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Otterton Walks

must do walks along the Jurassic Coast
1 hour walks
    
Select Your Walk 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.

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

Otterton Mill

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

Point of InterestOtterton village
Otterton Mill
Jurassic Coastline
  
Point of InterestExtensive views
  
  
parking Residential in Otterton.
There is no official Car Park
  
  
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Otterton Mill Tearoom

Walk 1 Jurassic Coast,Ladram Bay (5.4 miles)

Difficulty:

This is a well known and must-do walk with spectacular views of the coast line stretching out to Dorset and beyond.

A You can observe the wildlife on the Otter Estuary from a bird watching hut at the top of the pine clad cliffs.

Parking is residential and limited.

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
length:
5.4 miles
time:
2 hr 30 mins
terrain:
tracks ,paths
lanes
main roads
0 %
2%
altitude range
1 - 52 m
quality of track
****
stiles
some

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Walk 1

 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.
  
 
 Sidmouth
Great walks combining forests,moorland and sea with breathtaking views of the Jurassic coast.
  

Walk 2 Walk to Mutlers Moor (6.5 miles)

Difficulty:

A longer but equally rewarding walk to Mutler's Moor near Sidmouth,then returning along the river Otter,north of Otterton.

The walk follows lanes & public foot paths and includes a steep descent - see map.

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Walk 2

Walk 3 Walk to the Otter Weir (1.3 miles)

Difficulty:

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