Sampford Peverell the grand western canal,remote fields & hills
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (4.3 miles)Walk 2 (1.6 miles)Walk 3 (2.1 miles)
to Uplowman a village trail Grand Western Canal

Sampford Peverell has still retained its unique medieval character.

The name means a 'sandy ford in land belonging to the Peverells' .

Various instructive information boards retell the history of this delightful village.

It even boasted a castle,pond and mill.

Point of InterestGrand Western Canal Uplowman Church
Village of Sampford Peverell
PubsThe Globe Inn
The Merriemeade

(Redwoods Inn in Uplowman)
parkingFree Car Park near Spar shop

Walk 1 to Uplowman (4.3 miles)

Sampford Peverell's church

This pleasant walk follows part of the peaceful Grand Western Canal and explores the remote hills and fields around Sampford Peverell. You pass the mill and drained pond near Sampford Manor.

Scenic landscape

It takes you into Uplowman which boast a popular pub, the Redwoods Inn.

Though stiles and kissingates are well maintained,the paths in some of the fields may be unclear - no problems with a gps.


There is one steep climb.

Walk 1

 Walks near Sampford Peverell:


1 hr 50 mins
fields tracks ,paths
main roads
0 %
altitude range
93 - 146 m
quality of track

Walk 2 a village trail (1.6 miles)

Site of Sampford Castle
Sampford Manor and site of castle.

A short walk to enjoy Sampford Peverell's medieval and Victorian heritage.

Part of the footpath to the site of the castle can be muddy.


Walk 2

Walk 3 Grand Western Canal (2.1 miles)

Grand Western Canal

This easy and very pleasing walk,similar to walk 2,follows a longer stretch of the Grand Western Canal using public footpaths.

Expect some muddy patches after heavy rain.

Walk 3