Saturday, 30 August 2014

Lee Abbey Tea Room on the Coastal Path

If passing through the Lee Abbey Estate on the Coastal Path from Lynton/Lynmouth we recommend that a stop at the Lee Abbey tea room's is a must.
Home made cakes and an oasis for garden lovers. 

Tea Cottage

The Lee Abbey Tea Cottage at the bottom of the hill on the Devon Estate is open from 10.30 am to 5.00 pm (last orders 4.30) Tuesday to Saturday during the summer season (May 20th to 6th September), plus the Bank Holidays Monday 26th May and 25th August.
On the menu are delicious cream teas, home-made cakes, drinks, ice creams and light lunches. All these are served by the resident Lee Abbey Community in a beautiful tea garden nestled in the valley by one of the estate’s two bubbling streams.
The Cottage is open to visitors passing through as well as Lee Abbey guests, and we will offer you a warm and friendly welcome.
For more information, or to check opening dates, contact us on 01598 752621

Coastal Path Walk Lynmouth to Heddon's mouth

Lynton/Lynmouth Cliff Railway

Two pairs of feet at the end of the walk at Lynmouth.

Lou waiting to board the rail car on the Lynton/Lynmouth Cliff Railway.

Lou sat by the river at Watersmeet, Lynmouth.

Poetry Corner on the Coastal Path from Lynton: a shelter with a poetry box for walkers to add little bites of poetry to a book which is kept in a tin box.

Looking at the view from the top of the cliff railway, in Lynton.
Local goat population, in the Valley of the Rocks.

Valley of the Rocks
Valley of the Rocks: click on the photo to spot the White Lady.

Lou looking back at the stunning coast line.

Looking back along the Coastal Path at some spectacular scenery.

Looking really tired following a wet and windy night, tarping on the coastal path.

Lou having a mad moment!

Tarping out on the Coastal Path.

The morning after the night before...trying to look bright eyed and bushy tailed!

Monday, 25 August 2014

Tandem Paragliding

Lou enjoying the moment entering a spiral

Coming out of the spiral big smile or relief

A great afternoon flying at carlton bank on the edge of the North Yorkshire Moors.

Tarping on the West side of the Hole of Horcum

Tarping out in a beautiful location on the North Yorkshire Moors, above the valley in which the North  York moors Steam Railway runs through from Pickering to Whitby

Train Passing below

Tarp looking down on the railway below

Steam engine rolling through

Putting tarp up next to skeeton Tower

The morning after a fantastic sunrise

Tandem Paragliding The Western Edge of The Yorkshire Moors

Lou's fIrst Tandem flight on a paraglider, enjoyed every moment. 

Enjoying the flight and taking in the spectacular scenery of the Yorkshire Moors

Looking down on Lord Stones Cafe

Back down to earth with big smiles all round and slight loss of balance

Carlton Bank in the background

Sunday, 17 August 2014

Evening walk along South West Coast Path From Charmouth to Eype and Tarping

Heading down to Seatown for an early morning skinny dip in the channel

After a walk along the south west coast path and night out, a stop at the town mill bakery in Lyme Regis with there wonderful array of foods and pastries

please send comments for caption cloud above Lou's head!!!!!!

Just before sunset looking over the water to Lyme Regis


What a life food wine beautiful surrounding and beautiful company
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