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Wembury Bay & St Peter's Church from Noss Mayo
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Photo from the walk - Wembury Bay & St Peter's Church from Noss Mayo

County/Area - Devon

Author - John Paterson

Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km

Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Time - 3 hours 0 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

This South Devon walk includes a section of the South West Coast Path, one of England's prettiest rivers and ruined church dating back 1000 years. The start is the pretty village of Noss Mayo.


 

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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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