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With its miles of stunning coastline and beautiful countryside Devon is a hugely popular destination for walkers.

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Abbeyford Woods2 miles (4 km)These woods in Okehampton have miles of nice cycling and walking trails to try. Abbeyford Woods is located just north of the town next to the River Okement. There's a good sized car park just off the country lane which runs through the centre of the woods. Alternatively you could walk to the woods along the Tarka Trail from Okehampton. It's about a one mile walk from the centre of the town. View Full Details>>
Abbot's Way22 miles (35 km)Travel from Buckfast Abbey to Tavistock Abbey on this long distance trail through the Dartmoor National Park. The trail runs for just over 20 miles, connecting these two historic abbeys and exposing you to some beautiful moorland scenery. Along the way there's a series of rocky tors, pretty rivers and interesting villages. The route climbs to a height of over 1660 feet so there are also great views across the National Park from the high points. View Full Details>>
Ashclyst Forest2 miles (3 km)Enjoy miles of woodland cycling and walking trails in this large forest near Killerton. There are a number of waymarked trails to try starting from the National Trust Car Park. The forest is excellent for wildlife spotting with various birds and deer to look out for. It is also well known for its butterflies with white admiral, small pearl-bordered fritillary, dark green fritillary, purple emperor and silver-washed fritillary amongst the species. You can extend your exercise by heading to the nearby Killerton Park where there are more cycling and walking tracks to try. View Full Details>>
Avon Dam5 miles (8 km)This walk takes you from Shipley Bridge to the Avon Dam reservoir along the River Avon. The walk begins at the car park at Shipley Bridge about 2 miles south of the reservoir. You then pick up a well surfaced trail along the river to the Dam before continuing around the northern side of the reservoir. The walk passes Brent Moor, Dockwell Ridge, Gripper's Hill and Dean Moor. It's a lovely riverside walk with weirs, brooks and great views of the surrounding Dartmoor countryside. View Full Details>>
Avon Estuary Walk8 miles (13 km)This lovely circular walk explores both sides of the beautiful Avon Estuary in south Devon. The coastal views over Bigbury Bay are wonderful and there's a huge variety of wildlife to look out for on the way. Keep your eyes peeled for sandpiper, little egrets, greenshank, curlew, lapwing, widgeon, teal and redshank as you make your way along the estuary. View Full Details>>
Aylesbeare Common3 miles (5 km)This circular walk takes you around the lovely Aylesbeare Common RSPB reserve in Devon. There are miles of good footpaths crossing the common, including the East Devon Way. The area consists of heathland, woodland, streams and ponds with a wide variety of wildlife to look out for. These include birds such as Dartford warblers, nightjars and stonechats plus various butterflies, dragonflies and damselflies. View Full Details>>
Baggy Point5 miles (7.5 km)This popular walk in the North Devon AONB visits Baggy Point, a dramatic headland with wonderful coastal views over the beautiful Croyde Bay. The circular walk runs for just over 4 miles with some moderate climbs along the waymarked, cliff top path. View Full Details>>
Becky Falls6 miles (10 km)This is a circular walk in the Dartmoor's Bovey Valley visiting the beautiful Becky Falls and other local landmarks, beauty spots and villages. The falls are one of Dartmoor's premier beauty spots. It's a great area for walkers with 4 colour coded trails taking you through woodland to the Main Falls and the Lower Falls. View Full Details>>
Bellever Forest5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a cycle or walk around this lovely forest in the Dartmoor National Park. The circular route starts in the pretty hamlet of Bellever and passes Laughter Hole Farm, Laughter Tor, Bellever Tor and a number of interesting stone cairn circles. It's a delightful and peaceful area with lots of different walking trails to choose from. Cyclists are welcome but please keep to the stone roads. The East Dart River also runs through the forest so you can enjoy a waterside stroll and a picnic. Look out for Dartmoor Ponies as they graze the forest. View Full Details>>
Bere Peninsula Circular8 miles (13 km)This circular ride takes you along the River Tamar and then the River Tavy with splendid views of the beautiful Tamar Valley AONB. You start at Bere Ferrers and head north along the River Tamar to Bere Alston before the route returns to its origin along the River Tavy. You will also pass near to the beautiful Lopwell Dam which is worth the small detour as you return. View Full Details>>
Berry Head Country Park2 miles (3 km)Berry Head Country park is an internationally acclaimed heritage site and National Nature Reserve. It is home to an abundance of coastal wildlife and includes recently restored Napoleonic War fortifications. Look out for lots of interesting flora and fauna includingWhite Rock-Rose, Honewort, Small Hare's Ear, Restharrow and Goldilock's Aste. There is also a large Guillemotcolony on the cliffs. View Full Details>>
Blackpool Sands3 miles (5 km)Visit the popular Blackpool Sands beach and enjoy a circular walk to Strete on this coastal route. Blackpool Sands is located near Dartmouth and contains a beautiful beach, wooded cliffs and turquiose seas. It's a splendid place for a stroll along the beach before picking up the coast path and exploring the surrounding area. View Full Details>>
Bolberry Down1 miles (1.6 km)This easy circular walk explores the National Trust owned Bolberry Down on the Devon coast. It's a splendid place for walk with a fully accessible surfaced path, wildflowers in the summer, pockets of gorse and spectacular coastal views towards Burgh Island and Bigbury Bay. View Full Details>>
