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Lapford magnificent views of distant rolling hills
1 hour walks

Lapford has clearly maintained its unique individuality and friendly character so typical of 'old' Devon.

Lapford Church
Lapford Church

It boasts 1 pub , curiously named 'The Old Malt Scoop Inn', open evenings from 17:30.

Walk To Nymet Rowland (5 miles)

Difficulty
   
traffic A busy road has to be crossed 2x.

A This easy and peaceful walk offers numerous wide views of distant hills and churches.
The climbs are steady and paths are generally well maintained.
B After crossing the Yeo on a longish wooden bridge the route cuts across an old Roman Fort near Bury Barton, where you can still see an old Chapel.

It continues following lanes meandering through gently rolling fields with glimpses of Dartmoor and Coldridge Church high up on a mound.

C From Nymet Rowland, with its little church snug against a farm the route joins an old Victorian path to Lapford Station.

We highly recommend this walk if you are in the area

There is no pub in Nymet Rowland

Point of Interest

Views , Roman Fort, Old Chapel

Extensive Views
Extensive Views

length:
5 miles
time:
1 hr 45 mins
terrain:
tracks bridle,footpaths
country lanes
main roads
0 %
2%
altitude range
80- 140 m
quality of track
***
stiles
some
   
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Lapford Walk

Lapford Walk

 Walks near Lapford:
  
  Eggesford
A most varied & scenic walk,partly following the Tarka trail to the river Taw and crossing Eggesford Forest.
  
 
 Morchard Bishop
Morchard (Large Wood) Bishop lies almost halfway on the Two Moors Way . In the village you will find a detailed map of all the footpaths in the area ,a welcome sign to all walkers and hikers.
   
  Zeal Monachorum
The tranquil hills around Zeal 'Monachorum' have changed little since the Middle Ages when they were cultivated by the monks of Buckfast Abbey.
   

     
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