Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Salcombe Walks
2 Popular Walks
  
Walk 1 Salcombe to Sharp Tor
 2.7 miles (1h 10)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Bolt Head
 3.2 miles (1h 20)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
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South Sands makes an ideal centre for walking to enjoy stunning views of Devon's most dramatic coastline.

 

 

Point of Interest Combe denotes a valley with green fertile pastures and steep uncultivated sides.
Sal refers to salty
   
Pubs There are several pubs in Salcombe
but none en route
   
parking Salcombe North Sands
 
 
Walk 1
Salcombe to Sharp Tor (2.7 miles)
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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
stiles several
   
Routes
   
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Point of Interest spectacular views of Devon coast line

 

Walk 2
Bolt Head (3.2 miles)
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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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