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A view along the coast path at Stoke Point, near Wembury, Devon
The viewpoint at Stoke Point near Wembury, Devon | © National Trust / John Parker

A short coastal walk at Stoke Point

This clifftop walk down to a picturesque viewpoint offers dramatic vistas and a chance to spot rare birds and marine life – especially if you bring your binoculars.

Total steps: 5

Total steps: 5

Start point

Stoke National Trust car park, grid ref SX557465

Step 1

Leave the National Trust car park through the wooden gate beside the information board.

Step 2

Follow the path down towards the cliff.

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Look out for rare Dartford warblers | © National Trust Images/Martin Bennett

Step 3

Continue through the gate out onto the cliff and walk down to the South West Coast Path, passing an old holed stone gate post on your left.

Step 4

Turn right and walk along the path until you come to a bench on your right.

Step 5

Stop here to enjoy the views and try to pick out marine and bird life with your binoculars. Then re-trace your steps back up to the car park.

End point

Stoke National Trust car park, grid ref SX557465

Trail map

Ordnance Survey map of the Stoke Point short walk near Wembury, Devon
The Stoke Point short walk near Wembury, Devon | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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