Category Archives: beach and coast

Heddon’s Mouth: we love it here

 video still – Linda Gordon Last weekend we revisited the natural unspoilt beauty of the Heddon Valley at Heddon’s Mouth, Exmoor. Fabulous spring weather in this steep wooded valley, with the continual sound of birdsong and rushing water from the fast-moving stream.  At the … Continue reading

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sky, stone, sand, sea

Second walk, June 18th – it was another sunny day – hotter than last time. The atmosphere was slightly hazy, and the breeze from the west was softer, warmer. Each time I come I am becoming more aware of these subtle … Continue reading

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The Sea Walk

Today, a few of us went for a practice walk on Northam Burrows. The tide was right out, almost at the horizon, and there was a light breeze blowing towards the sea. We could not hear the sound of the … Continue reading

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Northam Burrows – AONB Art Walks

Here is a fabulous picture I took of Northam Burrows a couple of weeks ago.It looks out across Bideford Bay towards the headland at Westward Ho! Beyond that, very hazy, you can just see the outline of Hartland Point – a … Continue reading

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Labyrinth Pics

Here are some photos from Sunday’s beach labyrinth. I have run out of time trying to join two photos together to get the whole piece in – but  you will get the general idea. It didn’t quite go as I had … Continue reading

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Now Comes Earth Day

Why do I keep having these ideas? And more to the point, why do I feel compelled to follow them through? You may remember back in the winter, I wrote about searching for a good site to make a pebble labyrinth. … Continue reading

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Back to the Burrows

This is what the Burrows looked like today. Looks quite tranquil, but I can tell you, it was bitterly cold, with a ferocious gale blowing.     I managed to find shelter in a hollow among the stones, before braving the full blast of the … Continue reading

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On the Beach (3)

Last Saturday, people out and about in Instow were startled to find dozens of lavatories, apparently washed up on the beach. In fact, it was all part of a campaign organised by North Devon Coast and Countryside Service, aimed at … Continue reading

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On the Beach (2)

Northam Burrows, Sunday 10th Feb, 2008                                                                

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On the Beach

Westward Ho! Sunday morning, 10th Feb, 2008

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