Devon

Description

County in southwestern England, next to Cornwall. The North Devon Coastline is very wild and offers dramatic walking. Take the South West Coast Path. The south coast is different but not less interesting. Just continue the South West Coast Path and once you leave Cornwall you enter Devon again. Two other assets for hikers are Dartmoor and Exmoor, vast expansions of wet moorland laying on a hard rockbed.

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Rate 8.0 | 1 vote | No 6. in United Kingdom
  • Oranginas, long distance hiking trails Europe April 2012
  • Rate 8
  • Positive The coast with the jagged cliffs, National Nature Reserve Downland Cliffs, quiet river valleys and welcoming villages. Typical England. The "holy" public footpaths....
  • Negative Nothing ( the rain, perhaps?)
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Trails in this region

Books

Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking The End to End Trail
  • A practical guidebook for walking from Land's End to John o' Groats. The 1956km (1215 mile) long-distance route, known as the End to End Trail, follows paths and tracks rather than road, and takes to the hills whenever it can. The route is presented in 61 daily stages averaging just less than 32km (20 miles). Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • Walking on Dartmoor
  • This guidebook contains route descriptions for 42 day walks in the Dartmoor National Park and its surrounding area. The walks all vary in length from 2 to 12 miles long and each route is graded by difficulty from easy to moderate or hard. Most of the walks are circular with a few longer routes that are linear and involve ascents of tors. Read more
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United Kingdom
2015
Stanfords
United Kingdom
2015
  • Dartmoor Walking
  • John Earle’s Cicerone guide to Walking on Dartmoor explores one of England’s favourite National Park walking destinations as well as its surrounding areas. Dartmoor has been referred to as one of the last great wildernesses in the country, where it is possible to get further away from civilisation than anywhere else. Its wild, lonely and remote... Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • The Two Moors Way
  • Guidebook to walking Devon's Coast to Coast, a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. Beginning at Wembury Bay on the south coast and finishing at Lynmouth, the walk passes through the beautiful countryside of Dartmoor and Exmoor. A map booklet of the full route on OS 1:25K maps is included. Read more
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2019
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Netherlands
2019
  • Wandelgids The Two Moors Way | Cicerone
  • Guidebook to walking Devon's Coast to Coast, a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. Beginning at Wembury Bay on the south coast and finishing at Lynmouth, the walk passes through the beautiful countryside of Dartmoor and Exmoor. A map booklet of the full route on OS 1:25K maps is included. Read more
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Cicerone Press
United Kingdom
2019
  • Two Moors Way Map Booklet
  • Map booklet for Devon's Coast to Coast, a 117 mile route incorporating the Two Moors Way and a section of the Erme-Plym Trail. This booklet is included with the Cicerone guide to the trail, and shows the full route on OS 1:25K maps. A perfect week-long holiday, the walk passes through the beautiful countryside of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Read more
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  • Marlborough & Savernake Forest - Avebury & Devizes OS Explorer Map 157 (paper)
  • Marlborough, Savernake Forest, Avebury and Devizes area on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map No. 157, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. MOBILE DOWNLOADS: this title and all the other OS Explorer maps include a code for downloading after purchase the digital version onto your smartphone or tablet for... Read more
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  • Redruth & St Agnes - Camborne & Perranporth OS Explorer Map 104 (paper)
  • Redruth, St Agnes, Camborne and Perranporth area on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map No. 104, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: this title and all the other OS Explorer maps include a code for downloading after purchase the digital version onto your smartphone or tablet for viewing... Read more
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  • Exploring Green Lanes & the Stories they Tell: N. & NW Devon
  • The green lanes of Devon have been walked by those who had to do so to earn their daily bread: from the silver mine workers of Combe Martin, the poachers of Littleham, the wool jobbers of Exmoor, the glovers of Torrington, the clay miners of Peters Marland, the Bible Christian farm worker preachers of North Lew, the rebel Captain Swing rioters... Read more
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  • Torbay, South Dartmoor, Totnes & Salcombe OS Landranger Map 202 (paper)
  • Torbay and South Dartmoor area, including a section of the South West Coast Path National Trail, on a paper version of map No. 202 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger... Read more
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  • Quantock Hills & Bridgwater OS Explorer Map 140 (paper)
  • Quantock Hills & Bridgwater area on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map No. 140, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series. MOBILE DOWNLOADS: this title and all the other OS Explorer maps include a code for downloading after purchase the digital version onto your smartphone or tablet for viewing on the OS... Read more
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  • Newquay, Bodmin, Camelford & St Austell OS Landranger Map 200 (paper)
  • Newquay and Bodmin area, including a section of the South West Coast Path National Trail, on a paper version of map No. 200 from the Ordnance Survey’s Landranger series at 1:50,000, with contoured and GPS compatible topographic mapping plus tourist information.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: As well as the physical edition of the map, each Landranger title... Read more
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  • Okehampton - Hatherleigh, North Tawton & Lapford OS Explorer Map 113 (paper)
  • Okehampton, Hatherleigh, North Tawton and Lapford area on a detailed topographic and GPS compatible map No. 113, paper version, from the Ordnance Survey’s 1:25,000 Explorer series.MOBILE DOWNLOADS: this title and all the other OS Explorer maps include a code for downloading after purchase the digital version onto your smartphone or tablet for... Read more
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Maps

