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South West Coast Path

S W Coast Path, United Kingdom

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About South West Coast Path

The longest of England’s National Trails, the multi-award-winning South West Coast Path offers 630 miles of stunning coastal walking around the entire South West peninsula. It follows the entire coastline of Cornwall, goes across the mouth of the River Tamar, and continues into Devon. After running along the south coast of Devon it then follows the Dorset coastline before finally ending at Poole Harbour.



Attractions near South West Coast Path

Devon Cliffs Holiday Park0.32km from South West Coast Path

Devon Cliffs Holiday Park is one of the biggest parks which was set in acres of land and is situated in the gorgeous East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty famous for its intimate wooded combes and fertile river valleys.  Head to the beach and have a crack at surfing, bodyboarding, paddleboarding, and sea kayaking. Back on dry land, score a hole in one with adventure golf. One of the iconic attractions where you can spend a nice time.

Sandy Bay Beach Blue Flag Winner 20190.34km from South West Coast Path

Sandy Bay Beach is a beautiful half-mile-long privately owned sandy beach set in a secluded bay. This beach offers a great location to spend some quality time making sandcastles and digging holes. Along the shore, there is rockpools ideal for searching and crabbing in. One of the iconic locations where you can spend a nice time with family.

Orcombe Point1.68km from South West Coast Path

Orcombe Point is the most westerly point of the Jurassic Coast, a World Heritage Site stretching from Exmouth to Old Harry Rocks near Swanage in Dorset. The dramatic red mudstone and sandstone reveal evidence of a previous desert environment crossed with seasonal life-giving rivers similar to Namibia today.

National Trust - A la Ronde4.66km from South West Coast Path

La Ronde is an 18th-century 16-sided house located near Lympstone, Exmouth, Devon, England, and in the ownership of the National Trust. The house was built for two spinster cousins, Jane and Mary Parminter. The inspiration behind the building’s design is often attributed to the Basilica of San Vitale in Ravenna, with its many-sided shape and vaulted octagonal tower. The finished structure consists of 20 rooms, all intricately decorated by the cousins themselves.

Dawlish Warren Beach5.5km from South West Coast Path

Dawlish Warren is a beautiful Blue Flag family beach resort at the mouth of the Exe Estuary, near Exeter and Dawlish in South Devon. It offers more than just a traditional bucket and spade beach – it also boasts an internationally protected National Nature Reserve, a large grassed play area where you can enjoy a picnic,  children’s amusements, shops, pubs, and cafes, all safely away from the road.

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens6.9km from South West Coast Path

A majestic place with over 60 acres of beautiful gardens with their soft sweeping lawns, elegant water features, fragrant English borders and formal Gardens. There’s a miniature village, a large climbing camp and acres of informal gardens to explore and play in. There’s an educational nature trail where many birds can be seen feeding and heard singing, you can even learn to identify their calls.

Where is South West Coast Path

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Devon is a county of England, reaching from the Bristol Channel in the north to the English Channel in the south. It is part of South West England, bounded by Cornwall to the west, Somerset to the north-east and Dorset to the east. The city of Exeter is the county town.