Route: From Appledore to Budleigh Salterton (Shorter Daily Distances)

The daily mileages of this itinerary are less than standard giving you a great chance to explore the villages you come across, stop and take photographs or just spend time sitting on beaches or cliffs. About 10% of our walkers choose this pace, and they are normally either new to walking holidays, or like to take their time.

Itinerary & Costs


The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
Appledore
Day 2: Walking
Appledore to Westward Ho!
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 3: Walking
Westward Ho! to Clovelly
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 4: Walking
Clovelly to Hartland Quay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 5: Walking
Hartland Quay to Morwenstow
Distance: 8.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 6: Walking
Morwenstow to Bude
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 7: Walking
Bude to Crackington Haven
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 8: Walking
Crackington Haven to Tintagel
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate
Day 9: Walking
Tintagel to Port Isaac
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 10: Walking
Port Isaac to Padstow
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Rock to Padstow.

Day 11: Walking
Padstow to Porthcothan
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 12: Walking
Porthcothan to Newquay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 13: Walking
Newquay to Perranporth
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

Short ferry ride, which is tide dependent or alternative footbridge.

Day 14: Walking
Perranporth to Portreath
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 15: Walking
Portreath to Hayle
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 16: Walking
Hayle to St Ives
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 17: Walking
St Ives to Zennor
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 18: Walking
Zennor to Pendeen
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 19: Walking
Pendeen to Sennen
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate
Day 20: Walking
Sennen to Porthcurno
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 21: Walking
Porthcurno to Penzance
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 22: Walking
Penzance to Praa Sands
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Day 23: Walking
Praa Sands to Mullion
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 24: Walking
Mullion to The Lizard
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 25: Walking
The Lizard to Coverack
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 26: Walking
Coverack to Helford
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Gillan Creek is tide dependent.

Due to a lack of accommodation in Helford this will be sourced nearby.

- Day 27: Walking
Helford to Falmouth
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy

Crossing Helford River by small ferry.

- Day 28: Walking
Falmouth to Portscatho
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Easy

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.

Day 29: Walking
Portscatho to Portloe
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 30: Walking
Portloe to Gorran Haven
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy
Day 31: Walking
Gorran Haven to Charlestown
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 32: Walking
Charlestown to Fowey
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 33: Walking
Fowey to Polperro
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

Day 34: Walking
Polperro to Looe
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 35: Walking
Looe to Portwrinkle
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Please be advised that there is limited accommodation in Portwrinkle and this may be sourced nearby.

Day 36: Walking
Portwrinkle to Kingsand/Cawsand
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 37: Walking
Kingsand/Cawsand to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

A ferry is required between Cremyll and Plymouth.

- Day 38: Walking
Plymouth (Barbican) to Wembury
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.

- Day 39: Walking
Wembury to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 15.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.

- Day 40: Walking
Bigbury on Sea to Hope Cove
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

Day 41: Walking
Hope Cove to Salcombe
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 42: Walking
Salcombe to Hallsands
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Crossing Kingsbridge Estuary by ferry.

Day 43: Walking
Hallsands to Strete
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 44: Walking
Strete to Dartmouth
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 45: Walking
Dartmouth to Brixham
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

Day 46: Walking
Brixham to Paignton
Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 47: Walking
Paignton to Babbacombe
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 48: Walking
Babbacombe to Dawlish
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy

Two ferry journeys required. One from Shaldon to Teignmouth and one from Starcross to Exmouth.

Day 49: Walking
Dawlish to Budleigh Salterton
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 50: Depart
Budleigh Salterton
 

What's Included

  • Accommodation for the length of your holiday including the night before you start walking and the evening after your final day's walking in good quality B&Bs, Inns and small hotels. This will be en-suite wherever possible.
  • Breakfast every morning. Evening meals can be arranged with certain accommodations for an additional charge.
  • A Personalised Holiday Pack containing maps and addresses for accommodations, pick up points and daily mileage information.
  • If you are crossing a river using a ferry or on foot at low tide then we will provide you with the relevant information to assist.
  • Luggage transfers between each accommodation. 1 bag per person up to 20 kilograms. Additional bags can be added upon request.
  • Phone line support between the hours of 0900-1900, 7 days a week for the length of your holiday.
  • If required, path to accommodation or round river transfers (free of charge)

Optional Extras

The following items are optional and can be removed to reduce the cost of your holiday.

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Important Information

Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

48 Days / 49 Nights 9.1 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 2


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £4,136 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £8,272

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