Best North Bovey Walks

North Bovey Bridge
1 hour walks

North Bovey is one of the most idyllic villages in Devon. It is quite isolated and , perhaps because of this, the village has retained its original charm.

  • The parish church is a Grade II listed building
  • the village green is home to a number of historic buildings, including the old schoolhouse and the village pump.
  • North Bovey is also a popular destination for walkers and nature lovers,
Point of InterestVillage
stepping stones
old log bridge
park-like scenery
the Ring of Bells
parkingNorth Bovey Free Car Park
Moretonhampstead Court St Car Park
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parkingSATNAV Postcode: TQ13 8 Moretonhampstead

Walk 1 Moretonhampstead (5 miles)


Access is tricky, following narrow lanes. However , the walk can also start at Moretonhampstead.

North Bovey

The village has a free carpark and a delightful pub , the Ring of Bells

The walk

This most varied circular pub walk includes a long & narrow stone bridge, stepping stones (which can be bypassed), & magnificent views of Dartmoor.

There are several steady climbs and one steep descent.

Much of the landscape assumes the appearance of an estate/park created by the second Viscount Hambleden.

The walk follows part of the Dartmoor Way and if you are in the area twe highly recommend this walk

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There is one steep climb.

North Bovey to Moretonhampstead walk

North Bovey Walk

 Walks near North Bovey
Moretonhamstead , gateway to Dartmoor, is an ideal town for walkers to explore the lush edge of the moor.
Delightful walks from a very picturesque village into a most unspoilt and dramatic part of Devon
Delightful walk from this picturesque village to Tottiford Reservoir.

Walk 2 Hospit Cross & Stepping Stones (3.7 miles)

stepping stones North Bovey


This delightful walk , which is a shorter version of walk 1, starts at North Bovey's church.

Note :You do not need to cross the river using stepping stones.


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North Bovey to Moretonhampstead walk