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Torcross to Dartmouth

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A variety of walking today brings you past lakes, across a large beach, over farmland and through woods before arriving in the bustling seaside village of Dartmouth. 
moderate
15.6 km
4:45 h
359 m
355 m
Leaving Torcross enjoy a walk along the shingle of a long flat beach passing Slapton Ley, Devon’s largest natural freshwater lake. Heading inland ascend through pastures and sheltered woodlands, before descending down to isolated coves. Passing through the village of Stoke Fleming, you will then reach the popular boating town of Dartmouth, with its castle, cobbled streets, unusual shops and restaurants.
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Callum Broad
Updated: July 25, 2018
Difficulty
moderate
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Highest point
115 m
Lowest point
1 m
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This route is used in the following itineraries:

WES(SWCP)PTB

Start

Torcross (5 m)
Coordinates:
OS Grid
SX 82346 41963
DD
50.265895, -3.652130
DMS
50°15'57.2"N 3°39'07.7"W
UTM
30U 453522 5568398
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Destination

Dartmouth

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These maps and routes are designed to be used in conjunction with our traditional documentation. We have recently embarked on a conversion initiative to bring the two elements together, and this itinerary will be covered in due course.

In the meantime, using the two elements alongside each other should go a long way to ensure you have a safe, enjoyable and problem free day.

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Coordinates

OS Grid
SX 82346 41963
DD
50.265895, -3.652130
DMS
50°15'57.2"N 3°39'07.7"W
UTM
30U 453522 5568398
w3w 
///crossings.harps.snares
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Difficulty
moderate
Distance
15.6 km
Duration
4:45 h
Ascent
359 m
Descent
355 m
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