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The view over the River Dart as seen from the Coombe Lane walk to Greenway, Devon, on a bight winter's day
The view over the River Dart from the walk to Greenway, Devon, via Coombe Lane | © National Trust/Tim Bumby

Galmpton to Greenway trail via Coombe Lane

Wander quiet country lanes and woodland through Higher Greenway Farm to Greenway on this linear route. This trail can be combined with the Mill Lane trail as well as the Hook Bottom trail to create various circular routes back to Galmpton.

Multi-use trail

This route is a permissive bridleway and is free to be used by horse riders, cyclists and walkers as far as Greenway car park.

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Total steps: 6

Total steps: 6

Start point

Manor Inn, Galmpton, grid ref: SX889564

Step 1

From the Manor Inn turn right and follow Greenway Road towards Greenway. Follow the road past the village hall and school, and just as you leave the village of Galmpton turn left onto Kennel lane.

Step 2

Cross the bridge over the railway and turn right immediately afterwards onto Coombe Lane. Follow Coombe Lane for 1 km (0.6 miles) until you reach a T-junction.

Step 3

At the T-junction, take the right turn following Greenway Walk signs. This path takes you through Higher Greenway Farm and out onto Maypool Road. Turn left onto this road and continue along it past Maypool House and out onto open farm fields overlooking the River Dart. (The road becomes a track at the entrance to Maypool House.)

Step 4

Continue along the grassy track at the top of the field until you reach a bench and interpretation board.

Step 5

Turn right, following Greenway Walk and Greenway signs. Keep the woodland on your right and follow the path through the field. The route then drops down a steep slope to the car park at Greenway.

Step 6

Follow the path to the driveway, and then take the driveway to Greenway visitor reception.

End point

Greenway, Greenway Road, Galmpton, near Brixham, Devon, TQ5 0ES

Trail map

A map of the walk to Greenway via Coombe Lane
Galmpton to Greenway trail via Coombe Lane map | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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