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Ottery St Mary & East Hill from medieval manor to lush forest
1 hour walks
Point of Interest

Knightstone Manor,East Hill Forest

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

Walk 1 Ottery St Mary to Easthill (4.1 miles)

The walk passess 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.

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

East Hill Forest

4.1 miles
1 hr 30 mins
main roads
0 %
altitude range
67 - 245 m
quality of track

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Outskirts of town :entrance to Chineway Gardens

Walk 2 Circular Walk on East Hill (2.8 miles)

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

There is a steep climb.

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East Hill 0.7 m off Chineway Hill - see map


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Walk 1

Walk 2

 Walks near Ottery St Mary:
 Ottery Town
This easy and varied walk crosses Knightsone 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.
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.