Walks in South Hams

There are many popular walking routes around Bigbury-on-Sea area and  the South Hams area. Making the most of the beautiful countryside and coast is often best done on foot.  Many trails in this area are suitable for walking or running.

Popular Walks: 

There are plenty of walks that can be undertaken from Bigbury and its vicinity. Here are some suggestions – you can find more details of each route by clicking on the link, including a PDF download for your mobile or computer. The South Devon ANOB website is a good source including some town walking tours.

A Collection of Suggested Walks in and around Bigbury on Sea

All these walks are circular in nature and start and finish at the same point

1          Burgh Island & Bigbury Village – 1.5 miles

2          Challaborough & Folly Hill – 2 miles

3          Folly Hill Farm & Avon Estuary – 2.5 miles

4          Ringmore via Arymer Cove – 3 miles

5          Bigbury on Sea to Villa Crusoe & Avon Estuary – 4 miles

6          St Milburga’s Oratory, Avon Estuary, up to Bigbury – 3.5 miles

7          Bigbury Village down Cockle Stream, return via Stoggy Lane – 2.5 miles

8          Round walk along Avon Estuary & Drunkards’ Hill – 3 miles

9          Avon Estuary from Aveton Gifford towards Bantham – 4.5 miles

10        Aveton Gifford Circular Walk – 5.5 miles

11        Ringmore to Hoist Point & Beacon Point – 4.5 miles

12        Kingston, Wonwell Beach to Beacon Point – 4.5 miles

13        Bantham to Thurlestone & back – 3 miles

14        Thurlestone to Hope Cove & Bolt Tail – 4 miles

15        Hope Cove to Bolberry Down via Bolt Tail – 3.5 miles

16        Blackdown Rings & Upper Avon Valley – Gara & Bickham Bridges – 6.25 miles

17        Loddiswell & Middle Avon – 3.5 miles

18        Bolberry Down to Bolt Head – 5.5 miles

19        East Soar (Malborough) to Overbecks (Salcombe) & Bolt Head – 4 miles

20        Salcombe to Batson Creek & Snapes Point – 2.75 miles

21        Kingsbridge to West Alvington – 2 miles

22        Kingsbridge to Bowcombe Creek – 2.75 miles