Summer walks near Plymouth

Woodland paths, sandy beaches and summer colour in the garden. There are so many walks and pathways to choose from for a perfect summer time walk.

Plymbridge Woods, Devon

Woodland wander

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

A couple walk through sunlit woods
Walking trail

Saltram pillars walk 

Take an easy one-mile walk from Saltram House that follows parkland and woodland, providing distant views of the estuary, Plymouth and Cornwall.

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.

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.

More walking trails 

Find hundreds of places to explore on foot on our walking map and lots more walking ideas. Whatever you want from a walk, we've got something special just for you.

Which places are open and what you need to know before you visit 

You'll find lots of places open now - over 50 houses, 135 gardens and parks, and hundreds of coastal and countryside sites. To avoid disappointment please book in advance, especially at busier times such as weekends and bank holidays. Please check the property webpage of the place you wish to visit before you travel. Read this article to find out how to book and what to expect from your visit.

The east court garden at Montacute House

Places to visit in the South West 

Find out which other gardens and outdoor spaces we care for in the South West are open by county, and how to book to visit.