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 "HAVE RESPECT FOR THE SEA & THE SEA WILL HAVE RESPECT FOR YOU"

WITHOUT SPOILING YOUR VISIT TO OUR LOVELY BEACH PLEASE TAKE

HEED TO THE FOLLOWING PICTURE WARNING.

THE FIRST PART OF THE WALK TO THE HARBOUR AND THE BEACH

NOTE : THE TIDAL WARNING SIGN ON LEFT.  THE TIDE HAS BEEN KNOWN TO COME UP TO JUST WHERE THE ROADS GOES OUT OF SIGHT, MAKING IT MIGHTY AWKWARD IF YOU HAVE PARK CLOSE TO THE OLD GRANARY RUINS

THE BASE OF THE OLD WINDMILL IS THE FIRST SIGN YOU ARE ENTERING THE HARBOUR

THIS STANDS LIKE A GUARD BOX TO THE ROAD AND AREA YOU ARE NOW APPROACHING

AN OLD PICTURE THAT IS REPEATED, BUT THE BEST WAY OF SHOWING YOU YOUR

NEXT POINT OF INTEREST ON THE WAY TO THE BEACH

THE ONE AND ONLY COAL BARN,  THE MOST PHOTOGRAPHED BARN IN ENGLAND

PASSED THE COAL BARN AND ON TOWARDS THE SITE OF THE OLD GRANARY

A LOOK BACK TOWARDS THE COAL BARN, ROAD BEGINNING TO FLOOD.

OOP'S WHERE HAVE YOU PARKED?

LOOK TOWARDS THE SLUICE, IF YOU HAVE NOT WALKED A LONG THE BANK YOU WILL HAVE TO CROSS THIS TO GET TO THE BEACH AND CONTINUE ALONG THE BANK

PEOPLE ARE ADVISED THAT IT IS SAFER TO GET TO THE BEACH BY WALKING ON THE BANK, TO ATTEMPT TO WALK TO THE BEACH ACCROSS THE MARSH CAN BE DANGEROUS AS THE TIDES CAN COME IN VERY FAST

A VIEW OF THE SLUICE GATE YOU WALK OVER TO GET TO THE BEACH ON THE BANK

INFORMATION BOARD ABOUT THE DUNES AND MARSH

ON TOP OF SLUICE, LOOKING TOWARDS BANK YOU WALK ON TO GET TO BEACH

VIEW FROM TOP OF BANK

LOOKING BACK TO WHERE YOU HAVE JUST COME FROM

LOOKING BACK TO WHERE YOU HAVE JUST COME FROM VIA SLUICE GATE

JUNCTION AT TOP OF BANK, FOOTPATH GOING LEFT IS BACK TO SLUICE, FOOTPATH STRAIGHT ON IS BACK TO VILLAGE & THE ONE YOU WOULD HAVE WALKED ON HAD YOU WALKED ALONG THE BANK & NOT VIA SLUICE GATE

NOW LOOKING TOWARDS BEACH

FIRST CORNER ON BANK AS YOU WALK TO BEACH

VIEW TAKEN OF BEACH FROM FIRST CORNER ON BANK AS YOU WALK TO BEACH

LAST STRETCH OF BANK BEFORE BEACH

THIS IS A RELATIVELY NEW FOOTPATH, THE OLD PATH IS THE THE RIGHT OF BACK

LOOKING AT DYKE GOING BACK TOWARDS HARBOUR

LOOKING BACK TOWARDS HARBOUR

HOLME BIRD SANCTUARY

DRAINAGE

DRAINAGE

ONTO BEACH

ACROSS THE MUD

ONTO THE SAND BANK

CONGRATULATIONS, YOU HAVE MADE IT.

TECHNICALLY SPEAKING, YOU ARE NOW STANDING ON THE EDGE OF THE COUNTRY

THORNHAM BEACH.  LOOKING TOWARDS HOLME

LOVE EM OR LOATH EM THESE DAMMED WIND TURBINES ARE HERE TO STAY

THINK THIS MAY BE A CURLEW, NOT SURE, PLEASE LET SITE KNOW IF I AM WRONG

FISHING BOAT OFF THORNHAM

FISHING BOAT OFF THORNHAM

LOOKING BACK AT THORNHAM ON EDGE OF CHANNEL, AT END OF BEACH,

MAXIMUM ZOOM ON CAMERA

SAME PICTURE AS ABOVE BUT TAKEN AS IT IS AND NO ZOOM USED

"HAVE RESPECT FOR THE SEA & THE SEA WILL HAVE RESPECT FOR YOU"