Best Cockington Walks

gamekeepers cottage
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (1.4 miles)Walk 2 (3 miles)Walk 3 (3.8 miles)
 Village & ParkLonger Village & Park Walkto Torquay

Two pleasant walks through this most picturesque village, known for its tea shops, craft centre and Drum Inn, designed by Lutyens.

  • Agatha Christie was a frequent visitor.
  • Both walks pass the thatched Gamekeeper's Cottage
Where to Eat?
Weavers Cottage Tea Garden
Drum Inn
Tea Schoolhouse Tea Room
Point of InterestWhat to explore?
  • Gamekeeper's Cottage
  • The Drum Inn
  • Cockington Country Park
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PubsThe Drum Inn
parkingCar Park at Cockington
parkingPostcode:TQ2 6XB

Walk 1 Village & Park (1.4 miles)

Cockington cottage
Typical Cottage


This is one of our 'Thirty Minute Walks'

A short and easy walk around Cockington.

The Walk

A From the car park near the old school house, turn right up Cockington Lane.

B After 175m turn left onto a footpath through the woods then into an open space. Continue for 420m.

C Turn left onto a footpath and join the John Musgrave Heritage Trail.

D Follow this trail until it branches left .
Instead, continue along the path which skirts Church Wood.

E After two gates turn left into Totnes Road then turn right onto a track to an old barn (Warren Barn) .Here, turn left and follow the John Musgrave Trail to the Game Keeper's Lodge and back to Cockington.


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Map of Walk 1

 Walks near Cockington
Great easy circular walks exploring Torquay's magnificent coast line , its harbour and Tor Abbey.
A thriving fish market town with a picturesque harbour provides a popular centre for exploring a beautiful coastline with extensive views of Tor Bay
 Berry Pomeroy Castle
Two great walks from Marldon to Berry Pomeroy Castle through rural countryside which has changed little since the middle ages.
Town Trail & Best Circular Pub Walks around Totnes and along the river Dart
 Gallows Gate
A circular walk linking Marldon & Cockington

Walk 2 Longer Walk (3 miles)


This walk includes part of the John Musgrave Heritage Trail and the lush Scandson Plantation.

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Map of Walk 2

Walk 3 Cockington to Torquay (1.9 miles)

Path to Torquay


A great or from Torquay taking in lush parkland and coastal views.

Start from Torquay, following The South West Coastal Path and other tracks.

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Map of Walk 3