Branscombe to Beer3 miles (5 km)This is a popular coastal walk between the Devon villages of Branscombe and Beer. It takes you along the South West Coast Path with fantastic cliff tops views. Highlights on the walk include a visit to the National Trust's Manor Mill, the only remaining working mill in Branscombe. You'll also pass the stunning Hooken Cliffs, a Jurassic Coast UNESCO World Heritage Site. Aslumpin theChalkcliffs in 1790 separated a 10-acre tract of land, now a wooded and sheltered habitat with chalk pinnacles on the seaward side. It's reached via a steep footpath leading from the clifftop to Branscombe Beach. The thick vegetation in the area is also a haven for wildlife. View Full Details>>
Braunton Burrows4 miles (6 km)Explore the expansive sand dune system of this beautiful nature reserve on the North Devon Coast and enjoy wildlife, coastal views and a variety of specialised plants. View Full Details>>
Brixham to Dartmouth9 miles (15 km)Enjoy a coastal walk between these two popular towns in Devon. The walk follows an undulating section of the South West Coast Path with some splendid cliff top views. It's about a 9.5 mile walk so perfect for a day's hike. View Full Details>>
Buckfastleigh and Buckfast Abbey3 miles (5 km)This short walk from the town of Buckfastleigh takes you through the countryside to Buckfast Abbey. It's about a 1.5 mile walk passing the remains of the old chapel and phreatic maze cave system of Bakers Pit. You'll follow a mixture of quiet country lanes and public footpaths to the historic abbey. The site includes attractive grounds with a series of lovely gardens and an old water mill. View Full Details>>
Buckland Abbey3 miles (5 km)Explore the gardens and wider estate surrounding this 700 year old house in Dartmoor near Plymouth. There are a number of way-marked walking trails taking you through meadows, orchards and woodlands where you can enjoy far-reaching views of the Tavy Valley. View Full Details>>
Burgh Island1 miles (1.5 km)Visit this beautiful island off the south coast of Devon on this lovely coastal walk. Burgh Island is located just a few hundred metres from the small seaside village ofBigbury-on-Sea. You can walk to the island at low tide or catch the sea tractor which is run by the island's hotel. View Full Details>>
Burrator Reservoir4 miles (6.5 km)The area surrounding this reservoir in Dartmoor is well worth exploring on foot or by bike. As well as waterside paths along the reservoir there are miles of lovely woodland trails, brooks, streams and waterfalls in the surrounding area. You'll also pass a number of rugged Dartmoor Tors and the River Meavy at the western end of the reservoir. View Full Details>>
Cadover Bridge to Dewerstone Rocks3 miles (5.5 km)This varied walk in Dartmoor explores the attractive woodland, rivers and crags around Cadover Bridge and Dewerstone. View Full Details>>
Cann Woods3 miles (5 km)These woods on the outskirts of Plymouth have miles of good cycling and walking trails. For mountain bikers there's some good downhill trails and nice wide tracks for leisure riding. Features include twists, turns, jumps and some berms built up by local riders. See the video below for an idea of the sort of tracks you will find on the site. View Full Details>>
Canonteign Falls2 miles (2.5 km)This country park in Dartmoor consists of woodland trails, beautiful lakes and the stunning Canonteign Falls. The walk takes you through a beautiful wooded valley with babbling streams, tumbling waterfalls and pretty wooden bridges. The paths lead you to the spectacular 220 feet (70m) high Canonteign Falls which is one of the highest in England. Other features in the park include a Victorian Fern Garden and a Secret Garden, 7 tranquil lakes and a children's play area with a 30m zip wire. View Full Details>>
Castle Drogo4 miles (6 km)Explore the delightful gardens and wider estate surrounding this country house in Drewsteignton, Devon. This is one of the classic walks in Dartmoor taking you from Castle Drogo to Fingle Bridge along the wonderful Hunters Path. There are fabulous views down the gorge and across Dartmoor on this elevated path. At Fingle Bridge you cross a 13th century packhorse bridge and pick up the River Teign Walk following a splendid waterside path through oak woodland. Lots of little beaches give you the opportunity for a waterside picnic or a little paddle. It's great for wildlife too- look out for salmon and brown trout jumping up the weirs when the river is in spate (high water). Kingfishers and woodpeckersare other visitors to this beautiful area. View Full Details>>
Channel to Channel50 miles (80 km)This walk takes you from the English Channel to the Bristol Channel, through the Devon and Somerset countryside. View Full Details>>
Cockington Country Park3 miles (5 km)This is a circular walk around Cockington Country Park and Cockington Village in Torquay, Devon. Cockington has 460 acres of beautiful country park to explore including ornamental lakes, woodlands and formal gardens. Cockington Court has a number of studios open to the public with a variety of arts and crafts at the Court's Craft Centre. Also of interest is the Agatha Christie Literary Trail and the Murder Mystery Trail. View Full Details>>
Coleton Fishacre2 miles (4 km)This circular walk explores the beautiful Coleton Fishacre gardens before picking up the South West Coast Path for a stretch along the coast. View Full Details>>
Culmstock Beacon6 miles (9.5 km)This walk climbs to Culmstock Beacon in the Blackdown Hills AONB. You'll also visit Black Down Common where there's extensive heathland supporting a wide variety of flora and fauna. View Full Details>>
