Favourite Devon Walks
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Elephants Nest Elephants Nest

This is a must do walk if you are in the area.


Point of InterestElephants Nest Pub Moorland

Walks start in Mary Tavy and pass the famous Elephant's Nest pub.

Walk 1 (5.4 miles)

This delightful & varied walk follows the Dartmoor Way to Peter Tavy , then turns East into a bridle way and later a footpath crossing a moor towards Boulters Tor. You return via Horndon not far from the Elephant's Nest.

At the pub , for those who do not mind wetlands & steep ladders across hedges, there is an alternative way via Kingsett Farm - see RED dotted line on map NOT included in the gpx file.

Extensive moorland views
Extensive Moorland Views

5.4 miles
2 hr 15 mins
tracks bridle,footpaths
country lanes
main roads
0 %
altitude range
72 - 173 m

Residential at Mary Tavy

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