2.9 of 5 (71 votes)

Dartmouth to Stoke Fleming

A leisurely walk (coast) in Devon, England, about 6.70km (4.16 mi) long with an estimated walking time of about 2:15h. It is unsuitable for families with children, prams & pushchairs, wheelchairs.
Elevation Profile
Ascent 126m (413ft)
Descent 180m (590ft)
Max. Elevation 130m (426ft)
Altitude Gain & Loss 306m (1003ft)
Start & End
Dartmouth, South Hams, Devon, England, TQ6 9PR
Distance 6.70km
Duration ~2:15h
Ordnance Survey Map
Car Free Walks TeamCreated by Timwoods on 09 Feb 2018
A walk from the stunning town of Dartmouth over to Stoke Fleming. The route follows the river to the coast, then hugs the coastline before dipping inland to the village, where you'll find a great pub, a superb beach and a bus home - what more could you need?

Walk Functions


Nearby Walks

Sharp Tor - a south Dartmoor walk

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A moderate, linear walk (moorland) starting in Devon, England, about 17.80km (11.06 mi) long, duration: ~6:15h.

Highs and lows in Southern Dartmoor

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A moderate, circular walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting in Devon, England, about 10.40km (6.46 mi) long, duration: ~3:45h.

Heading north and back from the South Hams

★★★★★ ★★★★★
A strenuous, linear walk (low hills and fells (below 600m)) starting in Devon, England, about 23.10km (14.35 mi) long, duration: ~8:15h.

Walk Map

$walk->POI array(0)
Called from .../walk.php:384


OS Grid SX876515
Start the walk in Dartmouth. There are regular buses here from most of the major towns and cities in Devon - or you could take the ferry across the Dart!
OS Grid SX879506
Follow the road south to Warfleet.
About 0.92 km (~0.57 miles) from
OS Grid SX886504
Continue along the path to the castle.
About 0.69 km (~0.43 miles) from
OS Grid SX887497
Continue along the coastal path via Blackstone Point.
About 0.75 km (~0.47 miles) from
OS Grid SX877487
The coast weaves and winds down to Dancing Beggars.
About 1.38 km (~0.86 miles) from
OS Grid SX873492
Head inland and turn left at the road to reach Stoke Fleming.
About 0.65 km (~0.4 miles) from
OS Grid SX863487
Continue into Stoke Fleming. There are buses from here back to Dartmouth if you've walked far enough for today. The pub, the Green Dragon, is also recommended: http://greendragonsf.co.uk
About 1.15 km (~0.71 miles) from
OS Grid SX858480
For those who like to finish their walks with a dip in the sea, continue to Blackpool Sands, just beyond the village. Return once sated for the bus home.
About 0.90 km (~0.56 miles) from

What do you think?

Comment Headline
Your Name
Your Email
What does the image (right) show?
(Starts with "W" and ends with "ater Bottle")
Please note: Car Free Walks are not responsible for the accuracy of public transport information. close