Crediton 5 popular walks
1 hour walks
Select WalkWalk 1 (3.3 miles)Walk 2 (4.7 miles)Walk 3 (2.5 miles)Walk 4 (4.4 miles)Walk 5 (2.5 miles)
 River Yeo ShortRiver Yeo LongTown TrailShobrookeHistory Trail

Crediton,referred to by the locals as Kirton,holds a Farmers Market on the first and third Saturday of every month in the market square.

The church of the Holy Cross was the cathedral of the Lord Bishop of Crediton until 1050.

Point of InterestCrediton shops,Saint Boniface
Remote countryside
Point of InterestNumerous pubs in Crediton
parkingFree Car Park behind the station

Walk 1 River Yeo (3.3 miles)


AThis short but very pleasant walk starts in a car park behind the station. Facing the railway line turn right into a track then onto a public footpath.

B This leads through the Downs Crediton golf course

CThe route follows the river Yeo

D It returns via a steady climb to Queen Elizabeth's School and the outskirts of the town.

After a wet spell,some tracks could become muddy.

There is one steep climb.

Walk 1 
length: 3.3 miles
1 hr 20 mins
main roads
0 %
altitude range
36 - 111 m
quality of track

Walk 1

 Walks near Crediton:
Shobrooke,East of Crediton,is a most popular centre for walkers. Two great walks with extensive views of tranquil rolling hills.
 Morchard Bishop
Morchard (Large Wood) Bishop lies almost halfway on the Two Moors Way . In the village you will find a detailed map of all the footpaths in the area ,a welcome sign to all walkers and hikers.
The landscape around has not been changed for centuries and is dotted with old Devon cottages and manor houses. A very pleasant pub walk.
Enjoy a delightful walk to Upton Hellions' Church.
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Walk 2 River Yeo (4.7 miles)


This delightful & most popular walk is as walk 1 but longer following footpaths,tracks and lanes.
It includes one steep climb.

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Walk 2

Walk 3 Town Trail (2.5 miles 45 mins)


Strictly ,this is slightly more than a town trail as it also includes the outskirts of this lovely old market town.
It includes a steady climb & some steep steps.

Free Parking:Near Station

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Walk 3

Walk 4 Shobrooke (4.4 miles)

shobrooke church

This very pleasant pub walk now starts at Shobrooke Park due to parking restrictions at Crediton Sports Centre ; it takes you through Shobrooke Park ,past Shobrooke church and returns via the Red Lion at Shobrooke.

It follows part of the Devonshire Heartland Way, a long distance path from Stoke Canon to Okehampton.

During a wet spell some of the fields may be wet.

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Both gpx and kml files have been modified August 2018.

Crediton Wallk

Walk 4 Shobrooke

Walk 5 Crediton History Trail (2.5 miles)


For map and route information click here.