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Devon South West

Snapes Point and Sharp Tor

Description:This scenic route visits viewpoints at Snapes Point and Sharp Tor.  It goes through Salcombe and follows the coast path to pass beaches at North Sands and South Sands.  Parts of this route follows narrow country lanes which are not devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:11.1 miles / 17.8…

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Somerset South West

The Punchbowl and Caratacus Stone

Description:A walk from the attractive village of Winsford in the heart of Exmoor.  It climbs the Punchbowl at Winsford Hill to provide spectacular views.  After a circuit of moor it visits the ancient Caratacus Stone and then returns to the village over fields and an ancient track.  Sections of this walk around Winsford follow minor…

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South West Wiltshire

The Sarum Way

Description:This walks follows the Sarum Way a circular route around Salisbury and Wilton.  It visits a number of villages and passes through Trafalgar Park, Grovely Wood and Clarendon Park.  Sections of the walk follow the Avon Valley Way, Monarch’s Way and Clarendon Way. Walk Grade:Challenging Distance:33.2 miles / 53.2km Total Ascent:2927 feet / 892 metres…

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Somerset South West

Minehead to Watchet via Dunster

Description:This 18.3 mile (19.5km) walk ascends from Minehead to cross Hopcott Common to reach Dunster.  It then goes through the Deer Park of Dunster Castle to reach Carhampton before joining the coastal path near Blue Anchor.  After passing through Blue Anchor it follows the coastal path to the harbour in Watchet.  The return route from…

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South West Wiltshire

On the Plain and Through the Vale

Description:This walk follows the White Horse Trail along the edge of the military firing range on Salisbury Plain and also goes through a number of small attractive villages in the Vale of Pewsey.  Sections of this route follow country lanes through villages, these are not devoid of traffic so care needs to be taken. Walk…