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If you have any comments. suggestions or requests: please feel free to contact us

Why GPS? Which Sat Nav?

More and more walkers are using gps handhelds now that prices have dropped and maps are more detailed.
Garmin are the leaders and ,importantly, can display free maps created by thousands of volunteers .
For useful advice click here.

Free GPX download

All our walks can be downloaded for free in gpx format. The files you download need to be unzipped first.


Our gpx files contain Routes, not Tracks and are saved as Direct Routes.

How to view a GPX file

Free Walker's Map of Devon
Print out up to date maps & walks
Install free 3D maps on your Garmin GPS
Click here for FREE 2017 Walkers Map of DEVON & CORNWALL
Right: Area near Castle Drogo and Fingle Bridge showing ALL existing tracks,paths, footpaths & bridle paths AND long distance routes part of map of Devon for walkers
Non-Muddy Walks

There is nothing worse than suddenly being faced with a water logged track or field.

Our walks give an indication of the possibility of a muddy stretch,particularly after heavy rain. Look out for the 'welly sign' .

Our Coastal , Dartmoor & Town walks generally follow well drained footpaths or tracks.
Defra Non Permissive paths
Defra makes available a list of permissive walks which you can download as a pdf.
It has been our experience that many are suddenly withdrawn by the owner of the estate.


Regrettably, we do not recommend Defra walks !

Free Devon Hiking Routes

Why not have a go and download a gpx track of most of the main walking/hiking routes in Devon,including South West Coast Path

All routes are compiled by osm volunteers - some routes are not complete. Click here for more information.
Interactive map of Devon
Check out this excellent site .
Reporting Hazards
You can report broken stiles,hazardous bridges etc using an easy to complete form :
Report hereto Devon County Council.
FixMyStreet - report, view or discuss local problems  

New additions to our collection of walks feature routes using data from OpenStreetMap. These maps are generally far more up to date as they take into account any recent changes to paths and tracks. We will also endeavour to display stiles and gates.


For more information see OpenStreetMap and Beginners Guide .
Why not start a new free hobby and map your local area? All you need is a handheld GPS device, create a free account with Openstreetmap and plot your data. You may like to involve the whole family!
Tarka Line Walks
The Tarka Line runs between Barnstaple and Exeter and a colourful 52-page booklet ,containing 22 walks, gives you the opportunity to hop on the train and explore Devon at your own leisure.
You can obtain your free copy of this most impressive booklet from Tarka Line Walks!