GPS Cycle and Walking Routes

Two Counties Way

56 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 Park in Broadclyst. This 18th century house boasts a historic fashion exhibition and stunning gardens.
The route passes Wellington, Sampford Peverell, Tiverton, Bickleigh, Exeter and Powderham Castle before finishing on the Exe Estuary at Starcross.

Two Counties Way OS Map - Mobile GPS OS Map with Location tracking

Two Counties Way Open Street Map - Mobile GPS Map with Location tracking

Pubs/Cafes

The attractive village of Broadclyst is a fine place for a pit stop. Here you'll find the historic Red Lion for some rest and refreshment. The inn dates back to the 16th century and serves good quality food in pleasant surroundings. You can find them at postcode EX5 3EL for your sat navs.
On Whimple Road there's also The New Inn which has a lovely large garden area.
. Afterwards you can enjoy a stroll around the village and see the historic watermill, quaint old cottages and the noteworthy 15th century church.

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Photos

Footbridge, Netherclay - geograph.org.uk - 803450

Footbridge, Netherclay. The brick bridge crosses the River Tone, linking Netherclay to the new area of woodland on the north bank. The river is flowing to the right. Taken from footpath T3/13.

Mid Devon , Grand Western Canal and Fenacre Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1331943

Mid Devon , Grand Western Canal and Fenacre Bridge

Burlescombe , Grand Western Canal - geograph.org.uk - 1331019

Burlescombe , Grand Western Canal

Sampford Peverell , Grand Western Canal - geograph.org.uk - 2812039

Sampford Peverell, Grand Western Canal

Bickleigh , River Exe and Bickleigh Bridge - geograph.org.uk - 1428714

Bickleigh, River Exe and Bickleigh Bridge

Killerton House and grounds - geograph.org.uk - 1943131

Killerton House and grounds

River Exe, Exeter - geograph.org.uk - 689198

River Exe, Exeter. This mild February Saturday afternoon was perfect for a stroll along the riverbank. Seen from Exe Bridge South.

Powderham Castle - geograph.org.uk - 2403138

Powderham Castle

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