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Salcombe to Bolt Head Walk

South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
+44 1392 383560
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Summer 2017 walk on SW Coast Path.

We did this walk last year as part of our walking the south west coast path from Plymouth to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Great Views

This is a great walk to do from salcombe. You walk towards South Sands along the cliffe road which... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Alan M
London, United Kingdom
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A 3 mile moderate walk along part of the South West Coast Path National Trail passing through an enchanted landscape of rocky spires and jumbled pinnacles to the mouth of the Salcombe estuary, with inspiring views in all directions, this is a coastal walk guaranteed to lift the spirits.
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South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We did this walk last year as part of our walking the south west coast path from Plymouth to Exmouth and must say that this was one of the most scenic with all the Swallows and other birds all around us,we stopped at Overbecks for...More

Thank redridero50
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great walk to do from salcombe. You walk towards South Sands along the cliffe road which has great views into the estuary. beware this walk has some steep hills and you will need proper walking shoes. There is a great tea room...More

Thank Alan M
Reviewed 13 January 2018 via mobile

What a lovely walk! The walk from Salcombe town centre has a steep hill from North Sands and then up to the top of the headland but the views are worth it. Coming back along the coast path made it a nice circular walk. Decent...More

Thank Bluerange35
Reviewed 5 January 2018 via mobile

Probably the most wild and ruggedly beautiful part of the South West coast path. Like waking through a scene out if Lord of the rings in places. Stunning

Thank donna o
Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Love this walk. Very muddy at times so wear sensible footwear. Enjoy the views and explore this amazing place. Enjoy

Thank Jencheltenham
Reviewed 21 December 2017

Even in December, this coastal walk was a delight. Wrap up warm and put those walking boots on as some parts are quite uneven but this just makes for a more exciting adventure!

Thank Megan W
Reviewed 7 December 2017

I love this walk. The views are spectacular. It has lots of ups and downs and you can see for miles on a clear day. Head from Salcombe town past North Sands, South Sands, up to Overbecks and carry on with the path. Bring layers...More

Thank SunnyWestKelowna
Reviewed 7 December 2017

This is stunning - any weather/ any time of year/ any time of day. I never get fed up walking the route and particularly enjoy a stop-off at Overbecks when it's open.

Thank IanandGilly
Reviewed 2 December 2017

This is one of our favourite walks and it is even better to continue on to Hope Cove and have a drink and food at the Hope & Anchor pub.Beautiful views,lots of resting places and you can taste the sea.

Thank sdmb51
Reviewed 8 November 2017

Very close to Overbecks National Trust property. Well worth the walk though a little muddy in places.

Thank MatthewBurns17
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1 February 2018|
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Response from Jencheltenham | Reviewed this property |
If they are well behaved then yes but not for all of it
3 August 2017|
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Response from Watfordbloke7 | Reviewed this property |
No, this would not be a good idea.