Dart Valley Trail12 miles (19 km)This beautiful trail takes you along the River Dart from Totnes to Dartmouth. View Full Details>>
Dartington6 miles (9.5 km)A splendid circular walk around the Dartington Hall Estate near Totnes in Devon. The estate includes hundreds of acres of parkland with beautiful gardens, riverside paths and peaceful woodland trails. The Gardens,Deer Parkand estate trails are open from dawn until dusk all year round. The site also includes a very good visitor centre and a range of shops. View Full Details>>
Dartmoor Ramble50 miles (80 km)A wonderful circular walk around the fascinating Dartmoor National Park with plenty of lovely riverside walking and some challenging climbs. View Full Details>>
Dartmoor Way86 miles (138 km)This walk takes you on a tour of the wonderful Dartmoor National Park. You will pass through Okehampton, Chagford, Moretonhampstead, Buckfastleigh, Princetown and Tavistock as you make your way around this circular route. The scenery is varied with wild upland, valleys, and waterfalls among the features of the park. View Full Details>>
Dartmouth and the Dart Estuary6 miles (9 km)Enjoy one of the finest areas of Devon on this waterside walk in Dartmouth. You'll visit the fascinating Dartmouth Castle before a coastal stretch to Warren Point and Little Dartmouth. View Full Details>>
Dartmouth to Dittisham9 miles (14 km)If you are visiting Dartmouth then this is a lovely walk to try. It takes you along a section of the Dart Valley Trail to the nearby village of Dittisham. It's a splendid area with wonderful views across the Dart River and some nice woodland trails through the woods just to the north of Dartmouth. It also passes the National Trust owned Greenway Estate where you can learn all about Agatha Christie's visits to the area. You can turn it into a longer circular walk using the ferries or just walk up and back along the same path on the western side of the river. View Full Details>>
Dawlish Sea Wall2 miles (3 km)Follow the sea wall from Dawlish to Dawlish Warren on this lovely coastal walk. The sea wall runs right alongside the train line with the beach on the other side. It's about a 2 mile walk on a very flat section of the South West Coast Path, so ideal for a nice easy afternoon stroll. View Full Details>>
Decoy Country Park3 miles (4.5 km)This is a short walk around the delightful Decoy Country Park in Newton Abbot, Devon. You will pass around the lake and then onto a series of peaceful woodland trails before returning to the start point at the car park. The park includes a Wildlife Discovery Centre, Nature Reserve and a watersports centre. It's located just to the south of the town centre and not far from the train station. View Full Details>>
East Devon Way40 miles (64 km)This walk follows the East Devon Way along the Exe Estuary and then through the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty to finish at Uplyme near the Dorset/Devon border. The walk takes you across a variety of landscapes including heathland, woodland and valleys and also includes some lovely riverside stretches. View Full Details>>
Erme Estuary5 miles (8.5 km)This circular walk explores the beautiful estuary of the River Erme as it meets the English Channel in South Devon. The estuary is now designated as anArea of Outstanding Natural Beauty,with pretty beaches, coastal views and lots of wildlife. Look out for Egrets, curlew,oystercatchersandshelduck on your walk. View Full Details>>
Erme Plym Trail17 miles (27 km)Follow the Erme - Plym trail from Ivybridge to Laira Bridge on the outskirts of Plymouth on this pleasant walk through Devon View Full Details>>
Exe Valley Ride7 miles (11 km)This lovely easy ride or walk follows the River Exe, the Exeter Canal and National Cycle route 2 from Exeter to Exminster.
Highlights include Exeter's attractive quay, views of the Exe esutaury and the Riverside Valley Park.
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Exe Valley Way52 miles (84 km)The walk starts in Starcross on the banks of the River Exe Estuary and heads through Powderham Deer Park and then along the Exeter Canal to Exeter. View Full Details>>
Exeter Canal5 miles (8 km)Follow the Exter Ship Canal from the centre of Exeter to the River Exe Estuary. It's a nice easy cycle or walk following the canal towpath for about 5 miles. View Full Details>>
Exeter Circular Walk6 miles (9.6 km)A fine circular walk visiting the canal, river and parks of the city of Exeter. The route makes use of waymarked trails to take you to the Riverside Valley Park with waterside sections along the Exeter Canal and the River Exe to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton Railway Path4 miles (7 km)This is a nice easy cycle or walk along the disused railway path running from Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton. View Full Details>>
Fernworthy Reservoir4 miles (6 km)This walk takes you around the lovely Fernworthy Reservoir and into Fernworthy Forest in Dartmoor. There's a nice waterside path to take you around the reservoir with the option of extending your walk into the adjacent Fernworthy Forest, where you will find miles of delightful woodland trails. It's a really pretty area with a variety of birdlife to look out for on the tranquil waters of the reservoir. You may also see some Dartmoor ponies cooling off in the summer! The area has good facilities with toilets, a catering van and parking on the south side of the reservoir. View Full Details>>
Fingle Woods4 miles (6 km)Explore the delightful woods around Fingle Bridge and visit the Iron Age Hill Fort of Wooston Castle on this woodland walk in Dartmoor. The area is actually made up of a series of woods including Charles Wood, Hore Wood, Butterdon Ball Wood and Houndsmoor Wood. It covers over 400 acres with waymarked trails and lots of wildlife to look out for. From the high points there are wonderful views over Dartmoor and the option of continuing your walk through the Teign Gorge towards Castle Drogo. View Full Details>>
