Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Woodbury Castle Walks
2 Popular Walks
Walk 1   Castle & Heart of Common
 2.9 miles (1h 20)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Castle &  flying site for Model Aircraft
 2.2 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)

Woodbury Common is a popular place for dog walkers; there is plenty of 'space' and the views are quite spectacular.



Point of Interest Woodbury Castle
parking Car Park Castle or on B3179
Walk 1
  Castle & Heart of Common (2.9 miles)
Woodbury Castle
Woodbury Castle


This varied walk with extensive views follows well drained bridlepaths, tracks and clearly marked paths.

There are some steep climbs or descents.

You can walk through the castle, an iron Age hill fort, but beware of the high ramparts and deep ditches.

Park near the castle or on the road to Yettington.

1 hr 20 mins
tracks bridlepaths
main roads
0 %
altitude range
97 - 176 m
quality of track
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  map of walk


Walk 2
Castle &  flying site for Model Aircraft (2.2 miles)


Woodbury Airfield
Woodbury Airfield

An equally refreshing walk takes in a flying club with great all-round views.

It starts at a different Car Park.

There is one steep descent and tracks may become muddy after heavy rain.

A From Car Park cross road to East Budleigh into a smallish gap in the hedge.

Soon , where the path forks take left fork.
Continue across the B3180 into a track

B Take track curving right and continue with wood on left until car park.

C Cross road into Woodbury Castle and soon turn left into a castle entrance with notice board explaining project to restore the castle.

Continue along steps and then cross castle diagonally right.

D Steep descent

E Entrance to flying site for radio controlled model aircraft.

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parking Car Park Castle off Road to East Budleigh
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  Bystock Nature Reserve
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