Following the coast path from Brixham to Torquay. An 8 mile walk. Use the no 12 bus from Torquay to Brixham. Parking is easier away from Torquay centre.


2013-02-15-12-01-57_p1100038_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  The Inner Harbour at Brixham at high tide, and the old colourful houses that overlook it

The Inner Harbour at Brixham

The Inner Harbour at Brixham at high tide, and the old colourful houses that overlook it


2013-02-15-12-03-07_p1100040_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Brixham is a busy fishing port and there is a good viewing platform to see what is going on

The fishing harbour at Brixham

Brixham is a busy fishing port and there is a good viewing platform to see what is going on


2013-02-15-12-11-18_p1100041_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Follow the level path from the harbour past the fish handling buildings

Setting out along the shore path

Follow the level path from the harbour past the fish handling buildings


2013-02-15-12-11-38_p1100042_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Brixham outer harbour

Views over the outer harbour

Brixham outer harbour


2013-02-15-12-17-25_p1100043_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Follow the path as close as you can to the shore until you come to this view. A flight of steps takes you down to the shore, then a tarmac track takes you uphill. The path is well signposted

View of Fishcombe Point

Follow the path as close as you can to the shore until you come to this view. A flight of steps takes you down to the shore, then a tarmac track takes you uphill. The path is well signposted


2013-02-15-12-35-22_p1100044_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Keep to the signposted path which leads down a flight of steps. Other paths can be steep and slippery in places

Fishcombe Point and Churston Cove

Keep to the signposted path which leads down a flight of steps. Other paths can be steep and slippery in places


2013-02-15-13-09-57_p1100045_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Elberry Cove, a shingle beach except at very low tide.

Elberry Cove, a shingle beach except at very low tide.

Elberry Cove, a shingle beach except at very low tide.


2013-02-15-13-10-04_p1100046_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Elberry Cove, a shingle beach except at very low tide.

Elberry Cove, a shingle beach except at very low tide.

Elberry Cove, a shingle beach except at very low tide.


2013-02-15-13-17-39_p1100047_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Views of Goodrington from Churston Point

Views from Churston Point

Views of Goodrington from Churston Point


2013-02-15-13-17-47_p1100048_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Looking back at Marridge Woods

Views from Churston Point

Looking back at Marridge Woods


2013-02-15-13-18-10_p1100049_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg

Enjoying the views from Churston Point


2013-02-15-13-53-25_p1100051_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Broad sands lives up to its name

Broad Sands

Broad sands lives up to its name


2013-02-15-13-53-39_p1100052_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Walk along the beach if the tide is out

Broad Sands sands

Walk along the beach if the tide is out


2013-02-15-14-06-10_p1100053_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  You have to leave the shore towards the end of broadsands sands, a path under the railway viaduct, then turn right up a long flight of steps. You are rewarded by this view at the top.

Look for the path under the railway then sharp right up steps

You have to leave the shore towards the end of broadsands sands, a path under the railway viaduct, then turn right up a long flight of steps. You are rewarded by this view at the top.


2013-02-15-14-21-58_p1100054_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Looking back at Brixham from above Shell Cove.

View of Brixham from above Shell Cove

Looking back at Brixham from above Shell Cove.


2013-02-15-14-22-11_p1100055_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Brixham in the distance and its harbour wall

Brixham in the distance

Brixham in the distance and its harbour wall


2013-02-15-14-22-38_p1100056_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg

A caravan park from sugar loaf hill


2013-02-15-14-30-48_p1100057_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill

Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill

Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill


2013-02-15-14-59-18_p1100058_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Paignton Harbour with boats sitting on the sand

Paignton Harbour

Paignton Harbour with boats sitting on the sand


2013-02-15-14-59-23_p1100059_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg

paignton Harbour North Quay


2013-02-15-15-04-00_p1100060_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Another long stretch of firm sand at low tide

Paignton Sands

Another long stretch of firm sand at low tide


2013-02-15-15-04-12_p1100061_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Paignton Promenade Pier and the wide firm sands

Paignton Promenade Pier

Paignton Promenade Pier and the wide firm sands


2013-02-15-15-04-20_p1100062_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  View of Torquay from Paignton Sands

View of Torquay from Paignton Sands

View of Torquay from Paignton Sands


2013-02-15-15-30-17_p1100063_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Old cart tracks cut deep in the rock  round Hollicombe Head, suggesting this was an important route for many years

Old cart tracks lead round Hollicombe Head

Old cart tracks cut deep in the rock  round Hollicombe Head, suggesting this was an important route for many years


2013-02-15-15-30-23_p1100064_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Another view of the cart tracks round Hollicombe Head

Looking back from Hollicombe Head

Another view of the cart tracks round Hollicombe Head


2013-02-15-15-39-41_p1100065_brixham-to-torquay-coast-path-8-miles.jpg  Looking back at the distant coastline from Brixham to Torquay from Livermead head

Looking back at the path from Livermead head

Looking back at the distant coastline from Brixham to Torquay from Livermead head