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A view on a winter's day of trees across fields to the River Dart, from Greenway Halt station near Greenway, Devon.
View across the River Dart from a trail to Greenway, Devon | © National Trust Images/James Dobson

Galmpton to Greenway trail via Mill Lane

Wander quiet country lanes and open farmland, enjoying views up the River Dart estuary. This trail can be combined with the Hook Bottom trail as well as the Coombe Lane trail to create various circular routes back to Galmpton.

Please check the tides

Part of this route is along a beach foreshore which is covered when the tide is in, but if you're feeling confident you can take off your shoes and socks and wade, or wait for the tide to go out.

Total steps: 6

Total steps: 6

Start point

Manor Inn, Galmpton, grid ref: SX889564

Step 1

From the Manor Inn turn right following Stoke Gabriel Road towards Totnes, passing the village shop on your left. Follow this route until you reach the left turn to Galmpton Creek.

Step 2

Take left turn to Galmpton Creek, and follow the lane to the entrance to Galmpton Boatyard.

Step 3

Follow the signposts along Mill Lane towards Lower Greenway Farm and Greenway.

Step 4

Follow the footpath through Old Mill Farm onto the beach foreshore. The beach can be covered when the tide is in, but if you're feeling confident you can take off your shoes and socks and wade, or wait for the tide to go out. Continue on the beach foreshore until you reach the lime kiln. Turn left and climb the stile, heading up through fields. Pass through Lower Greenway farmyard until you reach Greenway Road.

A lime kiln on a beach foreshore near Greenway, Devon
A lime kiln on a beach foreshore near Greenway, Devon | © National Trust/Tim Bumby

Step 5

Cross the road and enter Down Copse Woodland. Turn left and walk 50m until you see green waymarks directing you to Greenway House. Turn right and follow these until you reach Greenway car park.

Step 6

Follow the path through the car park to the driveway, and take the driveway to Greenway visitor reception.

End point

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

Trail map

A map of the trail from Galmpton to Greenway via Mill Lane
Map for the Galmpton to Greenway via Mill Lane trail | © Crown copyright and database rights 2013 Ordnance Survey

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