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Salcombe Hill Walk

Car Park Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth EX10 0NY, England
+44 1392 383560
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dog walking

lovely vista over the jurassic coastline,not too muddy after recent heavy rain,easy walk for us... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Bruce L

Parked the car and decided to have a walk..... have done this walk many times and always astounded... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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This moderate 2.8 mile walk starts from Salcombe Hill, high above Sidmouth. You drop through woodland to the path beside the River Sid. At the seafront, a shingle ridge provides a buffer zone between the sea and town. Zigzag up the hill, above the towering red cliffs, to bring you up to a viewpoint with breathtaking views out over Lyme Bay and the famous cliffs of the Jurassic Coast.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“lovely walk” (8 reviews)
“car park” (12 reviews)
Car Park Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth EX10 0NY, England
+44 1392 383560
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Reviewed 4 days ago

lovely vista over the jurassic coastline,not too muddy after recent heavy rain,easy walk for us good run around for the dogs

Thank Bruce L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Parked the car and decided to have a walk..... have done this walk many times and always astounded by the views. You can walk into Sidmouth which is all down hill, so remember when walking back it’s all up hill, there are more amazing views...More

Thank MontieDevon
Reviewed 20 November 2017

We parked in the National Trust car park and then did a circular walk of 4-5 miles which took us down into Sidmouth and then through the Byes riverside park. Getting back up to the top of the hill is a bit of a slog!...More

Thank anm53
Reviewed 10 September 2017

Walked this hill not expecting such exertion!! However, the views were amazing and well worth the walk.

Thank Ken D
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

We walked around here originally to look fror a geocache. But having discovered the wildlife and views almost forgot to look. We didn't have time for all of the walk but did around a third of it. Would love to come back here, with a...More

Thank chunk M
Reviewed 13 August 2017

Lovely views, moderate difficulty level as there some steep climbs. However we were well directed by the online set of directions. The path and steps are well maintained and there are a good set of benches throughout the walk.

1  Thank Chmr5
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The car park is national trust. You can walk from the car park to the cliff edge in a circular route and it is flat, so suitable for the elderly. Also walk through the woods towards Salcombe Regis and cut across the fields path back...More

Thank sidmothian
Reviewed 12 May 2017

This really is a beautiful walk and must be done if visiting Salcombe. Obviously, there is a large hill to climb so don't do it if your not able or fit but the views walking up and on the top are really breath-taking. If you...More

Thank Stephen W
Reviewed 8 May 2017

This three and a half mile walk is not for everyone as it is quite exhausting in parts but well worth doing if you are fit and we had the pleasure of seeing vast areas of bluebells, being early May

Thank david m
Reviewed 2 May 2017

Easily reached from the National Trust car park this walking area gives wonderful views along the coastal path

Thank Q0FE
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29 October 2015|
Response from SW_Coast_Path_Team | Property representative |
Red sandstone. Google red rocks of Sidmouth for more details.