SS6549 : East Cleave headland from across the Heddon valley

taken 6 years ago, near to Trentishoe, Devon, Great Britain

East Cleave headland from across the Heddon valley
East Cleave headland from across the Heddon valley
The path from Hunters' Inn has now reached the top of the cliffs. In the background is the headland of East Cleave with the line of the South West Coast Path visible. At the foot of the headland is Heddon's Mouth.
The Hunters' Inn to Woody Bay coach road :: SS6649

Remarkably there is an old coach road between Hunters' Inn & Woody Bay that ran along the cliff tops. This now provides a wide & well-surfaced path that provides superb views of the Exmoor coastline. Inevitably there are some steep sections & a couple of hairpins as the path goes around the narrow valleys of Hill Brook & Hollow Brook. It must have been an interesting trip in a horse-drawn carriage, especially in an Exmoor breeze, contemplating the steep drop onto rocks at the bottom of the cliffs. The circular walk can be completed using lanes from Woody Bay to Martinhoe & thence back to Hunter's Inn.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 September, 2014   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 17 October, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Uplands  Paths  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Landscape 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6523 4944 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.6915N 3:55.8912W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 6587 4948
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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