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rockbeare house wall Rockbeare House Wall
  
 
 

Rockbeare is an attractive and somewhat secluded village near Exeter Airport.

The name means a 'grove/wood for rooks'.

 

 

Point of Interest Rockbeare House
Pubs There is no pub in Rockbeare
Nearest pub: Jack & the Green
The Cranberry Farm
parking Rockbeare Post Office
   
Difficulty

This gentle rural walk follows quiet lanes and passes Rockbeare House, a Grade I Regency country residence of historical importance with it's impressive boundary walls.

One of the original Axminster carpets used to be kept in Rockbeare House, dating back to the late 18th century.

You get a good view of any planes taking off from Runway 08 as you start the walk.

Runway 26
Runway 26

There is a stretch through a wooded area which can be muddy after heavy rain - you can take a country lane parallel to the path.

In spring the hedges are full of wild flowers.

length:
4.5 miles
time:
1hr 25 mins
terrain:
tracks,paths
lanes
main roads
0 %
1%
altitude range
27-60 m
quality of track
****

 

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This is an easy walk

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