Walk - Abbotsham and Westward Ho!

5.3 miles (8.5 km)

Kipling Tors Car Park, Westward Ho! - EX39 1SY Kipling Tors Car Park, Westward Ho!

Moderate - Quiet country lanes, public footpath, green lane and coast path. Fairly even going underfoot with a few wet or muddy patches in damp weather.

Follow in the footsteps of authors Charles Kingsley and Rudyard Kipling and take in the spectacular views of the Westward Ho! coastline.

Have a look at our Top Dog Walks on the South West Coast Path for more dog friendly beaches and pubs. 

There are a range of wonderful places to lay your head near the Coast Path for a well-earned sleep. From large and luxurious hotels, to small and personable B&B's, as well as self-catering options and campsites. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Greencliff Farm Campsite

Small friendly site, path 500m.Tents Easter-Oct. Small camper/caravans Jul-Aug. H&C water, shower. Shop/ Pub/ Bus 1m. Dogs welcome. £7.

Westacott Farm Camping

Enjoy the peace and tranquility of the North Devon countryside at our working family farm. Situated within an area of Outstanding Natural Beauty on the North Devon coast.

Tors Top Bed and Breakfast

Beautiful views offering versatile accommodation and locally sourced breakfast, situated just off the Coast Path. Single night stays welcome.

Culloden House

Quiet Victorian residence 5 minutes from the Path and local restaurants, 5 Doubles,2 Singles and a Twin room all en-suite. Single Occupancy available.

Honeysuckle Cottage B&B

A small B&B located in the quiet village of Westleigh (near Instow), 500 yds from the Coast Path & 20 yards from the local pub-the Westleigh Inn-serving food 7 days a week.

Old Keepers Cottage

Charming rural B&B on the outskirts of Bideford in stunning location overlooking the River Torridge with accommodation for up to 6

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Route Description

Follow in the footsteps of authors Charles Kingsley and Rudyard Kipling and take in the spectacular views of the Westward Ho! coastline.

Details of this walk are provided in a leaflet produced by the North Devon AONB Service which can be downloaded from here.

Public transport

Bus service 308 to Westward Ho! from Barnstaple and Bideford. For timetable information, zoom in on the interactive map and click on the bus stops, visit Traveline or phone 0871 200 22 33.

Parking

Kipling Tors Car Park (pay and display) (Postcode for Sat Navs: EX39 1SY).

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