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)

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


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)


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 Route The Sloop Inn, Bantham


 Walks near Aveton Gifford
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.