Winter walks around Plymouth

Escape the hustle and bustle of the city and make the most of Plymouth's coastal location on a walk this winter.

A couple walk through sunlit woods

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.

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.

Enjoy a winter walk through the park at Saltram, Devon

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.

The view to Pencarrow Head, Cornwall

Polruan to Polperro rollercoaster walk

A strenuous walk high above turquoise seas and white sandy beaches, and through prime fishing and smuggling territory.

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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.

The dramatic rocks and cliffs at Ayrmer Cove
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Short walk around Ayrmer Cove 

Follow this gentle 1 mile walk along farmland with impressive views of Bigbury and Burgh Island (made famous by Agatha Christie's 'Then there were none'). This linear route finishes just above Ayrmer Cove and a well placed bench to stop and rest.

You can find weathered orthostats at Prawle Point

Prawle Point walk

This walk is full of drama: heart thumping cliff-top climbs, with rocky raised beaches below. Look out for the sunken Demetrios below Signalhouse Point and don't miss the ancient boundary stones that dot the landscape. Call in at the Coastwatch visitor centre to find out more about this wild and beautiful landscape.

Plymouth

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