8.Bolberry Down to Bolt Head and Salcombe along the South West Coast Path. 8.59 miles

Bolberry Down to Bolt Head and Salcombe along the South West Coast Path. 8.59 miles and 2273 feet of ascent.

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National Trust car park at Bolberry Down. Fee payable.
National Trust car park at Bolberry Down. Fee payable.

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Sea Campion   Silene uniflora
Sea Campion   Silene uniflora

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Sea Pink, Thrift on an old wall. Armeria maritima
Sea Pink, Thrift on an old wall. Armeria maritima

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Soar Mill Cove
Soar Mill Cove

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Soar Mill Cove
Soar Mill Cove

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Some amazing rock formations all the way along this path.
Some amazing rock formations all the way along this path.

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Bolt Head in the foreground. Prawle Point in the distance.
Bolt Head in the foreground. Prawle Point in the distance.

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The path is well signed.
The path is well signed.

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More rock formations near Bolt Head
More rock formations near Bolt Head

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Starehole Cove
Starehole Cove

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Starehole Cove and Sharp Tor above.
Starehole Cove and Sharp Tor above.

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The path to the point below Sharp Tor
The path to the point below Sharp Tor

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Looking up the Salcombe Estuary
Looking up the Salcombe Estuary

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Flowers amid the jagged rocks
Flowers amid the jagged rocks

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Thrift, sea pink, covers the slopes below the path.
Thrift, sea pink, covers the slopes below the path.

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Carpets of spring flowers on the steep slopes
Carpets of spring flowers on the steep slopes

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A common lizard crossing the path
A common lizard crossing the path

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The road up to Overbecks
The road up to Overbecks

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A strong scent of honey from this bush
A strong scent of honey from this bush

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The path outside Overbecks NT
The path outside Overbecks NT

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Bee hives at Overbecks
Bee hives at Overbecks

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Overbecks, looking through the gate
Overbecks, looking through the gate

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Overbecks, looking over the wall.
Overbecks, looking over the wall.

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Overbecks, looking over the wall
Overbecks, looking over the wall

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Overbecks and Salcombe
Overbecks and Salcombe

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Salcombe
Salcombe

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Highland cattle
Highland cattle

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Hazel Tor
Hazel Tor

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The valley route from Soar Mill Cove back up to Bolberry Down.
The valley route from Soar Mill Cove back up to Bolberry Down.

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