94.Walking the South West Coast Path in Devon and Dorset Porlock Weir to Minehead

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.
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.
This path is well signposted - there are lots of alternative routes
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
Another glimpse over the valley
Another glimpse over the valley Another glimpse over the valley. One of the older houses in the village of Porlock.
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. 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.
And looking back at Porlock Village as the path starts to climb
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
We took the path left just before the beacon
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.
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 This is a good track gently dropping down the side of a steep wooded hillside. Finally looking down into the harbour at Minehead.
The path finally zig-zags down steeply to come out at this monument to the coast path