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Well signposted walk with great views

Headed out from Salcombe following a well signposted trail. Plenty of options for following the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Fantastic walk

We took the ferry to south beach then walked to bolt head from there what a fantastic day we had we... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Swinton, 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...more
South Sands, Salcombe TQ8 8LN, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Headed out from Salcombe following a well signposted trail. Plenty of options for following the Coastal Walks or heading inland.

Thank JulieJS
Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

We took the ferry to south beach then walked to bolt head from there what a fantastic day we had we called at the East Soar Farm what a find you can have refreshments and you put money in a honesty box what a brilliant...More

Thank Happytravellers3861
Reviewed October 5, 2018

One of the best parts of the coastal path with terrific views as you wind around the headland.Tea/coffee and cake available close to airfield.

Thank RWLStroud
Reviewed October 2, 2018 via mobile

This was such an amazing walk with the most stunning views but not signposted all that well! It was also quite steep in parts but an enjoyable challenge

Thank Aoife W
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Not well signposted, but worth the effort. Walk from the town and follow the cliff roads to South and North Sands, continue past Overbecks and the views are to die for. Walking shoes are recommended and as there are no facilities past South Sands, a...More

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Reviewed September 23, 2018

Such a lovely walk and with plenty of interest. It was so much warmer this year so started picking the time of day for walking.

Thank SimplyFred
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Fantastic walks with fabulous views. We parked at the national trust soar car park and walked to overbecks, then around coast line to bolt head. Stunning. The track back to the car park takes you past a fantastic place called the Walkers Hut. This was...More

Thank leeroy777
Reviewed September 17, 2018

Set out from the Harbour hotel, passing North & South beaches, then onto the cliff path properly. Wonderful mix of tree lined path past the National trust property and then onto the exposed cliffs and paths to Bolt head. Some parts are tough uphill but...More

Thank markjones1054
Reviewed September 14, 2018

We walked from Hope Cove along the coastal path. Although not avid walkers, my partner and I found the path to be more than manageable, perhaps not suited to anyone terribly unfit as there was at times a prolonged gradient. Most certainly would recomend keeping...More

Thank theringtonepde
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

What an amazing walk-we had all the different weather thrown at us,but it just made the walk even more fun! I took countless photos and couldn’t believe how quiet it was. We cannot wait to do it again(the other way).

Thank 993vickil
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February 1, 2018|
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Response from Iain391 | Reviewed this property |
Only if they are under control
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Response from Watfordbloke7 | Reviewed this property |
No, this would not be a good idea.
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Response from Iain391 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how fast you walk. Has a couple of big hills to walk up too.