Best Bovey Tracey Walks

4 delightful walks
Parke Estate
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Walk 1 (3.1m)Walk 2 (2.4m)Walk 3 (4.5m)Walk 4 (6.8m)
River WalkParke Estate Little BoveyLustleigh

Bovey Tracey & Parke Estate make a popular centre for walkers to explore a beautiful landscape on the edge of Dartmoor.

In the 13th century. the Tracey family kept a farm on the Bovey.

Point of InterestWhat to explore?
  • River Bovey Wildlife
  • Disused Railway
  • National Trust Cafe
parking  See Below
River Bovey

Walk 1 River Walk (3.1 miles)


An easy and popular walk from Bovey Tracey's main Car Park along the river Bovey and a disused railway returning via footpaths.

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Walk 1

Walk 2 Revised trail through Parke Estate (2.4 miles)


This popular and fairly easy walk follows well maintained footpaths through the Parke estate, near Bovey Tracey, now belonging to the National Trust.

The Walk

A At entrance of Car Park facing the way you came turn right on a path along the fence.

BContinue following a permissive path parallel to a lane. This becomes a public footpath ; continue through woods.

C Turn right at lane and descend to river.

D Continue under disused railway bridge and turn right then right again onto a public footpath.but go up embankment then descend to the River Bovey.

E Do not cross river but continue along the river.

FRecently an area has been cleared with a circular bench!

G After 0.8 miles follow track right to cross river and return to car park (& cafe).

There is also a walled garden, currently under restoration , an orchard with 150 historic Devon cider apple trees and a medieval weir on the meandering Bovey feeding a fishpond and mill in the village of Bovey Tracey.

Walk 2 
tracks , paths
country lane
main roads
0 %
after rain
altitude range
34 - 106 m
quality of track
FIT for Watches / GPS
parking  National Trust Car Park at Parke on B3387 nr Bovey Tracey -
Free to Members (bring card) else £2 all day

Walk 2


 Walks near Bovey Tracey
 Stover Park
Enjoy easy family walks through this beautiful park.
A great pub walk with ancient tracks & signs of pre-Victorian rock mining as you walk through the bluebell woods.
There is much more to Haytor than a steep climb to the Tor and back again! Two very popular and fairly easy walks in search of a lost village.
Delightful walks from a very picturesque village into a most unspoilt and dramatic part of Devon .
Great walks from a quiet village on the edge of Dartmoor following part of the Dartmoor Way.
 Tottiford Reservoir
Great picnic walks around a peaceful reservoir where Time Team in 2010 made some unique finds.

Walk 3 Little Bovey (4.3 miles)


This easy & pleasant 4.5 miles walk takes you South East to Little Bovey.

En route to Lustleigh

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parking  (free) along Coombe Close, Bovey Tracey
Bovey Tracey walk map

Map of Walk 3

Walk 4 to Lustleigh (6.8 miles)


Quiet Lane

Check out a longer but most enjoyable pub walk to Lustleigh.

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