Spring walks near Plymouth

Here are some of the best walks to enjoy the spring season near Plymouth.

Follow one of the four way marked trails on the Buckland estate

Great walks for spring

Pull on your walking boots and head out onto the beautiful Buckland estate this spring, and you'll be treated to far-reaching views, peaceful spots to rest a while and plenty of flora and fauna too.

Lanhydrock Respryn bridge

Lanhydrock summer walks

There are a host of ways to see the countryside and garden at Lanhydrock. Join a garden or estate tour with one of our friendly volunteer guides or explore at your own pace within the formal garden or three circular estate walks.

The view from the top of Prospect Tower at Cotehele

Explore the Cotehele estate

The estate is open every day from dawn to dusk and your dog is welcome too. There are loads of walking routes through the 1300 acres of countryside, with miles of wooded paths opening up onto views of the river and the surrounding fields.

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

Wembury Bay and the River Yealm walk

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.

Plymbridge Woods, Devon

Woodland wander

Enjoy an easy meander alongside the River Plym through ancient woodland.

Sheep grazing in the Lanhydrock estate

Lanhydrock Great Wood and the Avenue walk

This gentle walk is a great introduction to the magical, mature, mixed woodland and impressive parkland of the Lanhydrock estate.

Looking at the footpaths along Whitsand Bay, Cornwall

Whitsand Bay Circular Walk

Explore ancient routes and medieval green lanes, wander through woodland and heathland, walk past wetlands and discover a natural reservoir full of wildlife.

Discover the jagged rocks at Bolt Head

Bolt Head walk

Discover the dramatic coast around Salcombe, walking from East Soar to Bolt Head and then following the path back towards the Salcombe Estuary.