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Woodbury Castle explore an iron age castle and a wild & beautiful moorland
Woodbury Castle
1 hour walks

Woodbury Common is a popular place for dog walkers; there is plenty of 'space' and the views are quite spectacular.

Point of Interest

Woodbury Castle

Walk 1 (2.9 miles)

This varied walk follows well drained bridlepaths,tracks and clearly marked paths.

There are some steep climbs or descents..

You can walk through the castle,an iron Age hill fort,but beware of the high ramparts and deep ditches.

Park near the castle or on the road to Yettington.

Woodbury Castle

1 hr 20 mins
tracks bridle,paths
main roads
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altitude range
97 - 176 m
quality of track
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map of Woodbury Common

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Carpark Castle or on B3179

Walk 2 Castle &  flying site for Model Aircraft (2.2 miles)

An equally refreshing walk starting at a different Car Park. There is one steep descent and tracks may become muddy after heavy rain.

A From Car Park cross road to East Budleigh into a smallish gap in the hedge.

Soon ,where the path forks take left fork.
Continue across the B3180 into a track

B Take track curving right and continue with wood on left until car park.

C Cross road into Woodbury Castle and soon turn left into a castle entrance with notice board explaining project to restore the castle.

Continue along steps and then cross castle diagonally right.

D Steep descent

E Entrance to flying site for radio controlled model aircraft..

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Car park Castle off Road to East Budleigh

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Walk 1

Walk 2

 Walks near Woodbury Castle:
 Hayes Barton
This most enjoyable walk takes you near Hayes Barton,where Sir Walter Raleigh was born.
A very easy dog walk offering expansive views towards the sea across a gently rolling heath land
 Bystock Nature Reserve
Two delightful walks through his hidden gem of a nature reserve.