South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs

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South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs

South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs
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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, but the magnificent cliff scenery towering above the picturesque harbour makes it worth the effort.
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Julius M
5 contributions
Lovely walks along the spectacular coast
Dec 2020
Lovely walks on either side of Ilfracombe, up over Hillsborough to Hele Beach and up the Torrs to the viewpoint and beyond.
Fabulous views of Ilfracombe and spectacular scenery.
Written December 30, 2020
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TJT21
Bovey Tracey, UK56 contributions
A walk in the sunshine
Oct 2020
It is well worth the climb to the top of The Torrs, as the views are stunning on all sides. You don't need to return down to the town, by the same route so it is a good circular walk
Written October 26, 2020
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Wooded garden
North Wales, UK16 contributions
Spectacular scenery out to sea
Oct 2020 • Business
This place is amazing. The views are spectacular and so tranquil. If you are searching for a coastal walk with gazing views and nature close by then you won't go far wrong in Ilfracombe. Just stunning. There are also plenty of places to eat.

Great for all who like to walk in the bay or have a play on the sand. Relaxing, charming and will visit again.
Written October 26, 2020
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Debbie D
Gloucester, UK24 contributions
Summers day walk with uphill challenges
Aug 2020
We decided to do the Torrs walk on what was predicted to be an overcast day, but the weather was glorious and added to the experience. This walk is not for the faint hearted as there are lots of steep areas that will test your breathing. What I would add is there are places to rest and take photographs of the stunning views in front of you and making the effort to climb to the top was well worth it. Tip, wear sensible footwear, I am amazed at people who do this walk in flip flops!
Written September 5, 2020
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Andrew C
St Anne, UK1,559 contributions
Superb walj
Aug 2020 • Couples
A great walk from Combe Martin to ilfracombe. Many covered wooded paths if steep in places. Mouth watering views in the sunshine. Well worth doing if hard work in the sun. Widmouth definitely worth a visit 😊👀
Written August 7, 2020
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Sally H
2 contributions
A Lovely Experience
Aug 2020
What's not generally publicised enough are the safety guidelines for these walks; this needs changing. Perhaps local tourist offices and government should be publishing safety guides for the uninitiated. It is not just a casual stroll by any means. But you can find details on the southwestcoastpath website. This walk is lovely but not for the faint of heart. You need to be reasonably fit, properly attired and well equipped for this coastal path. And try to be off the path before dark. We're out on the coastal path every day on holiday: Combe Martin - Watermouth- Hele Bay - Ilfracombe and beyond. And back again. Beware of the A39 which is downright dangerous for pedestrians. We take loads of water, and food for energy. Truly stunning views on this path and plenty of photo opportunities. This area is known for dodgy phone signals or just no signal at all in some places, so we carry two different cell networks. Plan before you go. Tell somewhere where you're going and when you expect to be back.
Written August 6, 2020
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markaaronc
Tamworth, UK146 contributions
Awe inspiring walk, beautiful views regardless of the weather
Jul 2020
my wife has a fear of heights and struggles with sheer cliff drops for obvious reasons.. the great thing about this walk is that i could be reckless and photograph anywhere, including bits that were a little scary whilst she could snap happily away from safety. great walk, top views of Devon.. go do it
Written August 2, 2020
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honestkaren
redditch194 contributions
Need to be fit
Mar 2020
It takes about 40 mins to get into town, I am 60 and just about made it with lots of stops and heavy breathing, the views are amazing, lots of steps and just when you think you can’t make it, lots of benches to collapse on! Really enjoyed it and glad I persevered
Written March 14, 2020
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Andy S
Marlow, UK255 contributions
Walkers paradise!
Mar 2020 • Couples
The North Devon coast is one of the best coastlines in the UK. Stunning scenary and challenging climbs,this area is superb. Woolacombe to Morthoe,Morthoe to Bull point lighthouse,and onward to Lee Bay,and,eventually Ilfracombe. Challenging walks all around,bloody great!.
Written March 11, 2020
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Judy S
Harrogate, UK61 contributions
A great walk!
Dec 2019
We were only in Ilfracombe for a short time - so spent one day walking along the coastal path. the path was well marked and maintained and we followed it t as far as Lee - a lovely little village with a lovely sandy bay with 'secret' paths thro huge rocks forming amazing natural sculptures. We then went up into the pretty village itself, calling at the ancient pub on the way and then back to Ilfracombe via the woods and old railway trackbed. As I said - the path was easy to follow - but do take a map so that you can see where you are and what you're looking at!
Written January 19, 2020
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