Bigbury-On-Sea finds itself on one of the two coastlines in sunny Devon. Located in South Devon’s Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB), there are a multitude of lovely walks with stunning views of green and blue. Check out our list of recommendations and try one of these strolls on Your Devon Escape.
This moderate to strenuous walk begins with a boat across the Avon to Bantham. This walk shows you so much of what the South West Coast Path has to offer, with a section being one of the most beautiful sections of the whole path. Pass the many beaches along the route and take a trip back to your favourite later in your stay.
This moderate walk is a combination of uneven coast path and road. Take a stroll above Salcombe Harbour, walking through buildings of the area’s history. The walk encompasses many dog-friendly beaches where your pooch can take a dip. Take in the breath-taking scenery and stop at one of the many sheltered and quiet beaches along the route.
This moderate walk has two long and steady ascents. Walk along the beautiful coastline to Bolberry Down and return through the green fields. Take in the scenes of shipwrecks and the winding Devon lanes before returning to Hope Cove.
This moderate walk is fairly uneven underfoot. Begin your walk in Ringmore and pass through the lanes that were once only known to smugglers. Wander down to the beach tucked away in the valley and explore the rockpools at low tide, filled with marine life. Take in the sand dunes and marram grass, enjoying the variety of colours the coastline has to offer. On your return pop into The Journey’s End Inn for something to eat. Their Sunday roasts are wonderful!
This walk is moderate, with a mix of fairly even coastal path and roads. Walk along the beautiful coastline, and amble back through the green fields. This route allows you to follow history’s smugglers whilst admiring the views of Burgh Island and Thurlestone Rock. Set off with a cup of coffee from the Beachhouse or reward yourself with some seafood and a pint at the end.
This short walk allows you to take in the stunning views of Bigbury-On-Sea, Burgh Island and Thurlestone Rock. Walk over the hill from South Milton Sands to be introduced to the lovely Hope Cove village. Stop for a bite to eat and a pint at The Cove or have some seafood in one of the Lobster Pods.