Devon winter walks

Blow away the cobwebs this winter with a bracing Devon walk. Adventure in Devon's rolling hills and exploring coasts, short walks in parks and gardens or circular walks on Dartmoor.

The view of the sea from Froward Point
Walking trail

Froward Point walk 

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.

A close up of a seal on its side in the sand

Baggy Point easy access walk

An easy walk that's great for families, taking you along the west side of Baggy Point, with far-reaching coastal and sea views.

Frosty morning on Hunters path at Castle Drogo

Gorge-ous views

This is a spectacular walk on Piddledown Common that overlooks the dramatic Teign Gorge.

Mum and daughter walk their dog through the spring park at Saltram, Devon
Walking trail

Saltram boundary walk 

This walk follows parkland and woodland, providing views of the estuary and Blaxton saltmarsh, where the woodland flowers are particularly beautiful at spring time.

Cows walking in Woolacombe dunes

Woolacombe Warren and beach walk

Explore the sand dunes and wander alongside Woolacombe's wide, sandy bay.

The River Teign in autumn at Castle Drogo

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.

A view of cows grazing on a hill with the River Dart and the village of Dittisham in the background

Galmpton to Greenway walk via Mill Lane

The walk to Greenway from Galmpton via Mill Lane takes in great views over the River Dart, and even goes along a beach foreshore. When the tide is in you may need to take off your socks and shoes to wade through the river for a short while, but when the tide is out it's a more straightforward walk.

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.

The Whitelady Waterfall flowing into a pool below

Lydford Gorge Waterfall trail

Descend into the gorge to find the Whitelady waterfall. Takes around an hour on mostly good paths with some uneven steps.

A family and their spaniel walking in the open parkland at Knightshayes in Autumn

Knightshayes veteran and champion tree walk

Discover the champion trees which grow at Knightshayes on a walk through the garden, taking in redwoods, holly, sweet chestnut, the tallest redwood in Devon and the biggest turkey oak in the UK.

The view over the Salcombe estuary from the house and garden at Overbeck's, Devon.

East Soar to Overbeck's walk

Discover a sub-tropical garden hidden in the heart of Devon on this interesting and eclectic National Trust trail.

A view of the old lake at Arlington Court

Lake walk

Get closer to nature at the bird hide and heronry. This is our most popular and established walk around the designed landscape of Arlington Court.

An ancient oak tree in Horner Wood on the Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Horner Wood ancient trees walk

Start with a picnic in the meadows before exploring this extensive ancient wood pasture, and greeting the deer, stag and impressive 500-year-old oak tree.

Finch Foundry, Devon

The Finch Foundry experience

Finch out about the history of Finch Foundry on a visit, however here's taster of what to expect.

The garden overlooking the river at Greenway in winter

Greenway garden winter ramble

A one mile walk around Greenway garden is a great way to discover the winter highlights and the best viewpoints over the River Dart.