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.
Photos from a hazy sunny Saturday exploring West Cornwall at Drift Reservoir, then a quick stop at Lanyon Quoit, then onto Chun Downs to visit Chun Quoit. Finally a walk around Carn Kenidjack.
Lynmouth is a picturesque town in North Devon with a small harbour and pebble beaches. There is a cliff railway up to the town of Lynton. There is great scenery on the coast and the coast path can be walked to the nearby Valley Of Rocks. Photos from a fine Friday in July.
Porthpean and Duporth are two east facing beaches, that look out onto St Austell Bay on the South Cornwall coast. Photos from a nice sunny Thursday afternoon in July.
Torquay is a large seaside resort town on the English Riviera in Devon. Photos from a visit in late June, with photos of Torquay harbour and the beaches at Torre Abbey Sands and Corbyn Head.
There is impressive scenery on the rocky coast near Lands End in West Cornwall. Photos from a Tuesday in late June, with sunshine on the west coast at Porthgwarra which is a small fishing village with a narrow sandy beach and then walking the coast path to Nanjizal, with its sandy beach.
Wonwell Beach is a sandy beach on the east side of the Erme river in South Devon. At low tide there is a large expanse of sand. There are fine views of the estuary and across to Mothecombe. Photos from a sunny Tuesday afternoon.
Haldon Forest is a large woodland near Exeter. There are numerous trails through the woods and the tower Haldon Belvedere (also called Lawrence Castle) can be visited. Photos from a hazy sunny Tuesday morning in June.
Perranporth is a popular sea side town on the North Cornwall coast. There is an enormous sandy beach which stretches two miles north. Photos from Sunday afternoon.
Calstock is a village on the Cornwall bank of the river Tamar. There is a nice walk on the river side. Photos from a sunny Sunday morning in June.