Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular South Brent Walks
2 Popular Walks
South brent South Brent
  
Walk 1 Brentmoor & Shipley Bridge
 5.9 miles (2h 30)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Brentmoor & Didworthy
 3.7 miles (1h 30)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
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Two delightful walks with dramatic scenery following the meandering River Avon.

 

 

Point of Interest Brent Moor , Avon Valley
Point of Interest Spectacular Views
parking off Station Road,South Brent
 
 
Walk 1
Brentmoor & Shipley Bridge (5.9 miles)
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A delightful walk with exhilarating views.

Difficulty

A This most pleasant & peaceful walk starts along the babbling boulder filled river Avon.
Take care from the car park not to cross the railway bridge but to use footpath (left at T junction) which descends and runs under another railway bridge.

B At Aish turn left past a telephone booth .The lanes changes into a track and steadily climbs towards Brent Moor.

CThis is an ideal place for a picnic offering stunning views of the South Hams stretching towards the coast.
You may wish to explore the moors further up although the paths are not that clear.

DNear Shipley Bridge It passes the ruins of a naptha distillery, where during the 19th century oil was distilled from peat.

E Return via the hamlet of Didworthy.

All paths are generally well maintained.

length:
5.9 miles
time:
2 hr 30 mins
terrain:
tracks bridle,paths
lanes
main roads
0 %
1%
altitude range
119 312m
quality of track
****
stiles
some
 
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Walk 2
Brentmoor & Didworthy (3.7 miles)
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River Avon
River Avon
   
Difficulty

A short , easy walk and very popular walk along stretches of the tranquil river Avon.

It follows quiet lanes and public footpaths.

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