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Luppitt Walks

exploring a forgotten landscape
Okehampton - Belstone
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (3.1 miles)  
  Luppitt to Turfhouse   

Luppitt, near Dunkeswell, offers those who like an adventure and don't mind getting their feet wet a most memorable walk.

We recommended you follow the walk on your mobile/gps as certain stretches along public footpaths are not clearly marked and boggy throughout the year!

The name means Lufa's Pit

Walk 1 Luppitt to Turfhouse (3.1 miles)

Luppitt Inn
Luppitt Inn


This invigorating walk starts in Luppitt and climbs steadily to its highest point, Turfhouse, following meandering public footpaths and quiet lanes.

A Dale in the Woods marked by a church

During the winter wellingtons are essential.

The Luppitt Inn has been named one of Britain's smallest pubs ; it is currently run by the a 98 year young landlady serving only one beer , the Otter bitter. and is only open on certain evenings, including the weekend.

There are several steady climbs.

Although the distance is only 3.1 miles , allow for 2 hours due to a small strenuous stretch.of peaty soils.

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Luppitt walk 1

Map of Walk 1

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