Foreland Point5 miles (8 km)This walk visits Foreland Point Lighthouse before exploring Countisbury Common on the Exmoor coast. It's an exhilirating walk with wonderful coastal scenery, pretty heather, woodland trails and challenging climbs. View Full Details>>
Gara Point Yealm Estuary3 miles (5.5 km)This circular coastal walk near Newton Ferrers visits Gara Point with wonderful views over the Yealm Estuary. View Full Details>>
Grand Western Canal24 miles (38 km)This splendid waterside walk takes you from Tiverton in Devon to Taunton in Somerset. View Full Details>>
Granite Way11 miles (18 km)This lovely, largely off road trail runs from Okehampton to Lydford through the Dartmoor National Park. It passes along a disused railway path and forms part of National Cycle Network Number 27 but is suitable for both cyclists and walkers. View Full Details>>
Grenofen Bridge to Double Waters3 miles (5 km)This lovely riverside walk in Dartmoor takes you from Grenofen Bridge to Double Waters where the River Walkham joins the River Tavy. You'll pass through the pretty Walkham Valley with attractive woodland and the rushing rapids and quiet pools of the river. View Full Details>>
Haldon Forest Park2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy miles of cycling and walking trails in this 3500 acre forest near Exeter. The cycling trails are well laid out and colour coded according to difficulty. There is a nice easy trail named the 'Discovery Trail' which is well surfaced and great for families looking for a safe ride or for walkers looking for a pleasant stroll. It has fun features for childrenand takes in some stunning views over Exeter and Dartmoor. View Full Details>>
Hartland Point2 miles (2.5 km)Visit Hartland Point on this circular walk on the beautiful Hartland Peninsula in Devon. It's a great place to get some sea air and admire the fantastic coastal views. The dramatic location is where the Bristol Channel meets the Atlantic Ocean. There's rocky cliffs and views of the wrecked ship MS Johanna which ran aground on the rocks below. It's also great for wildlife watching with skuas, terns and shearwaters to look out for. View Full Details>>
Hartland Quay4 miles (6 km)This circular walk around the Hartland Peninsula takes in some beautiful coastal views, interesting rock formations, plunging waterfalls and the little village of Stoke. There are great views towards Lundy Island and a variety of sea birds to look out for along the way. View Full Details>>
Heddon Valley2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy an easy waterside walk through the beautiful Heddon Valley in Exmoor. The riverside footpath leads through woodland before the beautiful coast and cliffs of Heddon's mouth come in to view. View Full Details>>
Hembury Woods2 miles (2.6 km)This walk explores Hembury Castle Hill Fort and Hembury Woods in Buckfasltleigh, Devon. There's miles of shady trails with waterside paths along the Holy Brook and the River Dart, which runs through the eastern side of the wood. View Full Details>>
High Willhays6 miles (9 km)Climb to the highest point on Dartmoor on this splendid circular walk in the Dartmoor National Park. The walk starts at the car park at Meldon Reservoir and takes you to the 621metres (2,039ft)summit via Longstone Hill and Black Tor. View Full Details>>
Hope Cove to Salcombe8 miles (12.5 km)A splendid coastal walk from the little village of Hope Cove to Salcombe on the South West Coast Path. It's a lovely section of the path with visits to the headlands of Bolt Head and Bolt Tail. You'll also pass through the National Trust owned Bolberry Down with its pretty gorse, wildflowers and stunning views. The route is about 8 miles with come moderate climbs along the cliffs, so a reasonable level of fitness is required. View Full Details>>
Hound Tor5 miles (8.5 km)Hound Tor is considered one of the best view points in the Dartmoor National Park. It's a lovely walk to the 414m (1,358ft) summit with the landscape thought to have inspired 'The Hound of the Baskervilles'. View Full Details>>
Ilfracombe to Ossaborough Railway Path5 miles (8.5 km)This is a nice easy short walk or cycle along the disused London and South Western Railway Ilfracombe Branch Line, from Ilfracombe to Mortehoe and Woolacombe railway station. View Full Details>>
Ilfracombe to Woolacombe Coastal Walk8 miles (12.8 km)The coast path between Ilfracombe and Woolacombe runs for about 8 miles along a series of dramatic cliffs, beautiful bays and lovely beaches. View Full Details>>
Killerton Park3 miles (5 km)The Killerton Estate is 6,400 acres of parkland and countryside containing over 60 miles of footpaths and cycle tracks. It is located near Broadclyst in the Exeter region of Devon. View Full Details>>
Kingsbridge and Bowcombe Creek2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a walk to the lovely Bowcombe Creek from the popular market town of Kingsbridge in the South Devon AONB. There's much to enjoy in the area with lovely views of the boats in the estuary and nice green lanes with lots of wildflowers and butterflies to look out for. View Full Details>>
Knightshayes Park3 miles (5 km)Explore the beautiful country estate of this Gothic Revival Mansion in Tiverton, Devon. The walk takes you through the delightful formal gardens with over 10,000 different species of plant. There are also acres of parkland with fabulous views of the rolling Devon countryside and a number of peaceful wooded paths. View Full Details>>
Land's End Trail303 miles (488 km)This terrific trail runs for over 300 miles from Avebury in Wiltshire, through Devon and Somerset to Land's End in Cornwall. View Full Details>>
