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 
location

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)

Difficulty:

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

Walk 1

 Walks near Butterleigh:
  
 Bickleigh
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!
  
 Tiverton
Various options including a delightful canal walk - you may meet a shire horse pulling a barge!
  
 Silverton
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)

Difficulty:

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)

Difficulty:

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