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Liverton Walks

1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (2.2 miles)Walk 2 (7 miles)Walk 3 (4.4 miles)
  Liverton to Rora House Liverton to Sigford Liverton to Ilsington (pub)

Liverton is a quiet village South of Haytor with historic links to pottery.

It offers the walker a range of public footpaths to enjoy Devon's unspoilt rolling hills.

Point of InterestKiln
Rora House
PubsNo pubs in the village.
Nearest pub at Ilsington - see walk 3
parkingResidential or Liverton Village Hall near Potters Yard

Walk 1 Liverton to Rora House (2.2 miles)

Liverton walk
Penn Wood in the distance


This delightful walk starts in Liverton and climbs steadily into Penn Wood, following theDartmoor Way , a long distance hiking route.
It follows public footpaths and quiet lanes.

The Walk

A From the village hall car park turn right, past Potters Yard . At the next junction continue right. After crossing the bridge turn left into a small lane towards Woodgate Cottages.

B Once inside Penn Wood, ignore paths on your left and right but continue climbing steadily following the Dartmoor Way (signs for this long distance route should be available by mid 2020).

C At the edge of the woods take path on the grass parallel to a muddy track but higher up.

Continue through gate onto a track to Rora House currently owed by the  Christian Fellowship Trust.

D Follow lane which curves to the left between some buildings and continue along the drive.

After half a mile cross a lane onto a public footpath.

Where it joins a lane turn right then almost immediately left at Halford. Follow this for 320 m ignoring a lane on your right half way.

E Turn left onto a public footpath and continue until you reach another lane.

kiln at Liverton

F When joining lane turn fight and then almost immediately right again onto some steps leading to Potters Yard, the old kiln and the village hall car park.

Walk 2 Liverton to Sigford (7 miles)


Penn Wood

A longer version of walk 1 following Dartmoor Way, footpaths, tracks and quiet lanes.

There are no pubs en route.


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liverton walk 1

Map of Walk 2

Walk 3 Liverton to Ilsington (4.5 miles)


A very pleasant (pub) walk to Ilsington using quiet lanes, tracks , public and permissive footpaths. During heavy rain some stretches can be muddy.

It follows part of the Dartmoor Way.

Point of Interest  Carpenters Arms at Ilsington


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liverton walk 1

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