Devonshire Heartland Way

A long distance footpath of 43 miles which travels across the countryside of central Devon. It utilises footpaths, bridleways and ancient pathways in a journey from Okehampton in the west to Stoke Canon near Exeter in the east. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Okehampton
Distance: 43 miles (69 km)
Grid Ref: SX592945
Climbing: 1,271 metres
Walk time: 16-21 hours
Days: 3-4

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Devonshire Heartland Way is a west to east route across the county of Devon in south-west England which uses ancient footpaths, bridleways and some minor roads. The route intersects and links two more Devonshire paths, namely the Tarka Trail and Two Moors Way. From the start in Okehampton the route heads to the finish north of Exeter in Stoke Canon via Stockley Hamlet, the Corscombes, Rowden Manor, Sampford Courtney, the Clistons, Honeychurch, Bouchers Hill, North Tawton, Zeal Monachorum, Colebrooke, Penstone, Yeoford, Neopardy, Postbury Clump, Uton, Fordton, Crediton, Shobrooke, Newton St Cyres, Upton Pyne and Brampford Speke.

Useful Links:
Let's Go Walking the Devonshire Way
Long Distance Walkers Association

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