Best Sandford & Upton Hellions Walks

1 hour walks
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 Upton Hellions Crediton & Upton Hellions

Sanford means 'Sandy Ford'

Upton Hellions means 'a farm high 'up' belonging to the Helihun family'

starting PointStart : Village Hall
Point of InterestSandford Village
Upton Hellions
PubsThe Lamb Inn
parkingVillage Hall Sandford

Walk 1 Upton Hellions (3.1 miles)


Upton Hellions Church
Upton Hellions

A walk of moderate difficulty with a steepish hill to the church.

It follows part of the Mary Michaels Pilgrims Way

After heavy rain some stretches may become muddy.

There is no pub in Upton Hellions.

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Map of Walk 1

 Walks near Sandford
Several walks into Deepest Devon with many views to enjoy.
Many great walks of varying lengths to choose from.
The landscape around has not been changed for centuries and is dotted with old Devon cottages and manor houses. A very pleasant pub walk.

Walk 2 Upton Hellions via Crediton (7.5 miles)

Hills near Upton Hellions


This pleasant & quite strenuous walk starts at Sandford village hall's car park and follows a new cycle track past a nature reserve to Crediton's sports centre.

From here the route meanders towards Haske , then climbs somewhat steeply following an old bridle path.

It returns via the church of Upton Hellions.

tracks bridle/ footpaths
country lanes
main roads
0 %
altitude range
40 - 149 m
quality of track


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There is one steep climb.

Stanford walk

Map of Walk 2