Branscombe Undercliff Circular Walk

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3.4 km
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156 m
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Branscombe Undercliff Circular Walk

Walking the Branscombe Undercliff Circular Trail is a quick and relatively easy adventure in Devon that will allow you to fully appreciate the natural beauty of the coastal landscape. Featuring beautiful beaches, dramatic cliffs, and the blue expanse of the English Channel, this is an amazing walking route that you won’t want to miss out on. Don’t forget your swimsuit and towel to spend some time along the beach - as long as the sun makes an appearance on the day!

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Route Description for Branscombe Undercliff Circular Walk

If you are after a short coastal adventure that features a small amount of uphill walking and breathtaking views of the English Channel, then the Branscombe Undercliff Circular Walk is sure to be a new favourite. Setting out from the car park, you will make your way east to begin the uphill climb along the upper portion of the cliffs. Take some time to appreciate the amazing views across the water, as you continue east towards Beer Head. Just before reaching the point, you will turn to the southwest and descend the hillside, making your way along the length of the beach on the return to the car park.

Getting to the Branscombe Undercliff Circular Walk Trailhead

To reach the trailhead for the Branscombe Undercliff Circular Walk from Branscombe, drive east for 0.5 km and make a slight right to continue on for 89 m. Make a right here and follow the road for 0.6 km, keeping right for another 0.2 km to arrive at the car park.

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