Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Kenton - Mamhead Walk
1 Popular Walk
  
 
 

Hoskins: 'Mamhead Park is exceedingly beautiful, with many noble trees, and views over a luxuriant landscape to the sea.'

 

This delightful walk takes you through the outskirts of Powderham estate into a tranquil and fauna rich part of Devon and past the entrance to Mamhead House.

Difficulty:

Views are quite spectacular.

The house seems to be for sale yet again.

length:
5.2 miles
time:
1hr 50mins
terrain:
tracks
lanes
lanes
60%
main roads
0 %
1%
parking Kenton Carpark near the church

There are two steep climbs.

 Walks near Mamhead
  Kenton
See the estuary and the sea stretch in front of you while you walk towards Starcross.
  
 Oxton House
This pleasant walk passes a public lane leading to Oxton House, once owned by the Rev and artist John Swete.
   
 Powderham
Two delightful walks around Powderham castle.
Both do not require an entrance fee.