Woolacombe, nestled in the picturesque region of North Devon, offers a delightful array of walking trails for nature enthusiasts and beach lovers alike. Here are some captivating walks you can explore:
Baggy Point to Woolacombe circular walk
Embark on a circular walk around Baggy Point, tracing the sandy dunes of Woolacombe Warren. As you follow the path, be prepared for breathtaking coastal vistas, sweeping views of the sea, and glimpses of serene farmland. This route is a haven for wildflowers and a delightful spot for birdwatching.
Time: 4 hours
Distance: 10 miles
Mini Mountain walk
For thousands of years walkers have ascended Potter’s Hill in North Devon. Revel in the breathtaking vistas from the summit of this mini mountain. During your trek, keep an eye out for various bird species, including the blackbird, linnet, stonechat, and meadow pipit. Additionally, you’ll encounter a plethora of insects, such as the bloody-nosed beetle, a large black beetle, and the vibrant green hairstreak butterfly.
Time: 30– 40 mins
Distance: 1 mile
Woolacombe short circular walk via Combesgate
Commencing from Woolacombe’s picturesque seafront, this leisurely walk meanders along the stunning coastline, offering captivating views of the sea. As you venture further, the path veers inland, leading you up a scenic grassy valley. In spring and summer, this valley comes alive with a riot of wildflowers, creating a vibrant and enchanting landscape.