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Walking Brixham Headlands ( Download : )
distance 5.85mi Vertical gain +505ft Vertical drop -636ft Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Brixham - Torbay

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. This walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/brixham-headlands/

A circuit linking Brixham’s two headlands. Giving fine views out over Torbay and towards the mouth of the Dart. Plenty of local history from Napoleon to the historic fishing fleet of the harbour, mixed in with an abundance of superb wildlife and nationally protected landscapes.

Walking Woodhuish and Mansands ( Download : )
distance 3.5mi Vertical gain +883ft Vertical drop -892ft Durée 2h25 Very difficult Very difficult
Starting point Starting point in Kingswear - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Woodhuish and Mansands walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/woodhuish-and-mansands/

A network of paths and green lanes on a wild and rugged coastline just around the corner from Brixham. Beautiful beaches, the silvery sea, and the curves, cliffs and coves of a superb stretch of the coast.

distance 2.96mi Vertical gain +0ft Vertical drop -0ft Durée 1h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kingswear - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. This walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/brownstone-froward-and-coleton/

A walk exploring the wild and rugged coastline of the AONB. This walk is a perfect mix of natural and local history – with the spectacular coast of the Brixham and Kingswear Peninsula, and the WW2 military site at Froward Point.

Walking Kingswear to Froward Point ( Download : )
distance 5.02mi Vertical gain +771ft Vertical drop -771ft Durée 3h00 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Kingswear - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Kingswear to Froward Point walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/kingswear-to-froward-point/

Castles and cliffs, seals and skylarks. A circular walk around to the mouth of the Dart estuary with views out to sea and along to Start Bay. Explore the World War 2 battery at Froward and find out more about the Daymark.

distance 1.47mi Vertical gain +157ft Vertical drop -187ft Durée 0h50 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Kingswear - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Kingswear and Waterhead Creek walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/kingswear-and-waterhead-creek/

A short waterside and woodland stroll. This short walk skirts the edges of Waterhead creek in Kingswear before heading into the woods alongside the estuary and back along the railway line.

Walking Dartmouth Greenway round ( Download : )
distance 9.79mi Vertical gain +1542ft Vertical drop -1542ft Durée 5h50 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Dartmouth - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Dartmouth Greenway round walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/dartmouth-greenway-round-dart-valley-trail-7-5m/

The lower half of the Dart Valley Trail, a great circular walk in itself! One of the area’s truly great walks, this day- long ramble follows the wooded banks of the broad and beautiful Dart estuary, on a route crammed with gems and jewels of human and natural history.

Walking Kingswear to Greenway ( Download : )
distance 4.5mi Vertical gain +614ft Vertical drop -627ft Durée 2h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Kingswear to Greenway walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/kingswear-to-greenway/

A lovely linear walk up the Dart Estuary. Enjoy views of the estuary as you pass through woodland, farm fields and the Greenway Estate. You can choose to return by water, on foot or by steam!

Kingswear to Coleton Fishacre coast path circular
distance 6.5mi Vertical gain +1033ft Vertical drop -1010ft Durée 3h55 Difficult Difficult
Starting point Starting point in Devon

This is a (mostly) circular walk that takes in a short section of the South West Coast Path and passes sub-tropical plants, dramatic cliffs and WW2 relics on a route that skirts the beautiful Coleton Fishacre house and gardens. The path is clearly marked and well-trodden. There are several steep sections and plenty of steps, but there are lovely views as compensation.

