We took advantage of a glorious spring day to get out for our first visit to Nun’s Cross before heading over to Plym Ford and back via Eylesbarrow. The views across Fox Tor mires to the distant North Dartmoor hills are fantastic on this route although it helps to have a bit of blue in the sky!
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Looking back in the direction of the car, the road takes you back to Princetown.
Fox Tor Mires, we were heading up the hill to the right
Fox Tor mires on the right, with Devonport Leat and Whiteworks in the trees behind
Nun’s Cross Farm
Looking back to the farm as we head up towards Northmore’s cross
Lovely place to be
From Northmore’s cross looking back down to Nun’s Cross Farm
The tiny Northmore’s Cross
Looking to Plym Head from the Abbot’s Way
Heading for Plym Ford on the Abbot’s Way
Plym Ford, the Abbots Way crosses here
Tin mine workings near to Eylesbarrow
Looking to Plymouth Sound, the flat topped hill in front is the Lee Moor Clay mine
Heading back to Nun’s cross, here looking back to Plymouth Sound
Devonport Leat with Sharpitor in the distance right
Devonport Leat Cross
Heading back to the car with a glimpse of Burrator with Sheeps Tor to the left.