Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Offwell Walks
2 Popular Walks
Blue Bells Blue Bells
  
Walk 1 Short Walk
 2 miles (50 mins)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Longer Walk
 4.5 miles (1h 50)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)
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Offwell Woods, known for its bluebells and rich wildlife, are managed by the Offwell and Woodland and Wildlife Trust.

Offwell refers to a Well once belonging to Offa.

 

Point of Interest Bluebells
Woodland Centre
   
Pubs No pub in Offwell
   
parking Village hall or limited residential parking near church
 
 
Walk 1
Short Walk (2 miles)
 MAP
Difficulty

The shorter one enters part of the Wetlands, a conservation area - see map .

It follows public and permissive footpaths and quiet lanes.

There is no official car park in Offwell but there is some space west of the village, nr Woodland Close, see P on larger map.

 

 

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Walk 2
Longer Walk (4.5 miles)
  MAP
Difficulty
Footbridge
Footbridge

The longer walk takes you through remote woodlands and past the Woodland Centre where 107 different species of lichens have been recorded.

Most of the tracks are well maintained but be prepared for some boggy areas and a fairly steep climb.

length:
4.5 miles
time:
1 hr 50 mins
terrain:
tracks paths lanes
 
styles
yes
main roads
0%
wellies
possibly
altitude range
78 - 202 m
quality of track
***
   
   
FIT for Watches / GPS
 
   
     
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elevation

There is one steep climb.

 Walks near Offwell
  
  Honiton to Offwell Circular
You pass the Bishop's tower, an eighty foot tall square tower built by Bishop Edward Copplestone in 1828.
  
 Kilmington
A delightful dog friendly walk, mainly through woods, to the old beacon house where a lookout was posted to keep a wary eye for Armada ships
   
 Dalwood
Dalwood offers the walker a network of public footpaths to enjoy Devon's unspoilt rolling hills.