Best Butterleigh Walks

exploring a tranquil & unspoilt landscape
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (1.8 miles)Walk 2 4.9 miles)Walk 3 (9.1 miles) 
 Butterleigh Trail Beacon & Horridge MoorBrookland 

A small village south of Tiverton known for its pub and the Burn Valley nearby.

Butterleigh:'Green pastures for Butter'.

The area around Butterleigh is quite hilly and at times damp.:expect some climbs and descents.

Point of InterestWhat to explore?
  • St Matthew Church

PubsButterleigh Inn
parking Small car park Village Hall opposite pub

Walk 1 Short Circular (1.8 miles)


Butterleigh Inn
Butterleigh Inn

This pleasant walk exploring the rolling landscape around the village follows lanes, footpaths and bridleways.

The route includes a steady climb.


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map of walk 1

Map of Walk 1

 Walks near Butterleigh
Bickleigh is known for its bridge across theExe (allegedly made famous by Simon and Garfunkel) its 15th century castle, an old mill, a Railway Centre and two popular pubs. You have a choice of 3 top walks!
Various options including a delightful canal walk - you may meet a shire horse pulling a barge!
Three great walks from one of the oldest villages in Devon. It features an oak tree almost 1000 years old.

Walk 2 Burn Valley (4.9 miles)


lush fields

A popular rural walk through the Burn Valley using mainly public footpaths and green lanes.

Some stretches can be quite muddy.

The route takes you into a most undisturbed part of Devon & offers some spectacular views.


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butterleigh map walk 2

Butterleigh Walk 2

Walk 3 Bickleigh & River Exe (9.1 miles)


This delightful & varied pub walk , much of it it along the river Exe, is quite long but Bickleigh will form a welcoming break!

From Bickleigh it is 2.7 miles back to Butterleigh

The route uses mainly public footpaths and quiet lanes.

Some stretches can get muddy.


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butterleigh walk 3 map

Butterleigh Walk 3