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The South West Coast Path National Trail is one of the top walks to be found anywhere in the world.Where else can you walk along 630 miles of such superb coastline? The heritage, wildlife, geology and scenery along the way are truly inspirational...more
It was rather odd to find this 'attraction' listed under the town of Ivybridge (which is inland and not actually on the route?), but then where would you classify it?
We have finally completed the last mile or so of our 5-year adventure, having previously...More
A longer term project now completed. A lot of fun was had working through this route in stages over a period of years. So much to to find by accessing it in out of the way locations rather than a trek from one end to...More
A lovely walk, we started at Torquay and ended in Weymouth, but the stand out heroes of the week were the people at Luggage Transfers Ltd who moved our cases between B&Bs so we could walk unburdened. Went off without a hitch and our luggage...More
I've walked the Cornish part on and off from Land's End to Newquay so far. I really think it should signposted better - near lands end it branched off into three separate trails, the one we took left us climbing across cliffs! It could do...More
Highly recommend walking the SW coastal path between Torquay and Brixham. Stunning scenery, delightful coves, walking through woods, across beaches, and also following the route of the steam train for part of the walk. Some steep climbs up and down from coves, but worth it...More
We walked from Polperro to Talland Bay over the coastal walk.
The views are exceptional with a number of benches along the walk to sit, regain your breath and absorb the seascape and rugged cliff line.
The path is largely stones and earth with just...More
The one time that we had planned to use the local bus from Lynmouth @ 11.15am (this is late for us starting a walk.) to Coombe Martin it did not arrive as it had broken down and the next one was not due until 15.30hrs...More
This is a small cove on the SWCP which deserves a special mention. It is a delightful place small and somewhat isolated it is great for a getaway beach. Sheltered sandy and south facing it is delightful. Never mind the kelp beds on the foreshore...they...More
I walked the coastal path from Padstow to Porthcothan on a beautiful morning in October. The walk is moderate level (you need to be reasonably fit but not an olympic athlete 😀.) The views are stunning and saw plenty of wildlife, highly recommended for those...More
We've been walking bits of the national trail on visits to the SW in the last few years.
This time we covered a few miles both east and west out of Weymouth this week. Using local buses and walking back gives the best option for...More