National Trust - North Devon Blog

On Thursday 16 August over 100 people joined us for our Smugglers and Wreckers adventure walk. The weather was atmospheric with wind and high tides helping to set the scene for storyteller ‘Captain of the West’

 Those brave enough to come along were greeted by Woolacombe’s head ranger Jonathan Fairhurst and his team of guides before being taken onto the Point where they were met by storyteller ‘Captain of the West’.

 The Captain took them on a walk around Morte Point where they were amazed by his stories of Smugglers and surprised when they got to meet the notorious wrecker Elizabeth Berry and her crew and witness them in action.

 One of the comments cards we collected after the event read “it was a fantastic evening. We didn’t know what to expect and when the actors turned up it was a real surprise and made the evening”.

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