Walks in Devon

Here's a selection of our some of our favourite walks in Devon. As spring unfolds, soak up the views from Devon's rolling hills and rugged coast, take shorter walks in parks and gardens or circular walks on Dartmoor or Exmoor.

Visiting this spring 

In England and Northern Ireland, our gardens, parks and countryside remain open for local people to exercise. Shops, houses and other indoor areas are closed, and cafés are takeaway only. The safety of our staff, volunteers and visitors from the nearby community remains our priority and we urge you to book your visits in advance and stay local. All places in Wales are currently closed. Please check the property webpage before you travel.

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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.

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Walks around Knightshayes

Discover champion trees and peaceful spots on these self-guided walks around the Knightshayes estate and further afield.

Hangman Hills Exmoor Heddon Valley

The best walks across North Devon

From coastline to countryside, easy access to daylong hikes, here are the some of the best walks North Devon has to offer.

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. Greenway is open from 13 February, with tickets available to book from 5 February.

View from Salcombe Hill looking down to Sidmouth and the Jurassic coastline

Salcombe views and valleys

Enjoy incredible views on this gentle walk around Salcombe Hill in Devon.

View of a misty Castle Drogo from across the gorge

Gorge-ous views

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

A National Trust ranger van parked at Man Sand beach
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Coastal circular walk from Woodhuish 

This circular walk near Coleton Fishacre leads from Woodhuish Farm to Man Sands beach and back via the South West Coast Path. It takes in a wetland area perfect for bird watching, rugged coastline, a secluded beach and even a Victorian cider press.

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.

Sea views from Coleton Fishacre garden in winter

125th anniversary trail

2020 was the 125th anniversary of the National Trust so to celebrate we created a 1.25km walk around Coleton Fishacre garden. This accessible walk takes in woodlands and stretching sea views.