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An open stroll on the South West Coast Path above the western shoreline of Salcombe Harbour, passing the romantic ruins of Fort Charles, which withstood a 5 month siege during the English Civil War. Throughout the centuries the estuary has been a...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
East Portlemouth Car Park, Salcombe TQ8 8PD, England
All reviews mill bay lovely walk coastal walk passenger ferry alternative routes fantastic views car park small ferry watching the boats boat trip low tide lovely beach path scenery beaches builders estuary
This is one of my all time favourite days out, we drove to the Car Park at Mill Bay, £7.50 to park is plenty but as a National Trust Member not a problem, had a nice walk on the beach followed by visit to Gara...More
There is no doubt this has one of the best positions and views in the uk. It’s tranquil setting and utter peace is a great antidote to a busy life. The recent refit has added a chic interior and the rooms are well appointed. The...More
The staff are very pleasant but there appears to be no organisation or management. The hotel is in the process of a major upgrade and modernisation as a result of which one has to face metal storage cabins, builders machinery and supplies to one side....More
gorgeous beaches with good waves for body boarding. Great walks, very unspoilt. Mostly used by locals. Free parking, but a long walk down to the beach and slightly treacherous for little ones. Well worth the walk though, if you are athletic!
We do this walk everytime we are in the area, and can never tire of it.
Take the ferry across from Salcombe (rather than tryiing to park at Mill Bay), then walk the beautiful coastal path, with the most wonderful views, with lots,of ups and...More
Ferry (dog friendly) from Salcombe over to East Portlemouth. Two alternative routes to Gara Rock. The lower coastal path with fantastic views and lots of up/down walking. Or quicker, straighter path running higher up. We went on the lower going and returned on the quicker...More
Got the passenger ferry from Salcombe to East Portlemouth and walked to Gara Rock through woodland and the coastal path. There are alternative routes on the coastal path, and found the higher path to be easier with less climbs and descents. Had a snack in...More