Walk - Kingswear and Brownstone Battery
4.9 miles (7.9 km)
Marina Car Park, Kingswear - TQ6 0AL Marina Car Park, Kingswear
Challenging - Coastal and woodland footpaths with some uneven sections and long flights of steps, metalled roads and tracks, and a lot of steep ascent and descent.
A walk travelling high around the mouth of the Dart Estuary, giving fine views over the castles that protected this important waterway for more than 600 years. Passing through woodland dedicated to the memory of a local hero and returning via the Daymark tower, erected to show sailors the way into the harbour, the route visits the extensive remains of the Brownstone Battery, built during the Second World War to prevent enemy landings on the beaches to the east. Skylarks trill overhead and seals can sometimes be seen on the rocks below.