Walking up the Zeal Tor tramway

A welcome opportunity for a walk on the moors with a friend took us to Shipley Bridge on the southern edge of the moors.  It was late February and, although not cold, the weather was best described as “mixed” I guess.  The car park there is often quite full and used for folk who park …

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Spring tides and surf in Torbay

The period of spring tides made me head into the Bay looking for the very low tide.  I’ve found in the past that you can access/photograph rock pools that cannot be seen for much of the month and that was the plan.  There was only one day of the peak tides when the weather was …

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Waves on Blackpool Sands

We went down to Blackpool Sands on a mostly sunny day and I got quite a few shots there and, a little later, at Slapton.  The above is looking out over Start Bay – the combination of the light on the water and the cloud was great. This photograph from Blackpool Sands looks south towards …

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Changeable weather around Dawlish Warren

It was time to get back to the coast again after some nice walks on Dartmoor.  There was only one day in the week when the forecast was for good weather so we headed over to Dawlish Warren.  My last blog was from the summer of 2010 and is here.  When we arrived it was …

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Mining and antiquities on Dartmoor

Effectively this is a follow on from my previous post from the same day’s walk here.  The photos in the previous one were orientated around the scenery on the day and this one covers some of the antiquities and remains in the Headland Warren area generally.  Walking south from Birch tor this was the view …

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