Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Cockington Walks
3 Popular Walks
gamekeeper's cottage Gamekeeper's Cottage
Walk 1 Village & Park
 1.4 miles (40 mins)
 difficulty 1/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Longer Walk
 3 miles (1h 20)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 3 Cockington to Torquay
 1.9 miles (50 mins)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)

Two pleasant walks through this most charming village, known for its tea shops, craft centre and Drum Inn, designed by Lutyens.

Not surprisingly, Agatha Christie was a frequent visitor.

Both walks pass the thatched Gamekeeper's Cottage.


Point of Interest Gamekeeper's Cottage.
The Drum Inn
Pubs The Drum Inn
more cream tea walks Weaver's Cottage &  Cockington Court
parking Car Park at Cockington
Walk 1
Village & Park (1.4 miles)
This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

A short and easy walk around Cockington.

A From the car park near the old school house, turn right up Cockington Lane.

B After 175m turn left onto a footpath through the woods then into an open space. Continue for 420m.

C Turn left onto a footpath and join the John Musgrave Heritage Trail.

D Follow this trail until it branches left .
Instead, continue along the path which skirts Church Wood.

E After two gates turn left into Totnes Road then turn right onto a track to an old barn (Warren Barn) .Here, turn left and follow the John Musgrave Trail to the Game Keeper's Lodge and back to Cockington.

    John Musgrave Trail
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J. Musgrave Trail
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Walk 2
Longer Walk (3 miles)

This walk includes part of the John Musgrave Heritage Trail and the lush Scandson Plantation.

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Walk 3
Cockington to Torquay (1.9 miles)
Path to Torquay
Path to Torquay

A great walk.to or from Torquay taking in lush parkland and coastal views.

Start from Torquay, following The South West Coastal Path and other tracks.

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 Walks near Cockington
Great easy circular walks exploring Torquay's magnificent coast line ,its harbour and Tor Abbey.
A thriving fish market town with a picturesque harbour provides a popular centre for exploring a beautiful coastline with extensive views of Tor Bay
  Berry Pomeroy Castle
Two great walks from Marldon to Berry Pomeroy Castle through rural countryside which has changed little since the middle ages.
Town Trail & Popular Circular Pub Walks around Totnes and along the river Dart