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Exploring Plymouth
Introduction to Walk 2230

Photo from the walk - Exploring Plymouth

County/Area - Devon

Author - Peter Smyly

Length - 6.5 miles / 10.6 km

Ascent - 450 feet / 136 metres

Time - 2 hours 40 minutes

Grade - easy

This roughly circular route explores some of the greener parts of the City of Plymouth and includes some scenic coastal views as the walk passes along part of the South West Coastal Path. Where possible the busiest roads are avoided. For a city walk, there is some picturesque scenery.


 

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Other walks nearby

Walk 2018
3.0 miles / 4.8 km away
Saltram Park & Hardwick Wood, Plymouth
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2013
4.3 miles / 6.9 km away
The Plym Valley from Plym Bridge
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 2012
5.8 miles / 9.4 km away
Wembury Bay & St Peter's Church from Noss Mayo
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3276
5.9 miles / 9.5 km away
Gara Point & Stoke Point from Noss Mayo
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2015
7.0 miles / 11.2 km away
The Meavy & Plym valleys from Shaugh Bridge
Grade - moderate
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 1642
9.2 miles / 14.6 km away
Burrator Reservoir from Yelverton (Dartmoor)
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.5 miles / 13.8 km
Walk 2016
11.2 miles / 17.9 km away
Cross Gate to Nuns Cross via Leather Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 1083
11.2 miles / 18.0 km away
Eylesbarrow & Sheeps Tor
Grade - moderate
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3041
13.2 miles / 21.2 km away
Thurlestone from Bantham
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3223
13.9 miles / 22.2 km away
Avon Dam Reservoir & White Barrows from Shipley Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

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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South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to Plymouth

South West Coast Path Map Booklet - St Ives to PlymouthMap of part of the southern section of the 630 mile (1014km) South West Coast Path National Trail. Covers the trail from St Ives to Plymouth along the west Cornwall and Devon coastline. This convenient and compact booklet of Ordnance Survey 1:25,000 maps shows the route, providing all of the mapping you need to walk the trail in either direction.
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