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  • Two Moors Way Harvey National Trail XT40
  • Two Moors Way, a 150km / 93 mile long-distance trail between Lynmouth on the north coast of Devon and Ivybridge near Plymouth, crossing Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on six panels.Maps in the Harvey’s series covering Great... Read more
De Zwerver
Netherlands
  • Wandelkaart Two Moors Way | Harvey Maps
  • Two Moors Way, a 150km / 93 mile long-distance trail between Lynmouth on the north coast of Devon and Ivybridge near Plymouth, crossing Exmoor and Dartmoor National Parks, presented at 1:40,000 on a light, waterproof and tear-resistant map from Harvey Map Services. The route is shown on six panels.Maps in the Harvey Read more
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Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Edmonton & Northern Alberta Street Atlas
  • Street atlas of Edmonton and northern Alberta, including Beaumont, Bonnyville, Camrose, Cold Lake, Devon, Drayton Valley, Edson, Fort McMurray, Fort Saskatchewan, Grande Prairie, Hinton, Jasper, Lacombe, Leduc, Lloydminster, Morinville, Nisku, Peace River, Ponoka, Red Deer, Rocky Mountain House, St. Albert, St. Paul, Sherwood Park, Slave Lake,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Exmoor A-Z Adventure Atlas
  • Exmoor at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. Coverage includes the South West Coast path between Minehead and Combe Martin Bay, Two Moors Way, Tarka Train, Dulverton, Brendon Hills, etc.To see other titles in this series please... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Dartmoor Mountain Bike Routes
  • Selected areas of Dartmoor and south Devon on a laminated and waterproof map from Goldeneye presenting 10 specially chosen off-road circular routes highlighted on contoured map extracts at scales around 1:25,000 / 1:50,000, annotated with directions and accompanied by brief descriptions.Map extracts cover circuits from/around: Sourton –... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • East Devon - Exeter Cycle Map
  • East Devon at 1:100,000 on a handy size, 50x35cm, double-sided contoured map from Croydecycle, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing National Cycle routes and numerous local facilities, including campsites, pubs, etc. Coverage extends westwards just beyond Newton Abbot, Bovey Tracy and Crediton, north to Tiverton,... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Cornwall East: Bodmin/St Austell to West Devon Cycle Map
  • The eastern half of Cornwall at 1:100,000 on a handy size, 50x35cm, double-sided contoured map from Croydecycle, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing National Cycle routes and numerous local facilities, including campsites, pubs, etc. Coverage extends from St Austell, Wadebridge and Port Isaac to Plymouth and... Read more
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  • North Devon Cycle Map
  • The northern half of Devon at 1:100,000 on a handy size, 50x35cm, double-sided contoured map from Croydecycle, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing National Cycle routes and numerous local facilities, including campsites, pubs, etc. Coverage extends along the northern coast from the Somerset border to Clovelly,... Read more
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  • South Devon Cycle Map
  • The southern half of Devon at 1:100,000 on a handy size, 50x35cm, double-sided contoured map from Croydecycle, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing National Cycle routes and numerous local facilities, including campsites, pubs, etc. Coverage extends southwards from Exeter and Okehampton. Contours are at 30m... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Land`s End & The Lizard AA Walker`s Map 10
