Sidmouth East ideal for a picnic with a view
1 hour walks
    
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 Salcombe Hill Sidford & Salcombe Regis
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Point of InterestJurassic Coast
  
Pubs Numerous pubs in Sidmouth
Rising Sun

Blue Ball Inn in Sidford
sidmouth cliffs

Walk 1 Salcombe Hill (3.5 miles)

This is a varied but quite challenging river and coastal walk to Salcombe Hill offering stunning views and an ideal opportunity for a picnic.

It follows public footpaths into Sidmouth along the river Sid,then climbs steeply up Salcombe Hill following the South West Coast Path.

Here it turns inland through a lush valley to Springcombe,where it heads West back to Sidmouth.

  
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There is one very steep climb.

parkingSidgard Road

Walk 1

 Walks near Sidmouth:
Sidmouth Town Trail
A delightful & easy walk exploring the towns past
 
 Sidmouth West
Great walks combining forests,moorland and sea with breathtaking views of the Jurassic coast.
 
 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.
  
 Branscombe
This is a must walk if you are in this area - it will involve some climbing but views of coastline is breathtaking.
  

Walk 2 Sidford & Salcombe Regis (5.6 miles)

A slightly less strenuous but equally rewarding walk initially follows the river Sid to Sidford . It crosses an ancient Pack Horse Bridge then veers off into Knowle House estate - look out for the spectacular gates.

You return via the picturesque village of Salcombe Regis.

Caution :Take care crossing the A3052 to Lyme Regis.

busy crossingthe busy A3052 has to be crossed without islands. This makes the walk unsuitable for children.

 

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End of Primley Road

Walk 2