Teignbridge

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Size (acreage)500
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'An area of grassland, sand dunes, mudflats and centres on a 1½ mile long sandspit/beach across the mouth of the Exe Estuary ... it is one of the most important places for wildfowl and wading birds in the whole of the South West.  Thousands of birds come to feed, on migration, or to spend the winter here. The dunes and grassland have a host of special plants. Over 600 different types of flowering plants have been recorded on the Warren. This varied Reserve has many different habitats including salt marsh, fresh water ponds, wet meadows and woodland.'

 

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Dawlish Warren

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'Ashburton is a vibrant, rural Devon town and the gateway to stunning Dartmoor. "A town for all reasons" - Ashburton has something for everyone!'  Download the extensive Guide to Ashburton and Southern Dartmoor - which includes several descriptions of walks in and around the town.

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Two short walks - with variations - starting from the NoBody Inn in Doddiscombsleigh.

Size (acreage)3500
Type of Website
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'Whether you're looking for play and adventure or a bit of peace and quiet to observe the wildlife, we've got a Trail for you.'

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Forestry England

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'You don't have to live in Newton Abbot - our members come from Exeter, Dawlish, Teignmouth, Torbay, Totnes, Ashburton, Buckfastleigh and beyond ...'

Size (acreage)114
Type of Website
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'A Site of Special Scientific Interest and Local Nature Reserve ... Woodland, lake and marsh, heathland, grassland and a substantial variety of wildlife. It is also designated as a dragonfly hotspot by the British Dragonfly Society ... The Ted Hughes Poetry Trail has been created to celebrate his poetry and long-standing links with Devon. Visitors to the trail can read examples of Hughes’ finest poems relating to the natural world. These poems have been chosen with the help of Carol Hughes to relate to the wildlife to be seen and heard around the Park. The Park features 16 specially designed "poetry posts", each displaying a poem by Ted Hughes on a theme relating to the natural world.'

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Devon County Council

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Member of the Ramblers - Devon Area Grouping

Distance (miles)108
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'The Dartmoor Way Walking Route is a 108 mile-long circular route which winds its way around the natural beauty of Dartmoor National Park, linking hamlets, villages and towns along its length. Most of the route is on a separate alignment (footpaths) to that of the cycling route (minor roads).' Virtual launch scheduled for September 2020.

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'The development of the Exe Estuary Trail is an important element of the County Council's aspirations to encourage more sustainable and healthy travel by walking and cycling ...  The Exe Estuary is a fantastic and beautiful place to live, work and visit. As organisations with responsibility for managing aspects of the Estuary we work together in voluntary partnership, balancing competing demands and addressing any conflicts as they arise, to help ensure that the Estuary retains its magic far into the future ...'

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Devon County Council

See also

Exe Explorer Leaflet [Exe Estuary Management Partnership]

Distance (miles)48
Type of Walk
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'A river valley walk between source and sea along the beautiful River Exe.'

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Devon County Council

Distance (miles)18
Overview

'These two lovely coastal towns are connected by this popular walk devised by Teignmouth and Dawlish Ramblers. The walk begins at Teignmouth pier and heads inlands through some beautiful countryside and pretty villages before heading back to the coast at Dawlish. The last section returns you to Teignmouth via Holcombe.'

Distance (miles)18
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'Between Haytor on Dartmoor and Teignmouth on the south coast; the Way traces the route by which granite was exported from Dartmoor via the unique Haytor Granite Tramway and the Stover Canal and is comprehensively waymarked except on the open moor.'

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Devon County Council

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