Coffinswell discovering hidden Devon
1 hour walks

The unspoilt scenery around Coffinswell is fauna rich with splendid views of the Teign estuary.

The name dates back to the 14th century and refers to a well belonging to the Coffin family.

Point of InterestCoffinswell village ,peaceful countryside
Haccombe Chapel
Pub & restaurant at Coffinswell:Linny Inn
  
parkingFree Top of Long Lane (Haccombe Path)
Newton Abbot
coffinswell

Distance:4.1 miles

  
Difficultydifficulty medium

This delightful walks starts in the eastern outskirts of Newton Abbot and soon descends into a tranquil valley.- a small diversion could take you to Haccombe Chapel,dating back to the 14th century.

After a steady climb to Coffinswell,you can either turn left to explore the village & recently refurbished pub or turn right to return along a working quarry following paths all the way back. You also get a good glimpse of the construction of the Kingskerswell bypass.

length:
4.1 miles
time:
1 hr 40 mins
terrain:
tracks bridle,paths
lanes
main roads
2 crossings
1%
altitude range
72 - 173 m
quality of track
***
stiles
several
  
  
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elevation

There is one steep descent.

Coffinswell Walk

 Walks near Coffinswell:
  
 Newton Abbot
A wide variety of popular walks exploring the countryside surrounding Newton Abbot.
  
 Coombe Cellars
A popular walk to Coombe Cellars on the river Teign,where smugglers used to meet.
  
 Stokeinteignhead
A most varied (pub) walk following many green lanes and a beautiful stretch of the South West Coastal Path with some extensive and rewarding views of the Jurassic Coast and beyond.