Croyde & Baggy Point

Monday 12 May. Amanda joined Josephine and myself for today’s walk from Croyde and up to Baggy Point.  I can’t say that we stopped for coffee as this was taken in a cafe in Croyde prior to starting the walk. We also bought Cornish pasties from the local shop which had 11 different varieties on offer. Eventually we made a start to the walk at 11:15 and climbed steadily up narrow country lanes to Napps Cliff. The lanes had a stone surface which had been grooved over the years by wear from cartwheels. From Napps Cliff we had views over Putsborough Sands towards Woolacombe and Mortehoe.

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From here, it was steadily uphill until we reached the end of Baggy Point. A break was taken along the way to consume the pasties that we had bought for lunch.

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The weather was much better than we had expected as can be seen from the following picture and I ended the day with a touch of sunburn.

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When we reached Croyde Bay, Amanda decided that it was a good opportunity for a paddle in the sea.

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The route was only 6.3 miles with 1,150ft of ascent.

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