Best Stockland Walks

escape into a tranquil past
1 hour walks
Walk 1 (4 miles)Walk 2 (2.3 miles) 
Bovey Tracey to Stockland Stockland Area  

Stockland , only accesibly via lanes , is a favourite starting point for peaceful hill walking and spectacular views.

The name dating back to the Anglo Saxons means A protected piece of land

Point of InterestVillage of Stockland , Stockland Fair
Point of InterestSome extensive views
PubsKings Arms
Fields can be wet
parkingVillage Hall, near school

Walk 1 Millhayes & North Hill (4 miles)

Kings Arms, Stockland


The paths are well signed and the rich fauna, particularly in early summer, is a treat to behold.

The walk runs through one farm.

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The Walk

A With back to village hall, turn right then almost immediately left into a lane.

Continue until it bends sharply towards the church. Take track on left. Almost immediately where the track bends right take a footpath on you left and cross the field heading South West - do not take foot path on left which leads South along a hedge.

Continue heading South West.

B When reaching a lane turn right then , soon , take the next lane left.

Just before the Corry Brook and the low footbridge crossing the ford take foot path on right.

At a residential area turn right after a bend onto a footpath. Keep Corry Brook on your right.

C At the lane turn right then almost immediately left and continue for 480m along a footpath.

When joining a country lane turn right and then left onto a narrow lane. After 160 m turn right onto a public footpath.

Follow this path , cross a lane then continue for half a mile.

D After crossing the brook again you join North Hill lane.

Turn left along the lane then turn right at the junction and after 3/4 of a mile take a footpath on your right.

E Descend back to Stockland.



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Map of Walk 1

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Dalwood offers the walker a network of public footpaths to enjoy Devon's unspoilt rolling hills.

Walk 2 Millhayes & Hornshayes (2.3 miles)


This walk gives you a flavour of the beautiful area surrounding Stockland. It follows public footpaths and quiet green lanes.

After heavy rain some stretches can be muddy.

Follow the walk 1 instructions then at C turn right and cross the Corry Brook.

At Hornshayes Knapp Cross ignore lane on right and after 320 m turn right onto a track , slightly hidden.

Follow this track back to the Stockland's church.

In the summer this may get overgrown.



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Walk 2