Route: From Barnstaple to Minehead (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
Day 2:
Barnstaple to Braunton
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 3:
Braunton to Croyde
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Easy
Day 4:
Croyde to Woolacombe
Distance: 6 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 5:
Woolacombe to Ilfracombe
Distance: 8heddond miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 6:
Ilfracombe to Combe Martin
Distance: 5.5 miles Difficulty: Moderate/Strenuous
- Day 7:
Combe Martin to Heddon's Mouth
Distance: 5 miles Difficulty: Moderate

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

Day 8:
Heddon's Mouth to Lynmouth
Distance: 7 miles Difficulty: Strenuous
Day 9:
Lynmouth to Porlock
Distance: 14 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 10:
Porlock to Minehead
Distance: 9 miles Difficulty: Moderate
Day 11: Depart

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



9 Days / 10 Nights 7.6 miles daily avg


Rating: 2


Number in Group: 2

What's Included
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Cost £1,241 per person


Total Cost £2,482

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