I was first introduced to Dumpdon Hill Fort by fellow local blogger Clare from Flip Flops or Wellies. We enjoyed a dog walk and a chat back in the summer and I resolved to bring the family back to enjoy the far reaching views and sense of space. Protected and managed by the National Trust, … Continue reading Dumpdon Hill Fort
Cranbrook Country Park is a fabulous green space located in and around the new town of Cranbrook near Exeter Airport. It is free to access and there is free parking available at the train station and on local roads. The Country Park is found on both sides of Younghayes and Tillhouse Road, and on both … Continue reading Cranbrook Country Park
Our love for the beautiful Parke is well known - it's an absolutely fabulous place for a walk, a paddle and a lovely treat afterwards in the yummy Home Farm Café. You can read more about our adventures there here. However, I've often wondered how best to get to the old railway track that runs … Continue reading Bovey Tracey Bike and Play
There is something just so timelessly beautiful about the carpets of blue that takeover our local woodlands at this time of year. Nothing hints of summer days out and picnic and play plans as much as the scent and sight of vivid blues and gorgeous greens. Whilst small patches can be found around almost any … Continue reading Bluebell Beauty Spots around Exeter
Hembury Hill Fort is an amazingly historic site of ancient settlements situated above Honiton in the Blackdown Hills AONB. It is a wonderfully peaceful place full of wildlife and with incredible views out over the surrounding countryside. While there is access directly from the main Honiton to Cullompton road, this entrance is both hair-raising to … Continue reading Hembury Hill Fort
Witness Moor Woodlands are situated in the Blackdown Hills AONB and are found high above Honiton with far reaching views to Dartmoor and Exmoor. To get to the main car park and the start of 2 waymarked trails, you take the Cullompton road from Honiton, and after driving through Awliscombe, turn right at Hembury Fort … Continue reading Witness Moor, East Devon
Beacon Heath is named after a real heathland, an amazing open space to the North West of Exeter that affords incredible views over the Exe estuary and across the city, whilst only being mere minutes from busy roads and public transport.There are many ways to access these fields, including via the nearby Mincinglake Valley Park. … Continue reading A Hidden Heath..
This is a fab walk for those who don't want to trek to far, need to take wheelchairs of pushchairs or those (like me) who have small children who need a treat waiting at the end! Starting near Budleigh Salterton at White Bridge on the River Otter, there are various parking spots along South Farm … Continue reading A buggy walk to the beach!
Cranbrook Country Park is a large area of land running through and around the new town of Cranbrook in East Devon. It is mostly flat with surfaced paths, there is loads and loads of open space, and the Crannybrook and its tributaries wending through. There are picnic areas, benches, an orchard, access to the stream … Continue reading Signs of Spring Trail – Cranbrook Country Park
The Byes stretch from Sidford to Sidmouth and offer something for everyone. There is a flat, surfaced path the whole way which makes it an easy place to take pushchairs, wheelchairs, bikes and scooters. There are also open areas, meadows and fields adjoining the paths along the route which make it a great place to … Continue reading Bikes, Buggies, Beach – The Byes