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Killerton to Clyston Mill walk


This family-friendly walk takes you from Killerton to the neighbouring village of Broadclyst.

Take in the rural landscape as you stroll through farmland and stunning Devonshire countryside.

Clyston Mill, Killerton estate
See our working watermill in action that still grinds flour for the Restaurant Jason Ingram


Map route for Killerton to Clyston Mill walk
© Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey


Stable-block, grid ref: SS977001


Come out of the stable-block and turn right down the drive towards the gate. Be careful when crossing the road, cross over towards a wooden gate into Sparrow park and walk straight ahead.


Once at the other end of Sparrow park walk through the wooden gate and carry on forward. You will see Budlake Old Post Office to your right.

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Once you're over the bridge keep walking and take the first right. Follow the pathway for a while then you will see a wooden waymarker directing you right to a footpath off the main path. Follow this around a cottage and keep walking until you reach the main road.


Once you have walked along the side of the main road take the first right and follow the path.


Once you come to a number of farm houses you will see a wooden gate. Go through it and keep going forward towards a second gate; go through this and follow the path.

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Eventually the path will turn right, continue to follow this path until you reach the Mill.

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From the Mill you can walk to Broadclyst village, or turn around and repeat the route back to Killerton.


Stable-block, grid ref: SS977001

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Killerton to Clyston Mill walk


A flat, surfaced path from beginning to end, but can have a number of large puddles when wet.

Pathways shared with cyclists and horse riders through farmland and along quiet country lanes.

Killerton to Clyston Mill walk

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Killerton to Clyston Mill walk

How to get here

Killerton, Broadclyst, Exeter, Devon, EX5 3LE
By train

Pinhoe, not Sunday, 4.5 miles (7km); Whimple, 6 miles (9km); Exeter Central and St David's, both 7 miles (11km); Tiverton Parkway, 9 miles (14km).

By road

Off Exeter to Cullompton road (B3181); from M5 northbound, exit 30 via Pinhoe and Broadclyst; from M5 southbound, exit 28.

By bus

Stagecoach 1 (A or B), Exeter to Tiverton Parkway railway station, via Cullompton (passing close Exeter Central railway station), alight Killerton.

By bicycle

National Cycle Network Route 52.

Killerton to Clyston Mill walk

Facilities and access

  • Two tea-rooms using local produce and Killerton estate flour