Lopwell Dam2 miles (3.35 km)Lopwell DamLocal Nature Reserve coves an area of 5 hectares on the River Tavy near Plymouth and Tavistock. It consists of a variety of different habitats including mudflats, freshwater marsh, wildflower meadow, scrub-grassland, saltmarsh and semi-natural woodland. It's great for riverside walking and bird watching and includes anewcafeand visitor centre. View Full Details>>
Lundy Island6 miles (9 km)Visit this beautiful island off the Devon coast and enjoy coastal walks and a variety of wildlife. The island is designated as a marine national nature reserve so bring your binoculars to look out for the seals and puffins that visit the island. You can reach the island by catching a boat from Bideford or Ilfracombe from mid March to the end of October. View Full Details>>
Lych Way11 miles (18 km)Follow in the footsteps of medieval church goers on this ancient path on Dartmoor Forest. The path was used by people travelling from their farms on the moor to the church in Lydford. It's also known as the 'Way of the Dead' as people would carry their dead to the graveyard for burials as well. The path runs for nearly 12 miles and climbs to a height of over 1500 feet so it is a challenging walk. You are rewarded with splendid views across Dartmoor for much of the way. View Full Details>>
Lydford Gorge2 miles (3 km)Lydford Gorge is a splendid place to visit for a short walk through dramatic surroundings. It is located in the Dartmoor National Park near the town of Lydford and is notable as the deepest gorge in the South West of England. The footpaths take you through the wooded glade to the fantastic 100-foot-high (30-metre) 'White LadyWaterfall'. In wet weather the falls are a spectacular sight being the highest waterfall in the south west. You will also visit a series ofnoisy whirlpoolsknown as the 'Devil's Cauldron' where the water seems to be boiling. Another highlight are the Tunnel Falls - a series of potholes formed by the River Lyd eroding the rock away. View Full Details>>
Lyme Regis to Seaton Undercliff Walk7 miles (11.5 km)Travel from Dorset into Devon on this popular walk through the Undercliff National Nature Reserve. The reserve is one of the highlights on the Jurassic Coast with a wide variety of flora and fauna to look out for. View Full Details>>
Lynton and Lynmouth7 miles (11 km)The town of Lynton and village of Lynmouth sit side by side on the Exmoor coast in north Devon. It's a splendid place for walkers with a number of long distance trails passing through the beautiful area. As well as the wonderful coastal views there's also nice woodland trails and riverside paths along theEast Lyn River. View Full Details>>
Mardon Down5 miles (8 km)Climb to Mardon Down on Dartmoor and enjoy wonderful far reaching views over the surrounding area. The hill is also home to a fascinating set of ancient stone circles and covered with lots of interesting plants and flowers. It's a really pretty spot and well worth the challenging climb. View Full Details>>
Mary Michael Pilgrims Way275 miles (443 km)This route begins on the Cornish coast, near Land's end, and passes through Cornwall, Devon and Gloucestershire to finish at Glastonbury. However, the vision is to extend the route to the Norfolk coast in the near future. View Full Details>>
Meldon Reservoir2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a waterside walk around this lovely reservoir on Dartmoor. The reservoir is surrounded by steep sided banks covered with trees and gorse bushes. There is also a spectacular dam with wonderful views over the West Okement valley. Parking is available at the eastern end of the reservoir but you could walk or cycle to the dam from nearby Okehampton using the Granite Way or the Dartmoor Way. It's a lovely two mile walk from the centre of Okehampton. View Full Details>>
Monarch's Way615 miles (990 km)This incredible 615-mile walk approximates the escape route taken by King Charles II in 1651 after being defeated in the Battle of Worcester. View Full Details>>
Mortehoe Circular5 miles (7.5 km)This circular walk from Mortehoe visits Morte Point, Rockham Bay and Bull Point on the North Devon Coast. It's a lovely section of Exmoor coast with dramatic cliffs, beautiful countryside and pretty beaches. The area is managed by the National Trust so there are good footpaths and facilities in the area. View Full Details>>
Mount Edgcumbe Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)With 865 acres of parkland, beautiful landscaped Cornish gardens and stunning coastline, Mount Edgcumbe Country Park is a fantastic place to visit. View Full Details>>
Northam Burrows Country Park5 miles (7.5 km)Explore over 600 acres of grassy coastal plain, salt marsh, sand dunes and grasslands in this coastal country park in Devon. The park overlooks the beautiful Taw Torridge Estuary within an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. View Full Details>>
Orcombe Point6 miles (9.7 km)Visit the most westerly point of the Jurassic Coast on this circular walk from Exmouth. There's some moderate climbs with great coastal views to enjoy in both directions. View Full Details>>
Otterton Mill from Budleigh Salterton5 miles (8.5 km)Follow the lovely footpath along the River Otter from Budleigh Salterton to the village of Otterton on this easy walk in East Devon. View Full Details>>
Paignton to Brixham5 miles (8 km)This is a popular coastal walk between these two lovely Torbay towns. It's about a 5 mile walk with the option of returning by bus or walking back the same way if you prefer. It's a beautiful stretch of coast with a number of pretty beaches, sheltered coves and a nice woodland section. View Full Details>>
