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Visitors on a walk at Baggy Point, Devon
Visitors on a walk at Baggy Point | © National Trust Images/John Millar

Baggy Point short circular walk

This short circular walk along the western flank of Baggy Point will reward you with great coastal, sea and farmland views, and it's also an excellent place to see wildflowers and to enjoy a spot of birdwatching. The area is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its geological features.

Total steps: 10

Total steps: 10

Start point

Baggy Point car park, grid ref: SS432397

Step 1

Go out of the car park by the kiosk and turn right up the asphalted lane, signed Baggy Point 1 mile. Be careful as there can be traffic on this section.

Step 2

Pass through gate posts to the fingerpost at the fork in the path and turn left. On your left at this point is the only dog waste bin in the area. Follow the asphalted track past the houses.

Step 3

Follow the track, keeping to your left. At the next fork to your right there's a driveway to a modern house.

Step 4

Follow this mostly level, graded track along to the end of the headland. Look out to your left across the bays to Hartland in the far distance.

Step 5

30m past the gate you'll come to a fingerpost. Continue straight on the path signposted Baggy Point ½ mile. There's a detour off this path that leads down to the rock pools. If you do decide to take a look please be careful as the path and the rocks can be slippery.

Step 6

When you reach the headland take time to stop and enjoy the view, it's magnificent at any time of year and in any weather.

Step 7

From the headland follow the footpath at a sharp right up the hill and through the gate. Follow the graded path straight ahead of you to the fingerpost and walk across the field.

Step 8

Follow the gravelled footpath that's signed National Trust car park 1 mile. Go through the gate and follow the stony track down the slope. To your right there are great views across the bay to Hartland Point.

Step 9

Follow the path as it turns to the right down the hillside and rejoin the path that you followed out to Baggy Point.

Step 10

Turn left and retrace your steps back to the car park, signed National Trust car park ½ mile.

End point

Baggy Point car park, grid ref: SS432397

Trail map

A map of the short circular walk at Baggy Point
A map of the short circular walk at Baggy Point | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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