Walking in the Area

Walking in the Area

When not on the river, the best way to explore the Tamar Valley is on foot. There is a good network of paths to use and a range of fabulous walks of varying ability ratings to be had in the area surrounding Weir Quay Boatyard.

 

Below are some detailed instructions for some interesting walks with varying ability ratings. Click on the links to display details.

Always refer to OS Explorer Map No. 108.

 Lopwell Dam to Bere Ferrers
Princetown to King's Tor
Plymouth Coastal Walk
Lydford Gorge
Burrator Reservoir
The Tamar Valley Discovery Trail 
Bere Peninsular Circular Walk
The Trails
Morwellham Quay

 

Trails Guides and Maps are available to download FREE from the Tamar Valley AONB website now.  Full trail guides will be produced and available for sale after the completion of the second, and final, phase of work.

Important Notices:

  • Take care when walking on the moors, the weather can be unpredictable and dangerous. 
  • Please do not feed the ponies.
  • Do not disurb any livestock, keep your dog under control and always leave gates as you find them.
  • Do not disturb wild animals, birds or flowers.
  • Take your litter home with you and recycle whenever possible.
  • Take special care if the route you are walking crosses or follows country roads.
  • Ex-mining sites can be dangerous - please keep to marked footpaths and respect warning notices.

 

One of the best way to explore the Tamar Valley is on foot, and there is a good network of paths to use. For detailed information, refer to OS Explorer Map No. 108.