Woodland walks in the South West

Here's a few ideas for woodland walks this autumn.

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.

King Alfred's Tower surrounded by orchids

Stourhead King Alfred’s Tower walk

This is a circular walk of historic interest which takes you up through beautiful woodlands to King Alfred’s Tower and returning through Park Hill Camp Iron Age Hill Fort and Turner’s Paddock.

Stourhead, Wiltshire

Stourhead Park Hill Camp walk

A short circular walk, with some steep ascents, taking in Park Hill Camp Iron Age hill fort and returning along Six Wells Valley.

Sunlight shining through the trees onto the path around Langdon Hill

Langdon Hill walk

A circular woodland walk through the wildlife rich Langdon Hill woodland on the Golden Cap Estate in West Dorset, with beautiful coastal and countryside views.

Plymbridge Woods, Devon

Woodland wander

Enjoy an easy meander alongside the River Plym through ancient woodland.

Remains of a tunnel brick kiln, Dewerstone Woods, Devon

Bricks, boulders and bronze walk at Dewerstone

Step back in time on a walk through Dewerstone, the site of many archaeological finds - some dating back as far as the Bronze Age.

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.