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Coastal and woodland walks with superb views over the estuary and sea

  • A captivating and rugged stretch of coastline with cliffs, beaches and traditional Devon farmland
  • Long Wood is an ancient oak woodland along the River Dart, with amazing views towards the village of Dittisham
  • Look out for the nationally rare cirl bunting and peregrine falcons and dark green fritillary butterflies along the rugged cliff-tops of Froward Point to Scabbacombe. You may also catch a glimpse of adders and common lizards
  • There is a great spot for birdwatching at the Manslands wetland area
  • At Woodhuish see the recently renovated 19th-century cider press, where there is also an organic farm with traditional breeds, such as North Devon cattle and Hebridean sheep 

What's on?

Our rangers lead events from March to October where you can learn new skills and join them for walks.

This winter join them at Coleton Fishacre for a candlelit walk of the gardens.


Beach clean

Young boy helping on a beach clean up

Young boy helping on a beach clean up

Saturday 21 March, 10am-12noon

Join the ranger team cleaning Mansands beach ready for the summer - whether you can spare 10 minutes or two hours, we’d love to see you. For the more adventurous, who can spare more time we can add in a coastal walk and you can help us to clean nearby Scabbacombe beach as well. Gloves and bags provided.

Call 01803 842382 for more information

Green infrastructure

We're working with partners including Natural England, Torbay Coast and Countryside Trust, Teignbridge, South Hams and Torbay Councils and South Hams AONB to deliver green infrastructure strategies.

Where to park?

There are so many great places to explore in the area, and a number of National Trust car parks to use as your base. Find out where our car parks are located, and what's near to them.

Keep up to date

Learn about our news, events and special offers on Facebook and Twitter

'Liking' us on Facebook and 'following' us on Twitter are great ways to find out what's happening in the countryside. The rangers regularly post pictures and updates about wildlife and more.