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Buck's Mills & Peppercombe Castle - South West Coast path Walk

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A delightfully wooded vallley down to the sea

Amazingly for N.Devon, there is FREE access and parking at Bucks Mills. Lovely woodland walks... read more

Reviewed January 19, 2019
Anthony D
Yeovil, United Kingdom
Beautiful coast line

Well worth a visit. Steep hill down to the beach and beautiful piece of coast line. Steeped in... read more

Reviewed November 27, 2018
Adrian A
Totnes, United Kingdom
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A high coastal 5.1 mile walk along the South West Coast Path through ancient woodland teeming with wildlife, with glimpses of stunning sea views through the trees and optional steep descents to two remote sand-and-shingle beaches. The village of...more
Bucks Mills Car Park, Bucks Mills EX39 5DY, England
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Reviewed January 19, 2019

Amazingly for N.Devon, there is FREE access and parking at Bucks Mills. Lovely woodland walks, thanks to the Woodland Trust, which will be a riot of birdsong and wild flowers in Spring. The beach (wild and rocky) is accessed down the road through the village....More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed November 27, 2018

Well worth a visit. Steep hill down to the beach and beautiful piece of coast line. Steeped in history and unspoiled little village.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Adrian A
Reviewed October 16, 2018

There is a car park at the top and you then walk down to the village. There are some really beautiful thatched cottages there that are really quaint. There are the remains of lime kilns down by the beach. On the beach there is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

Lovely walk , breath taking views . Hiking boots recommend . Can be tricky in parts if rain present ..

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank 1s-g-gill
Reviewed June 23, 2018

After reading not so great reviews for Clovelly, decided instead to take a look at Bucks Mill - great decision as it turned out. There is a smallish car park (height restriction) which filled up pretty quick so get there early would be my advice....More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Jane W
Reviewed August 31, 2016 via mobile

Peppercombe is stunning! 3/4 of a mile moderate walk from the Coach & Horses at Horns Cross and well worth it. Strictly no parking for Peppercombe at the pub car park and the layby is 200m down the busy A39 with no pavement. Landlord may...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Anne C
Reviewed May 27, 2016

Free car park and short walk down to Bucks Mills. Artist Cabin open now and then. Private house selling ice creams. Good walk along pebbles towards Clovelly - lots of interesting objects to be found - best after a storm when bits of driftwood and...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank Dave T
Reviewed September 25, 2015

beautiful very special here walked 10 mile but well worth it water fall was amazing and I defo going back

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank LadyRHowes
Reviewed September 5, 2015

We stayed in the idyllic Rose's Cottage in Bucks Mills and had a wonderful week exploring the area. From Bucks Mills there is a selection of walks, to Clovelly either on the coastal path or beach (tides allowing) or to Peppercombe. The beach in Bucks...More

Date of experience: September 2015
1  Thank Wendy119186363
Reviewed June 17, 2015

my husband and I visited Bucks Mill and bay whilst staying in Devon. Gorgeous June afternoon and practically had the place to ourselves. Free parking at top of village and enjoyed a walk through the village enjoying the the flowers in bloom and well tendered...More

Date of experience: June 2015
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