Walks & trails (category: Audio enhanced walks)

There are over 40 walks across South Devon AONB (Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty) to download here for free. They range in length from 2 to 12 miles and include a map, details of facilities and access as well as information on wildlife, archaeology and history.

Walks are listed alphabetically below and on our interactive map

Avon Estuary walk (01/08/12)

Distance: 7.5 miles (8.5 miles at high tide)
Grade: Moderate

Downstream from Aveton Gifford, the river Avon winds through its beautiful and secluded valley to the sea. This fine walk traces its course, and you are rarely out of sight of the river, or its rich birdlife.

Dartmouth to Greenway: The Dart Valley Trail (10/08/12)

Distance: 9 miles
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

One of the area's truly great walks, this day-long ramble follows the wooded banks of the broad and beautiful river Dart, on a route crammed with gems and jewels of human and natural history.

Dittisham to Totnes: The Dart Valley Trail (10/08/12)

Distance: 8 miles
Grade: Moderate

A perfect, gentle day's journey, this walk links village to nestled, unspoilt village as it follows the silver ribbon of the River Dart through Devon's rolling hills.

East Portlemouth to Gara Rock (10/08/12)

Distance: 3.75 miles
Grade: Moderate

Step out along the coast path, from the Salcombe Estuary and out to meet the wide open sea. Exhilarating scenery, and a wonderful way to get the wind in your sails.

Kingsbridge to Bowcombe Creek (21/08/12)

Distance: 2.75 miles (Extended walk to Bowcombe Bridge +1 mile)
Grade: Moderate

A delightful route following creeks and green lanes steeped in the trade and travel of past times. Melting views of the boat-bobbing estuary and charming South Hams countryside, and a host of waterfowl and wading birds into the bargain.

Kingston (10/08/12)

Distance: 6 miles
Grade: Strenuous

A hugely rewarding coast and estuary walk with peerless views from some of the most dramatic cliffs in the area. It ends with a huge vista of South Devon, and the welcoming sight of Kingston village snuggled amongst the fields.

Kingswear to Froward Point (10/08/12)

Distance: 5 miles
Grade: Moderate to Strenuous

Castles and cliffs, seals and skylarks, on a coastal circular walk rich in views, history and natural abundance.

Noss Mayo and Revelstoke Drive (10/08/12)

Distance: 4.5 miles
Grade: Easy

The many faces of maritme South Devon in one walk; wild open sea and rugged coast, sheltered estuary, wooded riverbanks, and the waterfront village of Noss Mayo with its chocolate box charm.

Salcombe to Snapes Point (10/08/12)

Distance: 4.5 miles (Shorter route 2.75 miles)
Grade: Moderate

This lovely tranquil mosey winds around sleepy creeks and fingers of land nosing out into the lapping waters, with brilliant and surprising views to keep your senses sharp.