Best Devon Walks
Best Doddiscombsleigh Walks
4 TOP Walks
Walk 1 Village Walk
 0.5 miles (20 mins)
 difficulty 1/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Windy Cross
 3.6 miles (1h 30)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)
Walk 3 Haldon Belvedere
 6.1 miles (2h 30)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)
Walk 4 Christow to Doddiscombsleigh
 8.1 miles (3h 20)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)

A charming village with a well known pub provides a welcoming stop for a thirsty walker.

Parking in this village , locally referred to as 'Doddy' , is virtually impossible unless you are planning to visit the well known Nobody Inn, which once served as a church house.

The area south of the village was well known historically for its mining activities.

Point of InterestVillage of Doddiscombsleigh
Haldon Belvedere
PubsNobody Inn
parkingNobody Inn Car Park
parkingPostcode:EX6 7PR
Walk 1
Village Walk (0.5 miles)


A short but varied village walk following an old stream.



Walk 2
Windy Cross (3.6 miles)


Nobody Inn
Nobody Inn

This popular walk takes in a steep climb to Windy Cross at the top of Haldon.

It follows public footpaths and lanes.

Allow for 2 hours.

The Walk

AWith back to Nobody Inn Car Park , turn Left towards school ignoring lane on left.
Just before the school, turn Right in to a small lane which curves around the school.
At end of lane,continue along track through wooded area.
Follow track until T junction.

BCross lane onto public footpath.
Continue along this footpath for 1 mile – a steady climb with some muddy stretches.

CAt T junction, turn Right onto lane and continue for another mile ignoring any lanes on your right.

DAfter the second lane on left , turn Right onto a public footpath.
Follow path (Timridge Lane) down hill.

EAt the end of the foot path at Sexton’s Cross, ignores lanes to left or right but follow lane ahead along a farmyard and continue descending towards Doddiscomnsleigh.

FWhen you reach a residential area, after almost a mile,bear Right and head back to the Nobody Inn.

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Walk 3
Haldon Belvedere (6.1 miles)


This delightful but strenuous pub walk includes some steep climbs and descents but is rewarded with spectacular views and a cycle free Haldon Forest.

The walk passes Higher Ashton with its charming 15th century church.

Haldon Belvedere , also known as St Lawrence Tower, is not open to the public.

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parking Nobody Inn Car Park or near Haldon Belvedere


Walk 4
Christow to Doddiscombsleigh (8.1 miles)


This is a much longer pub walk starting at Christow thus avoiding any parking problems.

Allow 1h 30 mins to walk to Doddiscombsleigh.


 Walks near Doddiscombsleigh
A delightful walk from this picturesque village to Tottiford Reservoir.
Many popular walks around Dunsford & Steps Bridge including the famous Daffodil Walk