GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Baggy Point

5 miles (7.5 km)

This popular walk in the North Devon AONB visits Baggy Point, a dramatic headland with wonderful coastal views over the beautiful Croyde Bay. The area is covered in interesting plants including various wildflowers, yellow gorse, lichens and moss.It's also great for wildlife with birds including herring gull, fulmar, shag, cormorant and peregrine. You can head off the path to some rock pools where you may see seals in the summer. The area around Baggy Point is designated a Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI) for its interesting geological features.
This circular walk starts from the National Trust car park at Croyde Bay. You then head along the coast path to Baggy Point with great views over Croyde Bay. You can then continue round the headland towards Puttsborough, before following footpaths through the countryside back to the car park.
If you'd like to extend your walk then you could head south along the coast to the nearby Braunton Burrows Nature Reserve. The reserve covers nearly 900 hectares making it the second largestdune system in England. Alternativley you could head north along the beautiful Woolacombe Sands, voted Britain's Best Beach in 2015 by TripAdvisor. A walk through the sand dunes of Woolacombe Warren will take you to the village where there are plenty of nice places to eat.

Baggy Point Postcode

EX33 1PA - Please note: Postcode may be approximate for some rural locations

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

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

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


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National Trust car park

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Baggy Point

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Whale bone, washed up on Croyde beach in 1915

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Path up to Baggy point near car park

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Croyde Bay

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Cliffs at Baggy Point

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Morte Point & Woolacombe

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GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

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