Clyst St Mary & Sowton Village Walk
1 hour walks

The area around Clyst St Mary is steeped in history.

The name is linked to the church dedicated to St Mary.

Point of InterestBishop's Court ,Sowton Village
Battlefield
  
  
parking Clyst St Mary's Car Park
Bishops's Court
Bishops's Court

Walk 1 Sowton Village (3.3 miles)

  
Difficultydifficulty medium

This pleasant walk follows the Clyst and skirts the Clyst,Bishop's Court estate.

Entry to Sowton Village can be very muddy even during the summer.

There is one pub at Clyst St Mary:the Half Moon Inn.

There are no pubs or cafes in Sowton Village.

A main Roman Road from Exeter to Axminster used to go through this village.The start of the walk runs through the 1549 Prayer Book Rebellion battlefield.

 

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Clyst HonitonPinhoe 
   

 

length:
3.3 miles
time:
1 hr 5 mins
lanes
50%
main roads
0 %
near Farm
quality of track
****

Clyst St Mary Walk

Sowton Village

approaching Sowton Village

Walk 2 Cat & Fiddle (3.4 miles)

Winslade Park
  
One of our Walks from Home
  
Difficultydifficulty medium

An easy pub walk along the Roman Road to Lyme Regis then at the Cat & Fiddle turn inland and follow footpaths to St Mary's Church,Winslade Park.