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 estuary, or its rich birdlife.
This walk crosses one of our estuaries, make sure you check the ferry timetable to help plan your route.
This walk includes three hidden AONB geocaches – ‘Your South Devon Landscape 4, 5 and 6’ . Information about our geocaches and how to find them here.
This route follows the blue ‘Avon Estuary Walk’ waymarkers.
Audio point A – Modern thatch
Audio point B – Hue and cry
Audio point C – Cockleridge
Audio point D – From ships to cottages
Audio point E – Birds of woodland and marsh
Audio point F – Charming the birds
Audio point G – Woodmasons the basketmakers!
Audio point H – Crossing the water
Audio point I – A creekside kiln
Audio point J – Farming the oyster
Audio point K – Secrets in the sands