Cadover Bridge, Shaugh Bridge and Wigford Down

A walk out of necessity to get out of the house, there wasn’t a lot of colour out there today however the walk from Cadover to Shaugh Bridge and back is one of my favourites. Ironically, looking back, the same walk was done in glorious sunshine at the same time last year

Start – Cadover Bridge
Route – Cadover Bridge – North Woods – Shaugh Bridge – Top of the Dewerstone –Wigford Down – Cadover Bridge
Distance – 3 3/4 miles     Start time – 12.30pm     Time taken – 2 1/2 hrs    Highest Point – Just above the Dewerstone 220m
Weather – Grey, very grey!
© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

© Crown copyright 2014 Ordnance Survey FL 2014 SF

The River Plym from the start at Cadover

The River Plym from the start at Cadover

Low cloud almost down to Great Trowlesworthy Tor, still plenty of cars in the car park at Cadover despite the weather

Low cloud almost down to Great Trowlesworthy Tor, still plenty of cars in the car park at Cadover despite the weather

Looking back from Devils rocks, the Plym valley on the right

Looking back from Devils rocks, the Plym valley on the right

The old tram tracks that would have been used to move quarried granite down to Shaugh Bridge

The old tram tracks that would have been used to move quarried granite down to Shaugh Bridge

The River Plym at Shaugh Bridge

The River Plym at Shaugh Bridge

The Dewerstone

The Dewerstone

And again from further along the path

And again from further along the path

Looking back as we enter North Wood heading back to Cadover

Looking back as we enter North Wood heading back to Cadover