Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Cullompton Walks
5 Popular Walks
Russel Lane Russel Lane
Walk 1 to Knowle
 3.3 miles (1h 20)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Russel Lane
 5.7 miles (2h 20)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 3 Town Trail
 1.2 miles (30 mins)
 difficulty 1/4 (easy)
Walk 4 Along the river
 2.3 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 5 Tiverton Cullompton Circular
 16 miles (6h 30)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)

Cullompton is an old market town which suffered a dramatic fire in 1839 destroying many houses and cottages.

Its main street is located away from the Culm and has lanes descending to long forgotten water mills.

The name means Settlement near the Culm


Point of Interest Cullompton
Remote Countryside
Roman Fort
Pubs Various Pubs in Cullompton
more cream tea walks Bakehouse
parking See below
Walk 1
to Knowle (3.3 miles)

A delightful walk to the hamlet of Knowle, similar to second walk but shorter.



parking Park & Display Forge Way


Walk 2
Russel Lane (5.7 miles)


A gentle country walk through an unspoilt tranquil landscape.

A From the Rugby Football club Car Park turn left and follow Knowle Lane until a footpath on right crossing some fields.

B Goblin lane runs past the location of a mobile Roman Fort and may have existed during the Roman occupation.

C Turn right into an alley (almost opposite CO-OP) .

D There is a gentle climb to the top of Russel Lane where the views are breathtaking.

  map of walk


Walk 3
Town Trail (1.2 miles)


This is one of our 'Thirty Five Minute Walks'

A varied and easy Town trail taking in key historical features.


Walk 4
Along the river (2.3 miles 1 hour)


River Culm
River Culm

Dip your toes into the river Culm! There are some wide views of St Andrews Church as you walk along the river.

The walk includes some busy roundabouts.

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Walk 5
Tiverton Cullompton Circular (16 miles)



A long distance walk linking Tiverton and Cullompton using lanes and public footpaths.

There are 2 routes:

Northern Route (7.3 miles)

This follows part of the tow path along the Tiverton canal .Only village: Ash Thomas (no pub)

Sourhern Route (8.7 miles)

This joins the East Devon Way via Butterleigh
Point of Interest Butterleigh Inn ) .

Butterleigh Inn
Butterleigh Inn

Buses 1 or 1A run frequently between Tiverton and Cullompton.

For more information click here.


 Walks near Cullompton
A short and easy walk following lanes and some footpaths,even a disused railway line, into the heart a charming old village.
A delightful and gentle walk following a well defined footpath along the river Culm
Although the walk contains one of the steepest climbs, the views and the well marked footpaths through rolling and remote landscapes make it a most enjoyable experience.
A very pleasant & most popular walk taking you past the Devon & Somerset Gliding club - refreshments are available,when open.