Dawlish to Holcombe
|through old Devon droves to spectacular views of the Exe|
|1 hour walks|
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Coast line ,Dawlish Air Show
Although short,this walk is quite strenuous with a fair amount of climbing particularly along the coast . However,the views of Exmouth and the Jurassic Coast are quite stunning.
A Follow Old Teignmouth Road back towards Dawlish. Road becomes a footpath.
B Cross over into Coronation Road then almost immediately turn left onto a grass strip between houses and Teigmouth Road.
This doesn't look like a path but soon becomes more defined.In fact,you are following the Teignmouth & Dawlish Way.
C Cross residential road and take path into woods.
Turn right at end of path joining a pubic footpath.
D At junction with lane turn left into Oakhill Cross Road.Ater 280m where lane bends sharply ,turn right into service road which soon becomes a track.
Continue climbing ,ignore track on left and after 370m turn left onto a public footpath.
Turn left into Sweetbriar Lane then right.
E At T junction turn right into Holcombe Road
Holcombe ,a sheltered village with numerous thatched houses,boasts one very friendly pub,the Castle Inn which serves food as well. This could be a welcome relief?
Continue past church then left into Hall lane.
F When you join the main Dawlish to Teignmouth Road,turn left and continue along pavement for 160m. Cross road into Windward Lane the take footpath on left
G The walk follows a footpath along the coast passing a field reserved for watching the annual Dawlish Air Show.
|Walks near Dawlish:|
|1 hr 20 mins|
17 - 103 m
quality of track
Free at end of Old Teignmouth Road
There are several steep climbs.