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Poltimore Walks where deer roam freely again
1 hour walks
Point of Interest

Poltimore House

Walk 1 Poltimore to Huxham

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.

poltimore house

Lord Poltimore forbade any pub to be built on his estate .

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.

3.5 miles
1 hr 20 mins
tracks bridlepaths
main roads
0 %
altitude range
27 - 87 m
quality of track

There is one steady climb.


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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 Five Minute Walks'

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.


Poltimore Residential

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.


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Walk 1

Walk 2

poltimore to Broadclyst walk

Walk 3

Walk 4

 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