Destination: Great Hangman – England’s highest shear cliff face 244m (800ft) is also the same height as the Shard, London.
In WWll, German U-Boats carefully filled up on Sherrycombe’s freshwater falling into the sea!
Starting Trentishoe/Holdstone Down Car Park, above Heddon Valley, Parracombe
From the car park, follow this spectacular linear coastal route travelling West along the wide South West Coast Path looking out for the “acorn”…
Surround yourself with stonechat birds, coconuty gorse, heather, butterflies, dragonflies rocky cliff views, birds of prey and breathtaking views of South Wales and the Bristol channel.
Reaching #Sherrycombe – this deep combe is your gateway to the peak! Descend 120m to the tranquil stream crossing and ascend 150m to be rewarded with 360 views…
Why not try some Geocaching along the way!
Option 1 – reverse your route going back down Sherrycombe
Option 2 – walk along Girt Down and Vellacott Lane for stunning views over Combe Martin Bay (adding 1.5km / 0.93 miles)
Distance: 9km (5.6 miles)
Time: 3hrs (either Option)
Peckish? Grab a pizza and pint at The Hunters Inn or a cooling ice cream at the Heddon Pantry.
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