SS6644 : Picnic Area - A39 near Parracombe

taken 1 year ago, near to Parracombe, Devon, Great Britain

Picnic Area - A39 near Parracombe
Picnic Area - A39 near Parracombe
Picnic area next to the disused trackbed of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

Next to the A39, this picnic area will offer a fantastic view of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway, when the track between Woody Bay and Blackmoor Gate is reopened. The old trackbed can just be glimpsed through the trees in the centre of the photo
The Lynton & Barnstaple Railway was a 19 mile long narrow gauge railway, which ran across the stunning Exmoor landscape, from 1898, until its closure in 1935. In 2004, after many years of hard work and negotiation, a small section was re-opened. One of the world’s most famous little railways, you can read more of the exciting plans for the coming years at LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 28 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Public buildings and spaces  Park and Public Gardens 
Primary Subject of Photo
Leisure Facility 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 664 440 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.7909N 3:54.7654W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 663 440
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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