3 May 2014
This is a record of day 4 of the South West Coast Path, on a day of mixed weather, some sunshine with a light breeze, ending in bright warm sunshine.
The distance walked was 12.59 miles and the ascent was 1943 feet.
A noisy Stone Chat which ushered me along the path perhaps away from its nest.
Sharrow Point and the beach, watched over by RNLI.
St Michaels Chapel at Rame Head. This area also has bronze age fortifications.
12 miles out to sea stands the Eddystone Lighthouse. The stump was from a previous version dismantled and re-erected on Plymouth Hoe as a memorial to the designer when the rock on which it stood was undermined by heavy seas.
Queen Adelaide's Chapel at Penlee Point with St Michael's Chapel on Rame Head in the distance.
Rame Head from Queen Adelaide's Chapel, Penlee point.
Bluebells in Watery Orchard Plantation.
Into Cawsand and this is the Rame racing gig, this sport becoming a very popular pastime, especially among the ladies.
The very ornate waiting area for the ferry to Plymouth.
At one time the boundary between Devon and Cornwall was at this point between Cawsand and Kingsand.
HMS Dragon, a type 45 destroyer, at anchor awaiting the tide for a departure from Plymouth Sound. An hour later she had slipped away.
This folly in Edgcumbe estate is pretending to be the remains of a church or castle.
Edgcumbe Estate and a classical temple style folly.
A beautiful lake in the evening sun at Edgcumbe Estate.
The view from Cornwall to Devon! Across the Fal river stands the port city of Plymouth.
Approaching tonight's accommodation at the Edgcombe Arms, Cremyll. The superstructure of Royal Fleet Auxilliary Mounts Bay can be seen beyond - she put to sea later that evening.
The elegant Orangery at Edgcumbe House, full of guests at a wedding reception.
Edgcumbe House, host during this weekend of the Green Man country crafts event.