GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Erme Plym Trail

17 miles (27 km)

Follow the Erme - Plym trail from Ivybridge to Laira Bridge on the outskirts of Plymouth on this pleasant walk through Devon. The route runs for about 17 miles on fairly flat paths with fine views over the Dartmoor National Park.
You start on the River Erme in Ivybridge and follow the river to south Ermington before heading west to Yealmpton via Flete and Butland Wood.
The route continues through Brixton and Combe before arriving at the outskirts at Plymouth where you will pass the lovely Hooe Lake before finishing on Laira Bridge over the River Plym.

Erme Plym Trail OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Erme Plym Trail Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Cycle Routes and Walking Routes Nearby


Erme Plym Trail - - 1374158

This part of the trail is just after Yeolands,heading towards Lower Keaton.

Erme-Plym trail - - 1379635

The trail leaves the A379 via this stile and crosses a field, not using a public right of way as such. On the left, a track curves towards Sequer's Bridge Quarry.

Gates on the Erme-Plym Trail - - 1411547

Gates on the Erme-Plym Trail The trail passes through the left-hand gate. The right-hand gate leads into a field shaped like a harp.

Notice by the Erme-Plym Trail - - 1411306

Dog Notice by the Erme-Plym Trail

Old barn by the Erme-Plym Trail - - 1411273

Old barn by the trail. Left of centre, a small derelict barn has developed a rounded crown of ivy. Seen from the Erme-Plym Trail as it follows the flood plain of the River Erme downstream.

Gate near Modbury Cross - - 1379644

Gate near Modbury Cross By a track followed by Holbeton Bridleway 5. The Erme-Plym Trail leaves the bridleway to cross this field a metre or two to the left of the gate.

Meadow by the Erme-Plym Trail - - 1411300

Meadow by the trail. Looking through a fringe of trees and across a ditch that borders the trail. This irregularly-shaped field is surrounded by drains. In the distance rises Ugborough Beacon.

Brixton, village edge - - 553658

Brixton: village edge, by Footpath 10 which enters the village at the end of Woodland Drive, a mix of Cornish units and more recent housing

Elevation Profile

GPS Files

GPX File

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Memory Map Route

Erme-Plym Trail.mmo (On Desktop:Right Click>'Save As. On Ipad/Iphone:Click and hold >Share>Save to Files)