Our Projects - Ebber Valley
The valley crossing of the South West Coast Path at Ebber has been problematic for a number of years, with a 20 metre section of wet flush needing to be traversed to reach a footbridge over the stream. Due to the Chynalls Cliff having SSSI (Special Site of Scientific Interest) status, the boggy area cannot be fully drained. A temporary boardwalk of planks has been in place for 2 years, but this is inadequate. Thanks to funds raised by the South West Coast Path Association and from the Unlocking our Coastal Heritage project, this project has installed a permanent boardwalk constructed of a double line of oak sleepers, treated with an anti-slip sand and resin coating. Local serpentine stones were added to pitch either end of the boardwalk, to ensure these areas are passable in even the wettest of conditions.