Walks with a café near Plymouth

Winter walks are the best way to enjoy the season. Here are a list of walks where you can stretch your legs in the countryside, and then treat your self with a tea and coffee to warm up. Please check café opening times.

Please check the home page before visiting

This article was created before the coronavirus crisis, and may not reflect the current situation. Please make sure you check web pages for individual places before you travel, to see where is open and where you may need to book, as well as the most up to date information about visiting.

Visiting information for this winter 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

View of the river Tamar from the lookout at Cotehele on a winter's day

Explore the Cotehele estate

Open daily from dawn to dusk, the Cotehele estate spans 1,300 acres and includes woodland and fields, industrial ruins, flora, fauna and working farm buildings.

Enjoy a winter walk through the park at Saltram, Devon
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.

A colourful view of the autumnal trees in Lanhydrock's parkland

Lanhydrock Great Wood & Avenue Walk

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

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.

family walking and swinging a child

Winter walks

Join us for woodland walks and warming drinks throughout January weekends. The house will re-open for Half Term on the 15th February.

Wallkers enjoying Valency Valley

Boscastle and the Valency Valley walk

Traverse the cliffs around Boscastle before exploring the Valency Valley on this National Trust trail in Cornwall.


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