Plymbridge Woods4 miles (6 km)This is the delightful Plymbridge Woods family cycle trail. It runs alongs the trackbed of a disused railway line through oak woodland, with the River Plym by your side for part of the ride. It's largely flat and uses a well surfaced track so it's a nice safe ride for children or for anyone looking for an easy introduction to cycling. You'll pass a series of viaducts, a disused railway station and pretty bridges over the river. There's also an abundance of wildlife to look out for including butterflies, foxes and deer. Birdlife includes dipper, grey wagtail, little grebe, grebe, heron and kingfisher. From the Cann Viaductyou may also see peregrine falconsbreeding in the summer months. View Full Details>>
Plymouth's Waterfront Walkway10 miles (16 km)A nice easy walk along a section of the south west coast path which highlights the city's history and heritage. The walk links the Cremyll Ferry landing stage on the shores of the Tamar with Jennycliff on the eastern side of Plymouth Sound. View Full Details>>
Prawle Point2 miles (4 km)Visit this wonderful coastal headland on this exhilarating walk in South Devon. There's spectacular cliff tops, pretty beaches and great views along the coast. The spot is also significant as the southernmost point of Devon and a good place for wildlife watching. Look out for the rare cirl bunting and chestnut-sided warbler as you make your way through the area. There's also lots of pretty wildflowers and interesting plants, with orange tip, heath brown and red admiral butterflies fluttering around them. View Full Details>>
Ridge and Valley Walk12 miles (19 km)Follow the valley of the River Dart on this lovely walk through Devon. View Full Details>>
River Dart Country Park3 miles (5.5 km)This park is set in 90 acres, with lakes, parkland, woodland trails and a lovely waterside path along the River Dart. Other attractions in the park include the impressive Holne Park House with delightful grounds and the River Dart Adventures play area where children can clamber over space nets and swing through trees on jungle ropes! There is also an excellent cafe and restaurant for refreshments. View Full Details>>
River Otter and the Otter Estuary5 miles (8 km)Enjoy a lovely walk through the River Otter Valley on this waterside route near Budleigh Salterton. The walk starts from the village of Otterton and takes you along the River Otter to the Otter Estuary at Budleigh Salterton. The estuary is very pretty consisting of a variety of habitats including salt marsh, reed beds, low-lying meadows and pastureland. The Otter Estuary Nature reserve is a great place for bird watching. Look out for birds including cormorant, redshank, common sandpiper and curlew. You can enjoy a stroll along Budleigh Salterton beach before returning to Otterton along the river. View Full Details>>
River Teign Walk44 miles (71 km)This walk explores the beautiful Teign Valley, following the River Teign from its source on Dartmoor to Shaldon on the Devon coast. It's a splendid riverside trail with lots of pretty villages and great scenery to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Roadford Lake9 miles (15 km)This beautiful 730 acre lake and country park in Dartmoor is perfect for a waterside cycle or walk. The route starts at the car park by the lakeside cafe and then takes you around the lake on quiet country lanes. View Full Details>>
Salcombe and Bolt Head Circular Walk5 miles (8.5 km)This coastal circular walk takes you from Salcombe to the coastal headland at Bolt Head. There's much to enjoy with pretty bays, exhilarating cliff tops and a peaceful woodland section through Tor Woods towards the end of the route. View Full Details>>
Salcombe and Kingsbridge Estuary2 miles (3 km)Enjoy a walk along the beautiful Salcombe and Kingsbridge Estuary Nature Reserve on this walk in Devon. View Full Details>>
Saltram Park2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy a circular cycle or walk around Saltram Park and the River Plym estuary on this easy route in Plymouth. National Cycle Network Route 27 runs along a splendid traffic free trail through Saltram Wood and along the River Plym. There's also lots of walking trails to explore 500 acres of woodland, farmland, beaches, saltmarshes, meadows and river estuary. View Full Details>>
Samaritans Way South West103 miles (166 km)Starting at Bristol follow the Samaritans Way to Lynton, in Devon, and visit the Avon Gorge, the Chew Valley, the Cheddar Gorge, the Mendips, the Quantock Hills and the Brendon Hills View Full Details>>
Seaton Marshes2 miles (3.5 km)Follow the Seaton Tramway Walk from Seaton to Colyford through the beautiful Seaton Marshes on this walk in East Devon. The area is part of the Seaton Wetlands Nature Reserve which includes the marshes and Colyford Common. The reserve is located just to the north of the town and includes ditches and ponds that attractlarge variety of wildfowl, waders and butterflies. There's also numerous creeks and lagoons with Little Egrets, Curlew and White Shelducks to look out for. The marshes are positioned next to the Axe Estuary so there are also great views across the river to the Axe Marsh on the other side. View Full Details>>
Sharkham Point Nature Reserve1 miles (1.5 km)Enjoy a short circular walk around this delightful coastal nature reserve in Brixham, Devon. View Full Details>>
Sidmouth to Beer7 miles (12 km)This walk follows a section of the wonderful Jurassic Coast from the town of Sidmouth to the village of Beer in Devon. It's a popular coastal walk running for about 8 miles along an undulating path. There's lovely cliff top views, attractive beaches and interesting geological features to see on the path. Also look out for Exmoor Ponies on the way! View Full Details>>
Sidmouth to Ladram Bay3 miles (4.5 km)This walk visits a beautiful secluded bay and the wonderful sea stacks at Ladram Bay on the Jurassic Coast. It's a short walk of just under 3 miles from the town of Sidmouth, but there is a fair climb to Peak Hill and High Peak which stands at a height of 157 metres (515ft). From the high points there are stunning views down the coast in both directions. View Full Details>>
