Category: Walking

Milber & Ben Stedhams Wood
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Milber & Ben Stedhams Wood

Milber & Ben Stedhams Wood A community woodland area on the edge of Newton Abbot. These adjacent plantations of Beech, Pine and Oak are on the eastern fringe of Newton Abbot. They can be found running alongside the St. Marychurch Road. The main entrance to both sites is at the top of Aller Brake Road....

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Orley Common
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Orley Common

Orley Common is a wildlife site close to the village of Ipplepen. The common is a fragile site of great value for its wildlife, geology and historical interest. Because it has fairly undisturbed ancient grassland and ancient woodland, it is very species rich, with country and national rarities. It is particularly important to local people...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Churchills
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Churchills

Churchills is a Local Nature Reserve with spectacular views over Newton Abbot. The reserve can be found nestled next to Highweek Church on the northern edge of Newton Abbot. There are three small fields, with benches from which you can enjoy the fine views out over the Teign Estuary or up towards Dartmoor. The grassland...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Broadlands Wood
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Broadlands Wood

Broadlands Wood is to be found just off Broadlands Avenue. This is a small community woodland and is a green gem in a built-up area. Broadlands is a rare and precious area of ancient woodland, with a wealth of interesting wildlife: * Bluebells * Goldcrests * Speckled Wood Butterflies * Coppiced Wych elms. There are...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Jetty Marsh & Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve.
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Jetty Marsh & Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve.

Jetty Marsh and Wharf Sidings Local Nature Reserve This reserve lies next to the River Teign and the Whitelake Channel where they run between Newton Abbot and Kingsteignton. Jetty Marsh is part of the River Teign floodplain and is an intimate mixture of reedbeds, grassland, scrub and tidal waters fringed by mudflats. The area is...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Aller Brook Nature Reserve
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Aller Brook Nature Reserve

ALLER BROOK Although wedged between the A380 and the industrial estate Aller Brook provides an attractive walk where you will see all sorts of wildlife, kingfishers, rabbits voles, kestrels, and even otters. From Aller Brook you can follow the Templer way up stream to Jetty Marsh, or if it is low tide down stream beside...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Stover Country Park
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Stover Country Park

Stover Country Park is situated between Newton Abbot and Bovey Tracey. The Country Park historically formed part of the Bovey Heath, an area of wet boggy lowland heath covering the majority of the Bovey Basin. After the decline and sale of the estate in the 1930’s the site was brought by the Forestry Commission and...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Decoy Country Park
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Decoy Country Park

Decoy Country Park Decoy Country Park is located on the edge of Newton Abbot and was first created in 1988. It is thought that Decoy was named after an earlier lake at which ducks were lured into a ‘decoy’ and then caught and killed for food. In the late 19th Century ball clay was found...

9th May 20189th May 2018by
Walk this Way
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Walk this Way

Walk This Way offers a variety of walks across Teignbridge, welcoming all ages and abilities. Get walking, meet new people and explore the countryside all on your doorstep – you will soon feel the benefits that gentle exercise can bring! How do I join and where do these walks take place? All you need to...

9th May 20189th July 2018by
Templer Way
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Templer Way

Templer Way This is a historic route by which granite and clay were transported to the port of Teignmouth before being shipped around the country.The route is named after the Templer family who built the tramway and canal. Exeter-born James Templer was brought up as an orphan and ran away to sea. He returned a...

9th May 201812th July 2018by