Tag Archives: Porlock Bay

Last Sunrays Before The Storm

After a sunny afternoon here in West Porlock, I saw the storm clouds gathering out to sea. As I watched, there was a shaft of light across the Porlock Salt Marsh. IPhone in hand, I was lucky to have captured … Continue reading

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Testing The Flood Water!

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Another Massive Tide

I took these photos an hour either side of high tide. The force of nature and changing light was incredible. We are so lucky to have such a wonderful view of the bay, whilst not at risk of flooding .

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The Porlock Riviera – at last!

What a day! I was woken by the sun flooding into our bedroom and shinning into my eyes at 5 am! Knowing that we have high pressure forecast for the weekend, we decided to BBQ some local rump steak for … Continue reading

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Peace In Porlock Bay

Down at Porlock Weir, the Exmoor ‘Weirfest’ weekend is in full swing. Somerset cider, Exmoor beer and very happy revelers are singing to the music. Although you can hear the happy noises from Porlock, we,, on the doorstep, can hear … Continue reading

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Gardening At High Tide

Exmoor, in Somerset, is getting some of the best weather in the country. The Porlock Weir Sailing Club have made the most of the fresh easterly wind to run some closely contested races in Porlock Bay, where the moor meets … Continue reading

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And For Pudding?

Last night I served rich chocolate pots with a compote of fresh black cherries and vanilla ice cream.The yellow in the ice cream, comes from using organic eggs from the farm, to make the custard base! Our guests marvelled at … Continue reading

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House Martin B&B

After several weeks of blue skies and sunshine, I awoke to watch a bank of black cloud making it’s way up the channel This photo doesn’t do justice to the light bouncing off the cloud across the sea. As I … Continue reading

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Late Evening Ride

I can still feel the warmth of this late evening ride as the sun set over West Porlock. It was high tide in Porlock Bay and the fishing boats were pulling in Pollock. I can arrange boat excursions to Lundy … Continue reading

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Exmoor Foal Watching Me In The Gorse!

I was driving on Ley Hill above Mariners Lodge today, when I had to stop owing to a large herd of Exmoor mares and their foals blocking my way. They all looked fat and well, despite having endured such a … Continue reading

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