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Otterton Walks

must do walks along the Jurassic Coast
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (5.4 miles) Walk 2 (6.5 miles)Walk 3 (1.3 miles)
Jurassic CoastMutters MoorOtter Weir

Tucked behind the Jurassic coast and on the river Otter,Otterton has become a favourite centre for walkers and hikers.

Point of Interest

Otterton village Otterton Mill
Jurassic Coastline

Otterton Village
A picturesque village with its thatched roofs and brick and cob buildings .

Please note :both walks offer little shelter against heavy rain and include two strenuous climbs.

Otterton Mill ,dating back to the middle ages,with its restaurant and gift shops is well worth a visit.

Otterton Mill
Otterton Mill Tearoom
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Walk 1 Jurassic Coast,Ladram Bay (5.4 miles)

A This is a well known and must-do (dog) walk with spectacular views of the coast line stretching out to Dorset and beyond.
Parking is residential.
You can observe the wildlife on the Otter Estuary from a bird watching hut at the top of the pine clad cliffs.

B Monks from Otterton priory used to extract salt from the brine near the mouth of the Otter; the area became known as Salterton ,later Budleigh-Salterton.

C Near the top of the cliff ,known as Otterton Point,the site a fairly high status roman villa was discovered in 1988 - no mosaics were found.

The walk passes a WW2 look-out post and leaves the South west coastal path near Ladram bay,below.

Jurassic Coast
5.4 miles
2 hr 30 mins
tracks ,paths
main roads
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altitude range
1 - 52 m
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parking Residential in Otterton.
There is no official Car Park

Walk 2 Walk to Mutlers Moor (6.5 miles)

A longer but equally rewarding walk to Mutler's Moor near Sidmouth,then returning along the river Otter,north of Otterton.The walk has a steep descent - see map

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Walk 3 Walk to the Otter Weir (1.3 miles)

This pleasant and short walk takes you across a footbridge to the recently restored Otter Weir where salmon have be seen leaping up stream.



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Walk 1

Walk 2
Otterton to Mutler's Moor 6.5 miles 2hrs 30 mins

Walk 3
Otterton to Otter Weir

 Walks near Otterton:
 Budleigh Salterton
ThIs easy walk (3.2 miles) takes you along the pebbled sea-front,the famous 'Raleigh Wall',the Otter Estuary Nature reserve with its teeming wild life.
 East Budleigh
Mentioned in the Doomesday Book this picturesque village with a car park is and a famous pub is ideal for exploring the delightful Raleigh country.
 Colaton Raleigh
This walk follows quiet lanes,old tracks and public footpaths to explore the beautiful rolling hills and moorland near Colaton.
Great walks combining forests,moorland and sea with breathtaking views of the Jurassic coast.