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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Reviews

  • Trip back in time - What a fantastic experience. The train ride from Paignton is a gentle trip with stunning views. Arriving in Kingswear you can almost imagine how people in days gone by must have felt. A short ferry ride takes you into Dartmouth which is a stunning little town.
  • Steam train - Great little day out - highly recommended. The boat trip up the dart was very good with the captain guiding us and the steam train was great for kids too.
  • So organised - So well organised. All had seat reservations and the coaches were extremely clean. The river cruise did not disappoint and without doubt one of the best commentaries I have ever heard. Without exception everyone enjoyed the day out, and thought it was the highlight of our holiday. A credit to all.

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