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Tipton St John
1 hour walks
Select Your WalkWalk 1 (2.5 miles)Walk 2 (4.6 miles)Walk 3 (6.5 miles)Walk 4 (3.8 miles)
  Otter & Harpford Otter & Beacon Hill to Ottery St Mary Newton Poppleford Orchard

The charming village of Tipton St John boasts a pub ,the Golden Lion,a school and a little shop. There are lots of geocaches in the area!

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Point of InterestWalk 2
PubsGolden Lion
parkingSee for each walk
parkingVillage or Private Car Park with donation nr bridge
Along the Otter

Walk 1 Otter & Harpford (2.5 miles)

starting PointStart : Bridge Across Otter

A A short but very pleasant walk following a public footpath along the Otter towards Newton Poppleford.

B It crosses a footbridge and leads into the picturesque village of Harpford.

C The walk returns via a disused railway which used to run to Sidmouth.

Walk 1

 Walks near Tipton St John::
 Newton Poppleford
Three TOP walks!
 Ottery St Mary
This easy and varied walk crosses Knightstone estate - the private Manor is one of the best preserved medieval houses in Britain - and returns along the Otter.
Delightful (pub) walks through Harpford Wood,a most dramatic and ancient wood containing unique fauna.

Walk 2 Otter & Beacon Hill (4.6 miles)

starting PointStart :Bridge across Otter

This delightful and popular walk follows a route most favoured by the poet Samuel Coleridge.

A Following the river Otter the route leads into Harpford via a footbridge.

B Follow the East Devon Way ((pink foxglove symbol)) into Harpford Wood and beyond.

C Somewhat steeply ascends to Beacon Hill and Harpford Common where the views of the coast and Haldon are breathtaking.

D It continues along an old path and returns via a bridlepath.

E As you enter the outskirts of Tipton ensure you follow the bridle path to a country lane and not be tempted to negotiate a poorly maintained footpath.

Point of InterestStunning views - Bring camera

Walk 2

View from Harpford Common
4.6 miles
2 hr 10 mins
tracks bridle,footpaths
country lanes
main roads
0 %
altitude range
28 - 224 m
quality of track
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otter near tipton

Walk 3 to Ottery St Mary (6.5 miles)

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Walk 4 Newton Poppleford Orchard (3.8 miles)

Another favourite walk West of the Otter to Venn Ottery Church and a delightful orchard overlooking Newton Poppleford.

starting PointStart : Bridge Across Otter


Walk 4