Best Poltimore Walks

Poltimore Church
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (3.5 miles)Walk 2 (1.5 miles)Walk 3 (6.2 miles)Walk 4 (5 miles)
 Huxham Short Walk To Killerton & Broadclyst Poltimore & Pinhoe

Poltimore is a charming little village known for Poltimore House, once a deer park.

Today deer roam freely in this area. The house & grounds are open on special occasions.

'more' means marshy upland

Point of InterestPoltimore House
Battle of Pinhoe
PubsNo Pub in Polltimore
Lord Poltimore forbade any pub to be built on his estate.

Walk 1 Poltimore to Huxham (3.5 miles)

poltimore house


This short walk takes you through Huxham forest (part of the track could be muddy) and into Huxham with its small church.and exclusive Barton Cross Hotel.

Walking out of Poltimore, just beyond where you join a footpath, the battle of Pinhoe took place between the Danes and Saxons. The Danes were victorious.

There is one steady climb.

Map of Walk 1

 Walks near Poltimore
 Broadclyst Windmill
Gentle walks towards Broadclyst's windmill.
A delightful family walk skirting Killerton Gardens to Columbjohn's chapel.
 Ashclyst Forest
Various easy walks and trails through a forest now maintained by the National Trust

Walk 2 Short Walk (1.5 miles)


A gentle and pleasant rural walk through a peaceful landscape using mainly quiet country lanes.
The route includes one style.

This is one of our 'Thirty Minute Walks'

Map of Walk 2

Walk 3 To Killerton & Broadclyst (6.2 miles)


This fairly easy longer walk takes you past Danes Wood to Killerton Gardens returning via Broadclyst following the old Two Counties Way.

There is a Cafe in Killerton.


Poltimore Residential

poltimore to Broadclyst walk

Map of Walk 3

Walk 4 Poltimore & Pinhoe (5 miles)


This is a pleasant but quite strenuous circular walk via Pinhoe and Broadclyst.

During the winter or periods of long rain, wellingtons are recommended as some paths can be quite muddy.

The walk contains a steep climb and descent and follows a narrow pavement along a busy road between Pinhoe and Broadclyst.

busy crossingThere is a 10 mins stretch along a narrow pavement.

Map of Walk 4