Walking in East Devon

Iconic walks in the Westcountry.

With bridleways and footpaths on your doorstep and country lanes meandering through the Otter Valley, Odle Farm is an ideal base for walkers. Most of the surrounding countryside is designated as an area of outstanding natural beauty and the following websites will help you make the most of exploring both coast and countryside. There are few places better to get close to nature and enjoy the pace of country life. The Blackdown Hills are one of our rural gems, it has the special qualities of unspoilt beauty together with a rare sense of timelessness.

The Blackdown Hills AONB is such a beautiful area, these routes help you explore the different areas and villages. One of the Upottery parish walks starting in Rawridge can be joined from Odle Farm.

Information about the forest, wildlife, history and trails in and around the Neroche Forest, on the northern scarp of the Blackdown Hills.

Otterhead Estate and Lakes Local Nature Reserve

Roundball Wood is a small area of woodland to the south of Honiton, on the northern slope of Roundball Hill within the East Devon Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty.

Another walking route nearby is The East Devon Way, a 40-mile route perfect for dicovering the hidden gems of this beautiful part of the world.

South West Coast Path, being only 30 minutes away from the coast, enjoy walking the coast path, a walk to Golden Cap or the Beer to Branscombe stretch are a couple of our favourites.

Both Dartmoor and Exmoor National parks are within an hours drive of Odle Farm.

Whether you’re looking for an easy-going trail for all abilities, play and adventure for the children, or a bit of peace and quiet to observe the wildlife, we’ve got a trail for you at Haldon Forest.

We have plenty of walking books, ordnance survey maps and leaflets for you to borrow and are happy to advise you on some of our favourites. We are always trying out new routes, follow us on Facebook and Twitter, for our latest rambles and photos.


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