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Best Decoy Park Walks

1 hour walks
Point of InterestNature Reserve, wet play area

Decoy Park, South of Newton Abbot, is an ideal place for the family to relax and explore.


It offers a wet play area and picnic facilities.

Decoy was once a clay quarry but now supports a wealth of wildlife, It was named after a lake where ducks were led into a decoy and caught for food.

parkingPay & Display:Decoy Country Park off Decoy Rd
parkingPostcode:TQ12 1
 Walks near Decoy Park
 Stover Park
Enjoy easy family walks through this beautiful park.
 Newton Abbot
A charming town with many Georgian buildings inspired by John Nash and three pubs

Walk 1 Blue Trail (0.7 miles)

Decoy Park


This is a very short , easy and wheelchair friendly walk around the main lake. It starts from the car park and follows well defined paths.

map of Decoy Park Blue Trail

Walk 1 Blue Trail

Walk 2 Red Trail (1.7 miles).


A very popular walk - part of the trail is not suitable for wheelchairs .


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map of Decoy Park Red Trail

Walk 2 Red Trail

Walk 3 Decoy to Abbotskerswell (3.2 miles)


Where to Eat?
Court Farm Inn, Abbotskerswell
  • This great pub walk starts at Decoy Country Park, skirts the big lake and climbs at times steeply following paths and tracks towards the delightful village of Abbotskerswell .
  • It passes the Court Farm Inn and the Exporium & Coffee House , both in the village. On the way back you follow the lane towards Abbotskerswell Priory, now a home for the elderly.
  • There are several stiles.
  • Although at times strenuous the views are quite stunning.

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Map of Walk 3