GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Woolacombe to Croyde Walk

6 miles (9.5 km)

A fine coastal walk between these two North Devon villages. You'll pass the sand dunes of Woolacombe Warren, the wonderful headland at Baggy Point and the lovely Croyde Bay. It's about a 6 mile walk with somer moderate climbs so a reaonable level of fitness is required.
Starting in Woolacombe the path heads south along Woolacombe Sand and Morte Bay. On your left are the attractive hills of Woolacombe Down.
You continue along the beautiful long stretch of beach to Putsborough before heading out to Baggy Point. Here you will find sandstone rocks popular with climbers and splendid views towards Lundy Island.
The final section runs along the headland before finishing at Croyde Sands.
The walk uses sections of the South West Coast Path and Tarka Trail. You can extend your walking on the Ilfracombe to Woolacombe Coastal Walk to the north or continue south to Saunton Sands, Crow Point and the lovely Braunton Burrows.

Woolacombe to Croyde OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Woolacombe to Croyde 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.


South West Coast Path, Woolacombe Down - - 1365175

South West Coast Path, Woolacombe Down

Black Rock - - 667196

Black Rock

Putsborough from Napps Cliff - - 301830

Putsborough from Napps Cliff

Putsborough Sands Beach - - 301826

Putsborough Sands Beach

Footpath at Baggy Point - - 301836

Footpath at Baggy Point

Croyde Bay - - 1038354

Croyde Bay

Croydehoe Farm - - 1758198

Croydehoe Farm

Croyde Bay - - 301888

Croyde Bay

GPS Files

GPX File

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

Memory Map Route

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