Three great walks around Exeter and Dartmoor

Walks through the ancient woods at Castle Drogo

Grab your boots and get outdoors to enjoy some of the most fantastic walks around. Here are some of our favourite lesser known walks around Exeter and Dartmoor.

We’ve picked some of our favourite lesser known walks around Exeter and Dartmoor. You can find Lydford Gorge’s lesser known spot Tucker’s Pool, explore the ancient woodlands at Castle Drogo or find the secrets of Killerton. We’ve even made a short video so you can have a sneaky peak before you go.

Beautiful blue-green water in the sunshine

Tucker's Pool

Tucker's Pool tucked away at one end of the gorge is a quieter, more restful place.

Frosty morning on Hunters path at Castle Drogo, Devon

Teign Gorge classic circuit

Follow the breathtaking Hunters Path high above the river Teign from the imposing bulk of Castle Drogo for chances to spot wildlife and stunning views. There are many places to stop and enjoy a picnic.

deodar glen killerton

Deodar Glen Walk

This dog-friendly walk follows a nineteenth century carriage drive though traditional parkland before finishing with a close up view of the old quarry and extinct volcano. It can get muddy so unsuitable for pushchairs.