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8 Channel Park Avenue, Efford
Plymouth, PL3 6LQ, United Kingdom

A holiday cottage letting agency with a large number of holiday cottages throughout Cornwall Devon

                                                                Romantic Coombe Valley

Coombe Valley lies about 3 miles north of Bude. A renowned beauty spot with lovely  walks along the valley, leading to the stream fed "duck pool" at the entrance to the beach. A pleasant walk (under 2 miles) down the country lane to duckpool beach; passing thatch cottages, a quaint tiny ford (with footbridge) and finishing at duckpool beach.  Take the car instead; free parking and usually plenty of room.  The more adventurous may wish to walk to Bude via the coastal footpath and along the beaches.  Or stay & enjoy the spectacular scenery, with fantastic sunsets over the sea. Scramble up the cliff downs, or enjoy the pleasure of Duckpool Beach itself, a large sandy beach good for surfing. Or explore the 3 miles of excellent beaches extending all the way down the coast to Bude.  Children seem to enjoy scrambling up the downs at Duckpool.
A few miles from Coombe Valley are places of interest such as historic Morwenstow Church, the adjoining  Rectory Farm Tearooms, Morwenstows Bush Inn  and slightly further afield Hatland Abbey (privately owned country house & gardens, well worth a visit).

History of Coombe Valley
In roman times boats used to pull up on the beach-it was a port associated with the tin trade. The name �Duckpool� either refers to the stream fed pool being a sanctuary for ducks or more possibly derives from its use by the Baptist church for baptism ceremonies where the person, often an adult, would be fully immersed under the water.
Duckpool beach View over Coombe Valley from the cliffs at Duckpool Lane down to beach
(tiny ford & footbridge)
Coastline from Ducpool- high tide, evening Sunset Duckpool Sunset Duckpool
Sunset Duckpool Sunset Duckpool Sunset Duckpool
Evening Duckpool High Cliffs, Duckpool Duckpool
Morwenstow Church


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