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Devon South West

Around Braunton Burrows

Description:This walk goes around the Braunton Burrows, one of the largest network of sand dunes in the British Isles and follows the coastline to reach Saunton Sands. Most of the walk follows the route of the South West Coast Path. Walk Grade:Moderate Distance:11.6 miles / 18.7 km Total Ascent:443 feet / 135 metres Time:4 /…

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Devon South West

Slapton Ley and Sands

Description:This walk goes along the beach at Slapton Sands to Torcross and around the Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve to reach the attractive village of Slapton before returning to the starting point.   Walk Grade:Easy Distance:5.7 miles / 9.2 km Total Ascent:547 feet / 167 metres Time:2 hours  / 2hours 45 minutes Parking:This walk starts…

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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…