Bracing winter walks on a cold morning are a wonderful way to start the day. Whether along the coastline or through the valleys, woodlands and fields, Devon has some truly beautiful winter walks. We've picked our favourite short walks that follow easy access paths, tarmac or gravel. Perfect whatever the weather, welly boots are optional.
A short circular walk around the historic, beautiful village of Branscombe in Devon
Whether you have boots or paws, two wheels or four, this easily accessible short walk opens the South West Coast Path to everybody.
Explore the garden at Killerton in winter to see such gems as the Tibetan Cherry Tree and the carpets of cyclamen.
A walk from Brownstone to Froward Point and back via the South West Coast Path boasts great views, interesting history and the chance to spot seals.
Follow this gentle 1 mile walk along farmland with impressive views of Bigbury and Burgh Island (made famous by Agatha Christie's 'Then there were none'). This linear route finishes just above Ayrmer Cove and a well placed bench to stop and rest.
Take in the views over this beautiful corner of South Devon, from sweeping vistas out to sea to rolling hills inland.
An easy walk that's great for families, taking you along the west side of Baggy Point, with far-reaching coastal and sea views.
Follow this easy National Trust trail alongside the banks of the River Heddon and explore the area where it meets the sea.
Explore the sand dunes and wander alongside Woolacombe's wide, sandy bay.