Category Archives: South Devon

66. Torcross to Salcombe

June 2013 I did this walk whilst staying at the Higher Rew campsite near Salcombe. I made an early start, as I often do when camping, as it was a sunny day and the sun tends to wake me up … Continue reading

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65. Outer Hope to Salcombe

June 2013 This walk was a bit of a milestone for me, as it was the last walk I completed on the South West Coast Path (I’ve not walked it in order) so was one I was looking forward to … Continue reading

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57a. Plymouth to Stonehouse

May 2015 Having walked the stretch of from Cremyll over in Cornwall the next walk I did was east from Plymouth, which I began from Smeatons Tower on the Hoe. At the time I thought I had walked from there … Continue reading

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64. Bantham to Outer Hope

June 2013 Logistically, this was another tricky walk, as there isn’t a bus service to Bantham and only a very limited service to Outer Hope, which has 3 buses a day. I had wondered about driving to Bantham, walking to … Continue reading

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63. Bantham to Bigbury-on-Sea

June 2013 With most river estuaries I’ve encountered so far, I’ve taken a ferry or bridge across if one exists. To the east of Bigbury-on-Sea is the River Avon. One of several rivers with the same name, I’ve already passed … Continue reading

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62. Burgh Island

June 2013 Continuing my tradition of visiting every island I pass (despite saying at the start that I would not do this), there is an island just off Bigbury-on-Sea. This is Burgh Island and unlike many islands, this is a … Continue reading

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61. Bigbury-on-Sea to Wonwell

March 2013 This was the first day of a 3 day break to Devon so I drove down from home to Bigbury-on-Sea. The forecast for Devon was for rain for most of the day, but as I drove down through … Continue reading

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60. Noss Mayo to Mothecombe

March 2013 The area east of Plymouth and south of Torbay (roughly) in Devon is known as the South Hams. It is an area of Devon I had visited very little before doing this walk but also an area I … Continue reading

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59. Wembury to Warren Point (River Yealm)

March 2013 This is only a short walk to fill in the gap I left between Wembury and the River Yealm on the last walk. When I was next in the area, the Yealm ferry was not running (it does … Continue reading

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58. Plymouth to Wembury

June 2009 Whilst my last walk was in Cornwall and this in Devon, I didn’t actually take the Cremyll ferry across but instead began this walk from Plymouth. Although requiring an early start, a cheap advance purchase ticket made it … Continue reading

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