Braunton Burrows is a large sandy beach with extensive dune system on the north bank of the Torridge and Taw estuary in North Devon. The dunes have a large number of rare plants and animals. At low tide there is plenty of sand which stretches to Crow Point with its lighthouse. On the opposite side of the estuary is the large seaside resort of Westward Ho ! with its 2 mile long beach. Photos from a sunny Tuesday in early September.
Photos from a fine Sunday with some good moorland walking on Dartmoor west of Postbridge, walking to Hartland Tor and up the East Dart Valley to an impressive waterfall.
Crowdy Reservoir is a small reservoir on the north edge of Bodmin Moor in Cornwall. The west bank is open access and there is a path into Davidstow Woods. Photos from a sunny Friday afternoon in late August.
Marazion is a pleasant West Cornwall town which faces south towards St Michaels Mount in Mounts Bay and there is a nice sandy beach along the sea front. Photos from a visit in late August. I have never seen the causeway to St Michaels Mount so busy !
Bellever Tor is a tor on the southern edge of Bellever Forest in Dartmoor. There is a good walk up to the tor and fine views. Nearby Laughter Tor can also be visited.
Bolt Head is a large rocky headland on the west side of the Salcombe estuary in South Devon. There are fine views from Bolt Head including looking down on Starehole Bay and Sharp Tor. Photos from a sunny afternoon in early August.
Zennor is a small village on the West Cornwall coast. A short walk from the village links up with the coast path and Zennor Head. Gurnards Head is a mile or two west on the coast path and is an impressive headland. Photos from a fine Wednesday in late July, including a photo looking down on Veor Cove.
Mylor Harbour is a small harbour with marina at the entrance to Mylor Creek which feeds into the Carrick Roads in south Cornwall. Further along Mylor Creek is the village of Mylor Bridge which has a nice park and water front. Also photos from Flushing, a small village which looks across to Falmouth.
Photos from a visit to Dartmoor, visiting 3 tors, Brent Tor, Leather Tor and Down Tor. Brent Tor is on the west edge of Dartmoor and is visible for miles. At its summit is St Michaels Church. Leather Tor overlooks Burrator reservoir. Down Tor is to the east of Burrator. On a hillside to the east of Down Tor is an impressive cairn circle and stone row.
Lostwithiel is a small town in South East Cornwall. There is a nice water front beside the River Fowey with a medieval bridge. At the southern edge of the town there is a nice park by the river called Coulson Park and the river continues south through Shirehall Moor which is a nature reserve.