Loddiswell Walks

 
1 hour walks
   
Walk 1 (5.2 miles)Walk 2 (3.5 miles)
Avon Valley Avon Valley (shorter)

A very pleasant walk through Devon's Avon valley and Silveridge Wood.

Loddiswell (Lodiswille in Domesdaybook) lies high above the valley

Its church (St Michaels) dates back to the 14 century - the font is part of the original 11th century building.

Roman coins have been found north of the village.

 After heavy rain wellies may be advisable.

Point of Interest14th century Church
Hump Bridges,
River Avon
Point of InterestThe Loddiswell Inn
  
parkingCar park at Loddiswell.

Both walks pass ,about half way ,a sign for  Avon Mill Cafe & Garden Centre; turn left and cross bridge then right for refreshments ; retrace steps to continue the walk.

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Valley View

 

Walk 1 Avon valley (5.2 miles)

 Newmill Bridge
Newmill Bridge
  
Difficulty

It follows mainly public footpaths and lanes.

There is one steep descent to the river Avon.

trafficAfter crossing the river,you join a potentially busy lane for 0.3 miles (10 minutes).

In Silveridge wood the path runs along an abandoned railway line to South Brent.

After crossing the river you turn left and continue following the river back towards Loddiswell.

length:
 5.2 miles
  
quality of track
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Walk 1

 Walks near Loddiswell:
  
 Salcombe
South Sands makes an ideal centre for walking to enjoy magnificent views of Devon's most dramatic coastline.
 Aveton Gifford
Two Popular River Walks .
 
 Yealmpton
Two great walks from a village that boasts Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage!
 
 Torcross
Great coastal walks from Torcross to Widdicome House,Beesands or the lost village of Hallsands -
  
 
 Ivybridge
A walker's Gateway to Dartmoor.
Two delightful walks with dramatic scenery following part of the majestic River Erne.

Walk 2 Avon valley shorter walk (3.5 miles)

 Silveridge Wood
  
Difficulty

This equally pleasant walk along the Avon to Silveridge Wood avoids a busy stretch.

It follows more public footpaths than lanes.

 

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Walk 2