Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Bovey Tracey Walks
4 Popular Walks
River Bovey River Bovey
Walk 1 River Walk
 2.1 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Revised trail through Parke Estate
 2.4 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 3 Little Bovey
 4.3 miles (1h 50)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 4 to Lustleigh
 6.8 miles (2h 50)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)

Bovey Tracey & Parke Estate make a popular centre for walkers to explore a beautiful landscape on the edge of Dartmoor.

In the 13th century. the Tracey family kept a farm on the Bovey.


Point of Interest What to explore

River Bovey Wildlife
Disused Railway
National Trust Cafe

parking  See Below
Walk 1
River Walk (2.1 miles)


An easy and popular (dog) walk from Bovey Tracey's main Car Park along the river Bovey and a disused railway returning via footpaths.


Walk 2
Revised trail through Parke Estate (2.4 miles)


This popular and fairly easy walk follows well maintained footpaths through the Parke estate, near Bovey Tracey, now belonging to the National Trust.

A At entrance of Car Park facing the way you came turn right on a path along the fence.

BContinue following a permissive path parallel to a lane. This becomes a public footpath ; continue through woods.

C Turn right at lane and descend to river.

D Continue under disused railway bridge and turn right then right again onto a public footpath.but go up embankment then descend to the River Bovey.

E Do not cross river but continue along the river.

FRecently an area has been cleared with a circular bench!

G After 0.8 miles follow track right to cross river and return to car park (& cafe).

There is also a walled garden, currently under restoration , an orchard with 150 historic Devon cider apple trees and a medieval weir on the meandering Bovey feeding a fishpond and mill in the village of Bovey Tracey.

Walk 2  
tracks ,paths
country lane
main roads
0 %
after rain
altitude range
34 - 106 m
quality of track
FIT for Watches / GPS
How to view a GPX / FIT file
parking National Trust Car Park at Parke on B3387 nr Bovey Tracey - Free to Members (bring card) else £2 all day


Walk 3
Little Bovey (4.3 miles)


This easy & pleasant 4.5 miles walk takes you South East to Little Bovey.

En route to Lustleigh
En Route to Lustleigh

Download GPX route for Mobile / GPS


Download FIT route for Watches / GPS


See Route on Google Earth


parking (free) along Coombe Close, Bovey Tracey


Walk 4
 to Lustleigh (6.8 miles)


Quiet Lane
Quiet Lane

Check out a longer but most enjoyable walk to Lustleigh.

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