  • Lands` End and The Lizard at 1:25,000 in a series of Walker’s Maps published by the AA with the cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The map is double-sided and coverage includes Falmouth, Penryn, Porthleven, Penzance, St Just, St Ives, part of the South West Coast Path, etc.Maps in the AA Walker’s series are identical to the... Read more
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United Kingdom
  • Exmoor & Taunton Cycle Map
  • Exmoor and Taunton area of Devon and Somerset at 1:100,000 on a handy size, 50x35cm, double-sided contoured map from Croydecycle, printed on waterproof and tear-resistant synthetic paper and showing National Cycle routes and numerous local facilities, including campsites, pubs, etc. Coverage extends from Combe Martin, Barnstaple and South... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • Fort McMurray & Towns of Central and Northern Alberta
  • Double-sided map presenting on separate panels indexed street plans of the towns in central and northern Alberta: Fort McMurray, Barrhead, Beaumont, Bonnyville, Cold Lake North & South with Medley, Devon, Edson, Gibbons, Grande Prairie, High Level Hinton, Jasper, Leduc, Morinville, Peace River, Redwater, Slave Lake, St. Paul, Spruce Grove... Read more
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
  • OS GPS Map - Devon & Cornwall 1:50k
  • Get the full set of OS Landranger map tiles the for Devon and Cornwall on your OS GPS Device with this handy download. Compatible with the full OS GPS collection (Aventura, Trail, Horizon and Velo) it has all the 1:50k mapping for the region in a single file. Once purchased, you can immediately log in to your 'My OS GPS' page, and download to... Read more
Ordnance Survey
United Kingdom
  • OS GPS Map - Devon & Cornwall 1:25k
  • Get the full set of OS Explorer 1:25k map tiles for Devon and Cornwall on your OS GPS Device with this handy download. Compatible with the full OS GPS collection (Aventura, Trail, Horizon and Velo), it has all of our most detailed mapping for the region in a single file. Once purchased, you can immediately log in to your 'My OS GPS' page, and... Read more
Stanfords
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path 1 - North Devon & Somerset A-Z Adventure Atlas
  • South West Coast Path 1 - North Devon & Somerset Adventure Atlas at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The guide covers the 199km / 125 mile section of the SWCP National Trail between Bude and Minehead and includes a route planner... Read more
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Bol.com
Netherlands
  • SW Coast Path North Devon & Somerset Adventure Atlas
  • South West Coast Path 1 - North Devon & Somerset Adventure Atlas at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The guide covers the 199km / 125 mile section of the SWCP National Trail between Bude and Minehead and includes a route planner... Read more
Bol.com
Belgium
  • SW Coast Path North Devon & Somerset Adventure Atlas
  • South West Coast Path 1 - North Devon & Somerset Adventure Atlas at 1:25,000 in a series of handy A5 size Adventure Atlases from Geographers` A-Z Map Company with cartography from the Ordnance Survey’s Explorer series. The guide covers the 199km / 125 mile section of the SWCP National Trail between Bude and Minehead and includes a route planner... Read more
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Netherlands
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Walking holidays

Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Minehead to Westward Ho!
  • Walking holiday from Minehead to Westward Ho! on the South West Coast Path. Follow the first stretch of the South West Coast Path along diverse coastlines between Minehead and Westward Ho! The path takes you along the highest coastline in Britain and other highlights are its sandy beaches, coastal woodland and rugged cliff tops. It also... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Westward Ho! to Padstow
  • Walking holiday from Westward Ho! to Padstow on the Atlantic Coast. Walk the South West Coast Path from Devon into Cornwall from the wonderfully named Westward Ho! to the fashionable seaside town of Padstow. The trail varies every step of the way swooping down from high cliffs to secluded coves, meandering through pretty villages and crossing... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Padstow to St Ives
  • Walking tour from Padstow to St Ives on the Cornwall Coast Path. Walk along Cornwall’s Atlantic Coast from the charming seaside town of Padstow to bustling St Ives on the South West Coast Path. Golden beaches, picturesque fishing villages, wild seas crashing and secluded coves are all features of this wonderful week of walking. As you head... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Penzance to Falmouth
  • A walking holiday on the South West Coast Path from Penzance to Falmouth. Walk from Penzance to Falmouth, a less travelled section of the South West Coast Path that stretches round the remote and wild Lizard Peninsular. The trail follows rugged cliff tops taking you past deserted coves and whitewashed cottages. Pass St Michael’s Mount which... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Falmouth to Plymouth
  • Self-guided walking holidays on the South West Coast Path from Falmouth to Plymouth. Walk this diverse section of the South West Coast Path from Falmouth to Plymouth. Start your adventure with a short ferry crossing to St Mawes and wander around the fabulous medieval castle grounds before following the southern coastline to Plymouth. ... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path - Plymouth to Brixham
  • Self-guided walking holiday on the South West Coast Path from Plymouth to Brixham. Walk between Plymouth to Brixham in Devon along the South West Coast Path. Take in exposed headlands and coves, golden beaches, stunning harbours and fishing ports and enjoy seven days of spectacular and sometimes challenging cliff top and trail walking. Start... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Exmouth to Lyme Regis
  • Walking holiday from Exmouth to Lyme Regis along the South West Coast Path. Walk from Exmouth to Lyme Regis on this dramatic section of the South West Coast Path. This part of the trail has contrasting landscapes of red sandstone and white chalky cliffs to lush green countryside. It also comprises much of the Jurassic Coast, a UNESCO World... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Devon North Coast & Exmoor Highlights
  • Self guided walking tour on the north coast of Devon & Exmoor. A self-guided walking tour experiencing the highlights of Devon’s north coast, including Exmoor National Park. A 3-centre stay in Westward Ho!, Ilfracombe and Lynmouth, where Exmoor meets the sea. These unspoilt pastoral landscapes are a reminder of days gone by when life was a... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • South West Coast Path: Lyme Regis to Poole
  • Walking Holiday from Lyme Regis to Poole along the South West Coast Path. Walk this unique stretch of the South West Coast Path from Lyme Regis to Poole. Offering spectacular walking, this section takes you along the Jurassic Coast which gained World Heritage Status in 2001. It has a fascinating history dating back millions of years and you... Read more
Macs Adventure
United Kingdom
  • Dartmoor & the Jurassic Coast
  • Self guided walking tour on Dartmoor and East coast of Devon. A 2-centre self-guided walking tour exploring Dartmoor and Devon’s Jurassic Coast. With 3 nights spent in Dartmoor and 3 nights in Sidmouth, you can really get to grips with why they are both a paradise for walkers. Dartmoor, with its towering tors and wild moorland, has inspired... Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Exmoor
  • In de zuidwestelijke arm van Engeland ligt county Devon, ingesloten tussen de Tamar en Exe rivieren. Hier maakt u dagwandelingen vanuit twee sfeervolle en mooi gelegen hotels, de eerste in Simonsbath op de weidse heidevelden van Exmoor, de tweede in het levendige havenplaatsje Lynmouth met zijn Victoriaanse gevels aan de steile noordkust van Devon. Read more
Snp Wandelreizen
Netherlands
  • Groot-Brittannië - Cornwall & Devon
  • Voettocht vanuit Bude langs de ruige kliffen van de noordkust van Cornwall en Devon, via het winderige Hartland Point, naar het fotogenieke smokkelaarsnest Clovelly. Tijdens deze wandelreis in zuid Engeland bent u te gast in bed & breakfast's en op  nog volop in gebruik zijnde, eenzaam maar mooi gelegen boerderijen. Na een mooie, niet al te... Read more
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