Budleigh Salterton Walks

Dartmoor Ponies Walk 2
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (1.6 m)Walk 2 (3.2 m)Walk 3 (5.9 m)Walk 4 (2.1 m)Walk 5 (4.4 m)Walk 6 (8.2 m)
Town TrailOtter EstuaryLittleham Woods & MoorlandCoastlineEast Budleigh

Budleigh Salterton owes its name to salt pans made by monks from Otterton Priory.

The name means A place where salt is made or sold

Point of InterestOtter Estuary ; Raleigh Wall
viewMouth of Otter,coast line
pubsNumerous Pubs in Budleigh
toiletsSeveral in town
parkingSee below

Walk 1 Town Trail (1.6 miles)

This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

A must do walk if all the other walks are too long.

Walk 1 (35 minutes)


Footpath along the river from Budleigh up to the first bridge has been reopened,February 2019.

Walk 2 Otter Estuary (3.2 miles)

Boyhood Raleigh

ThIs easy walk (3.2 miles) takes you along the pebbled sea-front,the famous 'Raleigh Wall',the Otter Estuary Nature reserve with its teeming wild life and the disused railway line to Otterton.



Walk 2 along the coast,the river Otter & a disused railway track



 Walks near Budleigh:
OttertonColaton Raleigh Exmouth


more teashop walksOak Barn Coffee Lounge

Walk 3 Littleham (5.9 miles)


Our most popular walk runs along the coast & into Littleham,past the Clinton Arms;it then follows part of the old railway line between Budleigh and Exmouth and crosses a fairly active golf course.

Walk 3 
5.9 miles
2 hrs 20 mins
main roads
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altitude range
17 - 127 m
quality of track
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There are two steady climbs.

Walk 3

Walk 4 Woods & moorland (2.1 miles)


Park on Castle lane just after the bridge across a disused railway - spaces are limited.

This short but quite invigorating walk is something different and explores the often forgotten beauty of woods and moorland near Budleigh.

busy crossingthis walk crosses two busy roads
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Walk 4

Walk 5 Coastline & dismantled railway (4.4 miles)


This scenic ,varied & easy route is most enjoyable - coastline,golf course,forests,moor land ,dismantled railway and old lanes.

Take care when crossing two busy roads.


Walk 5 Parking :Links Road

Walk 6 East Budleigh (5.5 or 8.2 miles)


Budleigh Salterton to East Budleigh - Check out


Budleigh Salterton




Free Budleigh car Park,next to the Pay carpark