Walks in Devon

Here's a selection of our some of our favourite walks in Devon. 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.

View of the rugged coastline at Froward Point, Devon
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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.

The view over the lower garden and coast at Coleton Fishacre

Coleton Fishacre circular walk via Coleton Camp

This walk takes in the woodland along the top of Coleton Fishacre garden and the South West Coast path. It leads you back to Coleton Fishacre via Coleton Camp, but please note this walk is only available when Coleton Fishacre is open.

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.

The Whitelady Waterfall surrounded by lush green growth

Lydford Gorge Waterfall trail

Descend into the gorge to find the towering Whitelady Waterfall. The walk takes around an hour on mostly good paths with some uneven steps and steep sections.

Family walking with their dog in part of the open parkland at Knightshayes, Devon

Walks around Knightshayes

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

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.

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.

family walking among spring flowers

Watersmeet to Ash Bridge circular walk

Follow the East Lyn River on this moderate family-friendly walk through beautiful woodland.

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.

A view over fields between green trees to the pale stone fronted house
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Saltram pillars walk 

Take an easy one-mile walk from Saltram House that follows parkland and woodland, providing distant views of the estuary, Plymouth and Cornwall.

View across from the castle roof over to Dartmoor

Gorge-ous views

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

The sun shines over the ocean in the Heddon Valley

Heddon Valley to Woody Bay Walk

Take in spectacular views across the Bristol Channel to Wales along an historic 19th-century carriageway.

The view of the Mewstone from the top of Coleton Fishacre garden

125th anniversary trail

This accessible walk in Coleton Fishacre garden takes in the best of everything - viewpoints of the terraced gardens, woodland paths and stretching sea views.