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87 miles. The start of The South West Coast Path

South West Coast Path Section 1. Minehead to Westward Ho!

79 miles. North Devon across the Cornish borders on the "wreckers" Atlantic coast

South West Coast Path Section 2. Westward Ho! to Padstow

66 miles. North Cornwall's best beaches and coves on The South West Coast Path.

South West Coast Path Section 3. Padstow to St. Ives

41 miles. Option to return on St. Michael's Way to complete the Lands End Circle.

South West Coast Path Section 4. St. Ives to Penzance

61 miles. Around Britain's most southerly point on the Lizard peninsula.

South West Coast Path Section 5. Penzance to Falmouth

77 miles. Atmospheric harbours and coves on The South West Coast Path.

South West Coast Path Section 6. Falmouth to Plymouth

Ancient maritime and estuaries route. Experiences from our history with the sea,

South West Coast Path Section 7. Plymouth to Brixham

58 miles. East Devon to the Jurassic Coast on The South West Coast Path

South West Coast Path Section 8. Brixham to Lyme Regis

A few days of walking taking you through a few million years of geological time.

South West Coast Path Section 9. Lyme Regis to Poole

Two or three days walking along this pilgrim's path through mid Cornwall.

Saints Way

Created by Frank Squibb in 1994. Cornwall's challenging coast to coast.

Smugglers Way

100 mile circular route linking Saints Way, Smugglers Way & Cornish Coast Paths.

Cornwall 100 Mile Challenge

You may prefer to stay in just one or two locations.

One Centre Walks Cornwall

The St. Michael's way is an inland, coast to coast circular walk from Penzance or St. Ives.

St. Michaels Way

If it's your first time on a walking break you could try a taster trip over two or three days.

Classic Cornish Short Break

Exmoor packs a lot into the UK's most compact national park.

One Centre Walks Exmoor

A circular walk unearthing the very best of Dartmoor National Park

Dartmoor Way

A national trail of variety, inspiration and, quite simply, magnificent beauty

Two Moors Way

A dramatic ridge route cutting west to east over the Mendip Hills.

Mendip Way

A huge variety of walking, including open moors, ancient woodland and deep gorges.

Coleridge Way

A one or two day inland route which is also part of The South West Coast Path.

Dorset Ridgeway Path

186 miles across "the land of magic and enchantment".

Pembrokeshire Coast Path Full

67 miles to Milford Haven of 55 miles to Pembroke.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path South

56 miles, depending on any inland diversions due to tides at two estuary crossings.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path West

The crescendo at the end of Pembrokeshire. This is wild, wild walking.

Pembrokeshire Coast Path North

71 miles linking the Pembrokeshire Coast Path to the Meirionnydd Coast Path

Ceredigion Coast Path

A varied walk for those that want to be close to both the mountains and the ocean.

Meirionnydd and Snowdonia

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