ground clouds & starting points

Today was thankfully a much less freezing-rain-filled day, albeit with a modicum of hiking through ground-level cloud.  We left Torcross and its long, pebby beach, and after passing through Beesands and next to the ruins of Hallsands, a village famed primarily for falling into the sea, climbed along the increasingly-rugged Start Point with its sexy lighthouse at its tip.




From that hard right turn, we headed west again through a series of coves, fun scrambled granite outcrops, and up and down sea-facing slops towards another fat turn right, this time to head north up towards Portlemouth where a tiny ferry took us over to Salcombe under gloomy, moody skies.






And we edge ever closer to the actual Doom Bar with every pint of it.