Ottery St Mary & East Hill
1 hour walks
    
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (5.9 miles)Walk 2 (2.8 miles)Walk 3 (4.1 miles)
  Ottery St Mary to Easthill Circular Walk on East Hill Ottery St Mary to Easthill

The woods on East Hill are quite a landmark in East Devon and a favourite place for dog walking.

Point of InterestKnightstone Manor
East Hill Forest
PubsNo Pubs en route
parkingOutskirts of town :entrance to Chineway Gardens

Walk 1 East Hill (5.9 miles)

Difficulty:

Knightstone
Pigs on the Lawn

This long but very pleasant and varied walk replaces walk 3.

The route takes you to a very remote part of Devon using old tracks and footpaths. It skirts the woods of Easthill with spectacular views of Ottery and beyond.

The walk passes Knightstone,a private Manor,built by Thomas de Bittlesgate in 1380 and one of the best preserved medieval houses in Britain. You can sneak a glimpse of the house and gardens before negotiating the ford.

Walk 1

Walk 1

Walk 2 Circular Walk on East Hill (2.8 miles)

East Hill Forest
  
Difficulty

A very pleasant walk through the forest on East Hill using mainly paths and tracks only,ideal for dogs.

There is a steep climb.

parking East Hill 0.7 m off Chineway Hill - see map

 

Walk 2

Walk 2


Walk 3Ottery St Mary to Easthill (4.1 miles)

trafficThis walk is no longer recommended due to increased traffic on a lane to a popular farm shop!
  
Difficulty

The route takes you past Knightstone - see walk 1.

Cob Cottage

The walk cane be quite muddy after heavy rain ; it has a steep climb and descent. The views at the top are quite spectacular.

length:
4.1 miles
time:
1 hr 30 mins
terrain:
tracks,paths,forest
lanes
main roads
0 %
2%
altitude range
67 - 245 m
Walk 3

Walk 3

 Walks near Ottery St Mary:
  
 Ottery Town
This easy and varied walk crosses Knightstone estate - the private Manor is one of the best preserved medieval houses in Britain - and returns along the Otter.
  
 Tipton St John
Various popular river walks from a village with a great pub.
  
 Feniton
A not too strenuous walk towards Ottery St Mary taking you past the historic Cadhay Barton.
  
 West Hill
A very pleasant walk along the tranquil banks of the Otter following peaceful green lanes with many beautiful views.
 
 Coleridge Link
A delightful 9 mile walk following the route often taken by Coleridge.
 
 Escot Park
Escot Park ,designed by Capability Brown,is a hidden gem for walkers.