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 circular walk runs for just over 4 miles with some moderate climbs along the waymarked, cliff top path.
The area around Baggy Point 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 and Morte Bay with Lundy Island to the west on a clear day. 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 and Crow Point. The reserve covers nearly 900 hectares making it the second largestdune system in England. Alternatively 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. Just beyond Woolacombe there are the interesting rock formations at Morte Point and the photogenic Bull Point Lighthouse to visit.


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


In Croyde Bay there's the delightful Sandleigh Tea Room to try. The tea room is run by the National Trust and includes a lovely outdoor seating area in the walled garden. It's the perfect place to relax outside on warmer days and enjoy a cream tea. The cafe is also dog friendly if you want to bring your pooch. You can find the tea rooms on Moor Lane, Croyde with a postcode of EX33 1PA.

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Baggy Point - - 1354309

Slabs of lime stone rising from the sea at Baggy Point.

Baggy Point - - 1473056

Baggy Point Cliff, on the point between Croyde Beach and Putsboro / Woolacombe

Georgeham, Baggy Point - - 514161

Georgeham: Baggy Point. Looking west with Lundy on the horizon. Seen from the South West Coast Path

Footpath at Baggy Point - - 301836

This footpath seems to be quite accessible to pushchairs - although it pays to be a careful driver!

Footpath from Baggy Point - - 1758207

Footpath from Baggy Point. Looking inland towards Middleborough Hill with Croyde Bay to the right. The official SW Coast Path follows the coast lower down.

Slab Cove, Baggy Point - - 560085

Slab Cove is in the foreground, with Promontory Slab mostly in sunlight beyond. Morte Point is visible in the distance.


GPS Files

GPX File

Baggy Point.gpx (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold>Download Linked File)

Memory Map Route

Baggy Point.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Download Linked File)