Tales of Old Woolacombe


A fascinating book of tales and poems about Woolacombe, including World War II stories and smuggling and wrecking tales. A great insight in to the history of Woolacombe & Mortehoe.

5 in stock


Foreword by author Ben Gunn
Halcyon Days
School Days Remembered
Evening on the Strandline – Poem
Shipwrecks in Morte Bay since 1700
The Strange Tale of the SS Lynx
On Pickwell Down – Poem
The Last of the Wreckers
Bennetts Mouth – Poem
Messages In Bottles
Lundy – Poem
The Ghosts of Lundy Guns
Woolacombe at War: 1939 to 1945
Pickwell – Poem
A Tale of Feathers
Spring in Chapel Wood – Poem
Midsummer Days
Night of Harvest Moon – Poem
Winter Solstice – Poem
Snow Winds – Poem
A Winter Journey
The Crydda River – Poem
When the Vikings Came – Poem
Stingers, Biters and the Beast of Exmoor
Whither The Weather