This route showcases the best inland scenery South Devon has to offer, on quiet waymarked footpaths and country lanes. You’ll see the picture postcard thatched cottages of Cockington, with an option to explore the Cockington Country park. You’ll pass Berry Pomeroy castle, supposedly one of the most haunted in the UK. And inbetween, South Devon’s rolling fields, woods and streams.
Other Useful Information
The is clearly marked as a waymarked trail on the Ordnance Survey map for the area, and we would suggest that you obtain this map before heading out on this walk.
There are plenty of amenities in Totnes, including pubs, cafés/restaurants and a large supermarket. Torquay station is around a mile from the town centre, however, so bear this in mind when deciding which station to start from.
In terms of ticketing, if travelling from within Devon you may find a Devon Ranger ticket offers the best value to travel to and from Totnes and Torquay, which are on different lines which both pass through Newton Abbot.
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