Lace up your walking shoes this spring 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.

A view along the path at Stoke Point, Noss Mayo

Short walk at Stoke Point

Start from the remote car park at Stoke for a short, linear 1 mile walk along the coast path. Enjoy dramatic views, and look out for the cirl bunting and Dartford warbler.

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

East Soar to Overbeck's walk

Discover a sub-tropical garden hidden in the heart of Devon on this interesting and eclectic National Trust trail.

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.

There are stunning walks along the coast path around Salcombe, Soar Mill Cove and Hope Cove

Bolberry Down and Soar Mill Cove walk

Explore the history of this magnificent corner of Devon whilst enjoying spectacular views out to sea on a walk over Bolberry Down.

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.