Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Aveton Gifford Walks
2 Popular Walks
Avon Estuary Avon Estuary
  
Walk 1 Ashford Bridge
 3.4) miles (1h 30)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Avon Estuary Walk
 8.5 miles (3h 30)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
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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 Interest Avon Estuary
   
Pubs The Fisherman's Rest
Aveton Gifford
   
parking Car Park,Tidal Road
 
 
Walk 1
Ashford Bridge (3.4) miles
 MAP

Difficulty:

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.

   
En Route No pubs or cafe

 

Walk 2
Avon Estuary Walk (8.5 miles)
  MAP

Difficulty:

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.

elevation
   
En Route The Sloop Inn, Bantham
 

 

 Walks near Aveton Gifford
   
  Modbury
Two great walks from Modbury, a historic market town known for its enchanting individual shops
  
  Loddiswell
Delightful walks through the Avon Valley.
  
  Salcombe
South Sands makes an ideal centre for walking to enjoy magnificent views of Devon's most dramatic coastline.