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Morchard Bishop walking through a rolling Saxon landscape
1 hour walks
Point of Interest

Village of Morchard Bishop

Morchard (Large Wood) Bishop lies almost halfway on the Two Moors Way . In the village you will find a detailed map of all the footpaths in the area ,a welcome sign to all walkers and hikers.

Some stretches may be muddy after heavy rainfall.

It also boasts the famous London Inn pub.

Walk 1 to Morchard Bishop (5.4 miles)

This walk follows part of the Two Moors Way which is well signed and well maintained and offers some spectacular views of Dartmoor.

Parking :For those who prefer to walk to the pub :Car Park at turn off to Downs St Mary from the A377 opposite a pub.

There is a short 5-10 mins stretch along the busy road.

busy crossingThere is a short 5-10 mins stretch along the busy road.

Parking in the village near the WWI & II Memorial.

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5.4 miles
2 hr 20 mins
tracks bridle,paths
main roads
5-10 mins
altitude range
85 - 290m
quality of track

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Free Car Park see map off A377 junction Morchard Bishop & Down St Mary

Walk 2 From Morchard Bishop (4.8 miles)

A slightly shorter walk avoiding busy road.

There is no pub en route.


Free Car Park near school at Morchard Bishop

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Walk 1

morchard bishop walk 2

Walk 2

 Walks near Morchard Bishop:
A lovely country walk from a friendly village so typical of 'old' Devon.
The landscape around has not been changed for centuries and is dotted with old Devon cottages and manor houses. A very pleasant pub walk.
A pleasant rural (pub) walk exploring the hidden and more secluded areas,the woodlands and streams tucked between the ridges.It follows part of the Tarka Trail.