Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Sandford & Upton Hellions Church Walks
2 Popular Walks
Upton Hellions Church Upton Hellions Church
Walk 1 Upton Hellions
 3.1 miles (1h 20)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Upton Hellions via Crediton
 7.5 miles (3h 10)
 difficulty 4/4 (challenging)

Sanford means 'Sandy Ford'

Upton Hellions means 'a farm high 'up' belonging to the Helihun family'


Point of Interest Sandford Village
Upton Hellions
Pubs The Lamb Inn
parking Village Hall Sandford
Walk 1
Upton Hellions (3.1 miles)

A walk of moderate difficulty with a steepish hill to the church.

It follows part of the Mary Michaels Pilgrims Way

After heavy rain some stretches may become muddy.

There is no pub in Upton Hellions.

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Walk 2
Upton Hellions via Crediton (7.5 miles)
Hills near Upton Hellions
Hills near Upton Hellions

This pleasant & quite strenuous walk starts at Sandford village hall's car park and follows a new cycle track past a nature reserve to Crediton's sports centre.

From here the route meanders towards Haske ,then climbs somewhat steeply following an old bridle path.

It returns via the church of Upton Hellions.

tracks bridle,footpaths
country lanes
main roads
0 %
altitude range
40 - 149 m
quality of track


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There is one steep climb.

 Walks near Sandford
Several walks into Deepest Devon with many views to enjoy.
Many great walks of varying lengths to choose from.
The landscape around has not been changed for centuries and is dotted with old Devon cottages and manor houses. A very pleasant pub walk.