

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Bolt Tail from Woolman Point

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The path heading inland from Woolman Point

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Butterflies beside the path

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A good view of Thurlstone

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The church at Galmpton

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The church at Galmpton

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Looking back at Galmpton

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Honeysuckle in the hedge

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Approaching Rew Cross. A panorama looking North

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Corn marigolds near Higher Soar

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Back on the coast at The Goat

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Butterflies on Sheeps Bit Scabious

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A beetle on Thrift

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Soar Mill Cove. Almost back to the car park.

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Fritillary?

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beetle on flowers

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