Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Tipton St John Walks
4 Popular Walks
Along the Otter Along the Otter
Walk 1 Otter & Harpford
 2.5 miles (1h 10)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)
Walk 2 Otter & Beacon Hill
 4.6 miles (2 hours)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 3 to Ottery St Mary
 6.5 miles (2h 40)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 4 Newton Poppleford Orchard
 3.8 miles (1h 40)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)

The charming village of Tipton St John boasts a pub , the Golden Lion, a school and a little shop. There are lots of geocaches in the area!

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Point of Interest Walk 2
Pubs Golden Lion
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Walk 1
Otter & Harpford (2.5 miles)
starting Point Start : Bridge Across Otter

A A short but very pleasant walk following a public footpath along the Otter towards Newton Poppleford.

B It crosses a footbridge and leads into the picturesque village of Harpford.

C The walk returns via a disused railway which used to run to Sidmouth.


Walk 2
Otter & Beacon Hill (4.6 miles)
starting Point Start :Bridge across Otter

This delightful and popular walk follows a route most favoured by the poet Samuel Coleridge.

A Following the river Otter the route leads into Harpford via a footbridge.

B Follow the East Devon Way ((pink foxglove symbol)) into Harpford Wood and beyond.

C Somewhat steeply ascends to Beacon Hill and Harpford Common where the views of the coast and Haldon are breathtaking.

D It continues along an old path and returns via a bridlepath.

E As you enter the outskirts of Tipton ensure you follow the bridle path to a country lane and not be tempted to negotiate a poorly maintained footpath.

Point of Interest Stunning views - Bring camera
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Walk 3
to Ottery St Mary (6.5 miles)

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Walk 4
Newton Poppleford Orchard (3.8 miles)

Another favourite walk West of the Otter to Venn Ottery Church and a delightful orchard overlooking Newton Poppleford.

starting Point Start : Bridge Across Otter

 Walks near Tipton St John
  Newton Poppleford
Three TOP walks!
 Ottery St Mary
This easy and varied walk crosses Knightstone estate - the private Manor is one of the best preserved medieval houses in Britain - and returns along the Otter.
Delightful (pub) walks through Harpford Wood,a most dramatic and ancient wood containing unique fauna.