Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Longdown Walks
2 Popular Walks
Holcombe Burnell Holcombe Burnell
  
Walk 1 to Holcombe Burnell
 2.2 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 to Holcombe Burnell Church
 2.3 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Nearby 

Longdown is a small but active village on the Exeter to Dunsford road.

 

Pubs The Lamb

 

Point of Interest Holcombe Burnell Church
Manor House
   
parking Residential
Car Park, Village Hall
 
 
Walk 1
to Holcombe Burnell (2.2 miles)
 MAP
Difficulty

A very pleasant walk following public footpaths and quiet lanes through a most beautiful & unspoilt part of Devon.

A From the Car Park take foot path on right of Village Hall.

At the lane turn left and descend to Holcombe Burnell , its manor house and church.

Part of the Manor House at Holcombe Burnell dates back to Henry VIII.

A chapel built next to the manor house was destroyed and rebuilt in the early 19th century.

B As you reach a stream ignore footpath on left but climb steadily along a stream, curving slightly to the right.

When reaching a hedge on left follow this keeping hedge on your left until you come to an opening in the hedge.

C Climb stiles and enter a field . Follow hedge on left to the top.

At the lane turn right and continue for 0.3 miles.

D Just before a lane on your left , take footpath on your right and continue following the path to the bottom of the hill - Continue through a wood until you reach the track you came from.

Turn left and continue back to the car park.

The route involves two steady descents and climbs.

Download route for Mobile / GPS

 

Download FIT for Watches / GPS

See on Google Earth

 

Walk 2
to Holcombe Burnell Church (2.3 miles)
  MAP
Difficulty

Similar to the first walk but ,on return, it follows quiet country lanes.

The walk descends into Holcombe Burnell and slowly climbs into a wooded area.

Download GPX route for Mobile / GPS

 

Download FIT route for Watches / GPS

 

Show on Google Earth

 

parking Residential Car Park, Village Hall
 Walks near Longdown
  
  Dunsford
Many popular walks around Dunsford & Steps Bridge including the famous Daffodil Walk
   
  Ide
Various walks from a most picturesque village known for the longest ford in the UK
  
  Doddiscombsleigh
Three pleasant pub walks from the well known 'Nobody Inn'