Spring walking in Devon and on Exmoor

Spot signs of spring - we've picked out great walks for the spring time across Devon and on Exmoor.

The countryside around Wellington Monument

Take part in the Monumental Trek for Wellington Monument 

Join a challenging 10k or 21k walk across the Quantocks and Blackdown Hills on Sat 11 May, enjoying the incredible views and scenery, whilst raising vital funds in support of the monument.

Bluebells flowering in the garden at Coleton Fishacre

Bluebell spotting around Brownstone and Coleton Camp 

The sight of a sea of bluebells is one of the best things in late spring. Find out where the best places to see bluebells in flower usually are around Brownstone and Coleton Camp.

View across Peppercombe and Portledge

Peppercombe Valley

Far away from the crowds, in a magical world known only to a select few, the Peppercombe valley is rich in wildlife and our secret.

Walkers in a spring garden

Greenway's spring walk

Greenway garden is at it's very best in spring, filled with flowering camellias, rhododendrons, magnolias and bulbs. This walk takes in some of the best places in the garden to see the spring flowers.

A dog enjoys the bluebells at Penrose

Lace up your walking shoes this spring in South Devon 

As the days get longer and the temperatures slowly start to rise, these walks are ideal for getting out and about this spring.

Brean Trail Walkers going up a steep hill

Brean Down Coastal Walk

Discover one of the great landmarks of the Somerset coastline on this scenic coastal walk across Brean Down.

Brownsham Beckland Woods Bluebell Walk Sign

Spring walks and runs

Stretch your legs and enjoy these beautiful spring trails around the North Devon coast and countryside.

Winding paths through the valley

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.

Rugged coastline at Hoist Point, Ringmore and Kingston
Walking trail

Hoist Point walk 

Park in the lovely village of Kingston (near Ringmore) to explore the highest point of this coastline between Plymouth and Dartmouth. This circular, strenuous trail has some great beaches to visit along the way, ideal places to take a rest after all the climb. Why not pop into the 16th century pub, The Dolphin, in Kingston before returning home?

Forget me nots grow in Branscombe Wood

Signs of spring in East Devon 

Colourful wild flowers, warm sunshine and the promise of summer to come... These walks have been selected because rain or shine - signs of spring can be found.

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.

The view over Somerset from above Nether Stowey on the Coleridge Way

Coleridge nature walk, Somerset

Feel fresh air in your lungs and wander through the landscape that inspired romantic poets Samuel Taylor Coleridge and William Wordsworth.

killerton wooden signpost fingerpost waymarker

Stretch your legs at Killerton

Whether you're here for a dog walk, a gentle stroll to enjoy the views, or an adventure with your young explorers, the outdoors at Killerton has a walk for you.