GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Wembury Point

3 miles (5 km)

This delightful area near Plymouth has recently been restored by the National Trust. It's a lovely stretch of coast and countryside with a good footpath and wonderful views of the Yealm Estuary, the Mewstone, Plymouth Breakwater and onto Rame Head in Cornwall.
The surrounding countryside is very pretty too with ox-eye daisiesand bluebells in the spring.
The walk starts at the Wembury Bay National Trust car park and follows Marine Drive, the old access road to HMS Cambridge, past Blackstone Rocks to Wembury Point. You continue to Heybrook Bay before an inland stretch through the countryside. The final section runs along the coast, returning you to the car park.
It's a splendid area with spectacular coastal cliffs and a variety of wildlife. Look out for Dartmoor Ponies, basking sharks, porpoises, dolphins and many different types of birds. Wembury beach is also beautiful with some of the best rock pools in the country.
If you wanted to extend your walk then you could pick up the Erme Plym Trail and follow it towards Plymouth. Also just to the east is the lovely Gara Point and Yealm Estuary near Newton Ferrers and Noss Mayo.


PL9 0HP - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

Wembury Point OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Wembury Point Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking


GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Wembury Point.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)