Countryside areas in Devon
There's a network of woodland paths and trails to await you in Devon from riverside walks to gentle hill climbs with far-reaching views. Bring the whole family for time in the crisp winter air.
There's plenty of outdoor places to bring the whole family this winter.
Explore the wooded river valley reaching inland down to the sea at Heddon's Mouth. Heddon Valley's walking routes include two accessible routes for all-terrain mobility scooters with Tramper.
From fishing to canoeing, there's an outdoor adventure to suit everyone at Watersmeet. Take a walk through ancient woodland or along the banks of the river.
Discover this hidden valley in Exmoor, made famous by RD Blackmore in his novel Lorna Doone and home to a wide variety of wildlife such as red deer and Exmoor ponies.
Discover Horner Wood, one of the largest ancient oak woods in Britain. Walk, ride or cycle through this National Nature Reserve which is bursting with wildlife.
Holnicote Estate has something for everyone, from its wild moorland and shingle beaches to ancient woodland and charming villages. Plus, keep an eye out for its resident red deer.
Explore Webber's Post, Exmoor’s highest point, and enjoy spectacular views over Horner Wood and the wild expanse of moorland stretching up to Dunkery Beacon.
Discover a network of paths and trails at countryside places this winter season.
Ashclyst Forest is one of the largest woods in East Devon and a haven for wildlife. It's the perfect place to reconnect with nature whether it's for a family ramble or dog walk.
This tranquil, ancient parkland once befitted the grand house that stood in its midst. The park is home to a variety of trees and plenty of resident wildlife.
Enjoy views of Dartmoor and beyond from Cadover Bridge. Walk across rugged moors, discover ancient archaeology and spot wildlife along the way.
Follow the winding paths below the castle into the sheltered Teign Gorge. Explore this ancient gorge teeming with wildlife on trails along the river or soak up views over Dartmoor.
Explore the many trails and paths at Hembury and Holne Woods. From a gentle walk to something a bit more strenuous, you'll discover something to suit your mood.
Find out more about the rich wildlife and history of the 342-acre Ausewell Wood on Dartmoor in Devon, and the best ways to access it if you’d like to pay a visit.
Immerse yourself in the wonders of nature and escape the hustle and bustle by enjoying a winter woodland walk to see the towering Whitelady Waterfall at Lydford Gorge.
Discover the things to see and do on the wider estate at Bradley Manor, which covers 100 acres of hay meadows, old orchards and woodlands. See where you can go with dogs here too.
Explore the historic estate of Parke on the edge of Dartmoor. Enjoy walking the maze of paths through the woodland and parkland. Cycle along the old railway track that forms part of the Wray Valley Trail.
Discover ancient oak woodland on Dartmoor. Walk along the River Meavy or explore the upper Plym Valley with the dramatic Dewerstone Rock and industrial ruins.
Discover what you can do when visiting Plymbridge Woods, a 'bridge' between rugged open, windswept moorland and the city of Plymouth and the coast.
Lower Halsdon Farm is a working farm owned by the National Trust and tenanted out. Discover walks and family events and enjoy the tea-garden.