logo Walking Britain

Bigbury-on-Sea, Arymer Cove & Burgh Island
Introduction to Walk 3657

Photo from the walk - Bigbury-on-Sea, Arymer Cove & Burgh Island

County/Area - Devon

Author - Lou Johnson

Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km

Ascent - 800 feet / 242 metres

Time - 3 hours 20 minutes

Grade - easy/mod

South Devon walk from Bigbury-on-Sea that visits the pretty village of Ringmore before following the South West Coast Path at Ayrmer Cove. Route continues along a scenic section of the coast path through Challabrough and past Warren Point back to Bigbury-on-Sea. Depending on tides a circuit of Burgh Island can either be completed by walking across the beach or using the sea tractor at high tide. A GPS File is available for download (see walk description).

Please maintain social distancing - keep at least 2 metres away from other walkers.


 

Maps Ordnance Survey Logo Anquet Maps Logo

Ordnance Survey Explorer OL20Sheet Map1:25kBUY
Anquet OS Explorer OL20Digital Map1:25kBUY

It is recommended you take a map. The preferred scale is 1:25k.

Other walks nearby

Walk 3041
0.8 miles / 1.3 km away
Thurlestone from Bantham
Grade - easy
Length - 4.0 miles / 6.5 km
Walk 3432
6.6 miles / 10.5 km away
Salcombe to Thurlestone
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 11.0 miles / 17.9 km
Walk 3276
6.8 miles / 10.9 km away
Gara Point & Stoke Point from Noss Mayo
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 7.0 miles / 11.4 km
Walk 2012
6.8 miles / 10.9 km away
Wembury Bay & St Peter's Church from Noss Mayo
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 6.0 miles / 9.8 km
Walk 3387
9.6 miles / 15.3 km away
Upper Erme Valley & Ugborough Moor
Grade - moderate
Length - 9.3 miles / 15.1 km
Walk 3431
10.2 miles / 16.4 km away
Beeson to Salcombe
Grade - mod/hard
Length - 12.0 miles / 19.5 km
Walk 2018
10.8 miles / 17.2 km away
Saltram Park & Hardwick Wood, Plymouth
Grade - easy
Length - 5.0 miles / 8.1 km
Walk 3427
10.8 miles / 17.3 km away
Slapton Sands & Stokenham from Torcross
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3346
10.8 miles / 17.3 km away
Start Point from Torcross
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 8.0 miles / 13 km
Walk 3223
11.8 miles / 18.9 km away
Avon Dam Reservoir & White Barrows from Shipley Bridge
Grade - easy/mod
Length - 5.5 miles / 8.9 km

Note : The distances quoted to other walks in the vicinity are measured in a straight line. The distance by road may be further.

Recommended Books & eBooks

Walking on Dartmoor

Walking on DartmoorThis guidebook contains route descriptions for 42 day walks in the Dartmoor National Park and its surrounding area. The walks all vary in length from 2 to 12 miles long and each route is graded by difficulty from easy to moderate or hard. Most of the walks are circular with a few longer routes that are linear and involve ascents of tors.
More information

The Two Moors Way

The Two Moors WayGuidebook to walking Devon's Coast to Coast, a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. Beginning at Wembury Bay on the south coast and finishing at Lynmouth, the walk passes through the beautiful countryside of Dartmoor and Exmoor. A map booklet of the full route on OS 1:25K maps is included.
More information

The National Trails

The National TrailsThis inspirational guidebook looks at each of the UK's 19 National Trails, with information that allows ease of comparison and contrast, inspiring you to find out more and to take up a long-distance challenge. Some Trails are short and easy, others much longer, many have strong themes - they may follow a coastline, or traverse ranges of hills.
More information

Social Media

Follow Walking Britain for the latest news.

Facebook Twitter

Walking - Covid 19 update

Regular updates on how Covid 19 will impact on walking in the UK More info.

Mountain Weather

Stay safe on the mountains with detailed weather forecasts - for iOS devices or for Android devices.

Digital Mapping Guide

Digital Mapping Guide - a simple guide of how to start using digital mapping. Includes advice and useful links.