Walk - Salcombe Coastal Marathon, Autumn Edition

26.2 miles (42.2 km)

North Upton Caravan Park Bantham Beach

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*please note registration for this event is now closed!*

Run or walk this clifftop marathon with beautful sea views, starting at Torcross and finishing at Bantham. It is self-timing and non-competitive, although some race for their own attainment. There is a half marathon option available.

Coaches are provided to transport people from the car park near the finish to the start. Checkpoints are provided, providing both water and snacks.

People can decide half way (Salcombe -14 miles) whether to continue to do the full distance or stop and get a minibus shuttle to the car park. They will be recorded as successfully completing the "half".  For those that want to do the second half only we can accommodate 16 people for transfers and more should they make their own travel arrangements.  Entry forms and further info is on the event Facebook page.

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.

Rocarno B&B

SINGLE NIGHT STAYS. Lovely views. Free wi-fi, free tea & coffee, great breakfasts.

Waverley B&B

Luxury B&B just 200yrds from the Coast Path 5 en-suite rooms, large choice of breakfast, 1-night stays welcome parking.

Salcombe Harbour Hotel and Spa

Salcombe Harbour Hotel & Spa is recognised as one of the most desirable waterside hotels in the UK and premier address on the South Coast. The spa has recently undergone a multi-million pound refurbishment.

Higher Rew Touring Caravan & Camping Park

Higher Rew is a 4 star family run park close to beautiful Salcombe and Coast Path. The Squire family have, over many years, created a relaxed caravan and camping park for your enjoyment.

Bolberry House Farm Caravan & Camping Park

Nestled in the rolling hills of South Devon, between the old fishing village of Hope Cove and the boating paradise of Salcombe. An ideal base to explore the magnificent South West Coast Path.

Horsemans Close Bed and Breakfast

Horsemans Close is a 5 room bed and breakfast, 1 minute's walk from the Kingsbridge to Salcombe bus stop. Transfers to and from the Path available. Family/group room for 5 available

Bolberry Farm Cottages

Half a mile from the South West Coast Path at Bolberry Down. Short breaks available. Dog friendly.

Shute Farm

16th Century character farmhouse in quiet position. A short distance from the Coast Path and lovely sandy beaches. 3 comfortable ensuite rooms. Open all year.We are willing to pick up and drop off walkers between Salcombe and Bantham

Ocean Reach Holiday Homes

Luxury holiday homes with 360-degree coastal & countryside views. Pet friendly with enclosed garden. Owner managed.

Welle House B&B

4 double/twin ensuite rooms in a family home, ½ mile from the path. Dogs very welcome. Good pub nearby.

Kittiwake Cottage

Luxury holiday cottage, mid 19th Century, white-washed fisherman's cottage, perfect base for a wonderful holiday in all seasons. Wifi available and dogs welcome.

Down Farm

Lovely 600 year old Devon Farmhouse B&B using local and homegrown produce. 3 en-suite rooms with sea views. Close to the coast path. Self catering also available. Contact us on either [email protected] or [email protected]

Devon Coastal Cottages

Walk the South West Coast Path direct from our cottages. Short walk from Hallsands beach and Start Point Lighthouse. Ideal for short breaks

What is on your list of things to do when you visit the Path? From walking companies, to help you tailor your visit, with itineraries and experts to enhance your visit, to baggage transfer companies and visitor attractions there are lots to people and places to help you decide what you'd like to do. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Kingsbridge Tourist Information Centre

Walking the Coast Path? Call in for all you need including books, maps and our popular accommodation guide, bus & ferry times and much more!

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