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South West Coast Path National Trail

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Address: Lands End, Plymouth TR19 7AA, England
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Wonderful way to see our stunning coast line

Many people go abroad in search of exotic beauty but we have so much of that right here in our own country. The SW coastal path is one of the most beautiful stretches of our coast... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 27, 2015
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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

Many people go abroad in search of exotic beauty but we have so much of that right here in our own country. The SW coastal path is one of the most beautiful stretches of our coast and every town on the way has so much character and history.

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Farmington, Connecticut
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

We were looking for a nice place to walk where we could walk from town to town and not be too far from civilization while we were at it, and chose the Falmouth to Plymouth leg of the Coastal Path. It seemed as though it would be ok and wow, was it ever a gorgeous place to hike! We had... More 

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Swindon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Do give a section of this walk a go even if it is only a few miles or kilometers. The views as you walk along the coast are awesome especially if you can get a good day. We did the bit from Hope Cove to Salcombe and it was wonderful. Apart from the views the conversation and chat with fellow... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

You will need plenty of stamina and a good pair of shoes, yes there are bits that are easy but parts of this are comparable to an ascent in the Lakes. The views are breathtaking, so a camera is a must. You can find seats to take a breather or a cuppa if you brought refreshments. Some areas are out... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

we walked the stretch from padstow for around 5 miles, absolutely stunning coastline nice easy walking path easily accessible for most.

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Ivybridge
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 137 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

We often get out one of our many OS maps of the South Hams and choose a stretch of theSouth West Coastal Footpath to walk over and last week we choose the walk from Mothecumbe beach to Beacon Hill. The path has a variety of sea views and is good under foot, we found it medium to difficult but well... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 via mobile

I walked from St. Ives to Penzance in June 2015. I should have managed about 65 km but the path turned out to be much more tiring than I had assumed as I do not walk long distances a lot. Especially the bit from St. Ives to Pennor was strenuous as you were constantly going up or down. A company... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is THE great UK walk - don't miss the difficult to get to bits, as they are the most spectacular & also, usually, the least busy. It too us 6 years to finish the SWCP, but it was a great experience & we saw so much.

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Hobart, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

This is a great walk so much beauty and diversity to see , we have done many of the walks in the uk and this is among the top .

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

My wide and I have walked almost every section of the Devon and Cornwall coastal footpath over the recent years. It is therapeutic and so enjoyable. I recommend Viewranger software, it is easy to install in your phone and not expensive. It continuously shows exactly where you are which helps with some route decisions. We use it in the Lake... More 

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Address: Lands End, Plymouth TR19 7AA, England
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Devon  >  Plymouth

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