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My office for the day

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My Office for the day working for the National Trust, found me west of Prawle Point looking towards Gammon head in the near distance.

One of the most scenic and stunning views I have seen in five years working for the trust. A cold but very bright day went unnoticed as I was completely lost in the beauty of my surroundings, and gathering the images for the job.

This part of the Devon coast requires you to have the stamina of an Olympic athlete and the agility of a mountain Goat. The coastal path winds up and down steep cliff edges, and weaves between other worldly rock formations as you make your way along the path.

Also to be seen on this stretch of the coast are Orthostats, or ancient field boundaries whose exact age are not known. Evidence that at some point this part of the coast was heavily farmed by our ancestors.

Easily accessible for the fit and able, this path is quite daunting for the infirm or those among us who remember being a twenty something only vaguely. It is though, manageable  with care, and a realization of your own limits. Anyone who wants to get out and enjoy this stunning piece of our local coastline, get going.