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South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs

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Lovely walk on a beautiful day

Stunning walk that took us a leisurely 2 hours. Couple of steepish parts, but overall was fine for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
the_grants_uk1
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Berkhamsted, United Kingdom
Stunning Views

Superb views, simple to follow path and a stunning example of the UK coast. Would recommend both... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pendlerjp
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Bath, United Kingdom
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This 3.2 mile route on the South West Coast Path travels through a long wooded valley to The Torrs, a rugged area also known as 'The Seven Hills' with tremendous views across the Bristol Channel. Any walk around the town features steep gradients...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stunning walk that took us a leisurely 2 hours. Couple of steepish parts, but overall was fine for any age group, but you do need some strength, so elderly would struggle. Views were fantastic.

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Superb views, simple to follow path and a stunning example of the UK coast. Would recommend both short and long target walks

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Pendlerjp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The coastal path walk wasn't too strenuous but is highly recommended for the views on the way up and what you arrive to at the top! Perfect if you want a bit of fresh air and want to admire the local area from above. If...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Elle1nad
Reviewed March 21, 2019

Lovely walk with excellent views of Ilfracombe along the way. A couple of parts were a bit muddy so make sure you have a good pair of walking shoes.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Trip744914
Reviewed March 3, 2019

Just lovely at this time of year. The beaches are very quite and the dogs are allowed access to all of them.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Busterswoof
Reviewed February 12, 2019 via mobile

This bit of coastline is amazing. Stunningly beautiful, quiet and peaceful. We saw many flowers bluebells, primrose and wild orchid to mention a few.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2018

Starting from Barnstaple ,walk across the wooden bridge at Rolle Quay then along a good wheelchair friendly path by the River Taw past the industrial park into the open country, you can then stop off at Ashford garden centre. Continue aplong the river and you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank kennethollerhead
Reviewed December 5, 2018

the south west coast is not flat and can be steep but the view make it very worthwhile. great walks west from ilfracombe

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Hancoxa
Reviewed November 6, 2018

This is a wonderful hike out from Ilfracombe, you can go beyond the Torrs which give you a wonderful view of Ilfracombe the sea and the surrounding countryside. You can go onto Lee and progress to Bull :Point before resting up at Rockham Bay or...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank petehills2018
Reviewed October 9, 2018

You have to be reasonably fit to do this but the views are great on a fine day. It's difficult to beat a coastal path especially with hills, if you don't mind the ups and downs. The paths are mainly good, although it can get...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Andrew C
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