Below are a few examples of the walking and wild swimming trails available on the blog page. To open the full guides , go to the blog page and click on the one you fancy
20. Isles of Scilly: Tresco in a day
12. Dorset: Osmington Mill to Durdle Door
10. Devon: Salcombe Regis to Weston Mouth
7. Exmoor - Simonsbath to Source of the Exe
6. Cornwall: Port Quin to Port Isaac circular
West Coast Ramblings and More
The Westcountry is best appreciated on foot. Sometimes strenuous (good for the heart) and sometimes a doddle, it's always beautiful. Varied too, with coast, moors and lush countryside to choose from.
And to add spice, it's rich in history, myth and characters. Each trail-blog contains a little taster of at least one or the other.
Included too are pictures to give an idea what to expect, and, a not-to-scale map to help you locate the trail on the relevant ordinance survey map. Some of these walks are in remote areas a good map and compass are essential.
Most of the trails are around four to seven miles, but some link to other blog-trails if you fancy a longer walk. Those that do have an asterisk before the title and a note in the post indicating the linked trail.
Ps: the first Westcountry ramblers were Homo-Heidelbergens. Pre-Homo-Sapiens Heide and Bergen picked Torquay about half a million years before Basil Fawlty arrived. It had a nice dry cave and, unlike Basil's hotel, Kent's Cavern is still there.
4. Cornwall: Holywell Beach to Perranporth
These walks can be muddy and strenuous. Please wear appropriate gear and take care.
27. Dartmoor: Wild swimming Sharrah Pool
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