Honiton Walk north and south of a bustling market town
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (2.3 miles)Walk 2 (5.5 miles)Walk 3 (5.8 miles)
 Coombe WoodCoombe Wood & Weston (Pub)Honiton to Offwell

Honiton,famous for its lace,is a fascinating market town built around a Roman Road.

The name means Huna's Farm

Point of InterestMarket along High Street on Tuesday,Thursday & Saturday
museum Free Museum
PubsNumerous pubs
ToiletsSeveral public toilets
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Walk 1 Coombe Wood (2.3 miles)

Difficulty:

River Otter
St Cyre's Hill

This pleasant walk passes through Coombe Woods,known for its blue bells,and offers great views of the Otter Valley.

Some stretches of the route follow pavements.

A From Honiton's High Street ,an old Roman Road,turn left into Clapper Lane which in the past would have taken you to a clapper bridge across the Otter.

B Entrance to Coombe Wood,known for its carpets of bluebells,is a small gap at the beginning of the wood.

C Take stile on left just before the entrance to a private house.

D A chance to see the river Otter.

 

   
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Walk 1

 

Walk 1 
main roads
5 %
wellies
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altitude range
  82 - 131m
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Walk 2 Coombe Wood & Weston (5.5 miles)

Difficulty:

A longer and more strenuous walk with spectacular views passing the popular Otter Inn at Weston.

Walk into Weston past the popular Otter Inn pub then turn right into Winneford Lane & cross the A373 .

Continue along an old lane with some spectacular views of Honiton.

Return via footpaths - some stretches can be muddy - ,Coombe Wood and lanes into Honiton town centre.

Turn off the old Roman Road,skirt the Bowling Club then follow a new cycle path along the main railway line to Exeter/Axminster.

parking end of Old Elm Rd.

Walk 2

Walk 3 Honiton to Offwell (5.8 miles)

Difficulty:

A fairly taxing walk to Offwell,famous for its fauna,particularly its bluebells.

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