Route: From Charlestown to Poole (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
Charlestown
Day 2:
Charlestown to Fowey
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 3:
Fowey to Polperro
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

Day 4:
Polperro to Looe
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 5:
Looe to Portwrinkle
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Portwrinkle, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

- Day 6:
Portwrinkle to Kingsand/Cawsand
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Kingsand/Cawsand, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

- Day 7:
Kingsand/Cawsand to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

A ferry is required between Cremyll and Plymouth.

- Day 8:
Plymouth (Barbican) to Wembury
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.
Due to a lack of accommodation in Wembury, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

- Day 9:
Wembury to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 15.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.
Due to a lack of accommodation in Bigbury on Sea, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

- Day 10:
Bigbury on Sea to Hope Cove
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

Day 11:
Hope Cove to Salcombe
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 12:
Salcombe to Hallsands
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Crossing Kingsbridge Estuary by ferry.
Due to a lack of accommodation in Hallsands, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

- Day 13:
Hallsands to Strete
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Strete, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 14:
Strete to Dartmouth
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 15:
Dartmouth to Brixham
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

- Day 16:
Brixham to Paignton
Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Paington, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 17:
Paignton to Babbacombe
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 18:
Babbacombe to Dawlish
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy

Ferry required from Shaldon to Teignmouth.

- Day 19:
Dawlish to Budleigh Salterton
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Ferry required Starcross to Exmouth
Due to a lack of accommodation in Budleigh Salterton, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 20:
Budleigh Salterton to Sidmouth
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 21:
Sidmouth to Beer
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 22:
Beer to Lyme Regis
Distance: 8.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 23:
Lyme Regis to Seatown
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Due to a lack of accommodation in Seatown, it may be necessary to accommodate you 1 mile inland at Chideock.

Day 24:
Seatown to Abbotsbury
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 25:
Abbotsbury to Weymouth
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 26:
Weymouth to Lulworth
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 27:
Lulworth to Worth Matravers
Distance: 15.5 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
Due to a lack of accommodation in Worth Martravers, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 28:
Worth Matravers to Swanage
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 29:
Swanage to Poole
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Moderate
 

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)
  • We now offer all our routes on the AllTrails App. Use one of the most popular route apps for turn by turn voice navigation, the ability to use offline, and sync with Garmin and Wahoo products.

Optional Extras

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Important Information

Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

28 Days / 29 Nights 9.1 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 2


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £3,596 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £7,192

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