Slapton Ley6 miles (10 km)This walk takes you along Slapton Sands and the Slapton Ley National Nature Reserve in Devon. The lagoon at Slapton Ley is the largest natural freshwater lake in South West England. It's a beautiful area with the lovely shingle beach and the ocean on one side and the stunning lake on the other. There are a number of walking trails taking you through the reserve, including a family trail which takes about 45 minutes. You can also easily continue to the nearby village of Slapton. View Full Details>>
Start Point Devon2 miles (3.5 km)This is a popular circular walk around this beautiful headland on the South Devon coast. It's about a 2 mile walk with great views over Start Bay, a visit to the lighthouse and the option of descending to a delightful secluded beach. View Full Details>>
Stover Canal2 miles (3 km)Follow the Stover Canal from Newton Abbot to Teigngrace on this short walk in South Devon View Full Details>>
Stover Country Park2 miles (3 km)Explore over 114 acres of woodland, heathland, grassland and lakes on this circular walk through the peaceful Stover Country Park, near Newton Abbot in Devon. The walk takes you around the delightful Stover Lake before following the canal outlet through the woodland. The park also includes the Ted Hughes Poetry Trail which takes in specially designed Poetry Posts each displaying a poem by Ted Hughes on a theme relating to wildlife of the natural world. View Full Details>>
Tamar Valley Discovery Trail30 miles (48 km)This beautiful trail takes you through the Tamar Valley AONB from Tamerton Foliot in Devon to Launceston in Cornwall. You start by heading north towards the Lopwell area of natural beauty where you will cross the River Tavy. You'll pass through the lovely Lopwell Dam Nature Reserve with habitats including mudflats, freshwater marsh, wildflower meadow, scrub-grassland, saltmarsh and semi-natural woodland. View Full Details>>
Tarka Trail79 miles (127 km)This wonderful walk through Devon follows the path taken by Tarka the Otter in the book of that name. It is a circular walk starting and finishing in Barnstaple on the River Taw. After following the river for a short section you will head through Landkey Newton and East Buckland to the Exmoor National Park. The route then reaches Lynmouth where a splendid coastal section that takes you through Ilfracombe, Woolacombe and Croyde. The final section follows the estuary of the River Taw through Braunton and then back into Barnstaple. This part of the route passes the beautiful Braunton Burrows Nature Reserve. The reserve covers nearly 900 hectares making it the second largestdune system in England. View Full Details>>
Tavey Cleave and Hare Tor5 miles (7.5 km)This circular walk takes you to this lovely steep-sided valley of the River Tavy in the Dartmoor National Park. It's a delightful area with the rushing water and waterfalls of the river surrounded by interesting vegetation and several large tors. View Full Details>>
Tavistock Canal3 miles (4.5 km)Enjoy a peaceful stroll along the towpath of the Tavistock Canal on this easy walk in West Devon. The route starts at Tavistock Wharf and heads through the outskirts of the town towards Crowndale Farm, passing West Bridge on the way. You continue to the pretty Shillamill Aqueduct before finishing at Lumburn where the canal meets the River Lumburn. Along the way you will pass pretty locks, canalside cottages and old stone bridges. There are also sections through woodland and great views of the surrounding Devon countryside. View Full Details>>
Taw Teign Link6 miles (10 km)This short walk takes you through the beautiful Dartmoor National Park and links the Tarka Trail and Two Moors Way.The walk begins at Sticklepath and heads through South Zeal before climbing Ramsley Hill where you can enjoy fabulous views of Dartmoor View Full Details>>
Teignmouth and Dawlish Way17 miles (27 km)These two lovely coastal towns are connected by this popular walk devised by Teignmouth and Dawlish Ramblers. The walk begins at Teignmouth pier and heads inland through some beautiful countryside and pretty villages before heading back to the coast at Dawlish. The last section returns you to Teignmouth via Holcombe. View Full Details>>
Teignmouth to Dawlish Railway Walk3 miles (5 km)This popular coastal walk follows the South Devon Railway Sea Wall from Teignmouth to Dawlish. The railway was designed byIsambard Kingdom Bruneland opened by theSouth Devon Railway Company, running fromExeter St Davids railway stationtoTeignmouth railway stationon 30 May 1846. View Full Details>>
Templer Way18 miles (29 km)Follow the Templer Way from Haytor on Dartmoor to the seaport of Teignmouth via Newton Abbot. The walk includes a wooded section through Yarner Woods near the route start and also visits the delightful Stover Country Park. With 14 acres of woodland, heathland, grassland, lake and marsh and a substantial variety of wildlife it is a real highlight on the walk. View Full Details>>
The Hangman Hills5 miles (7.5 km)A challenging circular walk visiting Little Hangman and Great Hangman Hills near Combe Martin in Devon. View Full Details>>
Topsham to Exmouth5 miles (8.2 km)This walk takes you along the Exe Estuary from Topsham to Exmouth via Lympstone. The route runs for about 5 miles along a section of the Exe Estuary Trail. It's a nice flat path running along the train line, with lovely views over the saltmarsh and mud flats of the estuary. View Full Details>>
Torquay to Babbacombe6 miles (9.5 km)This is a popular coastal walk from Torquay to the lovely Babbacombe Downs. It's about a 6 mile hike along an undulating section of the South West Coast Path. The route is fairly flat but there are some moderate climbs so a reasonable level of fitness is required. Along the way there's wonderful cliff top views, pretty beaches and some nice woodland sections. View Full Details>>
