Best Honiton Walks

North and South of Honiton
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)


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.

The Walk

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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Map of Walk 1


Walk 1 
main roads
5 %
altitude range
  82 - 131m
quality of track
FIT Route for Watches / GPS

Walk 2 Coombe Wood & Weston (5.5 miles)

Coombe Wood


A somewhat strenuous 5+ mile hike 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.
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Walk 2

Walk 3 Honiton to Offwell (5.3 miles)

Offwell Woods


A fairly taxing 5 mile hike to Offwell, famous for its fauna, particularly its bluebells.

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