Aveton Gifford Walks

exploring the beautiful Avon valley
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Select Your WalkWalk 1 (3.4) milesWalk 2 (8.5 miles)
  Ashford Bridge Avon Estuary Walk

The South Ham's village of Aveton Gifford is a popular centre for walkers enjoying the wildlife and landscape around the Avon Estuary.

The name means a farm on the Avon owned by  Walter Giffard in the 13th century.

Point of InterestWhat to explore?
  • Avon Estuary Wildlife & Landscape
PubsThe Fisherman's Rest
Aveton Gifford
parkingCar Park, Tidal Road, just off roundabout on A379
parkingSATNAV Postcode:near TQ7 4JN

Walk 1 Ashford Bridge (3.4) miles


A very pleasant river walk following public footpaths and quiet lanes.

From the car park, facing the estuary, turn right and follow part of the Avon Estuary Walk - see below.

Avon Estuary
En RouteNo pubs or cafe

Walk 1 Aveton Gifford Walk

 Walks near Aveton Gifford
 Bigbury & Burgh Island
Three delightful pub walks with spectacular views of Bigbury Bay. Explore Burgh Island and its hotel made famous by Agatha Christie.
Two great walks from Modbury, a historic market town known for its enchanting individual shops
Delightful walks through the Avon Valley.
South Sands makes an ideal centre for walking to enjoy magnificent views of Devon's most dramatic coastline.

Walk 2 Avon Estuary Walk (8.5 miles)


A most enjoyable , varied and somewhat strenuous circular walk which can only be done when the ferry operates - see Ferry Time Table.

For more information on long distance hiking routes including free downloads of routes click here.

En RouteThe Sloop Inn, Bantham


Walk 2 Avon Estuary Walk