Totnes River Walk7 miles (11.5 km)A circular walk taking you along the River Dart before heading into the countryside surrounding the town of Totnes in Devon. The walk follows the Franklin Totnes Trail and the Dart Valley Trail footpaths before heading along Riverside Walk to visit the Longmarsh Nature Area on the eastern side of the water. View Full Details>>
Trenchford and Tottiford Reservoir2 miles (4 km)Enjoy an easy walk around these two pretty reservoirs in the Dartmoor National Park. There are waterside walking trails running along the waters edge and then into surrounding woodland. The area is well signposted and there is seating and picnic area dotted around the walk. Look out for a variety of birdlife on the water and beautiful rhododendrons around the reservoir in the summer months. It's easy to extend your walk to Kennick Reservoir as this lies just to the north of Trenchford and Tottiford Reservoirs. View Full Details>>
Two Castles Trail24 miles (38 km)Follow the Two Castles trail from Devon into Cornwall and enjoy beautiful countryside, woodland and downland. The route starts at Okehampton castle and heads east through Sourton, Stowford, Lewtrenchard and Lifton to Launceston, finishing near Launceston castle. View Full Details>>
Two Counties Way56 miles (90 km)Travel through Somerset and Devon on this beautiful walk from Taunton to Starcross. There is much to enjoy on this varied walk with peaceful waterside sections along the River Tone, the Grand Western Canal and the River Exe real highlights. Also stop for a visit at the lovely National Trust owned Killerton Estate. This 18th century house boasts a historic fashion exhibition and stunning gardens. View Full Details>>
Two Moors Way90 miles (145 km)Travel from Ivybridge to Lynmouth through the Dartmoor and Exmoor National Parks on this splendid walk through Devon and Somerset. The walk is generally not strenous taking you through tranquil moorland and the deep and wooded valleys of the moorland edges. View Full Details>>
Valley of the Rocks4 miles (6 km)This walk visits the amazing Valley of the Rocks in the Exmoor National Park. This dry valley contains the geological marvels known as the Lynton Beds. These ancient rocks are a spectacular sight and hugely popular with walkers. View Full Details>>
Venford Reservoir1 miles (2 km)This walk takes you around the pretty Venford Reservoir on Dartmoor. It's a nice easy stroll with woodland sections and waterside trails to enjoy. Parking is available and there are picnic tables dotted around the lake. If you'd like to extend your walk you could climb Bench Tor to the north of the reservoir. From here you can enjoy splendid views of River Dart Valley. View Full Details>>
Watersmeet5 miles (8 km)Follow a series of super trails through 2000 acres of river gorge and woodland on this lovely walk from Lynmouth in Exmoor. The route starts in Lynmouth and takes you along the East Lyn River, passing waterfalls and Horner's Neck Wood before visiting the pretty coastal village of Lynmouth. You can also visit Foreland Point and Countisbury where you will find some of the highest sea cliffs in England with stunning coastal views. There is an abundance of wildlife to look out for including otters, red deer and buzzards. View Full Details>>
Wembury Point3 miles (5 km)This delightful area near Plymouth has recently been restored by the National Trust. It's a lovely stretch of coast and countryside with a good footpath and wonderful views of the Yealm Estuary, the Mewstone, Plymouth Breakwater and onto Rame Head in Cornwall. The surrounding countryside is very pretty too with ox-eye daisiesand bluebells in the spring. View Full Details>>
West Devon Way35 miles (57 km)Explore the western edge of the Dartmoor National Park on this walk through beautiful Devon. View Full Details>>
Wistman's Wood4 miles (7 km)Enjoy a walk around this atmospheric forest and nature reserve in the Dartmoor National Park. It's an unusual place consisting of stunted oak trees with gnarled, tangled branches. There's also lots of spongy moss and over 100 types of lichen hanging from the branches. Other features include boulders covered with lichen and other trees such as rowan, holly,hawthorn,hazel and eared-willow. View Full Details>>
Woodbury Common Devon2 miles (3.5 km)Enjoy miles of walking trails through this large area of common land in Woodbury, Devon. The common consists of heathland, gorse, heather and pebblebeds from rivers which once flowed across the basin. You can also climb to the ancient hill fort of Woodbury Castle where there are great views of the Exe estuary, Haldon Hills, Otter Valley, and Portland Bill on the coast. The fort was built around 500-300 BC and has a moat which you can walk through. View Full Details>>
Woody Bay2 miles (3 km)Explore this peaceful wooded cove and enjoy waterfalls, woodland trails and splendid views of the Bristol Channel. Woody Bay is located on the coast of the Exmoor National Park. The Hanging Water stream runs through the woodland with lovely waterfalls and interesting flora and fauna to enjoy. View Full Details>>
Yarner Woods2 miles (3.5 km)This large woodland area near Bovey Tracey is part of theEast Dartmoor Woods and Heaths National Nature Reserve. It's a great area for walking with miles of woodland paths to follow. The area is dominated by ancientoak but there are other species such asbirch,scots pine,larchandbeech. Other flora includes flowers such as cow-wheat and bilberry, and various Lichens and mosses. View Full Details>>
Yelverton Garden House2 miles (4 km)This walk takes you to the beautiful Garden House from Yelverton in the Dartmoor National Park. Located in Buckland Monachorum it is the perfect location for an afternoon stroll in simply stunning surroundings. View Full Details>>

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