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Bowermans Nose Walks

1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (1.9 miles) Walk 2 (4.4 miles) 
 Bowermans NoseHound Tor & Bowermans Nose 

Bowermans nose was once thought to be idolised by ancient tribes.

Legend has it that Bowerman,a huntsman,and his hounds were turned to stone by witches as a punishment for disturbing their peace.

The scenery is both breathtaking and magical !

Point of Interest

Bowerman's Nose
Hound Tor

parkingSmall Car Park
parkingTake A382 from A38 then continue past Bovey Tracey then follow B3387 for Widecombe on the Moor. Past Haytor then turn right towards Hound Tor.
parking Please note :Car Park can be full during the weekend!

Walk 1 Bowerman's Nose (2.miles)

Bowermans Nose
Bowermans Nose
starting PointStart : Car Park SX740792

There is an option to visit the famous Kitty Jay's Grave following the yellow route - this adds an extra mile to the total journey.

In the 19th century,Kitty Jay ,a young pregnant girl expelled from the community,was buried where she hung herself. Legend has it that bunches of flowers mysteriously appear on her grave.

A From the small car park turn right onto a lane then at the next junction turn right and continue along the lane for half a mile then turn right onto a public bridleway.

B Continue along this path climbing steadily towards some rocks.

C Here turn left and head North West towards Bowermans Nose - there is no obvious path.

D Return the way you came back to the lane or take a shorter route - see map.

E To visit the famous Kitty Jay's Grave cross lane and continue on bridleway following the yellow route


Walk 1

1.9 miles
50 mins


 Walks near Bowerman's Nose: 
ManatonWidecombe Haytor 

Walk 2 Hound Tor & Bowermans Nose (4.4 miles)


This walk is quite demanding with some steep hills and descents

From the small Car Park cross lane and and follow a permissive footpath towards Hounds Tor.((SX742789)) heading South West.

Use the GPX file to follow route on your mobile or GPS device.

profile of walk 2
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Walk 2

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