Foot Paths


The area around Noss Mayo and Newton Ferrers in South Devon is fairly unique for the south coast as it seems to be off the beaten tourist track and sees few walkers. 

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A Coastal Carriage Drive


Walk Length: 8 km/5 miles; there are no stiles and no steep climbs; most of the route is suitable for those pushing the more robust sort of buggy.

Wembury Beach to Heybrook Bay Walk


The walk is about 3 miles, and is quite hilly and can be muddy underfoot.

Gara Point & Stoke Point from Noss Mayo


7.0 miles in length; Easy to Moderate walking

Ascent - 1400 feet / 424 metres


Wembury Bay & St Peter's Church from Noss Mayo


Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km; Ascent - 1000 feet / 303 metres

Grade - easy/mod

This South Devon walk includes a section of the South West Coast Path, one of England's prettiest rivers and ruined church dating back 1000 years. The start is the pretty village of Noss Mayo. 

Yealmpton to Ivybridge 8 miles

A walk of farms and pastures, villages, streams, woods and undulating hills.


Walks around Brixham


1) Torr - Combe Walk. Footpath Nos. 4/5/20 (approx. 2½ miles -- 1¼ hours)


2) The Gorlofen Walk. Footpath No. 10 (approx. 2 ½ - 3 miles --- 1 ½ hours)

3) The Estuary Walk. (approx. 2¾ miles -- 1½ hours)


4) Cofflete Creek to Hollacombe Walk -- Footpath No. 2 (approx. 5 miles- 2¼ hr.)


5) Silverbridge Way



7km/4.5 miles; 2 stiles and 2 squeeze stiles; one climb of 50m/160ft and another of 80m/260ft if the optional loop at the Yealm is followed.


Contact John & Christine Wilson 872775

The River Yealm and District


Registered Charity No. 262929