Total steps: 5
Total steps: 5
Mortehoe village car park, grid ref: SS458453 (EX34 7DT)
From the car park, turn left past the village shop. Take the lane on the right – between the church and The Ship Aground pub – signposted 'Coast Path'. Continue onto the National Trust path to Morte Point, keeping to the right of the cemetery and entering through the official gates onto Morte Point.
Continue straight on, taking the broad grass track downhill. Turn left after 220yd (200m) to join a footpath that links to the coast path. The path will take you around Morte Point.
When you reach the finger post follow the direction which says 'Mortehoe ¬Ω mile.'
Continue up a gentle slope, keeping the old derelict wall on the left until you reach the point where you entered Morte Point.
Take a minute to enjoy the views on the centenary bench before retracing your steps back to the Mortehoe village car park.
Mortehoe village car park, grid ref SS 458453 (EX34 7DT)
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