Morchard Bishop walking through a rolling Saxon landscape
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (5.4 miles)Walk 2 (4.8 miles)
  To Morchard Bishop From 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

The name means Large Wood heald by the Bishop of Exeter

Point of InterestVillage of Morchard Bishop
PubsLondon Inn
parkingSee below

Walk 1 to Morchard Bishop (5.4 miles)

Famous London Inn

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.
starting PointStart : Car Park
parking Free Car Park see map off A377 junction Morchard Bishop & Down St Mary


5.4 miles
2 hr 20 mins
tracks bridle,paths
main roads
5-10 mins
altitude range
85 - 290m
quality of track
FIT for Watches / GPS
How to view a GPX / FIT file
morchard bishop map

Walk 1

 Walks near Morchard Bishop:
A lovely country walk from a friendly village so typical of 'old' Devon.
Several walks into Deepest Devon with many views to enjoy.
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.

Walk 2 From Morchard Bishop (4.8 miles)

A slightly shorter walk avoiding busy road.

There is no pub en route.

starting PointStart : Foot Path opposite Primary School into the church yard
parking Free Car Park on Church Street near school at Morchard Bishop


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morchard bishop walk 2

Walk 2