Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Newton Abbot Walks
5 Popular Walks
River Lemon River Lemon
Walk 1 Newton Abbot & surroundings
 5.3 miles (2h 10)
Walk 2 to Abbotskerswell
 3.2 miles (1h 20)
Walk 3 to East Ogwell
 2.5 miles (1h 10)
Walk 4 Pubwalk to Coffinswell
 4.1 miles (1h 40)
Walk 5 Pubwalk to Coombe Cellars
 3.4 miles (1h 30)

The region around Newton Abbot has plenty of woods,streams and well defined footpaths for your family and dog to enjoy an exciting and varied walk.

The name refers to a 'new farm' built by the monks of Tor Abbey, Torquay.


Point of Interest stunning views
Point of Interest Templer Way
parking depends on walk, see below
Walk 1
Newton Abbot & surroundings (5.3 miles)

This popular but quite strenuous walk includes several steep ascents and descents. It runs through Newton Abbot's town centre to 2 idyllically situated old churches ( Wolborough & High Week). It follows part of the river Lemon valley and joins the Templer Way at the end.

Views of Newton Abbot and the Teign Valley are breathtaking.

busy crossing Several busy roads have to be crossed.
5.3 miles
2 hr 20 mins
tracks bridle,paths
main roads
1 %
altitude range
5 - 90 m
quality of track
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parking :South Rd


Walk 2
to Abbotskerswell (3.2 miles)

This walk starts at Decoy Country Park, skirts the big lake and climbs at times steeply following paths and tracks towards the delightful village of Abbotskerswell .

It passes the Court Farm Inn and the Exporium & Coffee House ,both in the village. On the way back you follow the lane towards Abbotskerswell Priory,now a home for the elderly.

There are several stiles.

Although at times strenuous the views are quite stunning.

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parking Pay & Display,:Decoy Country Park off Decoy Rd


Walk 3
to East Ogwell (2.5 miles)

Parking Steppes Meadow off Road to Totnes

A delightful circular walk along the Lemon to the Jolly Sailor at East Ogwell returning via clearly marked footpaths .

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Walk 4
Pubwalk to Coffinswell (4.1 miles)

A fashionable pub walk to Coffinswell


Walk 5
Pubwalk to Coombe Cellars (3.4 miles)

An equally unmissable walk to Coombe Cellars

 Walks near Newton Abbot
  Stover Park
Enjoy easy family walks through this beautiful park.
A charming town with many Georgian buildings inspired by John Nash and three pubs
Pub walks through attractive countryside
 Passage House Inn
A great pub walk to a famous pub, the Passage House Inn, where once the river Teign could be crossed on foot.
 Coombe Cellars
A popular walk to Coombe Cellars on the river Teign, where smugglers used to meet.