Chudleigh prosperous due to it's wooltrade
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (3.2 m)Walk 2 (2.9 m)Walk 3 (7.5 m)Walk 4 (5.5 m)Walk 5 (1.2 m)
 River TeignEast Chudleigh Haldon ForestTrushamTown Trail

This charming old market town known for its wool and tannery offers the walker many opportunities to explore an almost parklike landscape.

The name means A clearing near a hollow

Point of InterestChudleigh Cavern containing stalactites
  
PubsBishop Lacy
The Phoenix
  
parkingFree next to St Mary & St Martin's church ,Fore Street
or in front of bowling club,off Millstream Meadow see P on map

Walk 1 Along the Teign (3,2 miles)

The first walk encircles Chudleigh ,a town full of character owning much of it's former prosperity to the wooltrade.

Chudleigh Woods
  
Difficulty

Brief description of route:

A From lane beside Bowling Club turn right into Brocklands then left into a cyclepath .At the T junction cross road and turn left.

B Turn right into Colway Lane and continue into Highlands Park. At the end turn left onto a public footpath.

CAt the end of the path turn right and cross the dual carriage way bridge. Do not take first lane on left but continue up hill.

D Just before a farm yard turn left into a lane and track and continue downhill ignoring footpath on right.

E After 660m turn left onto public footpath along the Teign,a typical Devon river,fast flowing ,quite shallow and broad. Stay on the upper path away from the river - lower path is private.

F At the edge of the wood take path up hill to rejoin the main public footpath.
Follow this skirting the edge of the wood.
The path joins a service road. After a tunnel there is quite a steep climb to a T junction.
Turn left and follow lane back into Chudleigh.

G At Fore Street turn left then just after the church turn right onto a footpath.
At t Parkway Road,cross over onto another footpath. This join s Glebelands which meanders towards the Kate Brook. Turn right into Clifford Street.

H At the cross roads turn left then take footbridge across the Kate Brook and turn left following a path back to your starting point.

quality of track
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on Google Earth
Chudleigh Circular Walk 1

Walk 1

 Walks near Chudleigh:
  
 Doddiscomleigh
Two walks from the famous Nobody Inn,which once served as a church house.
  
 
 Chudleigh Knighton
A varied walk leading to the delightful Stover Park following part of the Templer Way along the graceful river Teign - with easy access for paddling!
  
  

 

   
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Walk 2 East Chudleigh (2,9 miles)

Chudleigh Rocks
Chudleigh Rocks
Difficulty

This walk takes you through the town and uses a public footpath that passes the site of Bishop's Palace in the field of Palace Farm.

The building dates back to the 16h century but no longer exists.

After a fairly steep climb you can enjoy some spectacular views of Dartmoor.

At the top turn left following the old outer walls of Ugbrooke House,home of the Lords Clifford.

It descends somewhat steeply across delightful rolling meadows back into Chudleigh.

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length:
2.9 miles
altitude range
25 - 110 m
  
  
on Google Earth
Chudleigh Circular Walk 2

Walk 2

Walk 3 Chudleigh to Haldon (7.5 miles)

Difficulty

For a longer walk into Haldon check out

Chudleigh-Haldon.

Walk 4 Chudleigh to Trusham (5.5 miles)

Difficulty

Another delightful but strenuous circular walk you can do is the one from

Chudleigh to Trusham.

Walk 5 Town Walk(1.2 miles)

Difficulty
This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

Chudleigh town walk (40 mins) capturing the charming town of Chudleigh.

Walk 5