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Devon South West

Around Salcombe

Description:This walks follows footpaths and country lanes in a circular route from North Sands.  After passing South Sands it goes inland and rejoins the South West Coastal Path near Snapes Point.  Sections of the walk follow quiet country lanes which are not devoid of traffic. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:12.8 miles / 20.6 km Total Ascent:2287 feet […]

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Devon South West

Around Northam Burrows

Description:This is a short walk on part of the Northam Burrows Country Park.  The country park is open access land but this walk follows clear a path besides a stream and then goes along a section the South West Coastal Path overlooking the River Taw and River Torridge Estuary. Walk Grade:Easy Distance:3.7 miles / 5.9 […]

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Devon South West

Dartmoor from Peek Moor Gate

Description:This walk mainly follows clear paths on south Dartmoor with a long section on the Two Moors Way.  It passes the site of historic tin working and follows the route of an old tramway.  Parts of the route are on exposed moorland.  A short section of the route follows a minor road which is not […]

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Devon South West

Buck’s Mills to Peppercombe

Description:This walk starts at the attractive village of Buck’s Mills and follows the coastal path to Peppercombe before heading inland to Horns Cross and Parkham. Sections of this walk follow quiet minor roads which are not devoid of traffic. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:6.7 miles / 10.7 km Total Ascent:1613 feet /492 metres Time:2 hours 45 mins […]

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Devon South West

Doone Valley and the Coleridge Way

Description:This walk goes through the attractive Doone Valley passing a memorial to R.D Blackmore the author of the fictional Lorna Doone. It then goes through the remains of a medieval village before heading across the moor to reach Cross Gates. After following a minor road to Brendon the path joins the Coleridge Way and has […]