40.Brixham to Torquay Coast Path - 8 miles

2013-02-15

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The Inner Harbour at Brixham

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


The fishing harbour at Brixham

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


Setting out along the shore path

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


Views over the outer harbour

Brixham outer harbour

Views over the outer harbour

Brixham outer harbour


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

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


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

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


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.

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.

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

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


Views from Churston Point

Views of Goodrington from Churston Point

Views from Churston Point

Views of Goodrington from Churston Point


Views from Churston Point

Looking back at Marridge Woods

Views from Churston Point

Looking back at Marridge Woods


Enjoying the views from Churston Point

Enjoying the views from Churston Point


Broad Sands

Broad sands lives up to its name

Broad Sands

Broad sands lives up to its name


Broad Sands sands

Walk along the beach if the tide is out

Broad Sands sands

Walk along the beach if the tide is out


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.

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.


View of Brixham from above Shell Cove

Looking back at Brixham from above Shell Cove.

View of Brixham from above Shell Cove

Looking back at Brixham from above Shell Cove.


Brixham in the distance

Brixham in the distance and its harbour wall

Brixham in the distance

Brixham in the distance and its harbour wall


A caravan park from sugar loaf hill

A caravan park from sugar loaf hill


Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill

Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill

Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill

Goodrington sands from Sugar Loaf Hill


Paignton Harbour

Paignton Harbour with boats sitting on the sand

Paignton Harbour

Paignton Harbour with boats sitting on the sand


paignton Harbour North Quay

paignton Harbour North Quay


Paignton Sands

Another long stretch of firm sand at low tide

Paignton Sands

Another long stretch of firm sand at low tide


Paignton Promenade Pier

Paignton Promenade Pier and the wide firm sands

Paignton Promenade Pier

Paignton Promenade Pier and the wide firm sands


View of Torquay from Paignton Sands

View of Torquay from Paignton Sands

View of Torquay from Paignton Sands

View of Torquay from Paignton Sands


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

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


Looking back from Hollicombe Head

Another view of the cart tracks round Hollicombe Head

Looking back from Hollicombe Head

Another view of the cart tracks round Hollicombe Head


Looking back at the path from Livermead head

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

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