South West Coast Path - North Devon Coast

48 miles (77kms) from Instow to Bude
6 nights; 5 days walking

Leisurely walking around Appledore and the estuaries of the rivers Tawe and Torridge; a roller-coaster of ups and downs, attractive villages and a cool walk through dappled woodland between Westward Ho! and Hartland Point; and a stretch of dramatic, wild and increasingly hilly coastline between Hartland Point and the seaside resort of Bude.


Small boats on the slipway at Clovelly


Highlights include the delightful villages of Appledore, Morwenstow and Clovelly, with its steep cobbled high street and whitewashed fisherman’s cottages; the breathtaking coastal panorama that opens up as you round Hartland Point and look straight along the Atlantic coast; the views back to Hartland Point Lighthouse from the west; and the challenge of some of the wildest and most remote walking on the whole of the South West Coast Path.


Walker sat on a rock on the North Devon Coast, looking out to sea

Approximate daily distances:
  •  Instow to Westward Ho! - 11 miles (18 kms)
  •  Westward Ho! to Clovelly - 11 miles (18 kms)
  •  Clovelly to Hartland Quay - 10 miles (16 kms)
  •  Hartland Quay to Morwenstow - 8 miles (13 kms)
  •  Morwenstow to Bude - 8 miles (13 kms)


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Travel information - start

Rail: Barnstaple 
Onward travel: Public bus

Travel information - finish
Rail: Exeter 
Onward travel: Public bus

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