Autumn walks near Exeter

Autumn is the perfect time to wrap up warm and head outdoors so here are some of our favourite walks in and around Exeter.

River Teign in autumn
Walking trail

Autumn walk at Castle Drogo 

Walk through crispy leaves along the river Teign and afterwards warm up with a hot chocolate in the cafe. There is also a second hand book shelf to browse as you take a break.

A view over the leafy garden at Knightshayes in Autumn

Where to enjoy an autumn walk at Knightshayes

Find out where you can make the most of the autumn weather and stunning colours with a walk around Knightshayes.

Suspension bridge in autumn with golden brown leaves on trees

Soak up the changing autumn colours at Lydford Gorge

Make the most of the late sunshine and enjoy the golden brown canopy of the oak trees as the season moves into autumn.

Old Bakery old sign

The Old Bakery

Under the thatched eaves of this former traditional bakery, you'll discover the old bread oven and proving trough. It's now a cosy tea-room with a garden alongside the mill stream and a beautiful orchard nearby.

A walker on the coastal path at Morte Bay, Devon

Seven autumnal walks in Devon  

Roaming through open parkland, crunching through leaves in woodland or breathing in bracing sea air along the coast is sure to enliven the senses. Here are some of our favourite places to walk as winter appraoches.