Walking Trails In Devon

Fingle Bridge

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The route goes through Exmoor and Dartmoor national parks. It is offers a stunning view of Castle Drogo. Whether you climb up Hunter’s Path or the Fisherman’s path, you are sure to enjoy a rewarding walk learning about both the North and South of Devon. The distance is three miles and three-quarter miles long.

Wembury Point

This area previously served as the navy’s gunnery school, but has been returned to nature by National Trust. To enjoy a tranquil walk, Wembury point is the place to because of the spectacular views of the sea. You can also see different kinds of aircraft flying in and out of Plymouth. It is 3 miles long but surely worth the walk.  

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Gara Point

An amazing place to take a walk and enjoy some fascinating views. While walking the Gara Point, watch the wilder side of the Yealm from where you can view the striking coastline, beautiful woods, and grazing lands. There are two nearby pubs, the Ship and the Swan where you can take a fine pint before proceeding on the trails. If you are strong-hearted, then the climb out of Noss Mayo is the highlight. It is just three and a half miles long, but the walk will give you a view of the mouth of Plymouth Sound, Cornwalll, and Eddystone Lighthouse.

Exmout to Budleigh Salterton Railway Path

A four miles distance, duration and flat surface makes this an amazing walk for families and groups as the four miles walk is manageable within a day. The path is along the disused railway line running from Exmouth to Budleigh Salterton. The beautiful countryside and peaceful walk is a delight for any enthusiastic hiker.  

Erne Plym Trail

This is a seventeen miles long trail but with all the opportunity to see beautiful Devon. For a lone hiker or a group of people, this trail is best hiked over two days. You will pass through Ivybridge with stops in Brixton and Combe.  

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Granite Way

An incredible 112 miles long trail, it is indeed one of the most awe-inspiring walks in Devon as it takes you through Dartmoor National Park. The trail starts at Okehampton and ends at Lydford George. While walking, take a while to soak in the incredible and spectacular waterfalls popularly called the Devils Cauldron.

Little Dart Ridge and Valley Walk

This walk follows the River Dart and offers a lot of challenging hills to negotiate. For this trail, simply roll up your sleeves to negotiate the hills, while viewing some of the most beautiful sights Devon has to offer. Start your walk at Eggesford Berton, pass through Leigh Bridge and finish your twelve miles hiking trip at Witheridge.