Local walks

South Devon walking choices are abundant with hundreds of miles of public footpaths and is home to a large section of the South West Coast Path. In addition, you will find Dartmoor presents wonderful moorland walks, Tors and valleys - there really is something for everyone to enjoy no matter their experience, fitness or aptitude.

Of course, not everybody wants to hike for miles and both Torquay and Paignton provides the opportunity for a more gentle stroll along their traditional seafronts and promenades. These two towns are enjoyed by families with children and the older generation that may need to use mobility aids, prams or pushchairs.

Brixham also offers great walks with the famous Breakwater which protects Brixham and stretches for half a mile offshore. It's a lovely walk to the small lighthouse at the end from where you gain a very different view of the harbour and town and where you can view the fishing trawlers coming in to land their catch at the Fish Quay.

As the saying goes, the possibilities are endless!

Choose from our interesting local walking guides.

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  • What a great day - Excellent trip on the steam train, very well covid organised and beautiful scenery on the way. The cruise trip was wonderful and very relaxing. The guys on the ship were very good and quite witty. Well worth the day out.
  • Great day!! - We travelled from Paignton to Dartmouth on train and a ferry. Beautiful coastal views. Well organised. My little boy loved it.
  • Absolutely fabulous experience - The whole day was fabulous with great weather and steam trains. The line is one of the most scenic you will ever experience and is a must visit if in the area. I will definitely be back again :-)

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