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Looking out to sea from the rocky coast at Froward Point, Brownstone and Coleton Camp, Devon
The view from Froward Point, Devon | © National Trust Images/David Noton

Brownstone to Froward Point circular walk

This route offers spectacular views along the coast, historical features and the chance to spot wildlife. There's also the option to extend your walk to take in a hidden cove and another National Trust place.

Cliff edges

Be aware that parts of the route go close to cliff edges. Keep children and dogs under supervision at all times.

Total steps: 4

Total steps: 4

Start point

Brownstone car park, grid ref SX903510

Step 1

From Brownstone car park, follow the path all the way down to Froward Point (clearly signposted). This was a military road built during the Second World War to access a gun emplacement.

Step 2

Follow the coastal footpath to the right, towards Outer Froward Point. Along this section of the walk there are spectacular views over the Mewstone.

Step 3

Follow the coast path to the edges of Pudcombe Cove. Here, the route heads inland, but a nice detour is to the centre of the coast path at Pudcombe Cove, where there's a viewing point. From there, it's a short walk to the bottom of Coleton Fishacre garden (free entry to National Trust members).

Peregrine falcon (Falco peregrinus) in flight against a blue sky, Pentire Point, Cornwall
Peregrine falcons hunt around the cliffs at Pudcombe Cove | © National Trust Images/Nick Upton

Step 4

Follow the footpath inland (this section is steep in places), until you reach Brownstone Road. Head left down this quiet country road to return to Brownstone car park.

End point

Brownstone car park, grid ref: SX903510

Trail map

Ordnance Survey map of Brownstone to Froward Point circular walk
Brownstone to Froward Point circular walk | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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