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Little Dartmouth & St Petrox Walk on the South West Coast Path

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Stunning scenery

We started in Dartmouth at Bayards cove & followed the coastal path (there are several), past... read more

Reviewed 12 September 2018
lesleyh666
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Retford, United Kingdom
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Breathtaking views

A must do walk from Little Dartmouth. There is a honesty pay and display system, which please be... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2018
F5783XHstevek
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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A high-level 4.2 mile walk on the South West Coast Path around the cliffs above the mouth of the River Dart, where medieval monks kept a light burning in the chapel to let sailors know where the rocks were. Small birds call from the bushes and seals...more
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National Trust Redlap Car Park | Little Dartmouth, Dartmouth TQ6 0JP, England
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Reviewed 12 September 2018 via mobile

We started in Dartmouth at Bayards cove & followed the coastal path (there are several), past Little Dartmouth & round. It took us a couple of hours. You need good walking shoes & water to drink if it’s hot. It’s quite steep in places but...More

Thank lesleyh666
Reviewed 27 August 2018

A must do walk from Little Dartmouth. There is a honesty pay and display system, which please be kind and pay...It's for a good cause and upkeep, so those that walk away are making it unfair for others. The walk is fantastic, some quality hills...More

Thank F5783XHstevek
Reviewed 25 June 2018 via mobile

A great walk along the coastal path. Plenty of stunning views. A lot of up hills so wear good shoes.

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Reviewed 18 May 2018

A part of English paradise, and the whole atmosphere walking along here, conjours up childhood past and a bygone halcyon era

Thank PaulB5146
Reviewed 4 March 2018

The car park is easily located and is on both sides of the road. There is an honesty box for parking payment. A really informative notice board to clarify the different paths you can take. The views are amazing; such a beautiful location.

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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

Did this walk a few weeks ago. It was beautiful with stunning views and an ideal stop at the castle. I'd recommend doing it in the summer though as in Feb it was SO muddy!!

Thank laura121x
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We did this walk in late October and were blessed with warm weather and a gentle sea breeze. The walk takes you past the castle and coastguard cottages to a track with a stone wall either side. Eventually the track meets a road and takes...More

Thank Fly_Tyer_99
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Lovely Walk from Bayards Cove - relaxing and tranquil thoroughly enjoyed and no need to rush and lovely to see all the different types of houses especially those along the Riverside.

Thank ladylinda23
Reviewed 20 September 2017

We started from Little Dartmouth car park, and walked "the wrong way", tackling the cliff slopes on the way out and returning along the top path, known as the Diamond Jubilee Way. It's a good walk even for those with walking difficulties, but the usual...More

Thank gl8246
Reviewed 18 September 2017

This was a lovely walk. There are several options of paths/routes to take. I would rate the walk here as moderate. It is hilly in places and it was quite muddy and slippy when we did the walk. Beautiful views and well worth doing. The...More

1  Thank SallyofSomerset
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