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Salcombe to Thurlestone
Introduction to Walk 3432

Photo from the walk - Salcombe to Thurlestone

County/Area - Devon

Author - Andy Smith & Tony Maries

Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km

Ascent - 3000 feet / 909 metres

Time - 8 hours 30 minutes

Grade - mod/hard

South Devon offers some of the finest coastline on mainland Britain, ranging from golden sandy beaches to dramatic rocky cliffs plunging into the sea. This is the second section of a two day walk and continues the route from Salcombe to Thurlestone. The going is relatively easy as this section of the South West Coast Path is well walked and the way ahead clear. However there is some spectacular coastal scenery to be enjoyed. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

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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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