Walking

Walking trail

Galmpton to Greenway walk via Coombe Lane

Walking trail

Wander quiet country lanes and woodland through Lower Greenway Farm to Greenway House and Gardens. This walk can be combined with the Mill Lane walk as well as the Hook Bottom walk to create various circular routes back to Galmpton. This route is a combination of bridleways and permissive bridleway which is free to be used by horse riders, cyclists and walkers as far as Greenway car park.

The view over the River Dart as seen from the Coombe Lane walk to Greenway

Map

A map of the walk to Greenway via Coombe Lane

Start:

Manor Inn, Galmpton, SX889564

1

From the Manor Inn turn right and follow Greenway road towards Greenway house and gardens. Follow the road past the village hall and school, and just as you leave Galmpton turn left onto Kennel lane.

2

Cross the bridge over the railway and turn right immediately afterwards onto Coombe lane. Follow Coombe lane for 1 km (0.6 miles) until you reach at T-junction. At this point take the right turn following Greenway walk signs.

3

This path takes you through Higher Greenway farm and out onto Maypool road. Turn left onto this road and continue along it past Maypool house and out onto open farm fields. (The road becomes a track at the entrance to Maypool house).

4

Continue along grassy track at top of field until you reach a bench and interpretation board. At this point you will turn right following Greenway walk and Greenway signs. Keep the woodland on your right and follow the path through the field. The route then drops down a steep slope to the car park at Greenway. Follow the path to the driveway, and then take the driveway to Greenway Visitor Reception.

End:

Greenway

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Galmpton to Greenway walk via Coombe Lane

Terrain

The route follows quiet tarmac lanes, tracks and footpaths through the English Riviera countryside, with a steep decent to Greenway car park. Tracks can get muddy after heavy rain. Be aware of tree roots, and keep children and dogs supervised. Dogs are welcome, please place on leads when livestock is present and in Greenway gardens.

Galmpton to Greenway walk via Coombe Lane

Contact us

Galmpton to Greenway walk via Coombe Lane

How to get here

Address
Manor Inn, Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon.
By train

Dartmouth Steam Railway and Riverboat Company steam train station at Churston. Alight and walk through village to pub, 500 meters (0.5km).

By road

Galmpton is between Paignton and Brixham on the A3022. Roadside parking available in village.

By bus

Stagecoach 12 from Brixham to Newton Abbot. Alight at Churston Grammar School and walk through village to pub, 500 meters (0.5km).

Galmpton to Greenway walk via Coombe Lane

Facilities and access

  • Shop
  • Toilets
  • Café
  • Baby facilities