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Chagford a ford crossing the Teign where the broom(chag) grows
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 GidleighRiver TeignChagford to Drogo

Chagford is a bustling Market town surrounded by the stunning beauty of Dartmoor.

Point of Interest

Chagford Town ,river Teign,
Gidleigh Castle

Chagford Octagonal Market

The octagonal market house dates from 1862 replacing an older building affectionately known by the locals as 'The Shambles'.

It boasts several pubs, tea rooms and shops.

These carefully selected walks avoid the steep hills and strenuous climbs south of Chagford.

 Walks near Chagford:
Castle Drogo Walks.
Three delightful walks near Castle Drogo,Drewsteignton ,ideal any time of the year!
Moretonhamstead ,gateway to Dartmoor,is an ideal town for walkers to explore the lush edge of the moor.
Dartmoor Walks
Carefully selected walks with easy car access!
Popular Tea Room
more cream tea walksOld Forge

Near the school or Chagford Pay & Display Car Park

Walk 1 to Gidleigh (9.5 miles)

Footbridge across the Teign
Footbridge across the Teign

A This most enjoyable walk takes you along the ever babbling river Teign following part of the Two Moors Way and Dartmoor Way - see hiking routes.

B Gidleigh is worth seeing for its church and private ruins of a fortified medieval manor.

C Nearest pub to Gidleigh is the Northmore Arms in Wonsonsouth of Throwleigh ( 20 mins walk from Gidleigh church).
It has lots of character with a large open fire,even in summer! - a visit is highly recommended.

D Footbridge across the Teign

E Anyone for Cricket? Statues on a private lawn.

En Route

No Cafe or Pub but see C above



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Walk 1


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Walk 2 along the Teign (2.9 miles)

A most pleasant 1 hour circular walk,partly along the river Teign,giving you a real flavour of the majestic Teign Valley.


Park at P&D Car Park

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Walk 2

Walk 3 Chagford to Drogo (3.3 miles)

This is a delightful linear walk to castle Drogo following the river Teign,ideal if you want to have some refreshments at castle Drogo or see/visit the castle - see map to download route.


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En Route

Mill End,on A382

Walk 3
Chagford to Drogo 3.3 miles 1hr 10 mins