Find spring colours in South Devon

From 30 minutes to 3 hours, you can find a spring walk for little legs or four paws with spectacular sea views and history to be uncovered.

There is a wonderful circular walk around Little Dartmouth

A circular walk from Little Dartmouth

Enjoy a beautiful walk with far-reaching views. Take a detour and visit the secluded, sandy Compass Cove. Finish at the ruin of Gallants Bower, an old Civil War fort with impressive 360-degree views across the Dartmouth estuary and inland.

Wembury, South West Devon

Take a stroll around Wembury Point

Discover Wembury Point's past, still evident if you look closely, and a wide variety of wildlife, on land, sea and water. Enjoy views across the bay to the mysterious Great Mewstone.

The view over the Salcombe estuary from the house and garden at Overbeck's, Devon.

East Soar to Overbeck's walk

This trail leads you along the runway of what used to be RAF Bolt Head to Overbeck's, with panoramic views of the South Hams coast and countryside. Please be aware you'll need to book ahead of your visit.

Suddenly you arrive at the River Yealm with views across the water
Walking trail

Wembury Bay and River Yealm 

An ideal walk for any day, with fine views of the Mewstone, Wembury Bay and, most impressively, the Yealm estuary. In summer, you can extend the route by taking the foot ferry over to Noss Mayo.

You can find weathered orthostats at Prawle Point

Prawle Point walk

This walk is full of drama: heart thumping cliff-top climbs, with rocky raised beaches below. Look out for the sunken Demetrios below Signalhouse Point and don't miss the ancient boundary stones that dot the landscape. Call in at the Coastwatch visitor centre to find out more about this wild and beautiful landscape.

Walkers along the coast path above Ayrmer Cove
Walking trail

Ringmore to Ayrmer Cove walk 

Further along the coast towards Kingsbridge is the small village of Ringmore. Park at the small NT car park here and enjoy the unspoilt countryside, travelling through Ringmore Valley to the secluded Ayrmer Cove and its startling rock formations.