Cultural Trails: Wembury to Plymouth Walk

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Wembury to Plymouth Walk: Coast In Conflict

This satisfying and spectacular walk follows the cliffs and coves of a historic and fascinating stretch of coast. The route offers wonderful views of Plymouth Sound, and a lovely inland ramble home to complete the round. Take in Forts, Naval history, Sea views and Devon countryside in this 12mile circular walk over slightly strenuous terrain (some rocky and uneven surfaces, plus steps and steep ascents).

The leaflet will provide you with the all the necessary information for your day out, such as the route, map, places of interest, history of the area, plus refreshment and accommodation ideas.

This leaflet is part of a series of themed trails in Devon’s Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty (AONB); helping you get out there, enjoy, and learn more about the landscape around you. Trail themes include:

Coast in Conflict,

Man and the Landscape,

Trade and Settlement and

A Colourful Landscape.

Map & Directions

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