Kingsbridge to West Alvington woods

A stroll through parkland and woodland. Stroll out of Kingsbridge for a tranquil dawdle through parkland meadow and dappled woodland, just a hop, skip and a jump from the town – an unexpected delight.

Technical sheet
No. 10121104
A Kingsbridge walk posted on 04/06/21 by Aurelie-21. Update : 04/06/21
Calculated time Calculated time: 1h05[?]
Distance Distance : 1.86mi
Vertical gain Vertical gain : 236ft
Vertical drop Vertical drop : 236ft
Highest point Highest point : 249ft
Lowest point Lowest point : 13ft
Easy Difficulty : Easy
Back to starting point Back to starting point : Yes
Walking Walking
Location Location : Kingsbridge
Starting point Starting point : N 50.282372° / W 3.776393°
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Description

(D/A) By entrance to car park, pass to left of the Tourist Information Centre to the road. Turn left and head up road past the filling station. Cross road above the roundabout and continue uphill.

(1) Just before a long ramp of steps, turn right down a green lane signed ‘Public Footpath’. By the gateway pillars, bear left along footpath. Follow path down through field around edge of wood. Enter the wood where you see the stile and follow the path straight on.

(2) After 200m, and before reaching the lane, turn left in front of the waymarker post. Follow path, which winds up to a stile on the top edge of the wood. Follow the green lane leading down into West Alvington and turn left onto the tarmac lane.

(3) At the main road turn left along pavement and then follow path above the road back into Kingsbridge. Cross road above roundabout. Continue down past filling station and turn right past Tourist Information Centre to car park.(D/A)

Waypoints :
D/A : mi 0 - alt. 13ft - Quay St car park
1 : mi 0.35 - alt. 105ft - Long ramp of steps
2 : mi 0.85 - alt. 112ft - Wood
3 : mi 1.15 - alt. 217ft - Main road
D/A : mi 1.86 - alt. 13ft - Quay St car park

Useful Information

Start : Quay St car park, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JD
Terrain : Surfaced and unsurfaced paths, may be muddy in wet weather.
Parking : Quay St car park, Kingsbridge TQ7 1JD
Public transport : Buses to Kingsbridge, see www.travelinesw.com
Refreshments : In Kingsbridge and West Alvington
Toilets : Public toilets in Kingsbridge Quay car park

Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.

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