Walk - Salcombe Coastal Marathon, Autumn Edition

26.2 miles (42.2 km)

North Upton Caravan Park Bantham Beach

Challenging -

*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.

Downtown Salcombe

Period B&B property, five minutes level walk from coastal path. Guests’ fridge,sky tv, king size bed,nespresso coffee machine. Conveniently located in town.

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 available

Seaflowers

A modern guesthouse on Frogmore Creek, Devon. Bookable privately for 14 guests, or a room-only basis to enjoy the luxury of a five-star hotel with shared facilities.

Ocean Reach Holiday Homes

Modern holiday homes with 360-degree coastal & countryside views. Situated on the SWCP on Bolberry Down. Pet friendly with enclosed gardens.

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

East Prawle Farm Holidays

* Budget* Little Hollaway Camping Field, Mollie Tucker's Field Caravan and Motorhome Club CL, Higher House Farm Self Catering Accommodation

Kittiwake Cottage

Delightful, mid 19th Century, white-washed fisherman's cottage. A perfect base for a wonderful holiday in all seasons.

Merrifield House Devon

Views of Dartmoor, 3 Ensuite Rooms (7 adults). Off Road Parking. CCTV. Dogs Welcome. Near Bantham, Aveton Gifford, Bigbury & Salcombe

You'll be spoilt for choice for where to eat and drink along the Path. With lots of local seasonal food on offer, fresh from the farm, field and waters. Try our local ales, ciders, wines and spirits, increasing in variety by the year, as you sit in a cosy pub, fine dining restaurant or chilled café on the beach. The businesses that support the Path, where you've chosen to visit, are listed here.

Salcombe Dairy Shop & Café, Salcombe

Our ice cream parlour and bean to bar chocolate factory is set in the beautiful coastal town of Salcombe. It’s an irresistible spot for walkers in need of sustenance.

Hope and Anchor

Set in the heart of Hope Cove a stone’s throw from the beach & Path. Individual boutique rooms and al fresco dining.

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 Information Centre

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

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