3. Snapes Point, Batson Creek, Salcombe, North Sands, Combe 9 miles 2018:05:13

A 9 mile walk with the Newton Abbot Ramblers.

We started at the National Trust car park for Snapes Point, close to Lincombe Cross.

Heading from the car park towards Tosnos Point. Panoramic views of the Kingsbridge Estuary, Charleton, Frogmore Creek, Halwell Wood
Heading from the car park towards Tosnos Point. Panoramic views of the Kingsbridge Estuary, Charleton, Frogmore Creek, Halwell Wood

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Panoramic views of the Kingsbridge Estuary. Tosnos Point is on the left, looking down the estuary
Panoramic views of the Kingsbridge Estuary. Tosnos Point is on the left, looking down the estuary

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Panoramic view of the Kingsbridge Estuary as we head towards Snapes Point
Panoramic view of the Kingsbridge Estuary as we head towards Snapes Point

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Kingsbridge Estuary
Kingsbridge Estuary

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Now just past Snapes Point and we have panoramic views of Salcombe Harbour, Salcombe and Batson Creek
Now just past Snapes Point and we have panoramic views of Salcombe Harbour, Salcombe and Batson Creek

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Salcombe and Batson Creek
Salcombe and Batson Creek

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Honeysuckle covering a thatched roof at the head of Batson Creek
Honeysuckle covering a thatched roof at the head of Batson Creek

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Brewery Quay
Brewery Quay

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Follow the path that runs close to the shore along Victoria Quay past Salcombe Lifeboat
Follow the path that runs close to the shore along Victoria Quay past Salcombe Lifeboat

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At least one shed still used by fishermen
At least one shed still used by fishermen

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Head along Fore Street and then Cliff Road
Head along Fore Street and then Cliff Road

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Walls covered in flowers
Walls covered in flowers

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from Salcombe, Cliff Road,  looking at Mill Bay and Sunny Cove
from Salcombe, Cliff Road,  looking at Mill Bay and Sunny Cove

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Panorama of Salcombe North Sands Beach
Panorama of Salcombe North Sands Beach

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The remains of Salcombe Castle. Once a powerful stronghold.
The remains of Salcombe Castle. Once a powerful stronghold.

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We took the path along Moult Road
We took the path along Moult Road

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At Combe we turned right up a track
At Combe we turned right up a track

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The path up from Combe is lined with flowers. Mostly red campion here
The path up from Combe is lined with flowers. Mostly red campion here

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Further up the hill, big patches of wild Garlic
Further up the hill, big patches of wild Garlic

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A glimpse of the estuary over the fields
A glimpse of the estuary over the fields

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Orchids and a beautiful Devon thatched house
Orchids and a beautiful Devon thatched house

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More wild garlic lining the path
More wild garlic lining the path

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An absolutely splendi Wisteria on the lane between Batson Cross and lower Batson
An absolutely splendi Wisteria on the lane between Batson Cross and lower Batson

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The tide returning into Batson Creek
The tide returning into Batson Creek

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Batson Creek, before we head back up to the car park.
Batson Creek, before we head back up to the car park.