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Cranbrook Walks

exploring a region much visited by the Romans
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (1.6 miles)Walk 2 (2.5 miles) Walk 3 (8 miles)
  Getting to know Cranbrook Easy to Rockbeare Cranbrook to Ashclyst Forest

It is incredible to think that not long ago Cranbrook was just fields.

Please note :Construction may affect some of the routes.

Point of InterestRoman Road
Ashclyst Forest ,solar farm ,wind mill
PubsCranberry Farm
New Inn at Broadclyst
parkingResidential:Cranbrook or Rockbeare

Walk 1 Getting to know Cranbrook (2.6 miles)

Skirting Cranbrook
  
 A possible 'Walking from Home' walk

An ideal (dog) walk to explore the paths surrounding Cranbrook - some may get muddy after heavy rain.

 Walks near Cranbrook:
   
RockbeareBroadclyst Whimple

Walk 1

Walk 2 Easy to Rockbeare (2.5 miles)

Difficulty:

Rockbeare Footpath
Public Footpath leading to Rockbeare

This easy walk explores recently opened paths and the tranquil village of Rockbeare.

Just before the Cranbrook Education Campus the turn right into an old lane which leads to the old roman road between Exeter and Dorchester.

Cross over with care ,turn left and near the vet follow the footpath on your right across a field to Rockbeare meaning 'a group of trees for Rooks'.

If you happen to be passing the Jack and the Green pub you have 'accidentally' missed the turn by 0.1 of a mile or 2 minutes.

When you join the residential road,turn right,cross the bridge and at the triangle bear right past the Post Office into Parsons Lane. Follow this back to Cranbrook.

Unfortunately the walk is not suitable for prams or young children.

Walk 2 to Rockbeare

length:
2,8 miles
time:
1 hr 10 mins
 
main roads
1 min
1%
stiles
2

GPX Route for Mobile

 

FIT Route for Watches

 

See on Google Earth

  
How to use a GPX / FIT file

Walk 3 Cranbrook to Ashclyst Forest (8 miles)

Difficulty:

Ashclyst Forest
  
Point of InterestAshclyst Forest ,solar farm ,wind mill

Starting near the new school,this pleasant 3 hour walk takes you past a solar farm into Ashclyst Forest using public and permissive footpaths avoiding as far as possible busy lanes.

As you skirt Ashclyst Forest using the 'blue trail' there are some magnificent views of Broadclyst and beyond.

It returns via the New Inn at Broadclyst and a disused windmill dating back to 1786.

 

GPX Route for Mobile / GPS

 

FIT Route for Watches / GPS

 

See walk 3 on Google Earth

 

Walk 3 to Ashclyst Forest