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Full of surprises - excellent

If you like walking do this one. It has some fantastic views, across the sea, bays and through... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harrogate, England
lovely walk

Anytime of year this walk is a must, come up from South Sands on the road and you join the coastal... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bristol, 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
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you like walking do this one. It has some fantastic views, across the sea, bays and through rocky outcrops, cliffs and an amazing cliffside path. Follow the SW Coast Path route on the SW Coast path website. Park at Northsands and walk over to...More

1  Thank scottmordue
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I landed my plane at the airfield and found the walk from the airfield to Salcombe very well signed and well maintained. although it is dry, it would be another thing if the ground was wet and muddy.

Thank discerningdiner2018
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Anytime of year this walk is a must, come up from South Sands on the road and you join the coastal walk (keep left past Overbecks) look for a stony path .. Its a lovely walk with stunning views you may even see Dolphins or...More

Thank HarleyMatt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great clifftop walk to enjoy in the sun. Some occasionally strenous sections and not many places to find drinks so bring some with you.

1  Thank PaulRoberts89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A very comfortable walk with varying views along the way. not too challenging on the hills.good views of the sea and water sports going on.

1  Thank AnnR1984
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Walked from Hope Cove to Salcombe with lovely views all the way ,this section near to the end of my walk was fab. I recommend it 100%. Do go if in the area.

1  Thank Neil O
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Steep and tiring in parts but with great views. Well earned rest back in an eating place back in salcombe

1  Thank Mollydog2018
Reviewed 10 June 2018

Make sure you walk along the South West Coast Path to Stare Hole Cove on the way and you'll go through some amazing rocky, wild scenery, a real contrast to the more gentle rolling hills around Salcombe.

1  Thank pixiewoodkat
Reviewed 8 June 2018

It's been several years since we last walked from Salcombe via Bolt Head to Soar Mill Cove. I always remembered it as being picturesque and my memory was not wrong, Hilly and in places challenging under foot. The scenery is gorgeous and there is the...More

1  Thank Shaldon07
Reviewed 2 May 2018

We walked from salcombe to bolt head and the views where amazing Have a drink stop at the winking prawn Continue your walk, Cliff top views are to die for When you get back to south sands just jump the ferry back to salcombe centre...More

4  Thank Jay M
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1 February 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 |
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19 July 2015|
Response from Iain391 | Reviewed this property |
Depends how fast you walk. Has a couple of big hills to walk up too.