Route: From Abbotsbury to Portloe (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
Abbotsbury
Day 2:
Abbotsbury to West Bay
Distance: 9.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 3:
West Bay to Lyme Regis
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 4:
Lyme Regis to Seaton
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 5:
Seaton to Sidmouth
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 6:
Sidmouth to Exmouth
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 7:
Exmouth to Babbacombe
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy

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

Day 8:
Babbacombe to Brixham
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 9:
Brixham to Dartmouth
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

Day 10:
Dartmouth to Torcross
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous
- Day 11:
Torcross to Salcombe
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Crossing Kingsbridge Estuary by ferry.

- Day 12:
Salcombe to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 13 miles Difficulty: Easy/Strenuous

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.

- Day 13:
Bigbury on Sea to Noss Mayo
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.

- Day 14:
Noss Mayo to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 12.5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.

- Day 15:
Plymouth (Barbican) to Portwrinkle
Distance: 16 miles Difficulty: Moderate

A ferry is required between Cremyll and Plymouth.

- Day 16:
Portwrinkle to Looe
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Moderate

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

- Day 17:
Looe to Fowey
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Moderate

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

Day 18:
Fowey to Charlestown
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
Day 19:
Charlestown to Mevagissey
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 20:
Mevagissey to Portloe
Distance: 12 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy
 

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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Important Information

Holiday Summary

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Itinerary

19 Days / 20 Nights 11.3 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 3


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


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Cost £2,232 per person

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Total Cost £4,464

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