Favourite Devon Walks
  Popular Yealmpton Walks
2 Popular Walks
Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage
Walk 1 Dunstone
 3.9 miles (1h 40)
 difficulty 3/4 (challenging)
Walk 2 Along the Yealm
 2.1 miles (1 hour)
 difficulty 2/4 (easy)

The region around Yealmpton, 'yampton',
offers the walker many footpaths to explore the beautiful Yealm valley much loved by the Victorians.



Point of Interest Yealmpton Church
Old Mother Hubbard's Cottage,Market Street
Pubs Rose & Crown
The Volunteer Inn
Point of Interest Spectacular Views
parking Residential
Walk 1
Dunstone (3.9 miles)


A delightful walk offering extensive views & following mainly public footpaths.

There is no pub en route.

AFrom Market Street turn into B3186, direction Torr.
Continue down hill and cross the river Yealm then turn left on to public footpath.

Follow this path which is part of the Erme-Plym Trail.

B Continue along this path with river on your left for 0.9 miles .

Just before a lane take a footpath on right. At the end of the path turn right towards Dunstone.

Continue through the village - do not turn right in the village.

C At the end of the 20 mile speed limit turn right onto a public footpath.

Continue through several fields until you reach a lane, at Fursdon. Turn right ,continue along track and across a stream onto a footpath through a wooded area.

D Follow path until you come to a junction of lanes. Turn right and soon take a public footpath on left. Continue in the direction of Yealmpton ; turn right when you join a lane.

E At the next cross roads turn left, then after 150 m turn right onto a footpath, cross footbridge and continue with stream on left.

Cross lane and continue along a footpath. At the B3186 turn right.


Walk 2
Along the Yealm (2.1 miles)


A possible 'Walking from Home' walk

A shorter walk following the river Yealm.


parking Residential or Car Park near River - see map
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