Woods and wildflowers

Walking trail

This circular walk around Combe Wood can be enjoyed at any time of the year, but is at its very best during bluebell season in early May.

Hear the breeze rustle the leaves in the trees


Map route for woods and wild flowers walk


Combe Wood lay-by, grid ref: ST161016


Go through the gate into the site and head up the main ride.

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Turn right and follow the waymarked route around the wood. The good thing about this walk is that its almost impossible to get lost. All you need to do is keep the edge of the wood to your right.

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If you take any of the paths that go off to the left you'll simply cut a portion of the circle. Continue walking, keeping the wood on your right until you return to the main gate onto the main road.

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We hope that you really enjoyed this one-mile walk. We look after some of the most spectacular areas of countryside for the enjoyment of all. We need your support to help us continue our work to cherish the countryside and provide access to our beautiful and refreshing landscapes. To find out more about how you too can help our work as a volunteer, member or donor please visit our homepage.


Combe Wood lay-by, grid ref: ST161016

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The terrain here is generally flat with some slight slopes and paths. It can get muddy in wet weather.

Well-behaved dogs are welcome but please keep them on a lead as there's wildlife nearby.

Woods and wildflowers

Contact us

Woods and wildflowers

How to get here

Combe Wood, near Honiton, Devon
By train

Honiton station, 45 minute walk from wood.

By road

From Exeter head east along A30, travelling through outskirts of Honiton. Turn left onto Clapper Lane, crossing river and heading north until Combe Wood. Parking is on road between Combe Raleigh and Honiton, in a lay-by area immediately outside the wood.

By bus

Stagecoach 380, Exeter to Honiton about a 30 minute walk away.

Woods and wildflowers

Facilities and access

  • Well behaved dogs are welcome on a lead