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South West Coast Path Walk - Ilfracombe and the Torrs

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The views - Beautiful

Combined the coastal path with some beach hopping and bouldering in the coves. Beautiful views and... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Birmingham, United Kingdom
South West Coast Path

a nice costal path with outstanding views. well signposted throughout. paths through towns and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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This 3.2 mile route on the South West Coast Path travels through a long wooded valley to The Torrs, a rugged area also known as 'The Seven Hills' with tremendous views across the Bristol Channel. Any walk around the town features steep gradients...more
Ilfracombe Quay, Ilfracombe EX34 9EQ, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Combined the coastal path with some beach hopping and bouldering in the coves. Beautiful views and coves. Recommend this walk and try to end up at the Grampus Inn at Lee for lunch.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked part of this pathway between Ilfracombe and Lee Bay and although the climb was a little difficult due to being wet underfoot but if you are able to take this walk at your own pace you will be rewarded by the experience and...More

1  Thank Ronald D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

a nice costal path with outstanding views. well signposted throughout. paths through towns and villages and along some wonderful beaches.

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Reviewed 8 August 2018

Scenery in this part of the country is absolutely breathtaking. An amazing coast path walk which we thoroughly enjoyed.

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Reviewed 7 August 2018 via mobile

I have recently walked the vast majority of the coastal path between Combe Martin and Croyde. It is very hilly however the views are breathtaking. The path is well maintained and well sign posted. Taking the time to walk down to beaches when the tide...More

1  Thank Claire B
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Illfracombe to Combe Martin - beautiful, hilly, few slightly over-grown sections. Illfracombe to Woolacombe - beautiful, hilly (VERY!), incredible views and well signed.

Thank madmitchells2018
Reviewed 21 July 2018

When the summer is as good as this one has been it is hard to better such a spectacular coastline. In any season it has its fascinations but on a hot, sunny, blue sky summer's day it is sublime.

Thank Vicky B
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The kitchen and bathroom were in good condition, no issues but really disappointed with the condition of the lounge area the windows were dirty curtains needed washing, dusty dirty floor and sofa was shocking and it's faux leather was literally disintegrating it smelt terrible it...More

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Reviewed 20 July 2018

A lovely view and steady walk. The scenary is beautiful and cannot be faulted. Paths well maintained.

Thank Lisa R
Reviewed 13 July 2018

After exploring the norther section of the SWCPW, I am now making plans to return to walk the entire route. The scenery is breath-taking - of course I was there during the long drought of 2018 and consequently did not have to deal with rain....More

2  Thank Transmogrifer
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