These two small villages are perfect places to start and end walks along the coast with pubs in both offering food and drink before or after your walk.
Walk on from Noss Mayo and explore the small, sandy beaches and the cove of Cellar Beach, once used by farmers using fishing as a sideline business.
A lovely walk all year round with stunning coastal views, woodland leading right down to the estuary edge and the beautiful village of Noss Mayo.
Start from the remote car park at Stoke for a short, linear 1 mile walk along the coast path. Enjoy dramatic views, and look out for the cirl bunting and Dartford warbler.
Join the old carriage way, Revelstoke Drive, for a hike to the ruins of Gunrow Signal Station, a great picnic spot. The turn back and follow the path that hugs the coast through Netton Down.
A strenuous but rewarding walk round the wilder side of the Yealm estuary, from Gara Point to Noss Mayo, taking in a combination of Victorian history and wildlife along the way.
The wide track along the coast from Noss Mayo to Stoke Point is part of a nine mile circular carriage ride, called Revelstoke Drive.