Templer Way

A long distance path of 17 miles in Devon, which celebrates the entrepreneurial Templar family, who constructed the Stover Canal and Tramway. The walk begins at Haytor Quarry on Dartmoor and finishes at Teignmouth on the English Channel. Maps, statistics and gpx route file for the walk are included.

Google Maps Open Source Maps

Statistics and Files
Start: Haytor Quarry
Grid Ref: SX760776
Distance: 17 miles (27 km)
Climbing: 247 metres
Walk time: 6-9 hours
Days: 1-2

Ordnance Survey Explorer Map (1:25,000)

Summary: The Templer Way is a walk in Devon named after the Templer family who constructed the Stover Canal and Tramway to bring granite quarried at Haytor on Dartmoor to the coast at Teignmouth. The Templer Way has a range of different terrain which ranges from the open moor of Dartmoor to woodland and finally to estuary foreshore. The Way begins at Haytor Quarry and trravels in a south-east direction to Teignmouth via Haytor Vale, Yarner Wood, Lower Down, Colehayes Plantation, Bovey Tracey, Heathfield, Stover Country Park, Stover Lake, Stover Canal, Jetty Marsh Nature Reserve (Newton Abbot), Netherton Point and the River Teign Estuary.

Useful Links:
Templer Way Guide and Map (PDF)
Visit Dartmoor
Long Distance Walkers Association

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