Best Offwell Walks

bluebells and woods teeming with wildlife
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (50 minutes)Walk 2 (4.5 miles)

Offwell Woods, known for its bluebells and rich wildlife, are managed by the Offwell and Woodland and Wildlife Trust.

Offwell refers to a Well once belonging to Offa.

Point of InterestBluebells
Woodland Centre
PubsNo pub in Offwell
parkingVillage hall or limited residential parking near church

Walk 1 Short Walk (2 miles)


The shorter one enters part of the Wetlands, a conservation area - see map .

It follows public and permissive footpaths and quiet lanes.

Blue Bells

There is no official car park in Offwell but there is some space west of the village, nr Woodland Close, see P on larger map.



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GPX Route for Mobile / GPS


FIT Route for Watches / GPS

Map of Walk 1

 Walks near Offwell
 Honiton to Offwell Circular
You pass the Bishop's tower, an eighty foot tall square tower built by Bishop Edward Copplestone in 1828.
A delightful dog friendly walk, mainly through woods, to the old beacon house where a lookout was posted to keep a wary eye for Armada ships
Dalwood offers the walker a network of public footpaths to enjoy Devon's unspoilt rolling hills.

Walk 2 Longer Walk (4.5 miles)



The longer walk takes you through remote woodlands and past the Woodland Centre where 107 different species of lichens have been recorded.

Most of the tracks are well maintained but be prepared for some boggy areas and a fairly steep climb.

4.5 miles
1 hr 50 mins
tracks paths lanes
main roads
altitude range
78 - 202 m
quality of track
FIT for Watches / GPS
 How to view a GPX file

There is one steep climb.

Map of Walk 2