Discoveries

This page is for members to alert others to something in the South Hams that is not generally known about but which they think might give pleasure, such as a walk, a view or a place of historical interest.   It is not intended as a publicity opportunity for commercial organisations, so please no pub or restaurant  recommendations.

Anyone intending to explore the South Hams should invest in Ordnance Survey's 1:25,000 map OL20.  The latest (August 2010) edition has the ISBN 9780319241424.

Please send any submissions for this page to John Graham: churchhouse@gmail.com


Riverside Walk - the Avon upstream from Gara Bridge.  Park at Gara Bridge SX730535 and walk north on the public footpath through the grounds of the house on the corner.  Continue for 2 km through Broadley Station to the road at 728554.  Turn left, cross Bickham Bridge and then left again at 725555.  Follow the road, which has very lttle traffic on it, to 726546 and then take the riverside path back to Gara Bridge.  John Graham, 6/7/11


Walks around Starehole Bay, Bolt Head, Soar.   Walking in this area has become even more rewarding with the availability of good refreshments at East Soar Farm (SX 721371).   Coffee, tea, smoothies, cake, in pleasant and interesting surroundings.  John Graham, 11/10/11