Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Loddiswell Walks
2 Popular Walks
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Walk 1 Avon valley
 5.2 miles (2h 10)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Avon valley shorter walk
 3.5 miles (1h 30)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
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A very pleasant walk through Devon's Avon valley and Silveridge Wood.

Loddiswell (Lodiswille in Domesdaybook) lies high above the valley

Its church (St Michaels) dates back to the 14 century - the font is part of the original 11th century building.

Roman coins have been found north of the village.

 After heavy rain wellies may be advisable.

 

Point of Interest 14th century Church
Hump Bridges,
River Avon
Pubs The Loddiswell Inn
   
parking Car park at Loddiswell.

Both walks pass , about half way , a sign for  Avon Mill Cafe & Garden Centre; turn left and cross bridge then right for refreshments ; retrace steps to continue the walk.

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Walk 1
Avon valley (5.2 miles)
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Difficulty

It follows mainly public footpaths and lanes.

There is one steep descent to the river Avon.

traffic After crossing the river, you join a potentially busy lane for 0.3 miles (10 minutes).

In Silveridge wood the path runs along an abandoned railway line to South Brent.

After crossing the river you turn left and continue following the river back towards Loddiswell.

length:
  5.2 miles
   
quality of track
  ***
   
     
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Walk 2
Avon valley shorter walk (3.5 miles)
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 Silveridge Wood
Silveridge Wood
   
Difficulty

This equally pleasant walk along the Avon to Silveridge Wood avoids a busy stretch.

It follows more public footpaths than lanes.

 

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