Best Kenton Walks

nestled in the fauna rich foothills of Haldon
Exe Estuary
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (3.9 miles)Walk 2 (8.8 miles)Walk 3 (5.2 miles)Walk 4 (5.7 miles)
Kenton Starcross Kenton Exminster Kenton to Mamhead Kenton to Oxton

Kenton offers a variety of most enjoyable walks through tranquil and scenic landscapes.

The name means Farmstead on the river Kenn

BrunelBrunel built a pumping station at Starcross to power his atmospheric railway.
 more famous people
Point of InterestPowderham Park & shop
PubsKenton:Dolphin Inn

:the Galleon Inn and the Atmospheric Railway
parkingKenton Warborough hill
parkingPostcode:EX6 8JD

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Walk 1 Kenton Starcross (3.9 miles)

Overlooking the mouth of the Exe
Overlooking the mouth of the Exe
Railway WalkAn ideal circular Train Trail from Starcross Station


See the estuary and the sea stretch in front of you while you walk towards Starcross.

Part of the walk takes you through the Powderham Estate where deer graze serenely between the old oaks ;there is also shop and cafe.

This is one of our most popular walks and can be combined with a ferry trip from Exmouth.

There are two pubs in Starcross , the Galleon Inn and the Atmospheric Railway, named after Brunel's unsuccessful venture.

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Map of Walk 1

3.9 miles
1 hr 20 mins
tracks bridle/ paths
main roads
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altitude range
0 - 78 m
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Walk 2 Kenton Exminster (8.8 miles)


A delightful 8.8 mile pub walk to Exminster along the Exe, past the Turf Hotel, returning through tranquil rolling landscapes

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turf hotel exminter
Turf Hotel

Walk 3 Kenton to Mamhead (5.2 miles)


This delightful 5 mile hike takes you through the outskirts of Powderham estate into a tranquil and fauna rich part of Devon and past the entrance to Mamhead House.

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Walk 4 Kenton to Oxton (5.7 miles)


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 Walks near Kenton
Cockwood Exminster
Powderham Castle 

There is one steep climb.