Route: From Babbacombe to Falmouth (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
Babbacombe
- Day 2:
Babbacombe to Paignton
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

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

Day 3:
Paignton to Brixham
Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 4:
Brixham to Dartmouth
Distance: 11.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

Ferry crossing from Dartmouth to Kingswear.

- Day 5:
Dartmouth to Strete
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

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 6:
Strete to Hallsands
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderate

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 7:
Hallsands to Salcombe
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

Crossing Kingsbridge Estuary by ferry.

Day 8:
Salcombe to Hope Cove
Distance: 8 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 9:
Hope Cove to Bigbury on Sea
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Avon by short ferry journey.
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 Wembury
Distance: 15.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

Cross the River Erme which is tide dependent.
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 11:
Wembury to Plymouth (Barbican)
Distance: 11 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

Cross the River Yealm by short ferry journey.

- Day 12:
Plymouth (Barbican) to Kingsand/Cawsand
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Easy

A ferry is required between Cremyl and Plymouth.
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 13:
Kingsand/Cawsand to Crafthole
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 14:
Crafthole to Looe
Distance: 8.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 15:
Looe to Polperro
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Moderate
- Day 16:
Polperro to Fowey
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate

A ferry is required between Fowey and Polruan.

Day 17:
Fowey to Charlestown
Distance: 10 miles Difficulty: Easy/Moderate
- Day 18:
Charlestown to Gorran Haven
Distance: 10.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous

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

- Day 19:
Gorran Haven to Portloe
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Strenuous/Easy

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 20:
Portloe to Portscatho
Distance: 7.5 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
- Day 21:
Portscatho to Falmouth
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Easy

Two ferry crossings are required on this stretch.

Day 22: Depart
Falmouth
 

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

20 Days / 21 Nights 8.3 miles daily avg


Difficulty

Rating: 2


Walkers

Number in Group: 2


What's Included
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Cost £2,662 per person

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Total Cost £5,324

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