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Salcombe Hill Walk

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Address: Car Park Salcombe Hill, Sidmouth EX10 0NY, England
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This moderate 2.8 mile walk starts from Salcombe Hill, high above Sidmouth....

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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Steep hill!

Walked up this hill on a recent visit to Sidmuoth. I am not a walker so did find it quite hard as it is very steep but when you get to the top the views of Sidmouth bay are... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Walked up this hill on a recent visit to Sidmuoth. I am not a walker so did find it quite hard as it is very steep but when you get to the top the views of Sidmouth bay are breath-taking. There are a couple of places you can stop to get your breath back before going onwards and upwards. Lovely... More 

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Sidmouth
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

The walk up Salcombe Hill is very steep. There are two stopping places to sit down before reaching the steps for the final assent. Once at the top the views of Sidmouth, and the coastline are truly breathtaking. Lovely walk through the woods and not to be missed when the bluebells are out.

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1 Thank Valerie P
Sidmouth, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

good parking.lovely walk,circular. The views are not to be missed absolutely stunning.went at sunset but i guess all times are amazing

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1 Thank Kay H
Lincolnshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

This is a fabulous place to take the dog for a walk or take the children out for the day. There are excellent views of the Jurassic coast.

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Thank Sally1862
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Climbed the hill to the top, it takes about 30 mins to get to the top, but it is really worth it. The views are amazing, some very steep steps so not suitable for small children.

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Thank graymackay
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016 via mobile

From the lifeboat station at the top of the Esplanade across the temporary bridge and just follow the fingerposts / way markers through meadows teeming with butterflies into cool woodland bathed in dappled sunlight on to farmland and back along to the coast . The final steps to the summit of the hill are indeed heaven in Devon when you... More 

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Thank 831drew
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016

The views from the top of the hill overlooking Sidmouth are outstanding. A walk that you want to do over and over again.

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Thank Deborah R
Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2016

Lovely walk from the local campsite. Some steps but fabulous views. The blue bell woods were a lovely find!

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Branscombe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

THIS IS A LOVELY SHORT WALK WITH FANTASTIC VIEWS OF SIDMOUTH AND BEYOND. It is ok for wheelchairs. You can extend the walk by going along the south coast path to Salcombe Regis for more great views (not ok for wheelchairs). It is a favourite walk for locals with their dogs and I go at least twice a month all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2016 via mobile

A beautiful scenic walk for children, adults and dogs too. Having energetic boys they loved this walk, it costs £2 in the honesty box and worth every penny. You can choose to have a little walk long walk. But both perfect for burning off energy! Beautiful views on the glamorous cliff top, well worth a visit.

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