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Horse riding through the woods
Enjoy a gentle ride through the woods on this circular trail | © National Trust/Chris Lacey

East Titchberry to Exmansworthy circular walk

This invigorating four and a half mile circular route starts and finishes at East Titchberry, incorporating bridleway, farm tracks, quiet lanes and beautiful scenery along the way. It's ideal for horse riding, as well as cycling or simply walking.

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There is also the option of parking at Exmansworthy National Trust car park (grid ref: SS270266) and following the trail from there to East Titchberry and then back to Exmansworthy.

Total steps: 10

Total steps: 10

Start point

East Titchberry National Trust car park; grid ref: SS244270

Step 1

From the car park, head through the farm entrance gate and continue straight on the concrete track.

Step 2

Head through the next gate and follow the bridleway up and around to the right.

Step 3

Upon reaching the fork, branch right, through the gate and continue straight up the track.

Step 4

Go through the next field gate, across the field, through the gate and follow around to the left and through this gate. Continue across the field keeping parallel with the hedge on your right.

Step 5

Upon reaching the next gateway (blue bridleway arrow) continue on through, across the field, again keeping parallel with the hedge on your right, until you reach the next corner and through the gate on your right onto a track.

Step 6

Continue following this track between the two hedges, passing through a smaller wicket gate and onto a field gate. After the field gate, continue straight for approximately 30m then turn left and head for the smaller wicket gate.

Step 7

Pass through this gate and turn right, following the farm track through the middle of the yard, between the farm buildings, and out past the houses onto the public road.

Step 8

Follow the lane, passing Exmansworthy National Trust car park on your left (alternative parking and route start) until you reach the T-junction.

Step 9

Turn right at the T-junction, signed Hartland / Hartland Point and follow the lane; where it branches around to the left, turn right (straight on) and follow until the next T-junction.

Step 10

At the junction, turn right and follow this lane for approximately 1.2 miles (1.9km) back to the National Trust car park at East Titchberry.

End point

East Titchberry National Trust car park, grid ref: SS244270

Trail map

Map of East Titchberry to Exmansworthy walk
Map of East Titchberry to Exmansworthy walk | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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