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Branscombe Walks

high up following the Jurassic coast
1 hour walks

Enjoy spectacular views of the Jurassic Coastline following well maintained footpaths.

Point of Interest

Jurassic Coast
Combe: a green valley with steep sides
Branscombe was known for its lace.

Branscombe Beach

Branscombe is a typical Devon combe ,a valley with green fertile pastures and steep uncultivated sides. In the past ,being tucked away,it was well hidden from casual pirates.

The Old Bakerymore cream tea walks

Walk 1 Most popular (2.5 miles)

A This short but delightful walk starts from Branscombe beach with quite a strenuous climb.

B Once at the top the views are stunning.

C Half way ,turn right and follow a country lane with several thatched cottages; you pass Branscombe Church,one of the oldest churches in Devon.

D Continue past the Post Office

E Site of Old bakery,Manor Mill & Forge.

F You may be tempted to deviate from the route to the Masons Arms  in Branscombe.

Walk 1 
2.5 miles
1 hr

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Walk 2 Fountain Head (3 miles)

A Starts and finishes like walk1

G passes the Fountain Head pub  around the half way mark. North of the pub,on top of the hill,lies Branscombe Airfield.

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Walk 2 
3 miles
1 hr 20 mins
tracks bridle,paths
main roads
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altitude range
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Pay & Display Branscombe Mouth

There is one steep climb at the beginning.

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Walk 1 & 2 (blue)

 Walks near Branscombe:
This is a must do walk if you are in this area - it will involve some climbing but views of coastline are breathtaking.
Two great walks from this popular holiday resort combining sea and countryside.
 Donkey Sanctuary
A short but invigorating family walk from the Donkey Sanctuary to the Jurassic Coast where in 2007 the Napoli ran aground.
  Salcombe Hill & Salcombe Regis
 Enjoy a picnic with spectacular views of the coast and explore the famous Norman Lockyer Observatory where helium was first discovered.