Walking

Walking trail

Froward Point walk

Walking trail

This is an interesting which walk takes in historical and natural conservation features and is complete with spectacular views along the coast. The road you will walk between Brownstone and Froward Point is a military road created during the Second World War when the gun emplacement was built at Froward Point.

The view of the sea from Froward Point

Map

A map marked with a three mile walk around Froward Point

Start:

Brownstone car park, grid ref: SX903510

1

From Brownstone car park follow the path down to Froward Point (clearly signposted). You'll be walking along a military road put in place when the gun emplacement was built at Froward Point during the Second World War.

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The Coastwatch station at Froward Point in Devon

2

Follow the coastal footpath to the right, towards Outer Froward Point. Along this section of the walk there are spectacular views over the Mewstone.

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The view of the Mewstone from the top of Coleton Fishacre garden

3

Follow the coast path on to the edges of Pudcombe Cove. Here the route heads inland but a nice detour, if you have the time, is to the centre of the coast path at Pudcombe Cove, where there is a viewing point. From the viewing point it is a short walk to the bottom of Coleton Fishacre garden (free entry to National Trust members).

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4

Follow the footpath inland (this section is steep in places), until you reach Brownstone Road. Head left down this quiet country road to reach Brownstone car park.

End:

Brownstone car park, grid ref: SX903510

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Froward Point walk

Terrain

The route in part follows a well-maintained but naturally uneven coastal path which is steep in places - be aware of cliff edges and keep children and dogs supervised. Walking boots are advised.

Froward Point walk

Contact us

Telephone: 01803 842382
Email: englishrivieracountryside@nationaltrust.org.uk
Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/brownstone-and-coleton-camp
Froward Point walk

How to get here

Address
Brownstone car park, Coleton Fishacre, Brownstone Road, Kingswear, TQ6 0EQ
By road

From Brixham or Kingswear follow signs to Coleton Fishacre from B3205. Turn right at Coleton Fishacre and follow road to Brownstone car park.

Froward Point walk

Facilities and access

  • National Trust car park at Brownstone (free for National Trust members)