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Thurlestone from Bantham
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County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km

Ascent - 250 feet / 76 metres

Time - 2 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy

This Devon walk explores the coast between the villages of Bantham and Thurlestone. The inland section offers a superb view over Burgh island and Bigbury-on-Sea whilst the section that follows the South West Coast Path includes some wonderful seascapes. 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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