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Lead Stone and Ore Stone, Devon


  • Located in Torquay, Devon, South West England, England
  • Lead Stone and Ore Stone are two islets located off the Tor Bay coastline by Thatcher Rock. We include them on PictureTheUK for those interested in birdlife and geology
  • To visit, head for Hope's Nose. You can follow the South West Coast Path or park at the side of the road above the headland. Follow the wide grass path that leads down to the foreshore. Lead Stone and Ore Stone are out at sea. You'll hear the birds. Take binoculars
  • By James Penman

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Hope's Nose

Located in Torquay, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

The most easterly point of The English Riviera. A Site of Special Scientifc Interest or SSSI. Part of the The English Riviera Geopark and an excellent example of a raised beach: 'Hope's Nose has well-known 'raised' beach...

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Hope's Nose Beach (East), Devon

Located in Torquay, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

At *low tide*, various beaches are exposed around Hope's Nose. Arguably the best is the beach area on the east side of the headland. Access is via steep tracks at either end of the beach. We'd only recommend exploring th...

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Hope's Nose SSSI, Devon

Located in Torquay, Devon, South West England, England

Less than a mile away.

'PROTECTED WILDLIFE SITE. Hope's Nose to Wall's [sic] Hill Site of Special Scientific Interest. Hope's Nose to Walls Hill is notified as a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI). It is an important place for Devonian...

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Highlands
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Less than a mile away.

Total Bedrooms: 4; Maximum Occupants: 8; Rates: 819 - 1,999 Per Week

A large family home in a desirable and elevated position with a garden and sun terrace with far reaching sea views. The Blue Flag Meadfoot Beach is only a 5-10 walk away....

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The Dower House
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Approximately 1.1 miles away.

Total Bedrooms: 4; Maximum Occupants: 8; Rates: 699 - 1,729 Per Week

The Dower House is a large detached 4 bedroom Victorian Villa situated in a peaceful area of Torquay yet still within walking distance of the town centre and harbour....

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Hotel Gleneagles, Torquay
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Approximately 1.2 miles away.

Total Rooms: 41; Rates: 30 - 129 Per Night

Set in the most desirable area on the Torquay English Riviera the Hotel Gleneagles is the ideal retreat Comfy and stylish with the most dynamic views across the bay, this is not just a hotel by the sea, but a residence w...

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