Take a breather in the great outdoors in Devon

Feeling the need for some fresh air after Christmas? There are plenty of places in Devon to burn off those mince pies.

Two visitors walking the garden at Greenway in the winter, with the river in the backround

Galmpton to Greenway walk via Hook Bottom Lane

This walk from Galmpton to Greenway follows a permissive bridleway along quiet country lanes and through woodland, and is good for walkers, horse riders and cyclists alike.

Front Park gate, Killerton

Killerton garden winter walk

Explore the garden at Killerton in winter to see such gems as the Tibetan Cherry Tree and the carpets of cyclamen.

Visitors on the beach at Woolacombe, Devon

Woolacombe Warren and beach walk

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

Woodland on Horner Hill, Holnicote Estate, Somerset

Dunkery and Horner Wood circular walk

A circular walk with no waymarkers and little signage, passing through the steep-sided river valley, which is very steep on both the descent and ascent.

Coastal view at Bolberry Down

Amble on the Down

Take in the views over this beautiful corner of South Devon, from sweeping vistas out to sea to rolling hills inland.

Spring bulbs and shrubs in flower at Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre circular walk via Coleton Camp

This walk along the top of Coleton Fishacre garden and along the South West Coast Path to Coleton Camp is wonderful in early summer. On the walk you'll pass prime spots for seeing bluebells and primroses in flower.

The stream that runs the waterwheel for Manor Mill

Branscombe village walk

A short circular walk around the historic, beautiful village of Branscombe in Devon

There are stunning views across to Sidmouth from many sections of this accessible walk

Accessible walk: Salcombe Hill

Whether you have boots or paws, two wheels or four, this easily accessible short walk opens the South West Coast Path to everybody.

A misty morning over the Teign Valley seen from Castle Drogo

Gorge-ous views

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