East Titchberry to Exmansworthy Circular

Horse riding trail

This is a four and a half mile circular route starting and finishing at East Titchberry National Trust Car Park. There is also the option of parking at Exmansworthy National Trust Car Park and following the trail to East Titchberry then back to Exmansworthy. The route incorporates bridleway, farm tracks and quiet lanes.

Horse riding through the woods

Map

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy OS Map

Start:

National Trust car park; grid ref: SS244270

1

From the National Trust Car Park, head through the farm entrance gate and continue straight on the concrete track.

Run England marker

2

Head through the next gate and follow the Bridleway up and around to the right.

Vast views out to Lundy

3

Upon reaching the fork, branch right, through the gate and continue straight up the track.

4

Through the next field gate, across the field, through the gate and follow around to the left and through this gate. Continue across the field keeping parallel with the hedge on your right.

5

Upon reaching the next gateway (blue Bridleway arrow) continue on through, across the field, again keeping parallel with the hedge on your right, until you reach the next corner and through the gate on your right onto a track.

6

Continue following this track between the two hedges, passing through a smaller wicket gate and onto a field gate. After the field gate, continue straight for approximately 30 meters then turn left and head for the smaller wicket gate.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy trail step 6

7

Pass through this gate and turn right, following the farm track through the middle of the yard, between the farm buildings, out past the houses onto the public road.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy trail step 7

8

Follow the lane, passing Exmansworthy National Trust car park on your left (alternative parking and route start) until you reach the ‘T’ junction.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy trail step 8

9

Turn right at the ‘T’ junction, signed Hartland/Hartland Point and follow the lane, where it branches around to the left, turn right (straight on) and follow until the next ‘T’ junction.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy trail step 9

10

At the junction, turn right and follow this lane for approximately 1.2 miles (1.9km) back to the National Trust car park at East Titchberry.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy trail step 10

End:

National Trust car park; grid ref: SS244270

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East Titchberry to Exmansworthy Circular

Terrain

The route is grassy/gravel bridleway (with great views out to Lundy) and concrete/tarmac surface through the farm yard and on lanes. Care should be taken through the farm areas and on public roads. The route incorporates eleven gates. The route can be slippery when wet.  One Bench is provided along the route. There may be grazing cows and sheep on the route. The route is unsuitable for wheelchairs or pushchairs as some sections are a little narrower and the route contains gates. The route is accessible to walkers, joggers, runners, horse riders and cyclists. Dogs are welcome under close control.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy Circular

Contact us

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy Circular

How to get here

Address
East Titchberry National Trust car park, EX39 6AU
By train

Barnstaple, 24 miles (38km) from East Titchberry

By road

From Bude: Take the A39 through Kilkhampton, turn left sign posted Hartland. Follow signs to Hartland Point and Lighthouse, the car park is just before Hartland point on the right.
From Bideford: Take the A39, past Horns Cross and Bucks Cross. Turn right following signs to Hartland. Follow signs to Hartland Point and Lighthouse, the car park is just before Hartland point on the right.

Parking at East Titchberry National Trust car park (donation) grid ref: SS244270 or Exmansworthy National Trust car park grid ref: SS270266

By foot

On the South West Coast Path between Hartland Quay and Clovelly.

By bicycle

Directions same as by road, please be aware these are busy main roads.

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy Circular

Facilities and access

  • Dog welcome
  • Nearest toilets and refreshments in Hartland
  • National Trust car parks