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 Woods

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.

Girl stomping in mud in woodland on winter's day

Rivers and carriageways walk

A simple, scenic walk from Respryn car park, taking in the fantastic scenery along the River Fowey and the old carriageway, with a variety of trees to look out for along the way.

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.