Walking Dartmouth town trail ( Download : )
distance 1.26mi Vertical gain +66ft Vertical drop -66ft Durée 0h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Dartmouth - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Dartmouth town trail can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/dartmouth-town-trail-1m/

Discover the heritage of the town. A gentle walk around the town of Dartmouth taking in historic features of interest. There is an audio guide for this walk which is best listened to along the route via the South Devon AONB walks webpage.

distance 1.92mi Vertical gain +518ft Vertical drop -502ft Durée 1h20 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Dartmouth - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. This walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/dartmouth-castle-gallants-bower-and-compass-cove-1-8m/

A peaceful woodland walk up to the earthworks of a Civil War fort, then around the headland to enjoy views along the coast and out to sea.

distance 3.51mi Vertical gain +696ft Vertical drop -686ft Durée 2h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Stoke Fleming - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Little Dartmouth and Dartmouth Castle walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/little-dartmouth-and-dartmouth-castle-walk-3-5m/

Countryside and castles on the South Devon coast. Small but perfectly formed, this satisfying circuit is full of character and interest, offering glorious views from the cliffs, the tang of the sea close up on the rocky shore, the rich history of the castle and the beautiful River Dart. This circular walk can also be started at Dartmouth Castle. You can use the Castle ferry from Dartmouth, to reach the alternative start of this walk.

distance 4.53mi Vertical gain +745ft Vertical drop -738ft Durée 2h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Stoke Fleming - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. This walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/blackpool-sands-strete-and-stoke-fleming-circulars/

This walk can be done as two smaller circular routes or joined up to make a longer figure of eight. The walk offers great coastal views, green lanes, glorious beaches and plenty of history and wildlife along the way!

Green Lanes around Cornworthy
distance 6.5mi Vertical gain +823ft Vertical drop -814ft Durée 3h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Cornworthy - Devon

A circular walk using some of Devon's historic 'green lanes' through Cornworthy, Tuckenhay and Allaleigh. The route passes through the South Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty, with views from coast to moor.

Walking Totnes town trail ( Download : )
distance 1.26mi Vertical gain +125ft Vertical drop -125ft Durée 0h40 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Totnes - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Totnes town trail can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/totnes-town-trail-1m/

Discover the Totnes of times gone by. A walk through Totnes’ narrow streets to discover a town crammed full of history. This walk can be extended by following the River Dart to nearby Dartington along the riverside path.

Walking Slapton ( Download : )
distance 3.51mi Vertical gain +141ft Vertical drop -141ft Durée 1h45 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Slapton (Devon) - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Slapton walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/slapton/

A jewel in our wildlife crown and stories of a changing coastline. Like a satisfying meal, this walk has the shingle sweep of the beach to start, a main course of all the wildlife you could wish for on a National Nature Reserve, and the sweet and characterful village of Slapton for dessert. Perfect!

Walking Torcross Shore Explorer ( Download : )
distance 2.68mi Vertical gain +7ft Vertical drop -7ft Durée 1h15 Easy Easy
Starting point Starting point in Stokenham - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Torcross Shore Explorer walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/torcross-shore-explorer-2-5m/

A stroll along Slapton Line. Find out more about Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve and the Shingle Ridge, on this short trail with fabulous views over the coast and the lake.

Walking Torcross ( Download : )
distance 2.47mi Vertical gain +492ft Vertical drop -466ft Durée 1h35 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Stokenham - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Torcross walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/torcross/

A gentle walk through a sumptuous landscape. The graceful form of Start Bay curling away to the north and south, freshwater lagoons, meadows, woodland, and peaceful Devon lanes meandering between blossoming banks.

Walking Stokenham and Torcross ( Download : )
distance 5.57mi Vertical gain +682ft Vertical drop -663ft Durée 3h10 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Stokenham - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. The Stokenham and Torcross walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/stokenham-and-torcross-walk-6m/

Coast and countryside all in one walk. Follow how man has shaped the landscape on the coast and in the countryside of this pretty parish.

Walking Beesands and Hallsands ( Download : )
distance 3.99mi Vertical gain +482ft Vertical drop -482ft Durée 2h15 Average Average
Starting point Starting point in Stokenham - Devon

To see a complete list of walks and access up to date walk information and difficulty please go to www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/walks/. This walk can be accessed via www.southdevonaonb.org.uk/portfolio_page/beesands-and-hallsands/

All of maritime life is here in Start Bay’s great sweep of sea and land. Traditional fishing communities, and the mysterious and tragic lost village of Hallsands. The walk wends its way home again along green lanes and footpaths.

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