A stroll along Slapton Line. Find out more about Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve and the Shingle Ridge, on this short trail with fabulous views over the coast and the lake.
Calculated time is computed with the distance, the height difference, and an average speed of 2.2 mph. For an intermediate walker, this time includes small breaks.
(D/A) Leave the car park, crossing the road over towards the beach and turn left. Walk along the beachside path up towards the middle car park.
(1) Cross the road over to follow the path on the Ley side of the road back to the car park. (D/A)
D/A : km 0 - alt. 4m - Torcross car park
1 : km 2.12 - alt. 4m - Road
D/A : km 4.31 - alt. 4m - Torcross car park
Start : Torcross car park, TQ7 2TQ
Terrain : Surfaced and unsurfaced paths
Parking : Torcross car park, TQ7 2TQ
Public transport : Buses to Torcross see www.travelinesw.com
Refreshments : In Torcross
Toilets : Public toilets in car park
Visorando and this author cannot be held responsible in the case of accidents or problems occuring on this walk.
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