Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Butterleigh Walks
3 Popular Walks
Butterleigh Inn Butterleigh Inn
  
Walk 1 Short Circular
 1.8 miles (50 mins)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Burn Valley
 4.9 miles (2 hours)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 3 Bickleigh & River Exe
 9.1 miles (3h 40)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)
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A small village south of Tiverton known for its pub and the Burn Valley nearby.

Butterleigh: 'Green pastures for Butter'.

The area around Butterleigh is quite hilly and at times damp.: expect some climbs and descents.

 

Point of Interest What to explore

St Matthew Church

   
Pubs Butterleigh Inn
parking Small car park Village Hall opposite pub
   
 
 
Walk 1
Short Circular (1.8 miles)
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Difficulty:

This pleasant walk exploring the rolling landscape around the village follows lanes,footpaths and bridleways.

The route includes a steady climb.

 

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Walk 2
Burn Valley (4.9 miles)
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lush fields
Lush Fields

A popular rural walk through the Burn Valley using mainly public footpaths and green lanes.

Some stretches can be quite muddy.

The route takes you into a most undisturbed part of Devon & offers some spectacular views.

 

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Walk 3
Bickleigh & River Exe (9.1 miles)
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Difficulty:

This delightful & varied pub walk ,much of it it along the river Exe, is quite long but Bickleigh will form a welcoming break!

From Bickleigh it is 2.7 miles back to Butterleigh

The route uses mainly public footpaths and quiet lanes.

Some stretches can get muddy.

 

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 Walks near Butterleigh
   
  Bickleigh
Bickleigh is known for its bridge across the Exe (allegedly made famous by Simon and Garfunkel) its 15th century castle, an old mill,a Railway Centre and two popular pubs. You have a choice of 3 top walks!
  
  Tiverton
Various options including a delightful canal walk - you may meet a shire horse pulling a barge!
   
  Silverton
Three great walks from one of the oldest villages in Devon. It features an oak tree almost 1000 years old.