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Exeter & District Group

We are the Exeter and District Ramblers. We open the way for everyone in our local community to enjoy the pleasures of walking.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking

Overview

Leaders: Jane Price & Maggie Stewart.
A varied walk in terms of terrain with ascent of 2130ft and descent of 2140ft. A good workout of ‘ups and downs’ with tremendous views over Labrador Bay.
Walk towards Brunel Manor to view Keith Barratt’s 1993 sculptures celebrating the accomplishments of the man in the stovepipe hat, through the Avenues to Great Hill on the John Musgrave Heritage Trail, veer to Lower Gabwell, thence to the South West Coast Path at the RSPB Cirl Bunting Reserve, passing Herring, Mackerel and Blackaller’s Coves, south to Maidencombe making for Bell Rock to pass through the strange Valley of Rocks and return to Watcombe.

Sunday, 14 January 2024
Start time:
10:30 am
Estimated finish time:
3:00 pm
Difficulty:
Strenuous
Distance:
11.3km / 7.0mi
Ascent:
N/A
Type:
circular

If you would like to join this walk, please notify the leaders, preferably by email, so that they can inform you of any late changes to arrangements.

Starting point

Grid reference:
SX 92252 67384
Nearest postcode:
TQ1 4SH
what3words:
resist.burns.moods
Start time:
10:30 am

Watcombe Beach Road Car Park (Free large parking spot). Map: EXP44.

Join the Ramblers and enjoy

  • unlimited free access to 50,000 Ramblers group walks
  • a library jam-packed with thousands of tried-and-tested routes
  • a welcome pack teeming with top tips plus our quarterly Walk magazine
  • exclusive discounts from our partners
  • knowing your support is opening up more places to walk and helping more people discover the joy of walking