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Instow to Westward Ho! Walk: guide and directions

Coloured houses in Appledore

The Instow to Westward Ho! walk takes you along the coastal path, from the picturesque riverside village of Instow to Westward Ho!’s sandy beaches. This North Devon route walks up and down the River Torridge, crossing it at Bideford and then through the Northam Burrows from Appledore to Westward Ho! This is part of the […]

Braunton to Instow Walk: guide and tips

View of very blue River Torridge

The Braunton to Instow walk is part of the South West Coast Path, although this segment actually doesn’t run by the Devon coast. Away from the cliff paths, it traverses along an old railway bed, now dedicated paths for cycling and hiking, leading from Braunton to Barnstaple, and then on the other side down to […]

Woolacombe to Braunton Walk: A Complete Guide

Saunton Sands Beach near Braunton

The Woolacombe to Braunton walk is a section of the South West Coast Path, a 630 mile coastal walk that runs through North Devon.¬†Hiking around the path is one of the best things to do in Woolacombe, so let’s have a look into how to do it! This section leaves the famous surf beach of […]

Ilfracombe to Woolacombe Walk: Directions and Instructions

Headland view near Woolacombe

The Ilfracombe to Woolacombe walk is one of the best in North Devon. It takes in epic coastline, including cliff paths and glorious bays. It does have some hills, but it’s not too taxing, and it’s about 15 kilometres in length.  This blog post will show you how to walk from Ilfracombe to Woolacombe on […]

Combe Martin to Ilfracombe Coastal Walk

Beautiful Bay near Ilfracombe

The Combe Martin to Ilfracombe coastal walk is a five mile/ eight kilometre stretch that takes in some of the most epic scenery in North Devon. On a clear day, you’ll feel like you’re in Thailand with the epic views from cliffs and beautiful coves!  This section of the South West Coast Path is famous […]

Porlock Weir to Lynmouth Walk: All you need to know

Coast path going downwards with sea in background

The Porlock Weir to Lynmouth walk takes in some of the most amazing views of Exmoor National Park. You’ll be able to enjoy the forest, coastal cliffs and the two settlements of Porlock Weir and Lynmouth. This is usually the second day of the South West Coast Path (if starting in Minehead). It is a […]

Minehead to Porlock Walk: SWCP Day One

Cliffs with moors in background

The Minehead to Porlock walk is the first (or last, depending on what way you’re doing it!) part of the South West Coast Path, one of the most famous long-distance walking routes in the UK.¬† It encompasses 630 miles from Minehead in Somerset to Poole in Dorset, and passes through countless beach towns, epic coastal […]

Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton Walk: Complete Guide

The Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton Walk is one of the best hikes around Exmouth. It passes through the Jurassic Coast and its many impressive rocks before ending up at the beautiful seaside town of Budleigh. This is a one-way hike, but you can turn it into a circular coast path walk if you return via […]

The Best Bristol Walks: 26+ Walks in and Around Bristol

River Avon in Autumn

Are you looking for the best Bristol walks? Here’s a list of 26, some of which you can start in the city, and some that are a quick drive or bus ride away.  I’ve spent the last 10 months living back in Bristol, which means that I’ve been doing a lot of walking. Hiking is […]

20+ fun things to do in Somerset

Birds eye view of the road leading through Cheddar Gorge, Somerset, South West England

Are you looking for fun things to do in Somerset? This list has over 20 attractions for history buffs, nature lovers, families with kids and luxury travellers! With rolling countryside as far as the eye can see, compelling and fascinating market towns and ancient cities, family-friendly attractions and a beautiful coastline – there are so […]