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Walks in South Devon

Thare are a fine selection of local walks in and around the area that Higher Bowden is situated.

We have put together a range of walks for varying walking abilities so that everyone can enjoy the experience of one of South Devon's most picturesque hot spots.

One of the area's truly great walks, this day-long ramble follows the wooded banks of the broad and beautiful river Dart, on a route crammed with gems and jewels of human and natural history. Start: Mayor's Avenue Car Park, Dartmouth. Distance: 9 .... visit website for more information
A 2 hour walk gentle walk around the town of Dartmouth taking in historic features of interest. Start: Duke Street Distance: 1 mile. Approximately 1.5-2 hours walk Circular walk: Yes Grade: Gentle Terrain: Level with a steep climb. Obstacles and s.... visit website for more information
Small but perfectly formed, this satisfying circuit is full of character and interest, offering glorious views from the cliffs, the tang of the sea close up on the rocky shore, the rich history of the castle and the beautiful River Dart. Start: Nati.... visit website for more information
A perfect taste of the South Hams countryside - this inland walk bowls along on paths and green lanes, taking in hills and combes, gentle pasture, woodland and stream, with views across to the moor for good measure. Start: Memorial Hall car park, .... visit website for more information
Downstream from Aveton Gifford, the river Avon winds through its beautiful and secluded valley to the sea. This fine walk traces its course, and you are rarely out of sight of the river, or its rich birdlife. Start: Bantham Sand car park, Bantham.... visit website for more information
Take in the old haunts of Saxons and smugglers, lush coastline and glittering sea, then amble back through the green fields of South Devon. Start: Bantham beach car park Distance: 3.5 miles Circular walk: Yes Grade: Moderate Terrain: Fair.... visit website for more information
All of maritime life is here - Start Bay's great sweep of sea and land, traditional fishing communities, and the mysterious and tragic lost village of Hallsands. The walk wends it way home again along green lanes and footpaths. Start: Seafront ca.... visit website for more information
The peaceful wooded Avon Valley, rich in wildlife and wildflowers, is a blissful spot. Explore the vale on this walk, with the river for company, taking in the superb Iron Age hillfort and sweeping views of Blackdown Rings. .... visit website for more information
Following in the steps of our forefathers, this walk takes in the spectacular sites of two enclosures, dating back to the Iron Age, and the pathways and ancient green lanes in between, including a glorious stretch of coast. .... visit website for more information
The Salcombe- Kingsbridge Estuary is a glittering jewel in South Devon’s crown. This walk explores one of its loveliest creeks, teeming with wildlife, along with some of the areas ancient green lanes. .... visit website for more information
A perfect, gentle day's journey, this walk links village to nestled, unspoilt village as it follows the silver ribbon of the River Dart through Devon's rolling hills. .... visit website for more information
A wonderful walk taking in spectacular coastal scenery and ancient green lanes, in one of the richest spots in Devon for plants and wildlife. .... visit website for more information
Experience breathtaking views of the spectacular Tor Bay, discover ruins, follow in ancient footsteps along historic trackways, through rural villages and outstanding countryside to the beautiful River Dart estuary and visit the National Trust's Gree.... visit website for more information
Castles and cliffs, seals and skylarks, on a coastal circular walk rich in views, history and natural abundance. .... visit website for more information
Cultural Trail: Man and the Landscape. This walk is part of a series of themed trails to help you learn more about the landscape around you. Other trail themes include - Trade & Settlement; Coast & Conflict; Colourful Landscape. .... visit website for more information
Walks from Higher Bowden.... visit website for more information