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An exhilarating walk

This walk starts in Kingswear on the east bank of the river Dart. If you are not staying in... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2018
London, United Kingdom
Well worth a visit Coast Guards very helpful and informative

There is a car park further down the lane, near the Dartmouth Navigation Tower near National Trust... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2018
Winchester, United Kingdom
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7 Oct 2018
“An exhilarating walk”
6 Aug 2018
“Well worth a visit Coast Guards very helpful and informative”
A 4.6 mile walk on the South West Coast Path travelling high around the mouth of the Dart Estuary, giving fine views over the 600 year old castles. Passing through woodland dedicated to the memory of a local hero and returning via the Daymark tower...more
| Marina Car Park, Kingswear, Dartmouth TQ6 0AL, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 7 October 2018

This walk starts in Kingswear on the east bank of the river Dart. If you are not staying in Kingswear you can reach it by ferry from Dartmouth, or steam train from Paignton. Parking is also available in the Dart Marina car park for a...More

1  Thank traveljoy16
Reviewed 7 August 2018

There is a car park further down the lane, near the Dartmouth Navigation Tower near National Trust Coleton Fishacre, quite a steep walk back up to car park, however plenty of bench seats

Thank busher1441
Reviewed 20 November 2017

some great views from these walks, all weather as long as you have the right clothing, plenty of places to stop for refreshments too

Reviewed 25 April 2017

Another lovely part of the coast path. Part of the path in Kingswear is closed so make sure you follow the signs otherwise it's 11 flights of 11 steps to get on the right path! However be warned there are a lot of steps to...More

1  Thank RMJ59
Reviewed 3 September 2016

As a not-so-young, slightly lazy lady I found this walk challenging, but oh so well worth it. We completed the walk from the NT car park near the Daymark. As most of it follows the coastal path, and the coast here is very hilly, the...More

7  Thank Paula H
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Park in Brownstone car park, for those of you who don't know where this is it's the next car park past and to the right of the National Trusts Coleton Fishacre near Kingswear (they also sell very good guide booklets showing all the footpaths in...More

5  Thank BrixhamJeanjeannie
Reviewed 3 May 2016

Park at the Brownstone car park and walk past the daymark and then on to the Battery. There is a small display in one of the buildings together with views of the world war 2 gun emplacements. An interesting visit with lovely views down to...More

Thank susan H
Reviewed 21 April 2016

We found this walk to be very interesting, with lovely views. There are some small hills involved, but nothing too steep.

Thank ScouserWirral
Reviewed 9 August 2015 via mobile

If you want a nice leisurely walk then park in Briwnstone car park and walk about a mile out to the Daymark. The views of the sea and countryside are spectacular. I highly recommend it.

Thank jojo0906
Reviewed 14 March 2015

If you are energetic and enjoy coast path walking this is for you. The sites of former wartime constructions are interesting pieces of wartime architecture. Kingswear , especially following the coastal path route, is lovely with a variety of interesting houses , rural walks and...More

Thank davyboy2
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Response from BrixhamJeanjeannie | Reviewed this property |
There is a map and walk description on the National Trust Walks website. I wanted to paste the link here for you, but this site doesn't allow that.