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Salcombe Walks

exploring a beautiful coastline
1 hour walks
   
Walk 1 (2.7 miles)Walk 2 (3.2 miles)
Salcombe to Sharp Tor Bolt Head

South Sands makes an ideal centre for walking to enjoy stunning views of Devon's most dramatic coastline.

 

Point of Interestspectacular views of Devon coast line
Point of InterestCombe denotes a valley with green fertile pastures and steep uncultivated sides.
Sal refers to salty
  
PubsThere are several pubs in Salcombe
but none en route
  
parkingSalcombe North Sands

Walk 1 Salcombe to Sharp Tor (2.7 miles)

Difficulty:

This popular walk starts in Salcombe North Sands Car Park and follows the South West Coast Path along jagged rocks to Bolt Head with extensive views of Devon's coast line and the English Channel.

In 2009 a shipwreck was found dating back to the bronze age ; it's cargo included a bronze sword,gold bracelets and tin & copper ingots.

The tea clipper,the Hertzogin Cecelie,was also wrecked nearby.

There is one steady climb and descent.

length:
2.7 miles
time:
1 hr 20 mins
stilesseveral
  
Routes
  
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Point of Interestspectacular views of Devon coast line
Salcombe walk 1

Walk 1

 Walks near Salcombe:
  
 Noss Mayo
Two Popular Walks with superb coastal views.
  
 Yealmpton
Two great walks from a village that boasts Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage!
  
 Loddiswell
Popular walks through the Avon valley.
 
 Modbury
Two great walks from Modbury,a historic market town known for its enchanting individual shops
  

Walk 2 Bolt Head (3.2 miles)

Difficulty:

A walk great views of the coastline similar to the first walk but longer.

There is one steady climb and descent.

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Salcombe walk 1

Walk 2