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South West Coast Path - Brixham Breakwater

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Outstanding natural beauty

If you love walking then you will love the south west coastal path. From Paignton to Brixham and... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Torquay, United Kingdom
Fantastic walk, away from the crowds

This is my "go to" route, when I want to get away from the crowds. Even in the summer, it's... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
Graydon W
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“berry head”(15 reviews)
“great walk”(4 reviews)
A gentle, predominantly level 0.6 mile walk from the South West Coast Path along the breakwater with panoramic views across the harbour and Torbay. There are two stretches of gradient. The harbour edge does not have a handrail or barrier. There are...more
| Brixham Harbour, Brixham TQ5 9AF, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you love walking then you will love the south west coastal path. From Paignton to Brixham and Brixham to Kingswear absolutely breathtaking.

Thank cloudberrylily
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The path in places is quite treacherous, one of our party an experienced runner fell over where the path wasnt great. I had spotted someones review to say sturdy walking shoes a must. Take heed!!

Thank Lucylaura1
Reviewed 15 August 2018

This is my "go to" route, when I want to get away from the crowds. Even in the summer, it's comparatively quiet compared to the main tourists areas. The section from Brixham towards Paignton, taking in *seven quarries* is absolutely stunning. Hilly in places, but...More

Thank Graydon W
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend. 12 mile coastal path run for Berry Head to Torquay. Almost all off road, with good hills, lots of steps to climb, forest paths, obstacles and great views. Give it a go. You can catch the 30 minute ferry back to Brixham for...More

Thank A L
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

We enjoy our stay at the cottage, walking distance to town centre and harbor, we enjoy local walks to Berry Head and surrounding areas,we enjoyed a meal at Buller pub and Breakwater restaurant.

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Reviewed 8 June 2018

Great walks along the spectacular south Devon coast. choose short walks around Brixham - longer to Churston (3miles) or Paignton (6miles) which are more challenging with many ups and downs to the coves .

Thank Cornishcuffer
Reviewed 29 May 2018

Walked from Paignton to Brixham which is pleasant walk that includes beach,road and woods but nothing to taxing. The good thing is that you can get the ferry back to Paignton for a couple of quid

Thank foghornred
Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Having been recommended this walk we decided to try it. We are by no means serious walkers so the 5 miles seemed reasonable, should take 1 and a half to 2 hours they said ! It took us 3 and a half hours at a...More

Thank RichardandSharon2017
Reviewed 22 May 2018

Its a must to walk down, and enjoy the scenery, watch boats bob about, see the fishermen trying to catch their tea.

Thank dwprices
Reviewed 14 April 2018

It is a must if you want beauty, dramatic coast scenes, rocks and waves, caves, green fields, woods going down to the beaches, secluded turquoise bays, tea or ice cream houses.

Thank Muresan M
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Beth H
26 January 2017|
Response from A L | Reviewed this property |
Yes, it is a good place for dogs but there are a lot of hills and steps so a small dogs with little legs may need to be carried at times. The coast path is ideal for energetic dogs.
Matthew E
4 July 2016|
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Response from A L | Reviewed this property |
It is ideal for walking or running, a good way to burn a few calories.