Walks for revision breaks

This time of year can mean stressful revision in preparation for exams. It’s important to take regular breaks and help clear the mind. Here are some quiet walks near the Plymouth area for you and your family to go on to help de-stress and get some valuable time away from the books.

Mum and daughter walk their dog through the spring park at Saltram, Devon
Walking trail

Saltram boundary walk 

This walk follows parkland and woodland, providing views of the estuary and Blaxton saltmarsh, where the woodland flowers are particularly beautiful at spring time.

Bluebells line the pathways through Wembury

Wembury Woods walk

A hilly route that encompasses colourful woodlands, some lovely views of the Yealm river and the hedge-lined fields that lie to the east of Wembury.

Plymbridge Woods, Devon

Woodland wander

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

Lanhydrock estate, Cornwall

Lanhydrock Respryn ramble

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.

Plymouth

Moorland, woods, cycle trails, historic houses, gardens and coast are all close to this maritime city.