Walking in the Tamar Valley

The Tamar Valley is renowned for its extensive and enchanting network of footpaths and trails, covering an impressive 75 square miles of awe-inspiring countryside. Here, you’ll never run out of options for lanes, woodland paths, or ancient tracks to explore during your visit.

If you’re a lover of the great outdoors, this region is the ideal destination for walk-centered getaways. Regardless of your fitness level, there’s a route to suit everyone’s preferences. You can choose from leisurely countryside strolls, challenging hikes, or adventurous explorations; in the Tamar Valley, the choices are abundant.

To make your day complete, consider using the local public transport network to reach your start point. Or take advantage of rail and bus links to combine several walks, pausing to discover our charming towns, villages and hamlets; and don’t forget to indulge in our warm hospitality and delicious food and beverages.

Kickstart your adventure by perusing the selection of short and circular walks featured on this page.

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