East Budleigh

nestling in an area of outstanding natural beauty
East Budleigh
Walks Near Me
Walk 1 (2.8 m)Walk 2 (3.5 m)Walk 3 (3.5 m)Walk 4 (5.5 m)
Local Rural WalkObelisk & river OtterObelisk & river Otter 2Budleigh Salterton
Otter Estuary

Mentioned in the Doomesday Book this picturesque village with a car park is ideal for exploring the delightful Raleigh country.

East Budleigh originally was called Budleigh as it was larger than Budleigh Salterton, a town which used to be named Salterton.

Point of InterestRaleigh Pub
Otterton Mill
PubsThe Rolle Arms
parkingFree Car Park behind Church

Walk 1 Best inland walk (2.8 miles)

Great Views


This short walk takes you through a most picturesque village to the start of Hayes Wood from where the views of the coastline are quite stunning.

Walk 1 
2.8 miles
1 hr 15 mins
tracks bridle/ paths
main roads
0 %
altitude range
9 - 98 m
quality of track


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Raleigh Pub
Pub:Sir Walter Raleigh

Map of Walk 1




There is one steep climb.

Walk 2 Obelisk & Otter(3.5 miles)



This delightful and easy walk starts at the car park in East Budleigh and takes you past Bicton Obelisk & Church then returns via Otterton Mill (well worth a visit) , along the Otter and an old aqueduct.


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east budley Bicton Otteron

Walk 2

Walk 3 Obelisk , Otterton variation (3.5 miles)

View of the Otter
View of Otter valley from higher path


Like walk 2 but via Otterton and returning using an old lane, now a cyclepath, above the Otter with magnificent views of the valley - road is closed to vehicles. The route takes you along East Budleigh's Middle street and High street with its charming stream and cottages.

east budley Bicton Otteron

Walk 3

Walk 4 to Budleigh Salterton 5.5 miles


This pleasant 5+mile (pub) hike takes you to the charming town of Budleigh Salterton and returns via the river Otter and the Otter Estuary Nature Reserve.

Map of Walk 4