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South West Coast Path Walk- Meadfoot & London Bridge

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A good walk, but only if you are fit

Thsi path is rugged in places and goes up and down. It was an enjoyable experience, but not... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Percy W
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Quite a challenge but excellent views.

The path from Torquay to Babbacombe is an excellent walk with great views of the coastline and... read more

Reviewed 18 August 2018
Barry U
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A 4 mile walk on the South West Coast Path based on Torquay harbour, with splendid views out across Tor Bay. The harbour was used by the British Navy as an anchorage during the Napoleonic Wars, and as a result it became a fashionable resort, popular...more
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Belgrave Road | The Strand by Torquay Harbour, Torquay TQ2 5HP, England
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thsi path is rugged in places and goes up and down. It was an enjoyable experience, but not suitable for people with mobility issues. ther eare good views over Thatcher Rock

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Reviewed 18 August 2018 via mobile

The path from Torquay to Babbacombe is an excellent walk with great views of the coastline and surrounding areas. The walk is on pathways, through forests, across downs and along roads. Some parts are quite steep with high steps.

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Reviewed 14 July 2018

This is such a pretty walk. The path has lots of stairs and pebbly ground but is quite easy and leads straight to the Torquay Harbour. The views are amazing and there are plenty of rest spots with benches to sit on.

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Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

We did 2 small walks starting from Meadford Bay walking firstly into Torquay along the coastal path ( 1.5 miles ) and then along the seafront to Cockington Lane and onto Cockington The second walk went in the opposite direction into Babbacombe ( 9.5 miles...More

1  Thank Chris B
Reviewed 21 May 2018

Our host at the hotel we were staying suggested this walk but advised doing it in reverse and this was great advice as it is a generally a downhill walk. We caught the Babacombe Bus and got of the bus just after the Range store...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017 via mobile

Left Torquay and followed signs for the coastal walk. Some areas challenging as steps wind up and round. Arrived at Meadfoot and walked along to the end. Decided to go back and have a break and coffee in the Meadfoot Café. Extremely pleasant sitting watching...More

Thank Shirley C
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This is a very pleasant walk, especially if the sun is shining as it offers some of the best views across Tor Bay. Easy parking at Meadfoot. The first part of the walk is across the flat, open grassy Daddyhole Plain (Daddyhole = Devil's Cave)...More

1  Thank Chris P
Reviewed 6 September 2017

On a sunny day this is the best walk ever, climb up to Daddyhole Plain, go to visit the Coastguard, always pleased to see you. Down around the back of Rock End, some beautiful houses & huge gardens, with the sea on the left, look...More

Thank sue c
Reviewed 24 August 2017

A very pleasant walk, steep in parts but great views of the sea. Wild flowers galore at this time of year.

Thank tinkle_24
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We often have a walk around here with our kids and it has some great views. As with a lot of the coast path around Torbay it is steep in places but the views are well worth the effort

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alexia_a
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Response from philkay2017 | Reviewed this property |
Not advisable. Far too many steps on this particular bit. Torquay itself is quite hilly , but people do cycle along the seafront etc. There would be plenty of other places you could cycle.
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