Easy walks in Devon and beyond

Here's a collection of easy walks around Devon, Exmoor (and a bit of Somerset) for the more adventurous

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.

plains walk cover devon killerton dog

Plains Walk

This dog-friendly walk takes you through one of Killerton's hidden secrets, an enclosed, far-reaching expanse of grassland.

View of the Pool Garden in winter at Knightshayes, Devon

Seasonal beauty in the formal and woodland garden

Explore one of the finest gardens in the south west and why not bring along your furry friend too to see the seasonal highlights this winter? Dogs are welcome on leads between November and February.

The colourful top garden border in the garden at Greenway, Devon

Greenway garden ramble

A one mile walk around Greenway garden is a great way to discover the Top Garden and the breathtaking views over the River Dart you can enjoy from there.

Pathway through the trees

Walking at Lydford Gorge this autumn

Step into autumn at the gorge

Fyne Court is home to many species of fungi

Fyne Court wildlife walk

Discover a wealth of wildlife on this gentle walk around Fyne Court Estate, starting near the old buildings in the courtyard, then around broadleaved woodland and grazed meadows.

A gardener working amongst the exotic plants at Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre garden

Coleton Fishacre garden is nestled in a coastal valley and sheltered from the elements, allowing tender and exotic plants to thrive. With sea views, woodland to walk in and formal terraces filled with colour to explore, there is so much to see and do.

Frosty morning on Hunters path at Castle Drogo

Explore the Teign Gorge

Follow the winding paths below the castle into the sheltered Teign Gorge. Explore this ancient gorge, teeming with wildlife on trails along the river.

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.

A family sit on a log, a mother and father, a boy and two girls.

Get outdoors at A la Ronde

Enjoy walks, picnics, garden games and stunning views across the Exe estuary to the east Devon coastline.

Dunster Castle in the summer

Dunster Castle garden tour

This varied walk takes in the impressive medieval gatehouse and ruined tower as well as the Castle, with panoramic views over the Bristol Channel, surrounding countryside and the moorland of Exmoor.

Colourful autumnal woodland at Arlington Court, North Devon

Walking on the wider estate

Explore the estate walks available at Arlington Court