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Stage 1: Minehead to Porlock Weir — South West Coast Path

Stage 1: Minehead to Porlock Weir — South West Coast Path

9.23 mi
2.2 mph
1,050 ft
1,000 ft
Intermediate Hiking Tour. Good fitness required. Mostly accessible paths. Sure-footedness required.

Tour Overview

South West Coast start

Hiking Highlight

4.52 mi

Selworthy Beacon

Hiking Highlight

6.63 mi

Kitnors tearooms

Hiking Highlight

9.23 mi



Tour Profile

  • Elevation
  • Waytypes & Surfaces


Hiking Path: 1.94 mi
Path: 0.63 mi
Footpath: 6.15 mi
Road: 0.52 mi


Natural: 1.04 mi
Unpaved: 4.92 mi
Gravel: 0.26 mi
Paved: 0.27 mi
Asphalt: 439 yd
Unknown: 2.50 mi

Weather Forecast


Dan Hobson planned a hike.

August 1, 2022


  • Dan Hobson

    The start of the 630-mile (1,014 km) South West Coast Path is marked by a magnificent metal sculpture of a map held between two hands.


    As you leave the sculpture and pretty coastal town of Minehead, it’s a challenging climb to the summit of Selworthy Beacon, where you are afforded wonderful views over

    August 1, 2022

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