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Abbotsham Cliff beach and Kipling's Tor, Westward Ho!
Introduction to Walk 1047

Photo from the walk - Abbotsham Cliff beach and Kipling's Tor, Westward Ho!

County/Area - Devon

Author - The Pig on the Hill

Length - 3.5 miles / 5.7 km

Ascent - 300 feet / 91 metres

Time - 2 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy

This Devon walk explores the South West Coast Path to the west of Westward Ho! It includes Kipling's Tor a popular viewpoint on this section of coast. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.

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Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

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