Dittisham to Totnes
Dartmouth to Brixham
Local Walk - Kingswear to Froward Point
Start: Marina Car Park, Kingswear
Finish: Circular walk (same as start) Distance: 5 Miles
Grade: Moderate to strenuous
Terrain: Coastal path. Uneven sections and flights of steps
Obstacles: 2 Stiles; 4 flights of steps; 2 steep descents; 1 steep ascent
Turn right out of the car park along the road, then bear right again. By ferry slipway, pass under the arch, then left up Alma Steps.
Turn right onto Beacon Road. This becomes a tarmac footpath, and then joins a road again.
Turn right down wooden steps, signed Froward Point 1 1/4 m.
Just past Mill Bay Cove, turn right onto private drive, and then left after 30m, up steps and through woods. Pass above Newfoundland Cove to Brownstone Battery. (To explore the Battery, drop down the path to the right by the coastwatch station. Turn left by the first searchlight post, then left again following the 'acorn' waymarker. Fork left once more to wind back up to the coastwatch lookout).
Bear left onto the track signed 'HG Brownstone'. Past the Day Mark, fork left onto a green lane signed for Kingswear.
Turn left at Brownstone and follow the footpath through the farm and past Crocker's Cottage. The footpath joins a private road. Bear left where the road forks, and then left again.
Turn right back down Alma Steps.
Retrace your steps past the steam railway, and fork left past the bus shelter to the car park.