Route: From Combe Martin to Brixham (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
Combe Martin
- Day 2:
Combe Martin to Woolacombe
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

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

Day 3:
Woolacombe to Braunton
Distance: 15 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
Day 4:
Braunton to Instow
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 5:
Instow to Westward Ho!
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 6:
Westward Ho! to Clovelly
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 7:
Clovelly to Hartland Quay
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 8:
Hartland Quay to Bude
Distance: 15 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 9:
Bude to Crackington Haven
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

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

Day 10:
Crackington Haven to Tintagel
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate
Day 11:
Tintagel to Port Isaac
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 12:
Port Isaac to Padstow
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Short ferry ride from Rock to Padstow.

- Day 13:
Padstow to Porthcothan
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy

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

Day 14:
Porthcothan to Newquay
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 15:
Newquay to Perranporth
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

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

Day 16:
Perranporth to Portreath
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
Day 17:
Portreath to St Ives
Distance: 17.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy
- Day 18:
St Ives to Zennor
Distance: 6.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

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

Day 19:
Zennor to St Just
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 20:
St Just to Porthcurno
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate

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

Day 21:
Porthcurno to Penzance
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 22:
Penzance to Porthleven
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
Day 23:
Porthleven to The Lizard
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 24:
The Lizard to Coverack
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 25:
Coverack to Helford
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Gillan Creek is tide dependent.
Due to a lack of accommodation in Helford, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

- Day 26:
Helford to Falmouth
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Easy

Cross Helford River by small ferry.

- Day 27:
Falmouth to Portloe
Distance: 13.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.
Due to a lack of accommodation in Portloe, it may be necessary to accommodate you elsewhere and include transfers to and from the accommodation.

Day 28:
Portloe to Mevagissey
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy
Day 29:
Mevagissey to Charlestown
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 30:
Charlestown to Fowey
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 31:
Fowey to Looe
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

- Day 32:
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 33:
Portwrinkle to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 16 miles Difficulty: Moderate

A ferry is required between Cremyl and Plymouth.

- Day 34:
Plymouth (Barbican) to Noss Mayo
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

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

- Day 35:
Noss Mayo to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

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 36:
Bigbury on Sea to Salcombe
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

- Day 37:
Salcombe to Torcross
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

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

Day 38:
Torcross to Dartmouth
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
- Day 39:
Dartmouth to Brixham
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

 

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

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

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Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

38 Days / 39 Nights 11.9 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 3


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £4,854 per person

Based on Two people sharing a Double or Twin Room


Total Cost £9,708

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