Route: From Braunton to Worth Matravers (Popular Daily Distances)

The daily mileages of this itinerary are what 80% of our walkers choose to walk. These mileages will give you the chance to stop for lunch, and the opportunity to take photographs on most days, as occasionally there may be days with longer miles. Please consider the daily mileages if wishing to walk over the winter months due to shorter day light hours.

Itinerary & Costs


The Daily Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrive
Braunton
Day 2:
Braunton to Instow
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 3:
Instow to Westward Ho!
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 4:
Westward Ho! to Clovelly
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 5:
Clovelly to Hartland Quay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 6:
Hartland Quay to Bude
Distance: 15 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 7:
Bude to Crackington Haven
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 8:
Crackington Haven to Tintagel
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate
Day 9:
Tintagel to Port Isaac
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 10:
Port Isaac to Padstow
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Rock to Padstow.

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

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

Day 14:
Perranporth to Portreath
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 15:
Portreath to St Ives
Distance: 18 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 16:
St Ives to Zennor
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 17:
Zennor to St Just
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 18:
St Just to Porthcurno
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 19:
Porthcurno to Penzance
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 20:
Penzance to Porthleven
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 21:
Porthleven to The Lizard
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 22:
The Lizard to Coverack
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 23:
Coverack to Helford
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Gillan Creek is tide dependent.

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

- Day 24:
Helford to Falmouth
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy

Cross Helford River by small ferry.

- Day 25:
Falmouth to Portloe
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.

Day 26:
Portloe to Mevagissey
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy
Day 27:
Mevagissey to Charlestown
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 28:
Charlestown to Fowey
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 29:
Fowey to Looe
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

- Day 30:
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 31:
Portwrinkle to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 16 miles Difficulty: Moderate

A ferry is required between Cremyl and Plymouth.

- Day 32:
Plymouth (Barbican) to Noss Mayo
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.

- Day 33:
Noss Mayo to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.

- Day 34:
Bigbury on Sea to Salcombe
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

- Day 35:
Salcombe to Torcross
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Crossing Kingsbridge Estuary by ferry.

Day 36:
Torcross to Dartmouth
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
- Day 37:
Dartmouth to Brixham
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

Day 38:
Brixham to Babbacombe
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 39:
Babbacombe to Exmouth
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy

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

Day 40:
Exmouth to Sidmouth
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 41:
Sidmouth to Seaton
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 42:
Seaton to Lyme Regis
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 43:
Lyme Regis to West Bay
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 44:
West Bay to Abbotsbury
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 45:
Abbotsbury to Weymouth
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 46:
Weymouth to Lulworth
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 47:
Lulworth to Worth Matravers
Distance: 15 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Lulworth Range is only open on certain dates to allow walkers to pass through. It includes most weekends, and public holidays. click here to check your dates

Day 48: Depart
Worth Matravers
 

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 - This may be a full cooked or continental option depending on accommodation. 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

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Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

46 Days / 47 Nights 11.7 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 3


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


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Cost £5,155 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £10,310

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